Sunday, January 23, 2011

Extra! Extra! Read All About It: Facebook's New Instant Personalization Setting

For those that don't know, yesterday Facebook's instant personalizaion setting went into effect. 

What does this mean?

Well, apparently it means that Facebook can now share your data with non-Facebook sites. Also this setting is automatically set to enable! Now there is a way to change this, so that Facebook can't share your data with non-Facebook sites. Just follow my How To below to change the setting!

How To:

~ Sign into your facebook account
~ Go to "account", then select the option "privacy settings"
~ Now look for the "apps and websites" link & click "edit setting"
~ Then select "edit setting" next to the instant personalization section
~ Once the page loads, a video will be in your face, close that pop-out and scroll down
~ You should now see the checked box next to the text: enable personalization on partner websites
~ Click that box to "un-check" it, meaning that non-facebook sites/partner sites of facebook can no longer access your information.

Also if your friends don't change this setting, they will be sharing information about you as well as their information. So Don't forget to spread the word & tell everyone you know!

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