Consumer Action Publications

Consumer Action creates unbiased, reader-friendly educational guides on a wide range of personal finance topics and other subjects of interest to consumers. All publications are available in English, and many are available in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean as well.

In addition to being available, at no charge, to individual consumers, our publications are distributed through a national network of more than 6,000 community-based organizations. Government agencies, nonprofits and other groups who wish to distribute our materials for educational purposes can use the downloadable PDF file on the publication webpage to instantly produce a professional-looking brochure using an office printer.

2021

January

15
Personalized privacy: Customizing your Facebook settings (Korean) Cover

Personalized privacy: Customizing your Facebook settings (Korean).

전 세계에서 가장 큰 SNS를 사용할 때는 신상 정보를 신중히 고려해야 합니다. 이 지문은 페이스북 이용 중 신상 정보 보호 방법들(기본 설정, 고급 설정)을 상세하게 담고 있습니다.

On the world’s largest social network, a prudent approach to privacy is critical. This publication provides detailed instructions for using the various Facebook privacy management tools—both basic and advanced.

2020

December

11
Take control: Customizing your social media privacy settings (Spanish) Cover

Take control: Customizing your social media privacy settings (Spanish).

Esta publicación explica cómo ajustar la configuración de privacidad al nivel que usted prefiera en las redes sociales más populares (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat, Tumblr, Twitter y YouTube). También incluye consejos, herramientas y otros recursos de privacidad.

This publication explains how to achieve your desired level of privacy on the most popular social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat, Tumblr, Twitter and YouTube) and provides useful general privacy tips, tools and resources.

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Personalized privacy: Customizing your Facebook settings (Spanish) Cover

Personalized privacy: Customizing your Facebook settings (Spanish).

En la red social más grande del mundo, es indispensable abordar el tema de privacidad de manera prudente. Esta publicación le ofrece instrucciones detalladas sobre el uso de las herramientas de privacidad básicas y avanzadas de Facebook.

On the world’s largest social network, a prudent approach to privacy is critical. This publication provides detailed instructions for using the various Facebook privacy management tools—both basic and advanced.

November

20
Take control: Customizing your social media privacy settings (Vietnamese) Cover

Take control: Customizing your social media privacy settings (Vietnamese).

Ấn bản này giải thích cách đạt đến mức độ bảo vệ quyền riêng tư theo ý của quý vị trong đa số các diễn đàn của mạng xã hội (Facebook, Instagram, Linkedln, Pinterest, Snapchat, Trumblr, Twitter và Youtube) và cung ứng khái quát các chỉ dẫn, công cụ và nguồn tài liệu hữu dụng.

This publication explains how to achieve your desired level of privacy on the most popular social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat, Tumblr, Twitter and YouTube) and provides useful general privacy tips, tools and resources.

03
Personalized privacy: Customizing your Facebook settings (Vietnamese) Cover

Personalized privacy: Customizing your Facebook settings (Vietnamese).

Khi là mạng xã hội to lớn nhất thế giới, các nỗ lực bảo vệ quyền riêng tư là thiết yếu. Ấn bản này cung ứng các hướng dẫn chi tiết sử dụng các công cụ quản lý của Facebook để bảo vệ quyền riêng tư của người dùng –từ căn bản đến mức cao hơn.

On the world’s largest social network, a prudent approach to privacy is critical. This publication provides detailed instructions for using the various Facebook privacy management tools—both basic and advanced.

October

30
Personalized privacy: Customizing your Facebook settings (Chinese) Cover

Personalized privacy: Customizing your Facebook settings (Chinese).

在這個全世界最大的社交網絡上,設置謹慎周全的隱私保護措施是絕對必要的。這本刊物提供了Facebook各種隱私管理工具(包括基本和加強級別兩類)的應用方法詳細說明。

On the world’s largest social network, a prudent approach to privacy is critical. This publication provides detailed instructions for using the various Facebook privacy management tools—both basic and advanced.

July

01
Take control: Customizing your social media privacy settings Cover

Take control: Customizing your social media privacy settings.

This publication explains how to achieve your desired level of privacy on the most popular social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat, Tumblr, Twitter and YouTube) and provides useful general privacy tips, tools and resources.

Personalized privacy: Customizing your Facebook settings Cover

Personalized privacy: Customizing your Facebook settings.

On the world’s largest social network, a prudent approach to privacy is critical. This publication provides detailed instructions for using the various Facebook privacy management tools—both basic and advanced.

April

26
‘Smart’ Homes Cover

‘Smart’ Homes Data privacy and security for your connected home.

This guide will explain how smart homes work, what to be aware of when introducing smart devices into your home, what steps you can take to protect your data and your privacy, and where to learn more.

2019

July

22
Just Say No to Scams (Chinese) Cover

Just Say No to Scams (Chinese).

每年許多毫無戒心的消費者被欺詐騙取高達數百萬元,儘管如此,我們仍有辦法幫你避免成為詐騙受害者。這本指南將協助消費者瞭解騙子誘騙受害者的手段,認清並迴避掉入詐騙陷阱,同時學習如何預防受騙,以及知道如何向相關部門報案。

Scammers cheat unsuspecting consumers out of millions of dollars each year, but there are ways to avoid becoming a scammer’s next victim. This guide will help consumers understand how crooks reel in their prey, recognize and evade scam attempts, and learn about scam prevention and reporting resources.

 

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