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Richard asks: When I tag a photo of someone on Facebook, it won’t go to their site. How do I fix this? Answer: If I understand you correctly, when you tag someone in a photo, you’d like it to post on their News Feed or Timeline. Here’s how it works… Continue reading

Recently, a family friend said to me in frustration, “I wanted a picture of my granddaughter and they said it was Tweeted and Instagramed. What does any of that even mean?”

For those of us who frequently use social media, we throw around newly-created verbiage like Tweeted, Facebooked and YouTubed like everyone should understand. This is a little list for those of you, like the very sweet nun who called me last year for social media advice, don’t “even know what a FaceTwit is.” Continue reading

Facebook Interest Lists

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Remain up-to-date with “Liked” Facebook pages by creating an Interest list. Continue reading

Question: Why is Facebook trying to charge me a dollar to send a message? Answer: If you’ve tried to message someone who isn’t your Facebook friend, you may have seen the window below pop up. For one $1, you can be sure your message won’t go into the recipient’s “other” folder. Continue reading

Your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram account could be the perfect tool for thieves looking to steal your identity. Here’s how they do it… Continue reading

In The News – 4-5-2013

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Your weekly update in the world of technology. – Facebook finally announced a Facebook phone….sorta. The company unveiled the new Facebook Home Android app. Continue reading

Facebook users are accustomed to seeing ads off to the right hand side of their news feeds. Now they can expect to see more target advertising in their News Feeds. Continue reading

Bitstrips -Cartoon Yourself

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Create an avatar and then make comics or greeting cards that you can share instantly on Facebook. Continue reading

Facebook announced some big changes to the newsfeed, promising to reduce clutter and focus more on stories from people you care about. Among the new additions, feeds specifically for music and photos. Continue reading

Cool Site – imo : an instant messenger for the computer or mobile device that lets you talk to your friends over multiple networks. Continue reading

Google+ Sign-In – How It Works

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Google has introduced Google+ Sign-In, which the company promises is “simple and secure, minus the social spam.” If you sign in to Gmail, YouTube or any other Google service, you can use your credentials to sign in to outside apps. This works like Facebook sign-in, but Google says their version is better. Continue reading

Privacy Fix – Manage Your Online Privacy

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Manage your privacy online and block social networking sites from sharing your information without your knowledge. Continue reading

Smartphones are being blamed for a drop in sales at the supermarket checkout line. Instead of flipping through a magazine or picking up some candy and lip balm while waiting for that person checking out 45 items in the 10 items or less lane, people are checking their Facebook, replying to texts or getting in a Words With Friends move. Continue reading

Scheduling Posts On Facebook

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Posting your important announcements at peak times can be hard when you’ve got other commitments. Learn how to schedule or backdate posts to make sure you’re reaching the most people. Continue reading

Question: How do I stop people from putting stuff on my wall, reading my posts and putting my name on pictures on Facebook? T.M. in Ohio. In part 1 of this article, I showed you some tips for being hard to find on Facebook. In part 2, we’ll work on keeping your Timeline private and giving you control over tagging. Continue reading

Question: How can I keep people from finding me on Facebook? I only want to talk with my family and people I know. And how do I stop people from putting stuff on my wall, reading my posts and putting my name on pictures on Facebook? It kind of defeats the purpose of social networking, but I’m game if you are. Here’s how to do it. Continue reading

Tired of people sitting around the table paying attention to their electronic devices instead of family and friends? Or maybe you have a friend who is more interested in putting pictures of what he’s eating on Facebook than actually eating the food. Here’s a quick solution. Declare the table an electronics-free zone! Continue reading

The Great Facebook Purge

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

It’s no secret that social networking sites, especially Facebook, have redefined what the term “friend” means. However, did you know that your Facebook friends list could pose a security risk to you? Continue reading

Facebook and photo sharing services like Instagram are a great way to show off your pictures to friends and family, but if you don’t have back-up copies of those photos stored somewhere else, they could all disappear someday. Continue reading

Instagram Changes Privacy Policy

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Instagram is making changes to its privacy policy and terms of service. The popular social photo-sharing site says these changes are necessary to function more easily as a part of its parent company, Facebook. Instagram will now share more user information with Facebook. Continue reading

In The News 01-18-2013

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Facebook unveiled one of its biggest updates this past week. That update is called Graph Search. So what is Graph Search and why is it big news? Continue reading

In The News 12-27-2012

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

It looks like Facebook is making some changes to its messaging system, and it could cost people to use some new features. “Pay Facebook!? That’s outrageous! It’s supposed to be free!” you say? Well you would be right and luckily the new changes are not going to affect a majority of Facebook’s users. Continue reading

In The News 11-23-2012

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Facebook may be slowing down soon, but for good reason. The world’s number one social network announced in a blog post recently that it plans to move all North American users to a more secure connection. The catch? This more secure connection has a tendency to be slower. Continue reading

Blocking Facebook App Requests

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Instructions on how to block apps in Facebook. Continue reading

Facebook Sort Options

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Take the Sort option, for example. Up until recently I didn’t know you could sort your feed by Top Stories or Most Recent, but as it turns out, you can! Continue reading

Facebook Voice

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

The Facebook Voice option allows you to change what Facebook page persona you post as. Check it out! Continue reading

This is a quick hack to set set email and sms reminders with Google Calendar for all birthday events of your Facebook friends. Continue reading

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