Will Facebook index your profile info on Google: a rumorBy Partho, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Since the inception of new privacy rules, Facebook has been carped with all sorts of grapevine. We already made some efforts to decipher the hidden implications of the new privacy changes. Latest rumors suggest Facebook is up to compromise users privacy by automatically indexing all users info on Google. Facebook’s privacy features has been its backbone since inception and such a dereliction could mar its reputation as an inculpable social network. So will Facebook index all your info on Google? The social media giant was quick to set a rejoinder.
In response to the following acquisition Facebook posted the following response
There have been misleading rumors recently about Facebook indexing all your information on Google. This is not true. Facebook created public search listings in 2007 to enable people to search for your name and see a link to your Facebook profile.
In case you are not willing to allow your name being indexed by Facebook and emerging on Google or Bing search there is an easy trick. just follow the steps below
Go to the Settings>Privacy Settings>Search
If the Allow indexing box is checked for search engines, just uncheck it
In case you have already unchecked the privacy setting feature in past, recheck to ensure if it has changed with the new Privacy settings.
Tags: Bing, Facebook index, Facebook indexing, Privacy