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e-Safety Thread, Facebook Places in School Administration; Has anyone seen this befroe??? "Facebook have made another one of those changes that they do without telling you. If ...
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    Facebook Places

    Has anyone seen this befroe???

    "Facebook have made another one of those changes that they do without telling you. If you're logged on to Facebook, anyone can now see EXACTLY where you are in the world right down to your address & location on a map!!! TO UNDO THIS CHANGE - Go to "Account" > "Account Settings" ...> "Notifications" > scroll down to "Pla...ces" > Untick the 2 boxes > Save changes."

    People that i know have been saying it is not true.

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    Unless they're updated it again I believe this is only working in the USA, must go and check actually...
    Last edited by gotenks1321; 8th September 2010 at 09:28 PM.

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    Last I saw it was US only. You can disable it in your preferences now (and I have)... particularly unimpressed with the feature that enables my friends to say where I am.

    I'm about to update my facebook privacy settings guide to get this one in it!

    Disable in three places:

    Account > privacy settings

    Click on Customise Settings under the "Sharing on Facebook" heading

    Change 'Places I check in to' to 'Only Me' (you have to choose Custom to get it)
    Uncheck 'Include me in "People here now" after I check in'
    Scroll down to 'Friends can check me in to places' click on [Edit settings] and disable it.
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    Whats Facebook ?

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    It's that twitter thing isn't it?

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    This tool is now launched in the UK BBC News - Facebook location-aware service Places launches in UK

    See above for how to turn it off!

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    Last I saw it was US only. You can disable it in your preferences now (and I have)... particularly unimpressed with the feature that enables my friends to say where I am.

    I'm about to update my facebook privacy settings guide to get this one in it!
    Let us all know when that happens.

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    Is this turned on by default?

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    Here it is; the revised "Facebook Privacy Settings" Document

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    Quote Originally Posted by Geoff View Post
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