Keeping your information away from Facebook apps

If you are concerned about Facebook using even more of your data to repopulate applications and friend information, then here is another setting that you need to change.

Hot on the heels of Facebook’s privacy policy alteration, is a new setting about apps.  Look at Home| Privacy settings |Apps games and websites| Edit settings.

Checked information is what other apps can see of your data.  See below:


If you don’t want other apps seeing so much information about you, then uncheck the boxes next to information you don’t want to share.  Are  you Sharing more than you thought on Facebook?  It might be worth your while checking around your privacy settings to make sure that you only share what you intend to share…

Eileen is a social business strategist, ZDNet columnist and author of Working The Crowd: Social Media Marketing for Business. Contact her to find out how she can help your business extend its reach.


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