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How to Delete Your Facebook Search History

Thumbnail image for How to Delete Your Facebook Search History by Barbara J. Feldman January 5, 2014

Remember that night you searched for your high school sweetheart? Facebook does. It records all your Facebook searches. And even though the privacy on searches is set to “only me,” you might want to periodically go into your Facebook Activity Log and clear them out. Here’s how. 1) Go to your profile page, and click […]

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How to Use Gmail’s Unsend Button

Thumbnail image for How to Use Gmail’s Unsend Button by Barbara J. Feldman December 22, 2013

We’ve all wished we had a magical unsend button at one or another. And for the last few years, Gmail has had one in their Lab. Here’s how you can enable this feature, and use it. Gmail Labs is a set of features that are “not quite ready for primetime.” It is a public beta […]

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Gmail’s Send and Archive

Thumbnail image for Gmail’s Send and Archive by Barbara J. Feldman December 17, 2013

Although it’s been a feature for nearly a year, Gmail’s Send and Archive is still a frequently misunderstood feature. The first concept you need to understand is Gmail’s Archive. The Archive is a history of all your mail that is no longer in your inbox. But even though any particular email may not be “in […]

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How to Stop Broadcasting Your Kid’s Location

Thumbnail image for How to Stop Broadcasting Your Kid’s Location by Barbara J. Feldman August 13, 2013

Did you know that unless you specifically turn it off, your phone includes exact location details with each photo you take? This means that your home address, your kids’ school, their favorite park (and so on) is being transmitted via social networks each time you post a picture of them (or anything) online. The location […]

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How to Customize Gmail Tabs

Thumbnail image for How to Customize Gmail Tabs by Barbara J. Feldman July 20, 2013

By now you probably have decided you either love or hate the new Gmail tabs, as they have been rolling out over the last couple of weeks. Either way, here are a few helpful tips, including how to turn them off completely. 1) Tabs are different from labels in that a tab view ONLY shows […]

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How to Backup Your Facebook Account

Thumbnail image for How to Backup Your Facebook Account by Barbara J. Feldman July 2, 2013

Having a copy of all your Facebook posts and photos can be useful if your account is ever hacked or deleted. And Facebook recently added new features that make backing up super easy. To begin, click the gears icon in the upper right-hand corner, and select Account Settings. This should open up General Settings, if […]

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