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    Default Geotagging Safety

    Anyone who uses Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, etc. should be aware of the potential safety issues. See to get an idea of the information shared: Social Media Roundup/Geotagging Safety

    To disable Geotagging see I Can Stalk U - Raising awareness about inadvertent information sharing

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    Thanks Corrine. I had heard of but never visited the I Can Stalk U site until now.
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    You're welcome. (Sorry for posting in the wrong forum. Thanks for moving to the correct location.)

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    Your welcome. And welcome to H2G.
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    Thanks. (I have a lot of "forum friends" who are members here and have been following a particular topic one of them is helping with so decided it was time to register. Besides, then I could subscribe to the topic )

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    Ahh yes. I've gotten pulled into a few forums that way. I'm wondering if my 'Forums' bookmark folder may over-flow one day.
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    I have one of those too and ended up having to create a sub-folder for the sites I don't visit as frequently.

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    Sooo! I'm not the only one with folders..sub-folders. Started to think I was turning into a geekette but I'm no different then anyone else who just can't seem to bypass a good informative link.

    whoosh! Off to create a sub-folder for FaceBook safety in my Internet Safety folder.

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    The main thing about Facebook is to lock down your privacy settings. On the topic of geotagging, to turn it off in Facebook, go to Account > Privacy Settings and select the link for "Customize settings". Set "Places you check in to" to "Only me".