10 Privacy Settings Every Facebook User Should Know

July 30, 2009

Further to our previous blog post and,  in light of the news that Facebook has agreed to let third party advertisers use your posted pictures without your permission, here are 10 ways to protect your privacy on Facebook from the All Facebook blog. The  posting 10 Privacy Settings Every Facebook User Should Know describes how and why to customize Facebook’s privacy settings by

1) Using  Friend Lists

2) Removing Yourself From Facebook Search Results

3)  Removing Yourself From Google

4. Avoiding  Photo/Video Tag Mistakes

5. Protecting Your Albums

6. Preventing  Stories From Showing Up in Your Friends’ News Feeds

7. Protecting  Against Published Application Stories

8. Making Your Contact Information Private

9. Avoiding  Embarrassing Wall Posts


10. Keeping Your Friendships Private

To prevent Facebook from using your image in ads

Click on SETTINGS up at the top where you see the log out link. Select PRIVACY. Then select NEWS FEEDS AND WALL. Next select the tab that reads FACE BOOK ADS. There is a drop down box, select NO ONE. Then SAVE your changes.

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