Besides friends and acquaintances, many other people are interested in collecting the information about you on social media websites. Business organizations are always looking for information about customers to gain market advantage and other people like scam artists, stalkers, identity thieves and debt collectors are also on the lookout for personal information. Even, social networking sites are also interested in gathering a variety of data about their users and it is being done to personalize their services for the users and handing over to advertisers as well. That is exactly where the importance controlling privacy while social sharing comes in.
How does information go public?
How to control privacy?
You need to remember the fact that whatever you post on social networking sites is not temporary and everything that you post can be cached, copied and stored to follow you forever. That is exactly where the importance of all these guidelines comes in and you should follow them in strictly to protect your privacy while social sharing.