Facebook and Privacy

If you have concerns about how Facebook handles your data and respects your privacy you are certainly not alone.  Facebook has always played fast and loose with privacy and recent revelations and allegations have only heightened the public's fears about the company's practices.  Anyone who has a Facebook account should regularly review their privacy settings.  You might also want to see just what data Facebook is collecting.  

ELPL's online learning platform, Lynda.com has many great courses and tutorials, taught by professionals in the information and digital security business, that can teach you how to do this.  These courses, and everything else on Lynda.com, are free with your East Lansing Public Library card.  

Here are some links to some informative courses on Lynda.com.  Please note you will need a library card number and PIN to create a free account on Lynda.com and take courses.  If you haven't yet used Lynda.com click here to learn how to activate your account.

Learning Facebook Messenger Privacy Settings

Learning Facebook (2018)

From Facebook:

How can you download a copy of your Facebook data? 

More frequently asked questions about downloading your Facebook info

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