How do you react privately on Facebook

Facebook: the best tips for staying anonymous

Even if you can't really save yourself from Facebook's data-collecting mania, you at least have the option of maintaining a little privacy with other Facebook users. Under "Settings" you can discover a lot of options to be a little more anonymous on Facebook.

  • If you use Facebook via smartphone, click on the gear in your account. There you will come across the option "Settings". Behind it you will find the privacy settings, which you can also find again under the account settings. You can get to "Settings" on the PC by clicking on the down arrow at the top right of the screen, to the right of the quick help.
  • It is also worth disclosing as little information as possible in your profile. It is best to start right away with your date of birth, which is used, for example, in many matters together with your name for identification. Therefore, it should by no means be published on a social network. To switch off the public birthday information, go to your profile page under "Info"> "Overview" and click on "Edit contact information and general information".
  • If you are currently in the area with your personal data, you should also check very critically for all other information such as school career, training, workplace etc. whether you absolutely want to disclose the information in detail. For example, the more personal information fraudsters have about you, the easier it will be for you to pretend to be you.