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Privacy and Security on Facebook

Privacy and Security on Facebook

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This infographic is a reminder of the paranoiac world we live in. The truth is , if you don’t want something to come back to you, please do not share it on social media . In fact , we all know that Facebook privacy and security will continue to be a controversial issue. So, don’t go cold turkey on Facebook. Instead,  The Best Computer Science Schools put together an infographic consolidating statistics, showing you what to do and what no to do, plus additional helpful tips.  Facebook also listens to their audience very carefully, thus a number of privacy settings have been enabled to help you exert a bit more control over your online life. do’s and don’ts, things to avoid, as well as other suggestions.

This list summarizes the Privacy and Security rules but the infographic below has way more detail, but here are the top 10 Facebook privacy no-no’s from The Best Computer Science Schools:

  1. Never use Klout and similar services.
  2. Never publicly post that you are away for an extended period of time.
  3. Never provide too much information about current whereabouts.
  4. Never publish your full home address and contact details anywhere online, including on Facebook.
  5. Avoid posting photos of your children and, if you do, don’t identify or tag them.
  6. Never use Facebook applications or other mobile apps that want to post for you.
  7. Never post or tag photos of your friends doing questionable things.
  8. Never post “insider information,” especially for publicly traded companies.
  9. Don’t accept friend requests from people you don’t know.
  10. Avoid using short, simple passwords.

 

Tell Us RVLLRs what you think of this infographic. Please leave us some comments about how you protect yourself online and particularly Facebook

 

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