Privacy

How To Stay Safe On Facebook

How To Stay Safe On Facebook

Every day, an average of 250,000 new users join Facebook.  Almost all of these people join to keep up with friends and family.  However, it is inevitable that a select few do use the social media platform for malicious reasons.  It is important to stay safe when you are using social media.  Safety is something(…)

Don’t Tell Facebook Anything You Wouldn’t Want Grandma To Hear

When Facebook made its timeline profiles mandatory, many users cringed as they relived past relationships and embarrassing nights out. So did all of their friends and family, who could now see what was probably best forgotten. Suddenly, it became apparent just how well Facebook remembers. It remembers that time you “liked” Budweiser, and it remembers(…)

Facebook Privacy: Your Embarrassing Moments on Facebook

  Everyone has those moments on Facebook that are just embarrassing. A bad photo is posted. You have to deal with saying the wrong thing to the wrong person. You make a statement and wish you just had not. The bad news is that now, these messages are able to be collected by a new(…)

Protect Your Facebook Privacy with These 3 Settings!

In December, Facebook implemented yet another round of controversial privacy updates and changes in an effort to compete more widely with the more open social networks like Twitter. As part of this update, Facebook implemented a “transition tool” which appeared at the top of Facebook homepages this past month with its own selection of recommended(…)

Privacy-Per-Post: Facebook's New Privacy Settings

Today Facebook is rolling out a new set of more granular privacy controls to its 350 million members. Founder Mark Zuckerberg already announced the changes on December 1, but today they are going into effect. Members will now be able to choose exactly who they share status updates, photos, videos, or any other piece of(…)

Big Changes to Facebook's Privacy Policy – Again

Facebook is in the process of a much needed overhaul of their privacy structure, one that is bound by a rather complex yet ineffective model. They will be allowing users to control permissions for browsing personal photos and entries. The system will be based off of three tiers- friends, friends of friends and everyone. Currently,(…)