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How to Download a Copy of Your Facebook Data

Always remember that you don’t own your space at Facebook. If you violate Facebook's terms of service, you may find yourself locked out of your account. If that were to happen, you’d lose access to all [more…]

How to Set Up Your Facebook Mobile Settings

Enabling your mobile settings allows Facebook to text you when you have friend requests or other notifications. Additionally, you can text updates (including photos and video) from your phone directly [more…]

How to Manage Your Facebook Payments Settings

The Payment Settings page enables you to view and manage purchases you’ve made in Facebook. These purchases are conducted in games, apps, when purchasing a gift for someone, or when using promoted posts [more…]

How to Use Facebook’s Help Center

You can find Facebook’s Help Center by clicking the down arrow or gear icon at the top of the page and choosing Help. This screen appears to help you get started on your quest. [more…]

How to Play Games on Facebook

Games are hosted on Facebook’s App Center page. The left side of the screen displays some of your latest game notifications, which include invitations to games or a notice that your friend has made a move [more…]

How to Choose the Right Facebook Page Type

To create the biggest buzz around your product, service, or business, you need to be aware of the pros and cons of Facebook's Page options. Here's a look at your six main options: [more…]

Skipping the Find Your Friends Page during Facebook Setup

If you're new to Facebook and are setting up your page, Facebook will take you to a Find Your Friends page — not unlike the one shown. [more…]

How to Add Your Personal Information during Facebook Setup

During the setup process, Facebook is going to ask for your personal information. This is where Facebook content gets really personal. Facebook asks you to enter your basic profile information, beginning [more…]

How to Upload Your Facebook Profile Photo

One of the most important parts of setting up your Facebook page is picking the right image for your profile photo. Do you have a picture of yourself on your computer that you’d like to share? If so, follow [more…]

Welcome to Facebook — Confirm Your Identity

After the three steps in the Facebook profile-building process are completed (or skipped, based on your choices), you come to a page welcoming you to Facebook; in a ribbon at the top of the screen, you [more…]

Meet Your Facebook Home Page

You have two main pages on Facebook: Home (also called your News Feed) and your Timeline. You can select the one you want to view by clicking either Home or your name in the upper-right corner of any Facebook [more…]

Your Facebook Timeline Page

Click your name at the top right of any Facebook page, and you arrive on your Timeline (the page showing your public profile). Your Facebook Timeline is designed to chronicle your travels and activities [more…]

How to Accept (and Reject) Facebook Friend Requests

When you get a friend request on Facebook, you can choose to accept or reject it. You can customize your Facebook profile so that not all of your Facebook friends can see your personal information, or [more…]
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