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My Facebook® for Seniors by Michael Miller

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18. Keeping Private Things Private

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In this chapter you find out how to keep your private information from becoming public on the Facebook site.

Determining Who Sees What You Post

Limiting Contact from Other Members

Controlling Tagging

Controlling Who Sees What on Your Timeline

Facebook is a social network, and being social means sharing one’s personal information with others. In Facebook’s case, you share your information by default—both with your friends and with Facebook and its partners and advertisers.

Unfortunately, all this sharing poses a problem if you’d rather keep some things private. If you share everything with everyone then ...

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