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How to hide your Facebook wall post from others

Posted by TechGeek on October 14, 2011

Many times Facebook user wants to hide their older wall posts from being seen by others. User posts different status messages daily and Facebook store all your older posts on your wall. Based on privacy settings everyone or your friends can see your all wall posts. Sometimes, you don’t want to see older posts because they may be your private ones or they contain material which you posted accidentally and do not suit you.

Everyone or friends can reveal lot of information from your wall posts including your location, likes, dislikes or secret information. Facebook has introduced numerous privacy setting options. You can block access to older posts or limit audience to older wall posts. If you are worried about your privacy and want to hide your all wall posts, you can set your privacy settings right away easily.

1)      Click on the Privacy Settings from the menu located at the top right corner of you profile.

2)      Click on Edit Settings link located in front of “How You Connect” tab.

3)      A new popup box will appear with numerous options like,

Facebook Privacy

Facebook Privacy

4)      Look at the last option “Who can see Wall posts by others on your profile?” Select audience for your wall posts from the menu.

5)      If you want to limit your wall posts to yourself, select “Only Me” option from the menu.

This way you can set your privacy settings to avoid people looking or reading your older wall posts.

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Facebook new sharing tool make your life much easier

Posted by TechGeek on August 29, 2011

Facebook a popular social networking website has always well on user privacy. They have recently made changes to the sharing settings to make it much simpler before a user post a status message.  They have moved certain sharing controls along with privacy controls up front where you post a status message making your privacy settings easier. Now, you can tag your friends, share your current location and can share you update with selected friends only.  All the controls are available up front below status edit box where you post a status message.

Facebook sharing tool

Tag who you are with

Click on the button to add tags of your friends. Once you add your friend, Facebook will create a link to the person’s profile and may share your friends with their friends. You can add tags to anything you post including photos, comments and updates.

Say where you are

You can now add your current location while posting a status update. The location button in the sharing tool lets you add your location to all of your posts after you turn it on. You can also add a specific place, like a restaurant or park, to your posts. This will help your friends to find you in case they are nearby.

Manage privacy

Facebook sharing tool let you choose who can see your status updates using the inline audience selector. You can share your status with friends or make it available for everyone by selecting public. You can also make it customizable by hiding your new status update from few selected friends.

The above are really cool sharing things which Facebook has introduced. Being as a popular social networking site, they are very keen on user privacy and keep them changing time to time. As Facebook is growing, users need to be aware of online privacy issues.

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