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I have a question re: facebook settings. When I select the privacy setting 'post by me' to 'friends of friends'. my friend who hasn't added me as friends, told me that it wasn't working as they couldn't see the posts made me. I was wondering how this could be resolved? I have looked under - privacy setting - posted by me, and selected 'friends of friends'. there is no buttom to press 'save'. My friend's is unable to see posts made by me. can you please let me know if there's anything else i can check? the setting is set as "friends of friends'. its only the 'post by me' doesn't work. when i select 'post made by others' - 'friends of friends' it works. can you please advice.

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Well, if your friends who aren't not in your friend list cannot view you posts even if they are your friends, facebook will not be able to know that they are your friends, but if they are in the friend lists of one of your friend who is in your friend lists, then it's possible.

Well, take a look on the below pictures and follow the instructions with them;

Click "Account" menu, select "Privacy Settings" and when the "privacy settings" windows opens, look at the bottom of the page after clicking the "Friends of friends", then click "Customize settings".
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Another page "Choose Your privacy settings > Customize settings" page will open. from there, click "choice button" (just beside the "Post by me") on the left hand side of "Things I share" and make whatever changes you want, if you are not satisfied, you can click "Preview". There's no "Save button" but when you click "back to privacy" it's automatically saved. af3b920.jpg

It's best working with a friend who isn't in your friend list but in one of your friends' friends list lists. (If he/she isn't in your friends' friend list, he/she will not be able to view your posts, except the posts that are sent to be viewed by "everyone").
I hope this will help you fix your problem.
If you have problem, do let me know.

Good luck.

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2. Under Application settings, make sure you're only allowing applications you want to have access to your information. Applications that you grant rights to can have access to your Facebook profile information.

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