Facebook privacy setting or account setting always is a issue to Facebook users especially after Facebook made some major or minor revised.Facebook users only concerned that what is new features already added in ,is it more fun and interesting but behind new features will be more security risk actually.Moreover,if you are concern privacy in Facebook and would like set up your privacy setting,you will find that the setting hide some where and don’t know where is it.
I had wrote some post regrading Facebook privacy in this blog,
- Disable Facebook Facial Recognition Prevent Identifies Faces From Tagged Photos
- Facebook Reveal Users Phone Number,Are You In The List ?
- Secure Connections (HTTPS) Roll Out To Malaysia Facebook Users
- Facebook Places,Amended Privacy Setting Before Use it
Here i added in some solution how to get rid Facebook privacy issue due to new features implemented.
STEP 1 : Disable Facebook friend list
You can customize your friend list view by yourself only,then no one will notice if you unfriend somebody.
Go to privacy setting,click ‘View Setting’ in Connecting on Facebook option,
Default setting is for ‘See Your Friend List’ is Everyone.Customize it set to ‘Only Me’.
STEP 2 : Disable Facebook add personal contacts as friends suggestion
Facebook will grab your Skype,MSN,WLM,Yahoo mail contacts and suggest them added as friends,it’s quite annoying if always showing same group persons as log in.You can delete all the contacts manually to avoid it.
In Facebook home page,select ‘Friends -> ‘Manage imported contacts’,
You will notice a not yet invited contacts list,now you can delete it one by one who you don’t want appear in your suggest friends list.
If you want to remove completely,then go back to Facebook home page,select Friend -> See how it works,select ‘Remove them completely’.
STEP 3 : Use Facebook Safe Web Scanner
Most of the Facebook application need to gain access your personal detail and Facebook wall before download it.You may don’t know these Facebook app is malicious program will cause security risks.
Norton Safe Web scans your news feeds and identifies URLs containing security risks such as phishing sites, malicious downloads and links to unsafe external sites. With this application, you can easily see which links in your News Feed are unsafe for you or your friends to click on.
You can use ‘Auto enable scan ‘ feature to protect your Facebook privacy.
STEP 4 : Remove unused Facebook app avoid gain your personal data
Normal Facebook app will always grab your personal data.If you no longer to use it please remove it.
Go to privacy setting -> click ‘Edit your setting’ in ‘Apps and Websites’ option,
Click ‘Edit settings’ in ‘Apps you use’ option,
Now click ‘X’ to remove unwanted Facebook app.
STEP 5 : Remove Facebook Pages
You may click a Facebook page like button to gain a free voucher,software or others freebies and caused your Facebook wall float with all this Facebook Pages message or notifications finally.Remove it if you don’t have these kind of Facebook Pages.
Click ‘Edit My Profile’ in Facebook home page.Select ‘Activities and interests’ option in ‘Basic information’,click ‘Other pages you like’,
A Facebook pages listed.Click ‘Remove Page’ to remove unwanted Facebook page and click ‘Close’ finally.