The NY Times has a piece, entitled The day Facebook changed, on the confusion surrounding Facebook's new default settings. It would seem that, instead of being automatically set to private, all profiles are being (?) will be (?) set to public - making your profile, friends, photos & videos available to anyone who can be bothered to Google you . However even FBHQ don't seem to be clear and what they are saying doesn't seem to be working out in practice.
So it might be a good time to read 10 Privacy settings every Facebook user should know and make some changes.
Don't let this happen to you...
On the bright side at least Divine Caroline has some clear info on What happens to your Facebook profile when you die?
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