Articles tagged: Facebook
Every time you use someone else’s service, you put yourself and your content in their hands… for better or worse.
The most searched-for term on the internet tells us something about people’s understanding (or lack of understanding) about how browsers and the internet work.
Facebook is removing an account recovery feature, making this an important time to take stock of your own account security.
Sharing posts you find on Facebook often results in an “unavailable” message. That’s Facebook respecting privacy settings.
Deleting your Facebook account requires some preparation, including understanding exactly what you’ll lose.
The goal of many social media companies is to keep you engaged as long as possible. You can avoid social media algorithms and take back (some) control.
Don’t reply to yourself to make a correction — edit your Facebook comment instead!
Facebook is holding you for ransom. Sign up for Confident Computing via email instead.
There’s a common situation that leads people to think their Facebook account has been hacked. They’re wrong.
Every time Facebook makes a change to its interface, many people want to go back to what was. I’ll discuss just how realistic that desire is.
You can and should be aware of and control your Facebook privacy settings.
Unfortunately, Facebook account hacks are common. I’ll look at the process Facebook takes you through to recover a hacked Facebook account.
Facebook did some testing. It’s made some people upset. What’s important to realize is that testing is ubiquitous on the web and happens in many different ways.
Deleting Facebook won’t help, so I’ll look at more general approaches to removing Potentially Unwanted Programs that are, effectively, malware.
It’s really nothing to worry about; the recipient’s email program is likely grabbing information from your profile. There may be something you can do about it, if you care.
On most Friday afternoons I’ll make a post on the Ask Leo! Facebook page along the lines of: It’s Facebook Fan Friday! For the next hour or so I’ll do my best to respond to every question asked in a comment to this post. What’s got you scratching your head today? And for the next … Read more