14 Ways To Strengthen Your Facebook Privacy Settings

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Are you increasingly becoming wary and concerned about your privacy online, specifically on Facebook? We've just opened the doors of discussion about "social media TMI", but before you decide to opt out, check out how this helpful how-to graphic from today's Wall Street Journal might help strengthen how and what you share...

The Wall Street Journal's A Guide to Facebook Privacy Options highlights 14 privacy settings you'll want to check whether is on or off: 

  • Turn on Secure Browsing
  • Adjust your Security SettingTurn on Login Approvals
  • Use Apps Settings to limit app access
  • Set Ads & Friends to "no one" in the Ads Settings
  • Check sharing icons to make sure you're only sharing with whom you want to
  • Limit posts to only "Friends" for security
  • Only accept friends requests from people you know, have met
  • Learn how to access Privacy Shortcuts in the upper right corner
  • Configure who can see your future posts, while also review where you've been tagged
  • Note, changing who can see an individual current post will change all future posts
  • You can change all past public posts to Friends only in Privacy Shortcuts, See More Settings
  • Remember, liking or commenting in another person's Facebook a post will make you visible to strangers.
  • The gear icon gives access to additional Account Settings with privacy settings you may want to review.

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