Today, Facebook with its tremendous user friendly characteristics is considered the most optimized social networking sites available today. The company has announced further growths to its privacy settings features. Now the users can choose among 22 distinct privacy settings and ensure safer browsing on Facebook.

The main concern of all social networking websites is security. Facebook has frequently sparked arguments involving transparency of its privacy settings. The lot of characteristics being incorporated in Facebook, users has been at wit’s end trying to manage privacy settings of all the new additions. Your photographs, your personal data and all the information you value about yourself are up in your Facebook, if not evidently in the profile, then embedded someplace in the distinct features and applications. The following is the explanation of Facebook introduces enhanced privacy setting features.

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Who Can See My Stuff?

This is frequently a concern we feel when browsing Facebook. We have friends and they have their friends and in the larger web of users, you never understand who stumbles across your profile. The big inquiry is do you want any Facebook user to glimpse one-by-one data in your profile? Most preferably, we want only our friends to see personal stuff, but some part of your profile is accessible to unidentified users. The enhanced privacy settings, the selective display of your profile is possible. You can set ‘Who can see my future posts?’ to ‘Friends’. This is updated from your homepage as well. You can use the Activity Log to analyze all tagged posts.

Who Can Contact Me?

The new filter can assists you choose who sends you messages more efficiently than the old ‘who can send you Facebook messages’ setting. Under ‘Whose messages do I want filtered into my Inbox?’ you can select Rudimentary Filtering, which is recommended. It permits your friends and ‘people you may know’ send you messages. You can choose Strict Filter which permits only friends send you messages. You can select ‘Everyone’ / ‘Friends of Friends’ in the ‘Who can send me friend requests’ section.

How Do I Halt Somebody From Bothering Me?

Every Facebook user has had his fair share of unwanted persons talking their profiles/ disturbing at strange hours. You can block any such person to un-friend them and prevent them from seeing your Facebook Timeline.

Who Can Add Things to My Timeline?

You can select ‘Friends’ or ‘No one’ in the ‘who can post on your timeline’ section to prevent unwanted messages. You can turn the tagging review feature on so that you can approve a tagged post/ image before it goes up in your timeline.

How Can I Organize Tags People Add and Tagging Suggestions?

You can customize who can see posts you are tagged in. You can turn off the tag suggestions so that people are not prompted to tag your when they upload a picture that looks like you.

The above settings new privacy features, there is no doubt that Facebook is a safer website. Nevertheless, you need to be capable to customize all the settings so that they give you maximum security.

 

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