The Ways to Protect Your Privacy on Social Media

Thursday, July 12, 2018 , Article, customersrevisit, Device, Idea

Our social lives have been experiencing a complete hullabaloo since the last decade. The internet and social media are knotted with our everyday lives.  We are greatly excited to be in touch with the family and friends in the social media, especially if they are separated from us. These create problem of privacy.

Here are a few ways how you can take control over your social media accounts.

  1. Protect your Tweeter account

Each of the tweet can potentially reach to the unlimited audience. The Public can search your keywords and hashtags. If you don’t need to communicate with the public, then switch over to the protected tweeter account.

  1. Turn off Linkdin activity

Sometimes you may search for job and began following the several companies on Linkdin. This is not bad, apparently. But the problem is that these interactions are broadcasted on the activity feed. This might alert your current employer that you are looking for an employment. If you don’t require broadcasting your activity, then dig your activity and uncheck the feature.

  1. Change the setting of facebook friend request

If you want to prevent the public from looking up your Facebook account with the help of your phone number or email address, then visit Facebook’s privacy settings, navigate to the “Who can look me up?” section, and change the drop-down menu option to “Friends” or “Friends of Friends.”

  1. Prevent search engines from Indexing your Facebook account

If you don’t want to be found your Facebook posts when people wish to find them in any search engine, or by your prospective employer, you can promptly turn off search engine indexing in a privacy setting box in Face Book.

  1. Prevent Facebook email and Phone that explore information

In social media platforms, you most often require to fill in the profile field linking to other social networking accounts, particularly when they involve professional or personal identities. Never be connected with LinkdIn people to find you in your Facebook account. Never put your digital identities in danger.

  1. Create a Custom Facebook restricted page

You can manage in detail to whom you want to be open in your Facebook account by creating a custom group. Suppose, you don’t want to unfriend a person from your friend list, in that case you may block the person to view the maximum number of  your posts. In order to do that, click “friends” on your face book sidebar and scroll down to the restricted list and add friends to this list. It will only enable other to see the posts that you want them to be public.