A simple guide to protecting your social media privacy on Facebook

After the HCPC sanctioned a social worker for Facebook comments, here's a guide to checking your privacy settings

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A recent HCPC conduct hearing poses a cautionary tale for social workers using Facebook. Aside from raising questions over whether the social worker should have made the comments about her work at all (and it’s worth reading the HCPC’s guidance on social media use) the case highlighted the need to be sure of your Facebook settings, notably privacy settings. Here’s a quick guide on protecting your social media privacy on Facebook:

 

 

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