Facebook Security

Facebook PrivacyGraph Search is Facebook’s bold new way of browsing the social network, letting you call up photos of your family in California, restaurants your friends like in New York, or any public updates from Gizmodo employees who also like hot air ballooning. It’s currently only available to a limited number of users, but it’s coming to your timeline soon. And in the wrong hands, it can be the ultimate stalker search engine. Graph Search is useful, but it’s also a little bit terrifying if you don’t know how to protect yourself. Here are the settings you need to adjust today to keep the Facebook creepers away tomorrow. It’s important first to take a few moments to work out how you want to use Facebook. Your friends might want to utilize Graph Search to know which bars you recommend, or which brands you like, or what happened when you visited Venice — is this information you’re happy to share, or not?

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About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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