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How to Manage Facebook’s News Feed and Live Feed

Your Facebook home page gives you two views to help keep up with family and friends: News Feed, which is an aggregated and summarized view of your friends’ activity, and Live Feed, which is a constantly [more…]

How to Build Your Business’s Facebook Friend Network

Building your personal friend network on Facebook can have a resonating effect on your professional persona. By encouraging your friends to become fans of your business’s Page, your updates appear on their [more…]

Writing a Post or Asking a Group Question

If you are in a Facebook group you may want to write a post or ask a question of your fellow group members. Posts are status updates that you share only with the members of a Group [more…]

How to Navigate Your Facebook Group’s Home Page

To get to a Facebook Group’s Home page, just click the Group name in the left column. If you have a lot of Groups, you may need to click a More link to find the one you want to get to. Just as your Profile [more…]

Making the Most of Facebook Marketing for Your Business

Facebook offers many ways to promote your business to its online community. From creating a Facebook Page for your business, to starting a topical group, to launching a targeted ad campaign, Facebook is [more…]

How to Navigate Facebook’s News Feed

When navigating Facebook, the blue bar and the sidebar are very important. At the same time, they pale in comparison to the News Feed. They mainly serve as a bit of a background to the News Feed. This [more…]

10 Great Facebook Games, Apps, and Websites

Apps use Facebook information to provide some sort of service to you. That might be the capability to battle your friends in a game of chess or poker or it might be the capability to vote up content on [more…]

How to Customize Your Facebook Timeline

Your Facebook Profile, or Timeline, is the online representation of who you are. Most likely, you have online profiles for various websites. Facebook Timelines tend to be a little more comprehensive and [more…]

How to Edit Your Facebook Timeline Sections

You can decide which compilation boxes appear on your Facebook Timeline as well as the order they appear as you scroll down. To edit which sections appear and how they show up, hover your mouse over any [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 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…]

How to Manage Facebook Friend Lists

Friend Lists (capital L) are subsets of your giant list of Facebook friends (lowercase l). Confused yet? Friend Lists are a way of organizing your friends into lists to make your Facebook experience even [more…]

How to Edit Your Facebook Smart Lists

Smart Lists are the lists that Facebook makes on your behalf. These lists are created automatically based on your interactions with your friends and shared characteristics of your friends. Here are some [more…]

How to Create a Facebook Friend List

Facebook Smart Lists can usually help you figure out whom you want to share your own posts with. But sometimes you may want a specific list that Facebook can’t figure out. This might be a sub-sub-group [more…]

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…]

How to See a Facebook Friendship Page

After you’ve been on Facebook for a while, you’ll likely find that you’ve littered your closest friends’ Timelines with posts, tagged photos, and invitations. Facebook offers a quick way to see all the [more…]

How to Post on a Friend’s Facebook Timeline

Your News Feed pulls posts that your Facebook friends make into one place so you can read them all at once. But sometimes you want to read all about just one person. Fortunately, all their posts have been [more…]

How to Like and Make Comments on Facebook Posts

In addition to leaving a Timeline post, you can interact with your friends on Facebook by commenting on or liking the things they post. Frequently, people post things that you want to respond to. You may [more…]

How to Create a Facebook Group

You may find an occasion to create your own Facebook group. As a group’s creator, you’re by default the groupadministrator, which means that you write the group’s information, control its Privacy settings [more…]

How to Use the Facebook Group Share Box

Posting to the Facebook group works the same way as posting from a Timeline or the News Feed. There is a Share box at the top of the Recent Posts section of the page. A few sections of the Share box appear [more…]

How to Create a Facebook Group Event

Your group may be based around an activity, so Facebook makes it easy for people to plan events for group members, whether it’s a game of pick-up or a family reunion. To create an event, follow these steps [more…]

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