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I hear a lot about the default privacy settings on Facebook being too open and that third parties can get hold of my private information. What can I do to lock down my account so that only the people I explicitly permit can see my photos and personal information short of deleting my account?

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When logged into Facebook, choose Account->Privacy Settings. Select "Friends Only" on the left and apply the settings. Alternatively, you can choose the "Customize settings" link and further refine your privacy.

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Once you've made the appropriate changes, visit http://www.reclaimprivacy.org/ to have it scan your settings and make sure you have everything set up correctly.

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Read this -> Recommended facebook privacy settings june 2011

Does not get more recommended than that after all it is the US Navy Social Media.

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Link is down... –  Pacerier Mar 31 '12 at 18:10

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