After many iterations of our ultimate guide to Facebook privacy, we’ve decided to update it with the latest settings as Facebook privacy is still too complicated for many users. We’ve dissected the numerous settings in order to uncover the most important ones. Just as important as always are friend lists, the feature which enables you to segment all of your friends in to groups and then assign privacy settings to each of them. While it may sound a bit excessive, separating out your Facebook friends into at least a few lists can be extremely valuable. An example setup would be having three friend lists: Friends , Family , and Professional .
Privacy on Facebook can be complex, but if you're prepared to put in some effort, you can exercise a fine degree of control over who can and can't see your personal information. Facebook privacy settings are constantly developing as new features arrive, so you need to keep on top of things. Here are our top Facebook tips for managing your privacy while still being sociable. 1. Privacy settings You can access Facebook's main privacy settings by logging in and then choosing 'Account | Privacy settings' from the menus in the top-right corner of the page.
Safety has always been a social experience: as friends and family, we look out for each other and pass along advice to help each other stay safe.
Facebook took quite a bit of criticism over the weekend after it quietly rolled out a feature that allowed third-party app developers to request your home address and phone number.
Late last year, Facebook started rolling a facial recognition feature across the US. Now, the company has pushed the Tag Suggestions feature to countries outside of the US, but has switched it on by default without telling its users first. When you upload new photos, Facebook uses software similar to that found in many photo editing tools to match your new photos to other photos you're tagged in. Similar photos are grouped together and, whenever possible, Facebook suggests the name(s) your friend(s) in the photos.