How do my FB privacy settings keep getting changed to public?

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Posted 7/26/2013 by beachgirl55 in NSBR Board


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Posted: 7/26/2013 3:52:36 PM
About once a month I check my privacy settings and the last 3 times my posts were set to "public". I change it back every time. How is this happening?


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Posted: 7/26/2013 4:07:16 PM
Did you post anything, even once, to public? I find it stays on last setting used.

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Posted: 7/26/2013 4:30:19 PM
No never.



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Posted: 7/26/2013 4:32:10 PM
Facebook glitches. It happens. That is why facebook should never be assumed to always be private. It changes without any notification and without you doing it. If you don't want it to be public knowledge don't put it on facebook even with all the privacy settings.

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Posted: 7/26/2013 11:45:00 PM
I post from both my phon and a laptop and sometimes it randomly changes to public when I post via mobile. I just go back on the computer and switch it back to private. It's annoying, but it happens pretty often to me.


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Posted: 7/27/2013 6:19:42 AM
I never put anything on there that needs to be "private", but that doesn't mean I want all my pictures public either.


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Posted: 7/27/2013 9:21:12 AM
it probably switches when the gov updates their database...

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Posted: 7/27/2013 9:24:24 AM
How do you check???

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Posted: 7/27/2013 12:25:40 PM
On your page you click on the drop down window to the right "view as" and then a box appears at the top where you can enter a friend's name to see their view, but at that moment the default view is what is to the "public".

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