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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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Google Announces New Voting Widget

by Barbara J. Feldman June 7, 2011

In a move designed to make Google more social, the search giant recently added a voting widget to both its search results and third-party websites. Called Google Plus One, it allows those signed into their Google accounts to vote their approval of web pages. Pages you vote for will display in your Google account profile, […]

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Twitter Offers Secure Login

by Barbara J. Feldman March 23, 2011

Now that Facebook offers a secure connection to keep your data away from prying eyes when you are on a shared connection, such as the WiFi at your local favorite coffee stop, Twitter has one too. To turn it on, log into your account, and click on your name in the upper-right hand corner. […]

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Facebook Offers New Layout Option

by Barbara J. Feldman January 12, 2011

Facebook introduced a new profile page layout as a user option a few weeks ago. This new layout includes a horizontal grid of five photo thumbnails, flanked, on the left, by a profile picture. Inspired by French artist Alexandre Oudin, more and more Facebook users are experimenting with clever juxtapositions of these thumbnails. Check out […]

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