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Facebook

How to Change Your Facebook Timeline Cover Photo

Your Facebook timeline cover photo is the large photo that serves as a background to your Profile. People often choose visually striking photos or images that really speak to who they are and what they love —you’ll see a lot of nature shots. To change your cover photo, follow these steps. [more…]

Twitter

How to Choose a Good Twitter Username

On Twitter, your username, or handle, is your identity. If you can, sign up for Twitter by using your name or a variation of it as your username (assuming somebody else isn't already using it). For example, if your name is John Ira, you may want to pick a Twitter username such as @johnira or @john_ira. [more…]

Internet & Social Media

Writing a Good Blog

Blogs, or Web logs, are online journals that are updated frequently, sometimes even daily. An update, (also called an entry or a post) is usually quite short, perhaps just a few sentences, and readers can often respond to an entry online. People who write blogs are commonly called bloggers. Bloggers, tongue in cheek, call themselves and their blogs the blogosphere. [more…]

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Friends, Groups and Networks

How to Unfriend Someone on Facebook

It happens to everyone: After a while, you start to feel like a few people are cluttering up Facebook for you and want to unfriend some. Maybe you just feel like you have too many friends, or maybe you [more…]

Pinterest

Pinning a Web Page without the Pinterest Pin It Button

A Pinterest pin can be anything visual. Pins that are eye-catching, beautiful, unique, funny, or interesting get repinned most frequently. If you want to share or save an image or a video of something, [more…]

Communicating

Sending Messages to Non-Friends on Facebook

You can message a person who is on Facebook even if they're not a friend (if that person’s privacy settings allow it). This is particularly helpful when you encounter someone on Facebook whom you’d like [more…]

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10 Common LinkedIn Mistakes

Sometimes, it's easier to learn what to do by covering exactly what not to do. Read on to explore some of the most common mistakes LinkedIn users make, so you can learn from them and avoid making them [more…]

Blogging

Basics of Blogger Blogs

When Blogger sets up your blog, it adds it to a Dashboard that displays your new blog and any others you may have. You can use the Dashboard to get quickly to common tasks, such as writing a new post, [more…]

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