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How to Hide Facebook Relationship Status Updates

by Barbara J. Feldman February 21, 2012

Now that Valentine’s Day has passed, perhaps you realize it is time to change your relationship status on Facebook. But is there a stealth way to do this, without the news of your breakup showing up on in the news feed of all 862 of your closest friends? Amy-Mae Elliot, of, says yes, and […]

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How to Integrate Pinterest With Facebook

by Barbara J. Feldman January 31, 2012

Pinterest is a fast-growing social network described as a “virtual pinboard” enabling users to “organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web.” Pinterest recently increased their Facebook integration, but as Dave Taylor explains it is not straight foward to simply get a “pin” to display on your wall. Read Dave’s article […]

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How Much Facebook Sharing is Too Much?

by Barbara J. Feldman December 6, 2011

Have you noticed news headlines showing up on your Facebook wall indicating that your friends are reading specific news articles? When you click on any of these shares, you are prompted to allow a Facebook app (such as the Washington Post’s Social Reader or The Guardian) access to your wall. If you click agree, every […]

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How to Stop Spotify From Posting to Your Facebook Wall

by Barbara J. Feldman November 8, 2011

Spotify is an on-demand music streaming service with both free and paid subscription options for desktops, smart phones, and home media players. Social networking is integrated into the app, so that your music selections are automatically posted to your Facebook wall. You can turn these off in one of two ways. From Spotify, you can […]

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Facebook Price Grid is a Hoax

by Barbara J. Feldman October 4, 2011

Recent rumors of Facebook’s new price grid for membership are a hoax. Several of these untruths have been making the rounds lately. One says “THIS IS OFFICIAL… IT WAS EVEN ON THE NEWS… FACEBOOK WILL START CHARGING DUE TO THE NEW PROFILE CHANGES…” The other states “FACEBOOK JUST RELEASED THEIR PRICE GRID FOR MEMBERSHIP. $9.99 […]

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How to Modify Facebook Email Notification Settings

by Barbara J. Feldman September 18, 2011

Recently Facebook has changed their default email notifications settings, so that most people will be getting fewer emails from Facebook. To view or change your email notification settings, visit Account / Account Settings, and click on Notifications in the left-hand menu. The new setting is called Email Frequency, and the default setting is now checked. […]

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