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Using Facebook by Patrice-Anne Rutledge, Kent Joshi

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6. Safeguarding Your Information on Facebook

This chapter describes the common privacy threats and how to change privacy settings to safeguard your information on Facebook.

Understanding Facebook Privacy

To create and maintain social connections on Facebook, you have to share information and content. But it’s important to know how to do so for the best Facebook experience while minimizing threats to your private information. The consequences from inadequately protecting your online information range from annoyance from spam and online embarrassment to identity theft or worse.

This chapter goes through securing your information given today’s privacy threats.

Tell Me More: Media 6.1—Facebook Privacy Threats Today and Commonsense Guidelines to ...

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