Facebook - Good Practices

Updating your settings is important to protect your privacy, but the way you interact with Facebook can also expose a lot about you. In this guide we present some simple practices to keep in mind when you are using the app.

Last modified
22nd July 2020
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Guide app/software
  • Don’t accept friend requests from unknown people.
  • Let people know that you don’t want your picture posted without your consent.
  • Don’t post photos of other people without their consent.
  • Don’t post sensitive information in your photos or captions.
  • Don’t reveal your location/make sure the location is not revealed by background details.
  • Don’t use hashtags that may reveal private data (or the location).
  • Be wary when posting photos of your kids on social media.
  • If you log into your Facebook account from other devices (public / shared), make sure you log out every time.
  • Take some time every now and then to review your settings and be wary when granting access to third-party apps.