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Social media privacy

  • Social media privacy sharing setting

    Do you know who can see what you post on social media? Your social media sharing settings can change without you knowing. Be careful of what you share, and who you share it with.

  • Who can view your online activity?

    You never know who’s watching you online. Make sure you update your privacy settings every six months to know who is watching.

  • Who is watching you on social media?

    Everything you post online can be seen by your virtual audience. Do you know who your audience is? You may have a bigger audience than you think. Check your social media privacy settings often and keep yourself protected.

Tips

Check your privacy settings on social media and other platform ever now and then. Recommendation is to align with Daylight saving time when begins in October and ends in April.

  • Facebook

    Who do you want to see your posts and comments? Understand the general audience options such as Public, Friends, Custom, Only me. Check and manage your audience on Privacy Settings and Tools. Guard your personal information and control your timeline. Important take-home note is there is no 100% private on Internet even with all privacy settings in place, so be mindful of the sharing information and whom you are sharing with.

  • Twitter

    To keep your account private, check "Protect my tweets" under Settings>Privacy. Keep your location private by un-checking "Add a location to my Tweets". Always re-check your followers.

  • Instagram

    Keep you photos private. Take note of the geo-location data for posted photos. Recommend to switch off Photo Map at the Center to protect the your whereabouts information.

  • SnapChat

    To increase the privacy of your account update the settings "Who Can Send Me Snaps?" and "Who Can View My Story?" in privacy settings. By default, only added friend should be able to send you snaps.

  • LinkedIn

    Do you know that oversharing your career history could lead to tax fraud, social engineering, identity theft and could even lead to leaking sensitive information. Be mindful of the details you publish in your profile and always re-check who can view your contact details, full resume and profile. Recommend to only allow first-degree connections to see your picture.

  • Social media and identity theft

    Learn the type of information you shouldn't share on social media and how they lead to identity theft and fraud.

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