The Definitive Facebook Lockdown Guide - Securing your friends lists (Sept. 2011)

The Definitive Facebook Lockdown Guide - Securing your friends lists (Sept. 2011)

Summary: (Sept. 2011) This gallery guide will walk you through friends lists, and how you can separate your many lives.

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  • 2. Name the list appropriately. If you want to make a limited profile of friends, so that acquaintances cannot see your status updates, for example, name it Limited profile.

    3. Select your friends you wish to be part of this list. You can select as many as you wish.

    4. Select Create list.

  • Now that the list has been created, you can amend the list by adding friends, or taking them away as and wish you please.

    1. To add a friend you know the name of, type in the friends name at the top bar.

    2. Facebook automatically suggests friends that you may have missed off. To add a friend from this list, select the plus (+) button.

    3. To remove a friend, hover over the name of that friend and select the blue cross (x) button.

  • Back on your profile, you can now limit that group of friends from seeing a particular post, photo or link. Equally, you can single them out so you can send specific updates to only that list of friends.

    1. Select the button next to Post.

    2. Select Custom.

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  • RE: The Definitive Facebook Lockdown Guide - Securing your friends lists (Sept. 2011)

    Sorry this has to be the clunkiest way to present a guide. Why not put it on one page that we could scroll through, that's the way we read internet content by default. I thought this was something I'd book mark to use when I log int FB next, but it's not.
    westks
  • RE: The Definitive Facebook Lockdown Guide - Securing your friends lists (Sept. 2011)

    Hi, there. Is there supposed to be some descriptive text with the second page in gallery 1?
    runnelsm@...
    • RE: The Definitive Facebook Lockdown Guide - Securing your friends lists (Sept. 2011)

      @runnelsm@... Fixed -- some back-end glitch, I suspect.
      zwhittaker
  • RE: The Definitive Facebook Lockdown Guide - Securing your friends lists (Sept. 2011)

    PLEASE provide the written text. I do not like videos.
    gzinn
  • RE: The Definitive Facebook Lockdown Guide - Securing your friends lists (Sept. 2011)

    I depend on ZDNet/cnet for good computer related information. I spend a great deal of time away from my desk and would like to be able to easily print the guide and read while in transit (mass) from one place to another. This actually applies to all of your information.
    harley805
  • RE: The Definitive Facebook Lockdown Guide - Securing your friends lists (Sept. 2011)

    Please put these guides into a PDF....Thank you.
    nfn10281@...
  • Unusable Information Format

    Need something I can read on one page and print.
    unionmaid@...
  • Make it readable..

    I agree with al the obove comments...
    Please make a .PDF
    rodger wittmann
  • RE: The Definitive Facebook Lockdown Guide - Securing your friends lists (Sept. 2011)

    Are you going for a click count??? Please a single document
    kt.bookcase
  • RE: The Definitive Facebook Lockdown Guide - Securing your friends lists (Sept. 2011)

    Ditto on the need for a single-article PDF. Unless, of course, it's because you recognize that this content will be - is - outdated before it got published. And niuce that you've got a "Like" button. Where's the opposing thumbs-down?
    WCarlS
  • RE: The Definitive Facebook Lockdown Guide - Securing your friends lists (Sept. 2011)

    Unfortunately since the creation of this guide Facebook changed the way things are organized on a users page... so not everything is clear. An example is the friends list. I select my profile and then friends... there is NOTHING to support your advice to create a new list. They hid that somewhere else now and your guide/steps are not correct. And as others have asked, please put it in .pdf. It is too darn hard to read pages and pages of pictures...
    SpankyFrost
  • RE: The Definitive Facebook Lockdown Guide - Securing your friends lists (Sept. 2011)

    This is Nuts Why such a unreadable web presentation from a web site that should know what it is doing
    kau8691@...