Limit the Amount of Data You Share on Facebook

May 5, 2018


This post lists how to limit the amount of data you share. It list the recommendations made on Slate by Aaron Mak @ link with pictures.



1. Go to Facebook




2. Limit Who Can See What You Post


(1) Click the down arrow, then (2) Settings


Click Privacy



Click on each section 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and update who you'd like to see your posts



3. Don't Share Your Data with Apps


Revoke your permission to share data with other apps. Click (1) Apps and Websites, (2) check each app to revoke permission (3) click Remove 



4. Turn Off Ad Targeting


Click Ads



Click on each section and disable or turn off everything


Click the Back button on your browser to get back.



5. Start using Firefox @ link and enable Intelligent Tracking Protection


Download Firefox



Save it


Open the Installer



Run the Installer (after this step, accept the various messages to install)



Run Firefox and click here:


Click Options



Click Privacy & Security



Make sure Tracking Protection is set to Always (it will be by default)



6. Run a Privacy Checkup at






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