Six areas of concern
1．the users to share too much
2, some users set privacy controls.
3, the data collected by Facebook more
than you think.
4．the degree of data sharing beyond
5, the protection of the law is not perfect.
6, the privacy problems are still
the company treats a very
strict privacy and security
issues. Every day they really
carried the privacy of
hundreds of millions of times
to check to ensure that they
can to ensure that we are
willing to share with the
people to browse content.
Facebook is trying to
respond to some concerns,
even if Post to this article,
Facebook announced that it
will offer users a wider
permission to record the
operating records of their
Application exist privacy risk
Your personal data have been leaked is through
the Facebook game and all kinds of Application. It
doesn’t matter when you open, it will get your
public information, such as your name, gender
and personal photo and your friends list, even if
you did not put this friend list public. If still give
App certain privileges, it can penetrate deeper,
even see your friend to share with you the
information, unless they are in their privacy
Settings in set up not allowed through the App to
Application exist privacy risk
As a result, unless you have carefully set up
privacy control, a friend who running App can
without your knowledge for your information. The
trouble is that only found that 37% of Facebook
users said they through the privacy Settings limit
how much information can be through the App to
We are concerned about
Facebook because it is the
world’s largest social network,
with 800 million users, much
higher than Google. We have
found a number of attractive
content, even there are
worrisome. However that is
worth you to understand, if you
want to protect your privacy
1. Protecting your
2. As one self’s
1. Don't accept unknown friend
request from strangers.
2. Monitor what your friends are
sending and sharing with you.
3. Make sure that what you are
sharing or posting is not going to
4. Manage the photos, comments,
and links that you are tagged in.
5. Download Facebook security
Importance to control facebook privacy
1.Protecting your reputation
~Facebook profile (now called timeline) is a representation of you online.
~One’s own postings to be incriminating.
~45% of employers in the United States check social networking sites to
screen job applicants and a further 11% plan to do so in the future.
2.As one self’s safety
~10-15% of Facebook users set their sharing to “public,” rather than
friends-only. That’s about 500,000 of those 4.8 million location-sharers.
~Over sharing: that’s a potential tip-off for thieves who can use that
information to plan a robbery.
~Strangers had tried to be friend with you on Facebook.
~Get in contact with fake people.
3. Preventing invasion of privacy
~Information being shared without consent.
~third-party apps on Facebook require users to “opt-in” by granting
permission for an app to look at your news feed, update your status,
and so on.
4. Reducing psychological and social risks
~Psychological risks feeling uncomfortable or regretful about their
disclose, and social risks such as experiencing conflicts with parents.