4 Easy Ways To Better Protect Your Privacy on Social Media

1) You Have The Ability To Identify Which Advertisers Have Your Information On Facebook

Screenshot Taken By Me: Facebook, Settings, Ads, Your Ad Preferences
Screenshot Taken By Me: Facebook, Settings, Ads
Screenshot Taken By Me: Facebook, Settings, Ads, Your Information

2) Think Your Account Might Be Hacked? Here’s How To Know For Sure

Facebook

Twitter

(Note to self: figure out why my last login via mobile was in 1970….)

3) Internet Quizzes May Collect More Than Your Answers

Bottom line: online quizzes collect more than just your answers. So next time you decide to enter a sweepstake or take a survey, and you aren’t 100% sure how your information will be used, better not to participate! Think twice about what information you are sharing.

4) Conduct A Social Audit

Screenshot Taken By Me: Facebook, Timeline
Screenshot Taken By Me: Facebook, Settings, Timeline, Grid View

A Few Parting Words:

About the Author: Charu Misra

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