The New York Times reports on ways Facebook users can protect their privacy online given recent changes to the site’s privacy settings and the unveiling of a new search tool. Users can select who can view their information; edit the personal information visible on their profile page; block web trackers, and decide who to include in their “friends” group. “It is more important than ever to lock down your Facebook privacy settings now that everything you post will be even easier to find,” said Sarah Downey, a Boston lawyer. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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