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If you’re concerned about online privacy, there are steps you can take to ensure that your Facebook activity and information are kept as private as possible.
You can make your Facebook profile private by adjusting your privacy settings to “Only me,” on a desktop computer or the Facebook mobile app.
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Facebook is a one-stop shop when it comes to networking online. Not only can we connect with colleagues, classmates, friends, and family, we can also play games, cross-post to Instagram, join community groups with people who share similar interests, and more.

But how much of what you do on Facebook are you handling with appropriate discretion? You may not be doing anything embarrassing or illegal, but not everyone wants their every move tracked online.

While you can’t control the advertisers and other outside companies Facebook choses to sell your information to, there are ways to ensure that your activity and profile information on Facebook is limited when it comes to the general public and even those on your friends list.

It only takes a few minutes to secure your account and may be worthwhile to do. Here’s what you need to know.

How to make your Facebook private on desktop

1. Go to Facebook.com and log into your account using the email address and password associated with your account.

2. Once on your news feed, which acts as your home screen, navigate to the arrow in the upper right-hand corner of the screen, and click on it to reveal a drop down menu of options.

3. Scroll down until you locate the “Settings” tab and click.

4. On the left-hand side of your screen, you’ll see a long list of menu options. Locate “Privacy,” which should appear as the fourth item down …read more

Source:: Business Insider

      

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