Facebook Privacy: Stop search engines linking to your timeline

By default, Facebook allows search engines like Google or Bing to index your public timeline. This allows people to search you out even if they are not on Facebook. While they won’t be able to access your profile, you might not want to let your timeline be viewed on search engines.

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Connect with your friends using SociaLink

In today’s technology driven world you’ll most likely be on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram. Throw in Whatsapp, Google Talk and other messaging services and you’ll most likely be busy shifting apps to keep in touch. If you have an iPhone, then you can get hold of SociaLink App.

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Facebook introduces new Privacy shortcuts

A few weeks back, we posted about the reawakening of an age old chain message that concerned Facebook users posted in an attempt to protect their privacy. I don’t think it is in response to this, but Facebook released a new feature that aims to put privacy controls more into the hands of the users instead of tucking them away into screens they won’t get through. You’ll find the new settings in the top right of your Facebook just next to your photo.

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Stop posting the Berner Convention message on Facebook

It is a hoax! Over the past 24 or so hours, I’ve seen quite a few people posting this message: In response to the new Facebook guidelines I hereby declare that my copyright is attached to all of my personal details, illustrations, comics, paintings, professional photos and videos, etc. (as a result of the Berner Convention).

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