Facebook: Network Navigation & Protecting your Privacy


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As of July 2011, Facebook has more than 750 million active users. As Facebook continues to grow, users must ensure they fully understand the network.

This presentation is designed to provide attendees with a basic overview of the Facebook network along with helpful information regarding privacy settings and recent changes.

Topics for this presentation include an overview of: the Facebook network;
terms and terminology; customizing your personal privacy settings; and Facebook best practices.

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Facebook: Network Navigation & Protecting your Privacy

  1. 1. L unch & earn Facebook: Network Navigation & Protecting Your Privacy
  2. 2. L unch & earnLearning Objectives  Terms & terminology  Network navigation  Personal security & privacy settings  What’s on the horizon…
  3. 3. L unch & earn Facebook Giving people the power to share andmake the world more open and connected Founded in February 2004, Facebook is a social utility that helps people communicate more efficiently with their friends, family and coworkers.
  4. 4. L unch & earnFacebook: Profiles, Groups & Pages 1. Profile – represent individuals. 2. Group Page – secret; closed; open (public). 3. Page – local business or place; company, organization, or institution; brand or product; artist, band or public figure; entertainment; cause or community.
  5. 5. L unch & earn Facebook: Terms & Terminology
  6. 6. L unch & earnFacebook: Terminology • Chat – a feature that lets users talk with friends who are online in Facebook. • Check-In – feature that allows users to share location based information using Facebook “Places.” • Facebook Credits – virtual currency you can use to buy virtual good in all games on the Facebook platform.
  7. 7. L unch & earnFacebook: Terminology • Message – private conversation exchange between Facebook users. • News Feed – appears on every user’s homepage highlighting information including profile changes and status updates. • Wall – the space on every user’s profile page that allows friends to post messages for the user to see. • Tag (adjective) – way of marking user’s in a photo, video or status update. • Stories – Facebook now refers to “updates” as stories.
  8. 8. L unch & earn Facebook: MessagesView video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHvRNHGrNIY
  9. 9. L unch & earn Facebook: PlacesView video at: http://www.facebook.com/v/10100622157568053
  10. 10. L unch & earn Facebook: Terminology Questions?
  11. 11. L unch & earn Facebook: Network Navigation
  12. 12. L unch & earnFacebook: Recent ChangesNew Facebook Profile Features1. Revamped Friend Lists – allows you to share content with just your closest friends.2. Real-time Ticker – real-time mini-feed on the top right-hand section of your Facebook profile home page.3. Subscribe button – lets you fill your News Feed with people you choose to follow closely.4. Top Stories – Stories published since you last checked News Feed that FB thinks you’ll find interesting, marked with a blue corner.
  13. 13. L unch & earnFacebook: Recent Changes View video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6JrZdF4IPA
  14. 14. L unch & earnFacebook: Recent ChangesVideo Calling – • In tandem with Skype, allows you to talk to your friends face to face. • Quick, one-time setupHow it works:If you and your friend both have webcams and microphonesset up, you will be able to see and hear each other in realtime. If you call friends who don’t have webcam, they’ll beable to see and hear you but you’ll only be able to hear them.
  15. 15. L unch & earnRecent Changes: Video Calling Talk to your friends face to face. facebook.com/videocalling To call a friend: 1. Click the at the top of their profile and then click Call. 2. Click the Set Up button and 3. Follow the instructions. 4. Once setup, the call you’ve started should connect automatically.
  16. 16. L unch & earnFacebook: Recent Changes Questions?
  17. 17. L unch & earn Facebook:Security & Privacy Settings
  18. 18. L unch & earnSecurity Settings: Secure BrowsingSecure Browsing (https) –1. Go to your Security Settings page (Account > Account Settings > Settings)2. Click on the Secure Browsing section3. Check the box provided and save your changes
  19. 19. L unch & earnSecurity Settings: Login NotificationsLogin Notifications –1. Go to your Security Settings page (Account > Account Settings > Settings)2. Click on the Login Notifications section3. Check the box next to the type of alerts you would like to receive and save changes.
  20. 20. L unch & earnFacebook: Privacy SettingsControl Who Can Find You -1. Go to your Privacy Settings page (Account > Privacy Settings)2. Click on the How You Connect section3. Customize your settings to fit your personal preferences.
  21. 21. L unch & earnFacebook: Privacy SettingsHow Tags Work -1. Go to your Privacy Settings page (Account > Privacy Settings)2. Click on the How Tags Work
  22. 22. L unch & earnFacebook: Sharing with Who You Want View video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6Ca9V56BY0
  23. 23. L unch & earnFacebook: Privacy SettingsApps, Games and Websites(Privacy Settings > Apps and Websites >Edit Settings)Apps have access to your friendslist and any information youchoose to make public.• Edit your settings to controlwhat’s shared with apps, games,and websites by you and othersyour share with.
  24. 24. L unch & earnFacebook: Security & Privacy Questions?
  25. 25. L unch & earn Facebook: On the horizon…
  26. 26. L unch & earnFacebook: On the HorizonFacebook Timeline (facebook.com/about/timeline)Tell your life story with a new kind of profile.• Cover – Fill this wide, open space with a unique image that representsyou best. It’s the first thing people see when they visit your timeline.• Stories – Share and highlight your most memorable posts, photos andlife events on your timeline. This is where you can tell your story frombeginning, to middle, to now.• Apps – The movies you quote. The songs you have on repeat. Theactivities you love. Now there’s a new class of social apps that let youexpress who you are through all the things you do.
  27. 27. L unch & earn Facebook: Timeline
  28. 28. L unch & earnFacebook: On the HorizonInstant Personalization (facebook.com/instantpersonalization)The Web is better with friends.• Lets you easily bring your friends and interests with you.• Partners – Bing; Trip Advisor; Clicker; Rotten Tomatoes; Pandora; Yelp
  29. 29. L unch & earn Facebook: Questions?
  30. 30. L unch & earn Thank You! Join the Conversation! facebook.com/mhmstx mhm.org/blog Dominica Garza Communications Coordinator, Public Relations department phone: (210) 253-3220 I cell: (210) 284-5284 email: dgarza@mhm.org
  31. 31. L unch & earn Facebook: Resources • Help Center – facebook.com/help • Safety Center – facebook.com/help/safety • Terms of Use – facebook.com/terms