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Updated info from our friends at ESET:

Now that Facebook’s timeline feature is in the final stages of being rolled out to all users (including, finally, to my account), it is important that everyone understands how to use the feature and, most importantly, how to secure your identity and privacy in its new context. Timeline is quite a simple feature, introduced by Facebook with the goal of putting a timeline context behind things you post and ways you interact with the site. But now it’s even easier for people to create a complete “digital snapshot” of your recent history, for better or worse. For example, this can make it easier for prospective employers to piece together a good idea of who you are, but is that always desirable?

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http://blog.eset.com/2012/09/13/facebook-timeline-security-and-privacy-steps-to-keep-your-account-and-identity-safe

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Related article:
How to Lockdown Your Facebook Account For Maximum Privacy and Security

Recent studies show that privacy concerns are very much on the minds of Facebook users. Part of being a responsible member of any  online community is educating yourself and your loved ones on how to properly configure the privacy and security settings offered by the platform. The fact that Facebook has a billion members, and some are out to hack, scam and victimize others makes the issue even more pressing.

Our goal was to create a guide that Facebook users could reference to help them set up their privacy and security controls quickly, easily and appropriate for their comfort level of sharing.

This walk-through will show you how to configure your Facebook Account and Privacy Settings: http://facecrooks.com/Internet-Safety-Privacy/how-to-lockdown-your-facebook-account-for-maximum-privacy-and-security.html

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Facebook and Privacy Settings
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2016, 12:28:06 PM »
As mentioned in the following article, Facebook changes things around every so often, so I've decided to add this updated information.
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In this post, we will try to give you some tips without going into much detail on how exactly to alter your settings.

Facebook is used on so many platforms, and how to access certain settings varies a lot. So, trying to include all of them would make it very boring and the good people at Facebook are known to change things around a bit from time to time.


Complete Article:
https://blog.malwarebytes.org/101/2016/06/facebook-and-privacy/

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