Facecrooks security highlights a new hoax actively in circulation.  Users are often invited by friends to post these notifications on their Facebook wall. While valid, it does little to actually protect users.  The link at bottom is instead a better way to stay safer online.

Facebook – Privacy Notice Hoax circulating

QUOTE: Countless Facebook users are posting the following warning to their profiles and often encouraging their friends to do the same:  PRIVACY NOTICE: Warning – any person and/or institution and/or Agent and/or Agency of any governmental structure including but not limited to the United States Federal Government also using or monitoring/using this website …

The best thing you can do to protect your privacy on Facebook and the Internet in general is to take responsibility for yourself. Use the privacy controls and account settings built in to the platform and be sensible about what information you post online in the first place.   For more information on how to configure your account and privacy settings appropriately, see our guide:

How to Lockdown Your Facebook Account For Maximum Privacy and Security