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10 Need-to-Know Facebook Privacy Settings



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    PALO ALTO, CA - JUNE 04: Gail Sredanovic of the group Raging Grannies holds a sign depicting a Facebook page as she protests outside of the Facebook headquarters June 4, 2010 in Palo Alto, California. The group was calling for the FTC to investigate FaceBook's privacy policies. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg shares an online stalker with his sister.

    The first lady thinks that protecting children from Facebook's pitfalls is a parenting imperative.

    Sounds like a great time for everyone to check their privacy settings, right?  -- The Ultimate Facebook Resource -- has compiled a new, fresh and comprehensive list for locking down your information.

    A couple of newer tips-to-clip from AFB include how to "check in" without letting the local crook you're away from your apartment and removing yourself from Facebook and Google search results.

    A perennial favorite that so many people simply do not comprehed? "Avoid embarrassing wall posts." (We'd toss in a link here, but there are about a billion examples live anywhere on Facebook right now.)

    Our personal fave is keeping the "s" in "security" -- how to use the "https://..." URL for a more secure experience when socially networking.

    Alright Facebook junkies, go protect yourselves from the bad guys.