How to Set Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Facebook, since its mistakes with the Beacon advertising incident, has rolled out one of the most robust security systems for any social network, which allows users to control who sees what information about them with great specificity. Take a look at Facebook's privacy features and how to set yours.

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Applications Go back to the main privacy menu and click on the "Applications." The first tab will give you an overview of Facebook's applications policy, which amounts to this: Installing an app on your Facebook account means it will be able to access all of your information and Facebook will not be liable for the consequences. The "Other Applications" tab (pictured here), allows you to control what information about you your friends can pull from with the applications they use. Check boxes to allow access, uncheck to limit access.

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