How to protect your privacy on Facebook, step by step

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When's the last time you checked your privacy settings on Facebook? If it was more than a few months ago, you might want to check again: Facebook frequently updates how its settings work, so you may inadvertently be sharing information you'd rather keep private, or at least restricted to a smaller group.

Our brand-new video takes you step by step through the sometimes bewildering Settings menus on the social networking site, making it easy to be sure of what you're sharing. If you have any questions about settings we haven't covered, please let us know in Comments—we'll be happy to help!


For more tips and advice, visit our free guide to Internet security.

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