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How to Disable Facebook’s Beacon Feature

by Barbara J. Feldman January 2, 2010

Facebook has a beacon feature that allows it to monitor your web browsing activity, and, with your permission, it will post your visit to a specific site on your Facebook page. If you visit a site monitored by the beacon feature, a box will pop up that asks you to indicate whether or not you […]

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How to Disable Facebook’s Beacon Feature

by Barbara J. Feldman December 25, 2009

As part of their new advertising campaign Facebook has created a beacon feature. This means that, through their new beacon feature, Facebook has the ability to catalog your web surfing habits and provide that information to advertisers looking to buy space on Facebook in order to help them better hit their target markets.When you visit […]

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Disabling Facebook’s Beacon Feature: A Simple How-To Guide

by Barbara J. Feldman December 25, 2009

If you have been on a website and a box has popped up asking you if you would like to share your thoughts or RSVP, for example, on Facebook, the site you’re on is monitored by the Facebook beacon. While many people like having things networked and connected, you will find that among Facebook’s privacy […]

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10 Must-Have Facebook Privacy Settings

by Barbara J. Feldman December 18, 2009

Privacy is important and, if you adjust your account settings to your level of comfort, you can protect your Facebook account privacy. You can allow as many or as few people as you like to access your information. Let’s take a look at ten important privacy settings and the reasons why you should be making […]

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10 Must-Have Privacy Settings for Facebook

by Barbara J. Feldman December 16, 2009

Facebook privacy settings fall into a few different categories. Your profile settings control who sees your wall, your personal information, your contact information and your photos. Your search settings control what people see when they search for you and how you allow people to search for you. Additionally, you can protect your news feed and […]

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10 Must Have Privacy Settings For Facebook

by Barbara J. Feldman December 13, 2009

One of the beautiful things about Facebook is that it offers a level of privacy that many of the other social networking sites do not. However, you have to go to your privacy settings and adjust them to fit your desired level of privacy. The following is a look at ten must have privacy settings […]

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