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This guide has changed significantly since the last Lockdown Guide, as Facebook have introduced a wealth of new features and updates. While most of your privacy settings have not changed, allowing the very vast majority of Facebook users to breathe a sigh of relief, there are a number of new features that you need to be aware of.
So, let's get started.
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To begin, go to the top-right of the page and select Account from the blue bar, then click Privacy settings from the drop-down menu.
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You will immediately, no doubt, notice a massive change. But do not get thrown! It's actually a lot simpler than it was before.
1. If it is not already selected, push the Custom button, and scroll down the page if other settings are not yet visible.
This is the central point for the new privacy settings. Editing your profile is how you access specific permission controls over the content you publish via Facebook, while this screen allows you to enable features which can protect your personal privacy.
1. Click Edit settings to begin editing how you connect with people you know.