How to Enhance Privacy in Facebook

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The European Union is soon going to enforce ‘Right to be forgotten‘  which would ensure Facebook users to completely erase personal data.

In a package of proposals to be unveiled before the summer, the commissioner intends to force Facebook and other social networking sites to make high standards of data privacy the default setting and give control over data back to the user.

So, users need to be cautious, and should fine-tune the privacy aspects of almost every little part of your Facebook account. Facebook privacy controls give you the power to decide what and how much you share.

WITS ZEN has done extensive studies and curated across the web to help you learn how to manage who can see your information on and off Facebook.

Controlling how you share

Facebook is about sharing. Its privacy controls give you the power to decide what and how much you share. Learn how to manage who can see your information on and off Facebook.

January 2011: The Definitive Facebook Lockdown Guide

Zack Whittaker in iGeneration blog for ZDNet writes,”New Year’s resolutions are among us, though voluntary and often roll over from year to year. This time around, though, take one New Year’s resolution as a wild card, and lock down your Facebook profile like your own personal Fort Knox, and get it out of the way for the year ahead.”

The 10 Facebook Privacy Settings You Need To Know

Posted by Nick O’Neill in All Facebook: “After many iterations of our ultimate guide to Facebook privacy, we’ve decided to update it with the latest settings as Facebook privacy is still too complicated for many users. We’ve dissected the numerous settings in order to uncover the most important ones.”

How To Go Completely Invisible On Facebook

Steve Kovach in Business Insider writes, “Facebook’s privacy options are inconsistent to say the least.
When Mark Zuckerberg announced the simplified privacy options in May of last year, many options like removing your profile from search engines or preventing websites from mining your interests were still difficult to find”.

Facebook Privacy: 10 Settings Every User Needs to Know

Posted  by Stan Schroeder in Mashable, “Facebook’s privacy settings are extremely detailed, giving you the ability to fine-tune the privacy aspects of almost every little part of your Facebook account. Unfortunately, for most users, this level of micromanagement makes Facebook’s privacy settings a convoluted mess.”

Facebook New Privacy Settings 2011

Jeffrey Chew writes, “Facebook new privacy settings 2011 is a short video on how to view all of your facebook friends post and fan pages update. This is important because Facebook by default will only show friends and fanpages that you interact with most often.”

Facebook Privacy: 4 Valuable Yet Hard to Find Settings

In CIOKristin Burnham writes,”Facebook has released a lot of updates, changes and additions to its privacy and account settings in the past several months, making it tricky to locate specific settings you might be looking for. Here are four important Facebook privacy settings you should update now, along with instructions on where to find them.”

Price of Facebook Privacy? Start Clicking

“If you guessed the latter, you’re right. Facebook’s Privacy Policy is 5,830 words long; the United States Constitution, without any of its amendments, is a concise 4,543 words.”

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Facebook’s Privacy Settings: A Complex Infographic

“50 settings with more than 170 options, Facebook’s Privacy Policy is longer than the United States Constitution!”

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