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    Check Your Facebook Privacy Feb 2013

    [fa icon="clock-o"] February 4, 2013 [fa icon="user"] Jo Shaer [fa icon="folder-open'] Facebook, facebook privacy

    At some point on 30 January 2013, Facebook must have flipped a switch here in the UK because, suddenly, all our privacy settings were reset to default to Public.

    I and several friends always have our personal profiles set to Friends Only. Now I know that if you do set an individual status update to go out as Public, it will automatically reset your default Privacy settings from Friends to Public and you have to go back in again and change it back.

    However, I had not done that.

    It was only today that I noticed what had happened. For nearly five days, all my updates had been going out to the world and his wife without my knowledge and without any explanation or warning from Facebook.

    For those of you who do not know how to set your privacy. Click on the padlock to the top right of the toolbar and change who can see your posts to Friends rather than Public.

    Looking for help with Facebook for business? Book one of our 1-2-1 training consultations.

    Jo Shaer

    Written by Jo Shaer

    If you want to grow your business by getting new customers, entering new global markets or increasing your reach on social media, you need to talk to Jo Shaer. She is a real person who cares passionately about the success of your business. Someone you can trust to do the right thing, not the easy thing. From small beginnings as a part time lollipop lady designing websites in her back bedroom, she has grown Lollipop to a limited company with its own office and 4 staff. And she did it using all the techniques that she employs successfully for her clients every day.

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