In This Chapter
Knowing how to protect your privacy online
Managing your privacy settings
Understanding how privacy options change what others see
Using Facebook lists
Discovering interest lists
Online privacy is a topic we’re passionate about. The way you interact online is trackable and findable (and yes, Google, Facebook, Amazon, and others are tracking your interactions and behavior). You’re constantly creating your digital footprint by purchasing items online, using Google to find something, creating a Facebook account, interacting with blogs and websites, and so on. Nothing is wrong with that — in fact, it’s almost impossible to not have a digital footprint these days.
The important thing to understand is that you, and you alone, are responsible for your privacy. Don’t rely on the sites you visit to protect your information. Although it’s reasonable to expect a site not to compromise your credit card information, it’s up to you to ...