When it comes to Facebook, privacy seems to be an oxymoron. There are many facets of Facebook which can disrupt your ability to maintain your privacy or give you the illusion that you can’t have any privacy on Facebook. Rest assured that it is something you can, and should, maintain.
Updating Your Privacy Settings
If you can’t remember the last time you updated your privacy settings, then it might be a good idea to do that. Doing so will prevent you from unpleasant surprises. If you tend to be protective of your privacy and you comment on social media pages quite often, then it’s best to be diligent with your friend request settings. You’d be surprised who you might bump into in the Facebook world. All you have to do is go to the right hand menu of your account to click on Settings. From there you’ll be able to click on the Privacy tab and manage your preferred settings accordingly. Here’s what it will look like when you get there.
Protecting Your Privacy on Facebook Marketplace
Facebook Marketplace is the latest online shop. One of the caveats to making a purchase on this platform is the potential to have your privacy threatened. That’s because you may have added a stranger onto your Facebook messenger contact list. The good news is that you can remove those individuals from your list.
Protecting Your Privacy as a Facebook Page Administrator or Editor
There’s a common misconception that the only way to obtain a role on a Facebook Page is if the page administrator is on your friend list. Thanks to a handy tool called Facebook Business Manager, you can obtain a role on the page without any awkward virtual encounters with your colleagues.
At the end of the day, privacy is something that starts with you. It’s just a matter of being diligent with your settings and knowing the options that are available to you. If you have any more tips to share, leave your thoughts in the comments below!
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