In this week’s ‘So Social’ column, I talk over some basic ways to keep your social media accounts safe and, specifically, what you can do to help yourself if you think your accounts have been compromised.

Read: 4 ways to help you recover your accounts by Amy Guth via Chicago Tribune’s ‘So Social’ column, and previous column: 7 ways to protect your social media accounts. As ever, visit for archives and a weekly dose of socia media tips and no-nonsense advice.