The Complete Guide to Locking Down Facebook Privacy for Good

Facebook's privacy settings are notorious for being convoluted and downright confusing—even Zuck's own kin have had issues. Which is why Facebook has officially rolled out a "privacy checkup" to help you make sure you're sharing exactly what you want. But since the checkup only goes so deep, here's how to make sure … » 9/04/14 4:42pm 9/04/14 4:42pm

The Most Fun You'll Ever Have With Facebook Privacy Settings

You know the drill. Facebook's changing its privacy settings; it's time to make sure all your shit is locked down tight. We've all been through it like a million times. But the folks over at Us Vs Th3m turned it into a game. It's glorious. » 10/14/13 2:23pm 10/14/13 2:23pm

The Privacy Changes Facebook Needs to Make Today

This afternoon, Facebook will announce the privacy changes they've been promising over the past several weeks. And while all we know so far is that the fix involves simplified settings, here are the adjustments they'd be crazy not to make. » 5/26/10 11:40am 5/26/10 11:40am

Facebook Promises "Simplistic" Privacy Choices

Facebook seems to know they've stepped over a line—first came the internal privacy powows and second-guesses. Now Facebook's public policy honcho says that the site will be introducing "simplistic" privacy choices. Oh good! Now what's that mean, exactly? » 5/19/10 2:40pm 5/19/10 2:40pm

The Devolution of Facebook Privacy

What you're looking at is a tidy visualization of what Facebook's default privacy settings looked like back in 2005. What follows is that same image, recalibrated for 2010. It's worse than you think. » 5/12/10 7:20pm 5/12/10 7:20pm