Do you find Facebook user privacy settings confusing? While a lot of users think they have their Facebook Profile locked down, 50% of Facebook users have yet to use the “view as” feature to check privacy settings.
What this means is that even though you may have your Facebook privacy settings setup, you could be leaving important information exposed.
For those of you who don’t think that Facebook user privacy is a concern, here are a few surprising stats.
- 25% of users don’t know if Facebook tracks their location.
- 29% of Facebook users don’t use strong passwords.
- 39% of users don’t review posts or photos they are tagged in before they are published.
While these are important statistics on user privacy, the one that I find puzzling is this.
With so many users blindly allowing access to their Facebook profile, it is important to know who you give access to your information and what they plan to do with it.
You are very cautious about who you give out your banking information to. It’s time you begin doing the same with your Facebook Profile information.
Learn how to secure your Facebook profile with this collection of Facebook user privacy habits to check.
12 important statistics about Facebook user privacy
While it may be frustrating to change your Facebook user privacy settings, it’s in your best interest to learn how to. This way you are not accidentally giving out information.
If you have questions about changing your Facebook privacy settings or you are not sure where to change them at, don’t hesitate to contact me.
Do these Facebook user privacy habits surprise you?
Leave a comment below and tell me which privacy setting you plan to address first and also include any suggestions to improve Facebook user privacy settings.