Rik Ferguson: Making the Most Out of Facebook’s Privacy Settings

Facebook’s privacy settings – opaque at best to even the savviest users and constantly changing – can seem like a hurdle even when you’re strongly motivated to lock your account down. Rik Ferguson, Vice President of Security Research at Trend Micro, has written a helpful guide on how to configure your Facebook account’s privacy settings. His tips include

  • keeping snoopers out of your account
  • controlling which people and apps can see and use your content
  • safeguarding your data from advertisements
  • restricting who can post to your timeline
  • dividing your friends into lists for different access levels
  • managing followers and events

Check out the guide here!