How the top social networks compare on privacy — in one handy chart

Nearly three-quarters of people with access to the Internet use social networking sites, a number that has skyrocketed since early 2005, according to the Pew Research Center. As social networks continue to permeate our everyday lives, so do the privacy and security risks associated with our accounts.

Here’s a look at how Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ stack up on user privacy and security settings, plus instructions for finding and updating these options to maintain control over your account.

Privacy comparison chart: Facebook vs. LinkedIn vs. Twitter vs. Google+ ITworld/Stephen Sauer

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