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It seems like there are a number of pieces of data that is hard to understand how to control privacy on.

How can I hide from the public:

  1. Relationship Status
  2. Profile Picture
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If you have Timeline (which will become default in the near future):

For Relationship Status:

  1. Login to Facebook
  2. Go to your profile (Timeline)
  3. Click on About underneath your picture
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  4. Scroll down to Relationships and Family
  5. Click Edit
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  6. In the popup, click on the privacy icon on the right, next to Relationship status
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  7. Choose Only Me (or appropriate)
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  8. Click Save

The profile picture can't be hidden, it's public. Even if you hide the Profile Pictures album, the current profile picture remains visible.

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protected by Al E. Jan 3 at 15:21

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