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Turn off the “suggest your account to others” setting on TikTok

On TikTok, others will be able to discover your account if the setting “suggest your account to others” is turned on. If you are under 16, it will be turned off automatically. But if you are over 16, it is turned on automatically. If you don’t want anyone discovering your account, you can turn the […]

Download your data on TikTok

TikTok, like most other account-based services, gathers relevant data about your activity for research purposes. It’s always a good idea to see what kinds of information your service providers are collecting. You can get an overview of your data compilation by downloading a full report. Just go to your privacy settings and select “download your […]

Only connect with people you trust on social networks

While some social media may seem securer for connecting because of the limited personal information shared through them, keep your connections to people you know and trust. Also, the default setting for the status update on most social networking apps is that anyone on the Internet can see it. If you only want your trusted […]

If you forget to log out of Facebook, do so remotely

If you forget to sign out of your Facebook profile from a public or shared computer, you can and should do so remotely to ensure that your account is secure. To do this: Log into Facebook on another device. Go to Security and Login Settings. Go to Where You’re Logged In. Find the session you […]

Please review with care before posting on social networks

The Internet is a public resource – post only information you are comfortable with anyone seeing. This includes information and photos in your profile and in blogs and other forums. Also, once you post information online, you can’t retract it. Even if you remove the information from a site, saved or cached versions may still […]

Watch out for strangers on social networks

The Internet makes it easy for people to distort their identities and intentions. Consider restricting the people who are allowed to contact you on these social sites. If you interact with people you do not know, be careful about the amount of information you reveal or especially agreeing to meet them in person.