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10 Most Misunderstood Facebook Privacy Facts

Facebook privacy changes seem to never end. Get a grip on your account with these privacy settings tips and tricks.
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Kristin Burnham
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8/10/2014 | 8:02:08 PM
Re: Sharing Personal Details
Facebook would say that sharing information like your phone number, employment info, and education would help others find you and vice versa -- though of course we know that their intentions aren't thatinnocent :-) . If it's not necessary to the service (or what you want out of the service) then less is more.
LesleyY014
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8/10/2014 | 11:44:52 AM
Sharing Personal Details
I decided that NOT filling in the account information which was requesting my addresss, phone number, cell phone number and many other personal pieces of information such as school. employment and interestes is best. I feel much safer NOT sharing this information and I feel it is irrelevant to my needs on Facebook. I use Facebook to promote a music page and for sharing things with close friends. Facebook doesn't need to know all my personal details for me to do that. My advice to people is don't share any personal details. 
alexvirginboy
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2/5/2014 | 4:45:56 AM
Re: Assume they can see it
yes it is true Even when you lock down your privacy settings, some comments and photos can slip through as this article by Kristin shows. It's definitely a good rule.. http://www.fuoye.edu.ng
Kristin Burnham
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12/17/2013 | 10:11:51 PM
Re: assume the worst
Exactly. That's the best way to look at it.
Kristin Burnham
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Kristin Burnham,
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12/3/2013 | 11:48:13 AM
Re: Re : 10 Most Misunderstood Facebook Privacy Facts
@SachinEE -- it's all about money and data. Especially with free services, you agree to giving up some personal data (and a whole lot more than you may have bargained for if you don't understanding the privacy settings and policies).
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11/28/2013 | 7:34:12 AM
assume the worst
I think the whole system has become so modular and broken up that it's hard to know what's going on where. It's getting to the point where the only sensible consideration is to assume anything and everything is publically viewable and act accordingly
SachinEE
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11/27/2013 | 1:29:31 AM
Re : 10 Most Misunderstood Facebook Privacy Facts
@ Kristin Burnham, that's exactly I tend to do. I don't use anything liberally that is supposed to be online unless I know the full use of it. But in today's social media world, even this is not enough. You can't really trust what they tell you about your privacy settings. The only option seems to be to test every privacy setting to see for yourself if it works the same way as is mentioned.
SachinEE
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11/27/2013 | 1:29:28 AM
Re : 10 Most Misunderstood Facebook Privacy Facts
@ Laurianne, this is the ultimate option not to write down anything you don't want someone to read. I still have this pinching question why websites like Facebook don't come up clean on their policies. Why should we be getting back into our shells instead of these websites respecting our privacy? It seems like we have to regress back in social network technology.
OlivierAmar
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11/23/2013 | 12:54:04 PM
Apps are the worst. Here's how to manage them.
@kristen, have you checked our MyPermissions.com? If you're worried about FB apps or any other service, you should check them out. Reach out to me if you want more info.
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11/21/2013 | 9:39:31 PM
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