Friday, May 14, 2010

Facebook Warning: Do's and Don'ts on Facebook


Facebook is highly in demand and most publicized social networking now a days. And because millions of millions of people are using Facebook in keeping in touch with families, long lost friends and other people you knew or just meet online, we should take a necessary precautions before the hackers get in your way.


Here are some of the DO's and DONT's on your account on FACEBOOK:




1). PASSWORD

Do
Create a highly secured personal password.
Mix letters and numbers in creating one.


Don't
Do not use a very common password like names, birthdays, anniversaries that is very much related to you.
Do not save or remember your user name and password online.
Do not divulged your password to anyone.



2). PERSONAL INFORMATION

Do
Give only a little or less of your personal information.

Don't
Do not fill in your full birthday, you may skip it or just give the month and date but forget the year. It's very ideal for the thieves to gain access to your credit card or banks.
Do not publicized all the names of your family member, pets and contact nos. it's just like giving away so much information for other people with wrong motives.


3). CUSTOMIZED PRIVACY SETTINGS

Do
Make sure you double check or customized your privacy options and settings.
Restrict or limit the accessibility of your network to your profile.


Don't
Do not allow other people to gain access to your profiles, photos unless they are in your friends list.


4). UPLOADING PHOTOS, VIDEOS AND SHOUT OUTS

Do
Be responsible enough in uploading your photos, videos and making shout outs since FACEBOOK is a social networking, once uploaded or shared thousand and millions of people can see it right away.

Don't
Do not upload other people's photo especially if it's their solo without asking their permission first, you're becoming so disrespectful and violating their rights of privacy.
Do not use full child's name in caption, if somebody else does ask them to delete it or remove the tag.
Do not post shout outs like "going away for 2 weeks" or "leaving for Paris" or "I'm home alone". It's like your announcing or encouraging anyone to go to your place. It's better to be safe nowadays, wait until you get home to tell everyone how awesome your vacation was.


5). FINDING YOU ON SEARCH ENGINE

Do
Be sure to double check the Search section of Facebook privacy for public search box result isn't checked.

Don't
Do not let strangers access your accounts by just searching you.

6). PARENTAL GUIDANCE

Do
Make sure that your child/children below 13 years of age and teenagers are well supervised by parents or adults in using FACEBOOK.
The best way to provide oversight is to become one of their online friends.
Use your email e-mail address as the contact for their account so that you receive their notifications and monitor their activities.


Don't
Do not let them access internet web base social networking like FACEBOOK without guiding and teaching them the correct way.

1 comments:

Jam on June 2, 2010 at 12:35 PM said...

Hi, thanks much for the add. You have one great site here that's very informative and full of helpful tips. More power always online!

The Scribe

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