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How to Limit Who Can See Your Facebook Posts

Privacy on your posts and life events is something you usually adjust as you're creating them. Next to the Post button, Facebook displays the audience for that post. Click the audience to open a drop-down [more…]

How to Customize Your Privacy Controls on Facebook

Privacy on Facebook isn’t a one-time thing. Because you are constantly adding new status updates, photos, and content to Facebook, constantly interacting with friends and reaching out to people, privacy [more…]

How to Control Who Tags You on Facebook

The Timeline is basically where you collect all your stuff on Facebook. That means photos, posts, tags, posts Friends have left you, application activity, and so on. Your Timeline allows you to look through [more…]

How to Block People, Apps and Invites on Facebook

Most of your Facebook privacy settings are preventative measures for making yourself comfortable on Facebook. Blocklists are usually more reactive. If someone does something on Facebook that bothers you [more…]

How to Choose Who Can See Your Information on Facebook

The Privacy Settings and Tools section of Facebook is located on the Settings Page. The left side of the Settings page is a menu of different settings you can adjust here. If you go into the Privacy section [more…]

How to Control Your Facebook App Info

An app is a term used to describe pieces of software that use Facebook data, even when those applications weren’t built by Facebook. You may use apps as games, websites, and useful tools, all of which [more…]

How Members Can Keep Facebook Safe

Another way in which you contribute to keeping Facebook a safe, clean place is in the reports that you submit about spam, harassment, inappropriate content, and fake Timelines. Almost every piece of content [more…]

Privacy Options for Facebook

The following terms are related to how Facebook thinks about the people you may or may not want to share with. For most pieces of information, the privacy options are related to the audience who can see [more…]

How Facebook Protects Its Members

Facebook’s part in keeping everyone safe requires a lot of manpower and technology power. The manpower involves responding to the reports that you and the rest of Facebook submit, as well as proactively [more…]

What It Means to Be Friends on Facebook

In many ways, a Facebook Friend is the same as a real-life friend. These are the people you hang out with, keep in touch with, care about, and want to publicly acknowledge as friends. These aren’t people [more…]

How to Limit Who Can See Your Facebook Interests Section

There may come a time when you don’t want someone on Facebook to see your interests section. Interests are sorted into categories like Movies, Music, Books, and so on. For your TV Shows section, for example [more…]

How to Use Facebook’s Privacy Shortcuts

There are actually so many settings related to privacy on Facebook that it can sometimes feel overwhelming. That’s why the Privacy Shortcuts menu comes in handy. It helps direct you to the settings you’ll [more…]

How to Control Your Facebook Ad Info

The Facebook Ads section of the settings page has two settings, both of which require a lot of explanation. The first setting, called Third Party Sites, is perhaps the most confusing because it’s a setting [more…]

How to Create a Facebook Page for Your Business

A Facebook Page isn’t equivalent to an account. Rather, it’s an entity on Facebook that can be managed by many people with their own distinct accounts. Before you get started, read the [more…]

How to Promote Your Business with Your Facebook Page

After completing the previously described steps, you’ll be looking at a fairly empty Page Timeline. If the idea of filling it up with posts gets your blood pumping, read on. If you need to take a break [more…]

Understanding Facebook Pages

You can do many of the same things with Facebook Pages that you can do with friends — write on their Timelines, tag them in status updates, and so on. The main difference is that instead of friending Pages [more…]

Find Out Who Is Using Your Facebook Page

Forty-eight hours after creating your Official Facebook Page, you start to see exactly how people are engaging with it. From the Admin Panel, look for the graph at the bottom, and next to Insights, click [more…]

How to Send a Message on Facebook

You can generate Facebook’s basic New Message Window by clicking the Messages shortcut in the big blue bar on top (it looks like two overlapping word bubbles) and clicking the Send a New Message link from [more…]

How to Share Content on Facebook

You’ve probably noticed the word share being used a lot on Facebook. In addition to the Share box at the top of your News Feed and Timeline, Facebook has a specific Share feature, designed to make it easy [more…]

How to Use Facebook Mail

Depending on your settings and whether you’re logged in to Facebook, when you receive a new message, you see either a new chat window open up or a little red flag on your Home page over the Messages icon [more…]

How to Send a Friend Request on Facebook

Now that you have entered into the social world of Facebook, it’s time to send some friend requests, and maybe even accept some pending ones. If you’re new to Facebook, you probably have a list of people [more…]

How to Accept a Friend Request on Facebook

When you receive a new friend request from Facebook, a little red flag appears over the Friends icon in the big blue bar on top of each page. You may also be notified in your e-mail or on your phone. The [more…]

How to Import an Address Book into Facebook

Instead of creating a whole new address book for Facebook contacts, you can import an existing address book. If you’re someone who uses a desktop e-mail client [more…]

How to Find Classmates and Co-Workers on Facebook

Facebook’s Friend Finder works by looking for large groups of people you might want to become friends with. A common assumption is that you’ll want to become friends with people you’ve gone to school with [more…]

How to Search for a Specific Person on Facebook

Facebook’s Friend Finder is a great way to build your Friend List quickly without a lot of work. After you build it a bit, though, what if you find other people who may want to be your friends? Facebook [more…]

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