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Offline Bugbatter

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Facebook's New Privacy Settings
« on: August 23, 2011, 01:59:52 pm »
Facebook revamps privacy settings - but misses opportunity to do so much more

"..the onus has been on users to keep a close eye on what Facebook is up to, and OPT-OUT when the firm introduces something they may not want to happen to their personal information.

Facebook should become truly opt-in. Not just on the basis that a new user opts in altogether by joining Facebook in the first place, but on the basis that everything is locked down until a new user opens up each feature."


Complete article: http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011/08/23/facebook-revamps-privacy-settings-but-misses-opportunity-to-do-so-much-more/



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Re: Facebook's New Privacy Settings
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2011, 03:42:44 am »
 :ty  :)1
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Re: Facebook's New Privacy Settings
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2011, 02:39:56 am »
The guide is pretty good and even mentions WOT.   :t

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Facebook Makes a Move Toward Security

GFI Labs Blog, August 25, 2011

Facebook recently published a guide for it's users on how to secure their online accounts from anything that threatens one's Facebook security. Among those covered are Wall, Chat, and Comment spams, weak passwords, fake applications, and account hacking.

More.....


http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2011/08/facebook-makes-move-toward-security.html

Link to A Guide to Facebook Security For Young Adults, Parents, and Educators - https://www.facebook.com/safety/attachment/Guide%20to%20Facebook%20Security.pdf
« Last Edit: August 25, 2011, 02:48:07 am by faith_michele »
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