Facebook is almost everywhere: you might be, too

To a startling extent, billions of ordinary lives have been altered by Facebook — and by the degree to which they conduct friendship and business online, sharing the details of their lives in public.

Whether you’re suspicious of the phenomenon or delighted by it, it’s wise to acquaint yourself with social media. Facebook: the Missing Manual by E.A. Vander Veer is a helpfully comprehensive guide now its third edition.

This month, all Windows Secrets subscribers can download Chapter 13: “Playing It Safe: Facebook Privacy.” For many Facebook users, privacy on the site is the first and most urgent concern — as it should be. Read this chapter to clarify your understanding of the risks you take on Facebook as well as how best to protect your privacy.

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