Locking down your Facebook account step by step

Locking down your Facebook account step by step

Summary: Sick and tired of FaceBook's continual encroachment on your privacy? Because I no longer trust the service whatsoever, I’ve created a “How-To” for the advanced user for locking down their profile and minimizing their risk.

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  • This is what your Privacy Settings screen should look like when properly optimized. Take note of the "Customize Settings" link, you'll need to make changes in there so your settings come out looking like this.

  • This is what you want your effective rights to look like in "Customize Settings" for Things I Share.

  • This is what you want your effective rights to look like in "Customize Settings" for Things Others Share and Contact Information.

Topics: CXO, Security, Social Enterprise

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Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.

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  • RE: This post reminds me of facebook

    Go to one page that should contain what you're after. only to have to go to another.
    Edit- Oh. This the picture gallery for the article.
    valvestate@...
  • Just 4 U Jason...

    ...
    PARANOID for duMMieys
    :P
    jimiznhb
  • ZDNet allowed this crap to be published?

    If you are going to BOTHER doing it, do it well or you'll be JUST AS BOGUS AS farcebook. Which is exactly how you are coming off!
    maxfried