Avoid These Mistakes On Facebook

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    • Publish Date: Jan 20 2020 1:47PM
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    • Updated Date: Jan 20 2020 2:23PM
Avoid These Mistakes On Facebook

With so much exposure to social media, many of us feel that our daily lives are incomplete unless we post something on Facebook. When you post something on Facebook, it is mostly to grab the attention of all the people on your friend list and expect them to like and comment something on your post.

This process of counting likes and comments may make you feel good but the reality could be different altogether, especially if you are not attracting the right kind of attention. Facebook is primarily meant to be a fun way of staying connected with friends and family but then let's face it we all have pesky friends, relatives who best ignored and also, you never who might be stalking you.

In order to avoid difficult situations arising from what you post on Facebook, here are 11 dangerous mistakes you must avoid on Facebook...

1. Posting too much personal information on Facebook

Whenever you post something on Facebook, always review it and think how much personal information you are actually sharing before hitting the ‘post’ button. Things that you do with close friends, family or colleagues need not be posted on the internet at all. Think before you blindly post something.

2. Being friends with anyone and everyone on Facebook

Just because you have 600 people on your friend list doesn’t mean you have 600 friends. So, stop adding anyone and everyone to your Facebook account. It is a platform where you share personal information and you shouldn’t allow any random person to have access to it.

3. Not setting up privacy parameters to restrict who can see what on your profile

It is a very bad idea to keep everything public on your profile. This includes the name of your school, college or even your hometown. Also, you should create a post and make it visible to only those people who can relate to it. Not everyone in your friend list needs to see everything that you post.

4. Sharing details of your house, address and work timings

Information like your house address, office timings and other such details may look routine. But refrain from sharing such information on Facebook, not even while commenting to post. This information could be a gold mine for your stalker.

5. Showing off wealth on Facebook

If you bought a new car, won a lottery or just made some major investments, always keep your money matters private. Posting them on Facebook can have implications you didn’t think of.

6. Abusing someone verbally on Facebook or Messenger

Never ever abuse someone verbally on Facebook or write filthy words. People can always take screenshots and use it against you later.

7. Sharing photos of personal documents like passport, flight tickets, degrees, certificates, bank statement, etc

Another big No is sharing photos of personal documents like passport, certificates, degrees, etc. These are personal and it is best to keep them away from social media. Also, it is a bad idea to post photos of your flight tickets on Facebook when you start your vacation.

8. Allowing anyone and everyone to tag you on photos

Photo tags are another headache on Facebook. Always review the settings and do not let anyone and everyone tag on Facebook.

9. Not clearing friend list or unfriending people whom you have not being in touch for years

Time and again always review your Facebook profile to check whether someone really needs to be on your Facebook friend list or not. If you have not spoken to someone in years or liked their posts on Facebook, there is very little reason as to why you would want to be connected. It is always a good idea to clear baggage.


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