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.

Who Can Search for You Your Facebook profile is searchable on the Web, and Facebook now allows you to control how much Web surfers can find about you. Click on "Privacy" on the upper left to return to the privacy main menu. Then click on "Search." The default setting allows "Everyone" on Facebook to search for you. Pull from the drop-down menu to select which Facebook users can see your profile. Boxes also allow for public searches and how others can contact you.

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