What’s Up with the Blue Facebook Dinosaur?

by Barbara J. Feldman on April 7, 2014

Facebook is testing a proactive approach to user privacy this week with the introduction of a cartoon blue dinosaur. If you haven’t modified your privacy settings in awhile (meaning you are probably several steps behind current best-practices and therefore as out-of-date as a dinosaur!), your next post may be greeted by the this friendly looking cartoon dinosaur.

blue-dino-facebook

What to do now? I recommend following the “Learn More” link to update your privacy settings to default to “Friends Only.” And keep in mind that whenever you modify your distribution setting for even a SINGLE POST, that becomes your new default. With its constant changes, we have to be on our toes to not become privacy dinosaurs!

More tips like this one in Facebook,Privacy



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Feldman, Barbara. "What’s Up with the Blue Facebook Dinosaur?." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 7 Apr. 2014. Web. 18 Sep. 2014. <http://www.surfnetkids.com/tech/2828/whats-blue-facebook-dinosaur/ >.