Avoid Identity Thieves on Facebook

Take a moment to look over your Facebook profile, and consider all the information your friends have access to. Your name, address, and date of birth? How many of the answers to your “security” questions for your financial websites are contained within your profile or updates?

Only friend people you know. Nearly half of Facebook users will apparently accept any friend request! Or learn to use Facebook’s privacy settings to keep people you don’t know from discovering personal information about you.

Accepting Friend Requests from People You Don’t Know Is a Recipe for ID Theft | Facebook