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Fb privacy settings march 2013


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Updated Facebook settings presentation. Includes updates to timeline and how to dispute a fake account.

Updated Facebook settings presentation. Includes updates to timeline and how to dispute a fake account.

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  • 1. Naval OPSEC Support Team (NOST)Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Norfolk757-417-7100 DSN 3/22/2013Facebook Privacy & Account Settings
  • 2. Facebook Privacy & Account SettingsUpdated 3/22/2013Always post, tweet, blog, email or otherwisecommunicate with the understanding that anyinformation you share could potentially be made publicregardless of your privacy settings or intentions.That said, there are precautions you can take to keep theinformation you want to stay just between friends frombeing shared publicly.
  • 3. What’s new on Facebook?Changes since April 2012• Tips• Privacy shortcut menu• Activity log• Message filtering• Ads and friendsChanges since March 2013• New look for news feed• Personalized news feed• Larger photos, more advertisements* Indicates a new slideUpdated 3/22/2013
  • 4. Facebook: TipsFacebook now includes tips which popup asyou browse through your profile. These tipsgenerally only appear the first few timesyou use a new feature, and are intended tomake understanding new features andchanges easier for every user.Always take the time to navigate throughthe different settings available, andthoroughly understand what you areconsenting to when you use websites whichdisplay personal and private information,such as Facebook.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 5. Facebook: Accessing Privacy SettingsTo access the privacy andapplications settings foryour Facebookaccount, navigate to thepadlock icon located inthe upper right corner ofyour window. This newdisplay is intended tomake setting andviewing your currentprivacy settings as easyas possible.From here, you can quickly view who can currently see your content, oryou can expand to see more privacy settings. Take the time tofamiliarize yourself with changes to privacy and account settings.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 6. Facebook: Accessing Privacy SettingsThis shortcut allows you to quicklyview and modify your personalaccount privacy settings. Settingsavailable include Who can see mystuff, Who can contact me and Howdo I stop someone from botheringme.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 7. Facebook: Who can see my stuff?If you expand the Who can see my stuff dropdown menu you have the option to view or modifywho is able to view all of your future posts. Anychanges to this setting only apply to posts youmake after you have set this setting. This optiondoes not apply to posts you have made prior tochanging this option.From this drop down you can also view theActivity Log. The activity log is a new featurewhich allows you to view recent activity such asposts you have made, and posts you have beentagged in. From this option you can also reviewrecent activity on your timeline.Take the time to navigate through these differentoptions to familiarize yourself with the privacysettings that are available.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 8. Facebook: Who can see my stuff?From the privacy shortcut you also havethe option to view your profile as anotheruser would see it. This is a helpful utilityif you have restricted access to your walleither through creating groups orrestricting access to specific “friends”.Note: Things you hide from your timelinestill appear in news feed, search, and otherplaces on Facebook.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 9. Facebook: Who can contact me?Message filters have been added toreplace the previous “who can send youFacebook messages option.” This optionworks like a spam filter, and onlydisplays messages in your inbox fromfriends and people you may know.For more details about this feature, selectthe Learn More option. You will beredirected to the Facebook Help Center.You can also control who is able to sendyou friend requests from this option.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 10. Facebook: Who can see my stuff?*Important OPSEC note: OnFacebook, your name, profilepicture, coverphoto, gender, networks, username, and user id are alwayspublically available, including toapps.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 11. Facebook: How do I block users?Facebook gives you the option to blockanother user from viewing your profileor sending you a friend request. Youmust use either a username or an emailaddress to designate a user you wish toblock. Blocking a user prevents themfrom successfully searching, viewing orsending your profile a friend request.Note: This feature only blocks a userfrom searching/viewing your profile ifthey use an account with the informationyou provide. If a blocked user uses adifferent profile/email they will berestricted to the privacy settings youhave set for your profile, and notblocked.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 12. Facebook: Accessing Privacy SettingsThe privacy shortcut options areonly a few of the privacy settingsavailable on Facebook. Accessadditional settings by selectingSee More Settings or selectingPrivacy Settings from yourhome screen drop down settingsmenu.The privacy options available arethe same under each drop downmenu.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 13. Facebook: Privacy Settings & ToolsTake some time to browse through the different settings available underthe Privacy Settings drop down. From here you can set who can see yourfuture posts, review things you have been tagged in and control who cansee past posts.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 14. Facebook: Privacy Settings & ToolsFrom the Privacy Settings drop down you can control how other users can search for you.You can also allow or restrict search engines from accessing your profile and includingyour information, posts, pictures and other data in search results. If you enable this settingyour information will be available in a simple Google search.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 15. Facebook: Account SettingsThe Account Settings drop downmenu gives you access to managegeneral account settings, securitysettings, notifications and otherfeatures.To access these settings navigateto the Account Settings dropdown menu from your homescreen.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 16. Facebook: Account SettingsFrom the Account Settings- General page you have many different options. You can changeyour display name, change your email address and password or link separate accounts in yourFacebook page. From this page you also have the option to download a copy of yourFacebook data. The download is a complete history of your Facebook usage,and includes every post, tag, etc.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 17. Facebook: Security SettingsOther options available include login approvals, recognized devices and a record of locations you havelogged into Facebook from. Take the time to navigate through these settings and select the option thatbest fits your privacy and security needs.From this page you can also deactivate your account. If you deactivate your accountyour Facebook page is not available for any Facebook or internet user to view.Deactivating your account does not delete your account, and your account will beactivated upon your next logon.From the Account Settings-Security page you have manydifferent options to customize. Animportant, often over lookedsettings, is the Secure Browsingsetting. If you enable this settingyou enable secure (https) browsing.This means your logon andbrowsing session is encrypted, andbetter protected from hackers. TheNOST recommends every userutilize the secure browsingfunction.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 18. Facebook: Security SettingsOPSEC Warning: HTTPS -secure browsing- does not mean post, email or chat criticaland sensitive information. HTTPS is a good way to protect your logon information (i.e.user names and passwords) but the same rules apply: assume anythingyou post, chat or email will be made public.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 19. Facebook: Privacy Settings & ToolsThe privacy settings listed on this page are the same settings that are available in theshortcut drop down menu.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 20. Facebook: Timeline and TaggingFrom the Timeline and Tagging Setting page you can control who can post on yourtimeline, who can see posts from other people on your timeline and who can see posts youhave been tagged in. Take the time to browse through the different settings available tocustomize these settings to best meet your privacy needs. We at the NOSTalways recommend Facebook users be as restrictive as possible whensetting privacy settings.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 21. Facebook: TimelineYou also have the option to setprivacy settings for individualposts. For example, if yourgeneral privacy settings on yourtimeline are set to friends only,but you would like a specific postavailable to a different group youcan do so from the drop downmenu on a specific post.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 22. Facebook: TimelineTo view or change the privacy settingof a past post, select the drop downmenus highlighted in the adjacentimages. You have the option to changethe privacy setting, the date, addlocation information, hide the postfrom your timeline or delete the post.Note, if you hide a post from yourtimeline it will still appear in friendsnewsfeeds, but will not appear on yourpersonal timeline.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 23. * Facebook: TimelineRecent changes are primarilyvisual. Your news feed nowincludes larger pictures with moredetails and advertisements.Your profile page has also beenrearranged, displaying moreinformation about you and yourusage.Content control and limiting theamount of personal informationyou make available is always goodsolid OPSEC practices.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 24. * Facebook: TimelineYou do have the option to choose the specific About content you would like to display onyour page.Select Edit Sections, highlighted above, and uncheck the sections you do not want todisplay on your profile page. Note, this does not control who can viewthis information, this only controls the content displayed on your page.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 25. Facebook: Timeline and TaggingFacebook utilizes facial recognition software to recommend adding tags to uploaded photos.This information is stored and each time an image is uploaded that matched your facialfeatures, Facebook recommends you as the tag.The NOST does not recommend any user enable the facial recognitionfeature on Facebook.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 26. Facebook: Timeline and TaggingIf you allow a user to tag you in a post, a hyperlink to your profile will be included in thepost. Posts that you are tagged in are subject to the privacy settings of the person whooriginated the post. If you do not allow other users to tag you in posts they can still tagyou in the post, but a link to your profile is not included.The NOST recommends you restrict your friends ability to tag you inphotos and never share your location.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 27. Places allows you to tag ageographical location in a post. Youhave the option to be as specific asto include an exact location, such asthe address of your house, or tag ageneral location, such as the city youare in.Location information is subject tothe same privacy settings that otherposts and tags are set at. You alsohave the option to customize privacysettings for individual posts thatinclude location information.Facebook: PlacesUpdated 3/22/2013The NOST always recommends users be generic as possible when itcomes to personal details. Never provide exact locations of significantplaces, such as where you live, on your social networking profiles.
  • 28. If you allow other users to tag you in location based posts, or you include your location inyour own posts, these locations will be included in a Places map on your profile. Yourprivacy settings control who is able to see places you have been tagged in.Take the time to go through your settings and customize them to meetyour specific privacy needs.Facebook: PlacesUpdated 3/22/2013
  • 29. This presentation only covers thesettings available on the Facebookweb site, and does not includefeatures available on the mobileapplication.Be aware, the places features on themobile application can include yourcurrent GPS location from yourmobile device, and has the ability toreport your location in real time.*Facebook: Places & Mobile AppUpdated 3/22/2013
  • 30. Facebook: BlockingFrom the Manage Blockingpage you have the option toblock specific users frominteracting with your Facebookprofile, block apps fromaccessing your profile and blockevent invites from being sent toyou from a specific person.You can also add friends to arestricted list. Friends on therestricted list are only able toview content that you makeavailable to the public. Friendsare not notified when they areplaced on a restricted list.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 31. Facebook: BlockingFrom the Manage Blockingpage you also have the optionto add friends to a RestrictedList. Facebook friends youadd to your restricted list arestill your friend onFacebook, but they are onlyable to see content that youmark as public, or everyone.Friends you add to yourrestricted listed do not receivea notification that they are onthis list.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 32. Facebook: NotificationsFrom the Notifications pageyou can set a number ofdifferent notification options.Take the time to navigatethrough the different optionsto decide what works best foryour privacy needs.Note, the Facebook mobileapp has a separate menu tomanage notifications that youreceive on your mobiledevice.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 33. Facebook: Mobile SettingsThe Mobile Settings pagegives you the option to receivetext message notifications tothe mobile number that youprovide.Please note, Facebook’s searchfunction includes emailaddresses, usernames andphone numbers. If you provideyour mobile number users cansearch for your profile usingyour mobile number.The NOST recommends usersprovide as little personalinformation as possible to sitessuch as Facebook.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 34. Facebook: Follower SettingsThe Follower Setting pageallows users who are not yourfriend to subscribe to publicposts that you make. If youenable the followerfunction, followers who are notyour friend on Facebook will beable to see your public posts onyour wall and in their own newsfeed.If you would like to make somepostings public withnotifications to users your do notnecessarily want to “friend”, thisfeature is for you.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 35. Facebook: App SettingsFrom the App Settingspage you have the option toview and manageapplications that can accessyour profile.Periodically check thissetting to keep track of theapps that have access toyour profile information.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 36. Facebook: App SettingsThe App Settingspage has two importantsettings everyFacebook user shouldbe aware of: Appsothers use and Instantpersonalization.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 37. Facebook: App SettingsApps others use allows you to setthe information that applicationsthat your Facebook friends use areable to access about you.From this page you have the optionto allow or restrict an applicationfrom accessing the profileinformation listed in the adjacentwindow.The NOST recommends you makeas little personal information aspossible available to applicationsyour friends use.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 38. Facebook: App SettingsInstant personalization allows outside websites which have partnered with Facebook to use thepersonal information you make available on Facebook to “personalize” your online experience.For instance, if you go to the Pandora music website, Pandora can access your Facebookinformation and will automatically play the genre of music that matches yourFacebook likes.The NOST alwaysrecommends that youshare as little personalinformation as possiblewith websites such asFacebook, and does notrecommend Facebookusers enable the Instantpersonalizationfunction.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 39. Facebook: AdsAt this time, Facebook does notallow third party applications orad networks to use yourFacebook name or profile picturein ads. If in the future they doallow advertiser to use yourpublic information, this settingaddresses who you will allow tosee ads that include informationfrom your Facebook profile.The NOST will alwaysrecommend that you be asrestrictive as possible with yourpersonal information.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 40. Facebook: AdsA new feature on Facebook is thepairing of advertisements with usersactions. If a user “likes” a page,advertisements now include the actionand appear in the advertisement streamof Facebook friends profiles.From the Facebook Ads page youhave the option to allow no one, or justyour friends to see Facebook ads thatare paired with your social actions onFacebook.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 41. Facebook: Payment SettingsFacebook does accept paymentsfor purchasing items and playinggames. You can manage yourpayment methods and view yourpurchase history from thePayment Settings page.Always exercise caution whenlinking any website to yourpersonal banking information.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 42. Facebook: Support DashboardIf you report an image, post orFacebook page to the Facebookadministrators, you can trackthe status from the SupportDashboard page.You can also review yoursupport request history fromthis page.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 43. Facebook: Manage FriendsYou can control who can see your friend list from your friend list, under your profile. Keepin mind, your Facebook friends set their own privacy settings, and your friend status undertheir profile is not subject to the privacy settings you have on your account.The NOST recommends you restrict who is able to see your friend list, as socialengineering attempts often utilize common connections, suchas relationships.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 44. Facebook: Manage FriendsFrom your friend list you can manage different settings and notifications that youreceive from your Facebook friends.Take the time to familiarize yourself with the different settings available so you cancustomize your settings to best meet your privacy needs.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 45. Facebook: Photo & Album SettingsWhen you upload a photo to yourFacebook profile you have the optionto restrict who is able to view yourphoto or albums, tag people, addlocation information and addcomments.You also have the option to go backinto albums and photos and changethese settings as you see fit.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 46. OPSEC Best Practices• Maintain a unique password for different accounts.• Change passwords frequently.• Do not link other search engines to your timeline.• Do not register for a social media account with an official .mil/.gov email address.• Verify friend requests before accepting.• Always assume your content can be viewed, regardless of your privacy settings.• Always consider how your information can be used against you.• Do not include location information that details sensitive locations such ashome, children’s school, and so on.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 47. Facebook: Report A Fake AccountIf someone has established a fake account using your personal information (i.e. yourname, your photo), report the account to Facebook. After a short verification process theaccount will be removed.Navigate to the account profile page in question and select the .Select the correct fields, as displayed above.Updated 2/14/2013
  • 48. Facebook: Report A Fake AccountIf you do not have a Facebook account and someone has established an account inyour likeness, navigate to the Help Center page from the Facebook login page.From the Help Center search for “how do I report a fake account” andselect the file a report without an account option.Updated 2/14/2013
  • 49. Facebook: Graph SearchFacebook’s Graph Search is the latest change on the horizon.As yet unreleased, look for Graph as a search option soon.Updated 3/22/2013
  • 50. This presentation is a quick over viewof the different privacy and accountoptions available on Facebook.We encourage users familiarizethemselves with the different privacyand account settings that areavailable, and review them often assite upgrades and changes occurregularly.Need more information or generalOPSEC support? Let us know, we arehappy to provide.Updated 3/22/2013Naval OPSEC Support