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The Best Way To Work Out Facebook Privacy Issues

Facebook is a popular social media site. Almost everyone you know probably uses it. However, there are a few Facebook privacy issues you should keep in mind when you are on the site. The more you know about it, the better.

The first thing you should keep in mind is that you have a lot of control over who sees what on your timeline. You can go into your privacy settings and decide who will see your posts. This is a good idea because you don't want the whole world to be able to see each and everything you post, especially if it is personal.

You can also put different people that you have friended on lists. If you have people in your life you would rather not see the posts you make about your kids; you can block them from seeing those posts. If there is someone you don't want to be connected to, you can block them, and they can't even see your public posts anymore.

Besides the privacy settings you can also do things to keep yourself more private while still being able to enjoy Facebook. Don't post photos of yourself or your family. Never talk about being away from your home. Stay away from talking about where you live and where you work.

You should also make sure that you don't have the setting turned on where Facebook will show people where you are posting from. It will normally say the city, but you can change the settings, so it doesn't say anything at all.

When it comes to other privacy issues with Facebook, know that as an app they will need to ask you certain permissions. Make sure to read everything clearly so you understand what you are allowing them to do. Most people feel comfortable with this, but some do not.

There are ways for people to hack your Facebook account. One method is to use a virus. You can help prevent this by changing your password often and monitoring where you are signing in from. Facebook will give you this information.

The most important thing is only sharing with who you want and knowing how to set all of that up. If you can do that, you can create a Facebook that you are comfortable with. Make sure only to post what you want people to see and don't feel bad if you don't feel comfortable sharing everything.

You should also keep up with the privacy changes that happen with Facebook. Like any other social media site, it is important to be aware of what is going on. Sometimes Facebook will change their settings, and you will want to know if anything changed that would bother you.

There are privacy issues on Facebook, but if you know how to use the privacy controls, and you are aware of where things can get too public, you should be able to work them out. Then you can enjoy your time on Facebook.