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Facebook rolls out new design for news feed

On June 17, 2013

Facebook is slowly rolling out changes to your news feed, but this new design may not leave you grumbling like all the other changes. Unlike previous design updates, this layout one is intuitive and easy to figure out. It allows you to customize your feed based on your interests and viewing habits. I think the new design features a cleaner…

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Consider Facebook to buy that perfect gift this holiday

On December 13, 2012

Still undecided about a gift? Look beyond the traditional retailers and online shops. Consider the social network, Facebook, to find that perfect present. The company is adding a “gift” section, and you don’t even need the receiver’s address. The return policy is unique too. Here’s how it works. You pick out the gift, and your friend is notified. Then, they…

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Facebook Timeline 101

On January 25, 2012

If you haven’t switched your Facebook page to the new timeline feature, your time is running out. Over the next few weeks, Timeline says it will be rolling out the feature to everyone who hasn’t made the switch. You’ll see a notification at the top of your home page, and get seven days to make adjustments. So, I decided to…

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Facebook Timeline – what do you think?

On December 21, 2011

Have you plunged into the new world of Facebook Timeline yet? We know how mandatory changes are received by Facebook fans. So far, this is still just an option. You get 7 days to arrange your timeline before it becomes live. At first glance, I think it makes your page look really cluttered.  The cover picture which is your main…

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Facebook testing news feed without “most recent” option

On September 16, 2011

UPDATE 9/21 – Click here to read my latest update now that Facebook has changed the news feed for everyone UPDATE – 9/18 – Since writing about Facebook splitting my news feed into two sections, and hearing from lots of you the layout has been fixed.  This morning, I woke up to find “most recent” and “top news” are back. Here’s what started all this —…

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Facebook changes email notification setting

On September 15, 2011

Facebook is at it again, making more changes to our settings. This time it involves emails alerting you when action is taken on Facebook that involves you. This would be a post, tag, mention, etc. Facebook sent emails saying, “We’re trying out a new feature to reduce the amount of email you receive from Facebook. Starting today, we are turning…

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Facebook & Twitter security

On September 13, 2011

Lately, it seems friend after friend is being hacked on Twitter.  There are a number of reasons this could be happening, and the letters “https” may have something to do with it. I posted directions to make your Twitter and Facebook accounts more secure in March, but think it’s worth re-visiting. Creating a secure connection on Twitter Go to the…

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Facebook says phone number post is a rumor

On August 12, 2011

Have you seen this post on Facebook? ALL THE PHONE NUMBERS IN YOUR PHONE are now on facebook! go to the top right of the screen, click on ACCOUNT, click on EDIT FRIENDS, left side of screen and click CONTACTS. you will see all phone numbers from your phone (FB friends or not) are published that you have stored in…

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Check-in for Delta flight on Facebook

On April 7, 2011

Delta is the first airline to allow you to check-in for your flight through a Facebook app called, Delta Ticket Counter.  No need to go to Delta’s website to download or print your boarding pass. In August, Delta began to offer flight booking through its Facebook app.  The flight check-in is the latest feature for the app. You’ll also be…