👍 #855 - Facebook Privacy Settings 2021
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When was the last time you reviewed your Facebook privacy settings? It's probably time you did so. Especially if your answer was "Privacy settings? What privacy settings?"
Facebook has a long list of privacy related settings, and while things have improved over the years they can still be overwhelming, and easy to miss. Just ask anyone who's accidentally published something publicly when they meant to share it with only a few friends.
Facebook Privacy Settings 2021 - What they mean, and what you need to change goes into the details.
Also this week:
- Only use reputable sources! But how are you supposed to know?
- It's back in the news again: Bitcoin mining.
- Here's a basic one that took me 18 years to get to: Just what is a backup?
- Now that you know what they are protect them from ransomware.
Another week off. My fault this time.
April already? Hope it's going well for you,
This Week's Featured Article
Facebook Privacy Settings 2021
What they mean, and what you need to change.
You can and should be aware of and control your Facebook privacy settings.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
How Do I Tell If a Source is Reputable?
|We are often advised to trust only "reputable" sites. How do you tell if a site or service has a good reputation?|
How Does Bitcoin Mining Work?
|What does it mean to mine something that doesn't physically exist? And why might it use so much electricity?|
Just What Is a Backup?
|"If it's only in one place, it's not backed up" really tells you all you need to know.|
How to Protect Your Cloud Storage and Backups from Ransomware
|There are additional protections for your data if your machine becomes infected with a form of malware known as ransomware.|
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How to Protect Your Cloud Storage and Backups from RansomwareThere are additional protections for your data if your machine becomes infected with a form of malware known as ransomware.
Just What Is a Backup?"If it's only in one place, it?s not backed up" really tells you all you need to know about what a backup is.
How Does Bitcoin Mining Work?What does it mean to mine something that doesn't physically exist? How does bitcoin mining work? And why might it use so much electricity?
Facebook Privacy Settings 2021You can and should be aware of and control your Facebook privacy settings.
How Do I Tell If a Source is Reputable?We are often advised to trust only "reputable" sites. How do you tell if a site or source is reputable?
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