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Tell Facebook Which Pages You Want to See More Of

by Barbara J. Feldman November 20, 2012

Facebook has recently implemented a way for you to choose to get a notification (in your message area) whenever a favorite FB Page (such as the Surfnetkids Facebook Page or the JokesByKids Page) makes a post. To change your settings, login to Facebook, and visit the page you want notifications for. Assuming you’ve already liked […]

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Facebook Adds Emoticons to Comments

Thumbnail image for Facebook Adds Emoticons to Comments by Barbara J. Feldman October 15, 2012

The smiley face emoticons that Facebook previously only allowed in messages and chat, are now available in comments. Whether this is a good thing or not depends on your circle friends. For a list of emoticons, see this article from FB Smileys.

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View Your Facebook Wall as a Stranger Does

Thumbnail image for View Your Facebook Wall as a Stranger Does by Barbara J. Feldman October 4, 2012

Facebook has a (well-deserved) bad reputation when it comes to respecting our privacy.  On the other hand,  there are plenty of times when all the hand wringing and cries of foul play are actually not Facebook’s fault at all.  It is simply a matter of people not understanding that they see things on their Facebook wall that others do […]

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How to Keep Your Facebook Notifications Private

by Barbara J. Feldman July 10, 2012

Here’s an insider tip on how to mitigate the spew from prolific Facebook apps that want to spam your Facebook wall. You know the ones I’m talking about? So-and-so watched a video, so-and-so read an article, etc. These notifications are annoying at best, and possibly even down-right embarrassing. The next time an app asks you […]

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How to Remove Spotify Updates From Your Wall

by Barbara J. Feldman July 3, 2012

Is your Facebook wall overrun with music playlists from Spotify? Do you care what songs your friends are listening to on Spotify? If not, heres a tip from The Internet Patrol explaining how to remove all Spotify updates from your wall. Hover your mouse over the down arrow in the right-hand corner of any Spotify […]

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How to Get Your Facebook Under Control

by Barbara J. Feldman May 22, 2012

Facebook can be a “constant source of annoyance, embarrassment and trouble” according to this article on Lifehacker: The Stupid Things You Do on Facebook. OTOH, the article also explains how to solve these problems, and “get Facebook under control.” For example, Stupid Thing #1 is not regularly auditing the permissions you have granted your approved […]

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