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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 Mashable.com, 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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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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Facebook has changed its News Feed Again!

by Barbara J. Feldman September 6, 2011

Have you seen this viral Facebook post recently? Click the thumbnail below to see it in full size. Despite recent viral Facebook posts suggesting that the way to see posts from “All Your Friends” is to go to your Facebook Account/ Edit Friends page, this advice is WRONG. The algorithmic changes to the Facebook News […]

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How to Hide Friends on Facebook

by Barbara J. Feldman July 19, 2011

Did you know that without unfriending them completely, you can keep certain annoying Facebook friends from cluttering up your wall by hiding them? To hide a friend named Tom (for example), simply move your cursor to the X in the upper right-hand corner of one of his updates, and then click “Hide all by Tom.” […]

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