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Old 10-10-2013, 09:48 PM
snakeair snakeair is offline
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Facebook Just Killed A Privacy Setting

More privacy settings stuff.

Facebook just killed the privacy feature that controlled who could search for your profile by first or last name. The company actually eliminated this feature last year for users who didn't have the setting checked, but now it's delivering the coup de grace even for those of us who actually use it.

(Update: Facebook clarified that this search setting won't disappear—for those still using it, that is—until users get a notification and click a button reading, "Okay, I understand." Those notifications will be going out in coming weeks, not necessarily today.)

The company claims the feature was created when the social network was simply a directory of profiles. Now, though, Facebook says this privacy setting has become more confusing than helpful—particularly in the wake of..
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Old 10-13-2013, 03:27 PM
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I wish they kept this feature. I loved being able to make my profile unsearchable as I was doing job searches. The last thing I want is a potential employer judging me based on my Facebook profile.
Old 10-30-2013, 04:45 PM
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they are stripping some of the cool stuff away, not sure why, i was using that, and so are most of my friends... I guess at some point they will disable it for everybody, it's hard to keep a feature updated only for some people..
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