Here is a juicy little tidbit you may not know. Unless you have edited your Facebook custom privacy settings someone can tag you at a “Place” without your permission. Think of the reputation nightmares that could create!! Say someone plays a bad practical joke and checks you in at a less than desirable location only to have it appear on your Facebook wall for all of your “friends” to see. Not cool!
Change Your Facebook Custom Privacy Settings To Avoid Getting Tagged!
The slide presentation below will take you step by step so you can change the current default functionality to prevent other Facebook “friends” from tagging you without your permission.
Slide 1. Customizing Your Facebook Privacy Settings – Preventing False Places Tagging
Slide 2. Facebook Privacy Settings Must Be Changed to Avoid False Check Ins
Slide 3. Access Your Facebook Profile Privacy Settings
Slide 4. Click Customize Settings
Slide 5. The Default Facebook Places Privacy Setting is “Enabled”
Slide 6. Tagging Friends at Places with the iPhone App
Slide 7. Tagging Friends at Places in the iPhone App
Slide 8. iPhone App Reflects Brad has been Tagged
Slide 9. Brad’s Disabled Places Tagging Prevents Inclusion in Updates
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Helping keep your reputation safe online!