privacy settings

How to set up your Facebook privacy settings

Getting your privacy under control on Facebook isn’t easy. So here’s a simple guide which can help you protect yourself better on the world’s largest social network.

Yasin Soliman reports.

Try the (almost) realistic Facebook security simulator

With just 20 seconds until Facebook rolls out new privacy settings, can you scramble to choose the safest options?

Facebook ‘Graphic App’ privacy warning hoax spreads across social network

Facebook users are getting confused about privacy once again (who can blame them?), and are sharing a warning containing inaccurate advice.

Facebook rolls out new privacy settings in wake of PRISM controversy

I love this screenshot that is being shared across Facebook, claiming to be the social network’s new privacy settings in the wake of the NSA’s PRISM surveillance controversy.

How to stop your friends’ Facebook apps from accessing *your* private information

Many internet users are wary of sharing their personal information willy-nilly with the world, but did you know that sometimes it’s your Facebook friends who might be unwittingly passing your private details on?

Pink claims her Facebook page was ‘hacked’

Pop singer Pink has posted an angry message to hackers, who she claims stole photographs from her Facebook page.

But was Pink’s Facebook page really hacked, or was she just one of the many people who have been careless with their privacy settings?

Facebook revamps privacy settings – but misses opportunity to do so much more

Facebook has announced that it is rolling out what appears to be a major change to its privacy settings.

But at the same time, it has missed a massive opportunity to lead the way on privacy.