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Centrelink Is Monitoring Your Social Media To Figure Out If You're Lying

So, by-the-by, if you wanted to know the best ways to up your online privacy...

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Federal Government Investigators are working with Centrelink to fact-check claims made by welfare recipients against what they list on their social media accounts.

Some of the cases include two people who were claiming to both be single when their Twitter feed announced they were actually a couple expecting a baby together.

Now you shouldn’t try to rip off Centrelink, but in general, it’s always a good idea to check your privacy settings on social media. So, with that in mind, here's a few reminders about how to lock down your social media accounts.

Facebook is a little trickier, with a lot more options when it comes to setting up your privacy settings.

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By going here you can decide ~who~ can see your Facebook posts, as well as who can see what's on your profile.

This page allows you to choose who can see your interactions with your other Facebook friends.

Then, there's the advanced privacy settings.

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These settings allow you to pick who can tag you in photos, who can post on your Timeline, and who can see your photos and personal information; like relationship status and date of birth.

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