Facebook Privacy Settings to Limit Sharing

Last Updated: 6/10/2018

Note: Facebook has committed to making these settings easier to find, so there may be some variance in what we depict below.

Facebook reached a new low in March 2018. A massive data compromise was exposed that allowed Cambridge Analytica to obtain extensive psychographic information about 50 million Facebook users in 2014. This data was probably used to manipulate the 2016 Presidential elections.

Let’s be honest, in exchange for using this FREE service, you upload text, pictures, videos for Facebook to learn more about you. They then use this personal information to sell ads and more.  There is no free lunch. Facebook is a money making machine, not your friend.

Short of deleting Facebook and Facebook messenger, This is how you can adjust your Facebook Privacy Settings to protect yourself.

Important: You need to make change at both Facebook.com AND inside the Facebook App

Adjust Facebook.com Website Settings

Login to Facebook, Open the  App Settings Page

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