Facebook Bible: everything you need to know about Canada’s favourite social network

Facebook has gone from a site for college kids to everyone’s favourite social network in just a few short years. It’s one of the most visited Web sites on the Internet – if not THE most visited – and it’s always growing.

It has added features to help businesses build community such as Places and Pages, and offers targeted demographic and behavioural advertising. But it’s also been the tool of hackers and a source of concern for privacy advocates.

So how do you tap Facebook’s potential for your business while avoiding the pitfalls? ITBusiness.ca’s Facebook Bible is here to help.

Download Claudiu Popa’s Facebook security and privacy hardening guide. An easy-to-use Excel cheat sheet for privacy settings.

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