Facebook has recently rolled out more user-intensive security measures in order to guard users privacy and encourage members of the site to actively select how they want their content shared. If you’ve been to the site this week you’ve seen a screen asking you to determine or redetermine who can view your postings, photos, etc.
One thing that has not been widely shared is that part of these new security measures allow the user to choose whether or not they want their Facebook info indexed by google. For a while now, search engines have been able to access your profile photo and info. If you don’t want your profile to show up on searches, here’s how to change the setting:
Go to your account and click on Settings Select “Privacy Settings” Click on “Search” Uncheck the box that says “allow” next to public search results
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