Facebook Safety and Privacy

In this section, you'll find out what you need to know about Facebook's privacy and safety settings so that you can apply the settings appropriate for you and your family.

Facebook safety guide

This downloadable safety guide, published by Facebook, helps parents understand the basics of Facebook, how to control information, prevent bullying, report abuse, and offer safety tips for parents...

Facebook Privacy Tip Sheet

Find out how you can control your information on Facebook. Take advantage of the privacy controls that Facebook puts at the center of the experience, so that you can make the choice that is right...

Facebook's Family Safety CenterFacebook's Family Safety Center
http://facebook.com/safety
Facebook's Family Safety Center is a great place for parents to start.  This dedicated section provides great tools and tips for parents, teachers, and teens.


 

Ask the CPO (Chief Privacy Officer)
http://www.facebook.com/fbprivacy/app_622864594393919
Have a question or concern about privacy on Facebook? Here's a direct line to ask Chief Privacy Officer, Erin Egan.
 


Facebook Tips for Parents

Tips on Blocking Users and Photo Tags on Facebook

Learn how to block individuals on Facebook, what happens when you block someone, and find out if the blocked person is notified. You'll also learn how to view photos you are tagged in and...

Ask the Facebook CPO with Erin Egan

In this video, Erin Egan, Facebook's Chief Privacy Officer for Policy fields people's questions and discusses issues of safety and privacy on Facebook.

Photo Privacy on Facebook

Before you or your children start sharing photos through Facebook, be sure you understand how to restrict who can see the photos you post and share, how to see photos you're tagged in, and...

Featured Articles


New Study by FOSI Finds Parents Feel Kids Benefit from Technology Use
A new study conducted by the Family Online Safety Institue (FOSI) find that most parent believe there are more benefits than disadvantages to their child's use of technology. See the full...
Can Ello — or Any Social Network — Take on Facebook?
Facebook's latest controversy over a requirement that account holders use their real names has angered many individuals who want to be known by aliases. In the midst of this privacy...

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How do I report something on Facebook?
How do you report something you've seen on Facebook such as spam, hate speech, harassment, bullying, etc.