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How to Adjust News Feed Settings for a Friend

Whenever you add a friend on Facebook, you start seeing some of that friend's updates in your News Feed. And depending on the friend, what you see about him might be perfect. But that “depending on” is [more…]

How to Add a Follow Button to Your Facebook Page

You have the option of adding a Follow button to your own Facebook Timeline to enable non-friends to receive your public updates in their News Feeds. Just follow these easy steps: [more…]

How to Use Facebook to Send a Message to Multiple Recipients

You can message more than one person at a time on Facebook. Doing so creates a new conversation among all the people you message. Everyone can see and reply to the message. So if you send a message to [more…]

How to Chat with Multiple Friends or a Group on Facebook

At the top of each Facebook chat window is a blue bar displaying the name of the person you’re chatting with and two or three icons. The one you might or might not have is the video icon, which is covered [more…]

How to Use Facebook Messages on a Smartphone

Facebook integrates its messaging system seamlessly with its smartphone apps. It even has an app just for messaging: Facebook Messenger. The first is a message in the Message Inbox, the second is in a [more…]

How to Leave a Facebook Group

When someone adds you to a group, a notification is sent to your Facebook Home page. The next time you log in, you’ll see a little red flag over the notifications icon. When you click, it will tell you [more…]

How to Control Facebook Group Notifications

Sometimes, especially in larger Facebook groups, you may find yourself a bit overwhelmed by all the notifications. To control them, you just need to get comfortable with the Notifications Settings menu [more…]

How to Add Facebook Photos from Your iPhone

Lots of photos you see on Facebook are added when people are nowhere near a computer. Instead, they’re sent from an iPhone and are the photos of things that happen while you’re out and about. Things that [more…]

How to View Videos on Facebook

You’ll mostly encounter videos on Facebook in your News Feed with a big fat Play button in the center. Simply click that button to watch the video. It expands the photo viewer overlay [more…]

How to Add a Facebook Event Photo

Although not required, adding an event photo to your Facebook event helps make the invitation feel a bit more official. Although it’s not quite the same thing as sending out letter-pressed, hand-addressed [more…]

How to Use Facebook Mobile Notifications

Just when you thought you were done with Mobile Text settings for Facebook, there’s a whole 'nother bunch of settings to further fine-tune your Mobile Texts experience. To get started, head to the Notifications [more…]

How to Manage Permissions for Your Facebook Page

The Manage Permissions section controls who can see your Facebook Page and how they can interact with it. This is an important tool to create an active and safe environment so your business can flourish [more…]

How to Log in to Websites with Facebook

The first way to improve your web experience is use Facebook to eliminate the need to create and register a brand new account for every single website. The web forms that ask for your name, your e-mail [more…]

How to Use Facebook’s Social Plugins

Social Plugin refers to websites that use Facebook information within their own websites. These plug-ins may or may not be similar to the applications you use within Facebook; however, you don’t need to [more…]

How to Manage Your Facebook Apps

Depending on how you wind up using Facebook apps and how you feel about the ones you’ve added, a time may come when you want to change some things. To do so, go to your App Settings page by following these [more…]

How to Use Facebook’s App Center

Most of the time when you start using an app, it will be in this context: You’ll go to sign up for a new website and realize you can log in with Facebook. Or a friend will invite you to play a game with [more…]

How to Use Facebook Chat

If you’ve got something to say to someone, and you’ve got to say it now, try sending her an instant message through Facebook Chat. Chat allows you to see which friends are online at the same time you are [more…]

How to Upload Your Facebook Profile Picture

Uploading a Facebook Profile picture helps set you apart from other people with similar names. When you first sign up for Facebook, you have an opportunity to upload a picture to represent you. Make sure [more…]

How to Navigate the Right Side of Facebook's Home Page

The Facebook Home page is divided into three parts. On the right side of your Facebook Home page, next to the News Feed, you find a somewhat random smorgasbord of what’s new, what’s now, and what’s coming [more…]

How to Keep Personal Information Private on Facebook

No one wants anything bad to happen to you and your personal imformation as a result of something you do on Facebook. You don’t want that. Facebook doesn’t want that. But no matter what, [more…]

How to Protect Your Privacy on Social Network Sites

Before posting information, especially personal information, on a social networking site like Facebook or Google+, carefully review your privacy settings. These sites give the impression that the information [more…]

How to Add Social Network Contacts to an iPhone

Both Twitter and Facebook have been integrated for the iPhone since iOS 6 and Flickr and Vimeo have been added in iOS 7. Instead of opening the profile of each member of your high school class to copy [more…]

How to Add Facebook Events to Your iPhone Calendar

Whether you're a Facebook addict or just an occasional user, linking Facebook to iPhone’s Calendar can be an easy way to keep track of friends’ birthdays and other events posted on Facebook such as class [more…]

10 Little-Known Facebook Features

Facebook is packed with features. There are so many things you can do on Facebook, from adding a life event to your Timeline to planning an event. Chances are you know a lot of the big headliners—Groups [more…]

5 Ways to Celebrate on Facebook

Facebook has become a way to celebrate both public and private holidays in a way that includes more people. Want to shout your love for your mother from the rooftops? Want to announce that you finally [more…]

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