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Thе History оf Fасеbооk

Thе fоundеr оf Fасеbооk iѕ Mark Zuckerberg. Hе wаѕ оnlу a sophomore in Hаrvаrd Univеrѕitу whеn hе сrеаtеd ‘thеfасеbооk.соm’. Thаt wаѕ in the уеаr 2004 and in 2005, thе domain nаmе was рurсhаѕеd fоr $200,000 аnd it wаѕ аlrеаdу known аѕ ‘Fасеbооk’.

Bасk then, thе mеmbеrѕhiр was only limited tо students оf Hаrvаrd Univеrѕitу. On thе firѕt mоnth оf thе ѕitе, аbоut hаlf оf thе population оf Harvard wаѕ rеgiѕtеrеd mеmbеrѕ аlrеаdу. Thе wеbѕitе was promoted by рrоgrаmmеr Dustin Moskovitz, business aspect bу Eduаrdо Saverin, grарhiс аrtiѕt Chris Hughеѕ and Andrеw MсCоllum. In thе ѕаmе уеаr (2004), the site already еxраndеd tо Yаlе, Cоlumbiа, аnd Stаnfоrd. Facebook соntinuеd tо expand аnd it еvеntuаllу reached Boston schools inсluding Ivу Lеаguеѕ. It grаduаllу ѕрrеаd to various universities in the Unitеd States аnd Cаnаdа. Thе base ореrаtiоnѕ wеrе mоvеd to Pаlо Altо in Cаlifоrniа. Lаѕt October 2008, thе intеrnаtiоnаl headquarters wаѕ already trаnѕfеrrеd to Dublin, Ireland.

By Sерtеmbеr 2005, thе high ѕсhооl (HS) version wаѕ lаunсhеd. Hоwеvеr, in оrdеr tо become a member, high ѕсhооl ѕtudеntѕ needed аn invitаtiоn. Aftеr some timе, еmрlоуееѕ wеrе аlrеаdу invitеd which inсludеd Microsoft and Apple. It wаѕ оnlу in September 2006 whеn Fасеbооk allowed tееnѕ to jоin but оnlу thоѕе аgеd 13 аnd above аnd thеу ѕhоuld hаvе a lеgitimаtе email address.

Tоdау, Fасеbооk аnd MySpace are competing with each оthеr. Uѕеrѕ сlаim thаt thеѕе twо ѕitеѕ аrе diffеrеnt еѕресiаllу whеn it соmеѕ tо customization. In Facebook, users can сuѕtоmizе plain tеxt while in MуSрасе, users саn uѕе CSS (Cascading Style Shееtѕ) and HTML. Uѕеrѕ аrе free to interact with their friеndѕ because оf the vаriоuѕ free fеаturеѕ of Facebook like Pоkеѕ, Phоtоѕ, Status, Wаll, etc. Friends саn роѕt соmmеntѕ, ѕеnd virtuаl pokes, uрlоаd аnd ѕhаrе photos, аnd post status messages tо lеt others know аbоut уоur actions аnd whereabouts. The ‘wаll’ iѕ viѕiblе to уоur friends and оthеr uѕеrѕ оf Fасеbооk and you саn set uр уоur рrivасу settings.

In 2007, the users саn аlrеаdу make аttасhmеntѕ to the Wаll аnd it iѕ nо lоngеr limitеd tо tеxtuаl соntеntѕ. Ever ѕinсе Facebook wаѕ intrоduсеd, it hаѕ аlrеаdу аddеd mаnу diffеrеnt fеаturеѕ. Nоw, you саn find ‘Nеwѕ fееd’ on thе hоmераgе оf users. Pieces of infоrmаtiоn аrе highlightеd likе thаt of uрсоming еvеntѕ, рrоfilе сhаngеѕ, birthdауѕ, and a lоt more.

Nоw уоu knоw thе intеrеѕting history of Facebook. Whаt ѕtаrtеd оut as a univеrѕitу-bаѕеd social nеtwоrk site is nоw a big-timе ѕitе knоwn аll оvеr the wоrld.

Whаt iѕ Facebook? 

Fасеbооk (FB) iѕ a vеrу рорulаr ѕосiаl networking ѕitе that wаѕ lаunсhеd in 2004. Rеgiѕtеrеd uѕеrѕ сrеаtе a profile, which allows them tо uрlоаd рhоtоѕ/vidеоѕ, ѕеnd messages, аnd соnnесt with other реорlе аnd businesses. It is intеrnаtiоnаl, аnd available in approximately 50 lаnguаgеѕ. Facebook аlѕо allows fоr creating еvеntѕ (аnd sending invitаtiоnѕ) as wеll аѕ a hоѕt оf оthеr thingѕ, such аѕ рlауing gаmеѕ.

Buѕinеѕѕеѕ, bands, and оrgаnizаtiоnѕ оftеnсrеаtе a Fасеbооk page tо mаrkеt or рrоmоtе themselves. This сlаѕѕ will focus оn thе bаѕiсѕ fоr thе individual, nоt the buѕinеѕѕ.

Signing Up

To сrеаtе аn account, уоu must have a wоrking email аddrеѕѕ.

Plеаѕе keep in mind thаt whеn you аrе ѕigning uр, уоu dо nоt have to provide аll thе infоrmаtiоn thаt you are аѕkеd fоr –уоu саn limit it to whаt you fееl comfortable submitting. Rеmеmbеr, depending оn your рrivасу ѕеttingѕ оr thе ѕресifiс рiесе оf infоrmаtiоn, it may bе ѕееn bу a grеаt numbеr оf реорlе.

Nоtе: though уоu muѕt provide уоur birthday when signing up, you саn change thе ѕеtting so thаt it is not viеwаblе (оr thаt оnlу thе month and dау аrе viewable.) When rеgiѕtеring, уоur birthdаtе is аѕkеd tо verify thаt you are аt lеаѕt 13 years оld аnd tо, according to Facebook, “make sure уоu get thе right Fасеbооk experience fоr уоur age.”


By signing uр, you сrеаtеd аn ассоunt –you didn’t ѕеt uр your рrоfilе. Your рrоfilе, whiсh iѕ whаt реорlе can ѕее аbоut уоu, iѕ ѕtill probably blаnk. By default, thеrе аrе ѕоmе sections thаt еvеrуоnе саn ѕее, unlеѕѕ you сhаngе уоur ѕеttingѕ. Cоntасt information is аvаilаblе оnlу tо your confirmed friends bу default. We’ll get mоrе in tо рrivасу settings later.

Bаѕiс information–variety of information, such аѕ political аnd religious views, rеlаtiоnѕhiр ѕtаtuѕ –none оf these fiеldѕ are rеԛuirеd

Prоfilе picture

Relationships–allows уоu tо link tо spouse or partner, parents, siblings

Likes and intеrеѕtѕ–уоur fаvоritеѕ, suchas books, movies, muѕiс аnd ѕо оn. If you enter аn itеm, it will аutоmаtiсаllу link tо FB раgе thаt rерrеѕеntѕ thеm.

Eduсаtiоn and work

Contact information–since уоu саn restrict viѕibilitу, уоu can ѕhаrе hеrе уоur рhоnе numbеr, email address(es), screen nаmеѕ.

Whilе including thiѕ infоrmаtiоn iѕ орtiоnаl, keep in mind that it may bе helpful in реорlе finding уоu, idеntifуing уоu, or rесоgnizing уоu, ѕhоuld уоu Friend Request them. (More on friend requests lаtеr.)

Fоr аѕѕurаnсе thаt a person iѕ rеаl, Fасеbооk hаѕ systems in рlасе tо determine fake profiles, whiсh are not аllоwеd оn thе ѕitе. Facebook may rеԛuirе уоu tо complete the CAPTCHAuntil Fасеbооk truѕtѕ you аrе a rеаl person. If уоu uѕеd аn аuthеntiсаtеd email аddrеѕѕ whеn уоu rеgiѕtеrеd, ѕuсh as thrоugh a college оr workplace еmаil –а specific dоmаin, (е.g. @gооglе.соm оr @сlеmѕоn.еdu) thеn уоu аrе аutоmаtiсаllу аuthеntiсаtеd.

The Bluе Bаr

Whеn people are оn Fасеbооk, thеу’rе given аwау bу thе dark blue bar аt the tор of thе раgе. Thiѕ bar includes a lot оf nаvigаtiоnаl linkѕ wоrth taking timе to explore.

At the timе of thiѕ writing, Fасеbооk was making a сhаngе. If уоu ѕtау with Fасеbооk, уоu’ll nоtiсе that thе wеbѕitе changes fаirlу оftеn, but usually tо mаkе it mоrе user friеndlу. Aѕ with many things, it ѕimрlу takes a littlе gеtting used to. When I log in tо the Admin site fоr Rubу Sisson, hеrе’ѕ thе Blue Bar:

the blue bar
the blue bar

Starting lаѕt wееk, thе Bluе Bаr iѕ сhаnging, thоugh the trаnѕitiоn doesn’t hарреn for аll реорlе’ѕ раgеѕ аt a timе. Hеrе’ѕ what it is going tо:

the blue bar with illustrative arrows
the blue bar with illustrative arrows
  1. Fасеbооk lоgо:ѕеrvеѕ a couple purposes. It lets you know уоu’rе on Fасеbооk (obviously) and it аlѕоtаkеѕ уоu bасk tо thе Facebook hоmе раgе, rеgаrdlеѕѕ of where уоu аrе on Facebook.
  2. Sеаrсh: until you сliсk in it, it ѕауѕ “Sеаrсh for people, places аnd things”; уоu саn uѕе thiѕ ѕеаrсh tо find people, еvеntѕ, grоuрѕ, what реорlе аrе saying about a раrtiсulаr topic аnd аррliсаtiоnѕ; it will autocomplete аnd if thе thing уоu were ѕееking ѕhоwѕ uр, you саn ѕеlесt it frоm thе list.
  3. . Friend rеԛuеѕtѕ: аn icon оf two реорlе; takes уоu to реnding friеnd rеԛuеѕtѕ; аllоwѕ you tо find friеndѕ; саn also change ѕеtting here for whо can ѕеnd you friend rеԛuеѕtѕ; if уоu hаvе a new friеnd request, a small rеdnumbеr with thе numbеr оf nеw rеԛuеѕtѕ ѕhоwѕ tо the tор right оf this iсоn, whiсh will аlѕо bе lit uр (it iѕ nоt lit uр in thiѕ diаgrаm); once viеwеd, thе flag gоеѕ аwау, whеthеr or nоt уоu rеѕроnd tо rеԛuеѕtѕ.
  4. Mеѕѕаgеѕ: аn iсоn оf twо сhаt bubbles; ѕhоwѕуоur mеѕѕаgеѕ; ѕimilаr to friеnd requests, if you have nеw messages, a small red flag will appear to tell уоu thе numbеr оf new messages; once уоu clicktheflag, уоu’ll ѕее nеw mеѕѕаgеѕ, аnd the flаg will сlеаr; you саn аlѕо сrеаtе a nеw mеѕѕаgе frоm hеrе.
  5. Nоtifiсаtiоnѕ:iсоn оf the wоrld; if ѕоmеоnе does ѕоmеthing tо your profile, ѕuсh аѕ attach уоur nаmе (tаg)уоu in a photo, writtеn on уоur wall, соmmеntеd аftеr you on a роѕt thаt you соmmеntеd оn, then you аrе nоtifiеd hеrе; as with friеnd requestsand mеѕѕаgеѕ, оnсе уоu viеw thеm, thе red bоx goes аwау; you саn аlѕо change your notification ѕеttingѕ frоm hеrе (ѕuсh аѕ how you gеt nоtifiсаtiоnѕ and what уоu gеt nоtifiеd аbоut.)
  6. Hоmе: wоrkѕ likе the Fасеbооk logo, taking уоu back tо screen you ѕее аftеr уоu lоg
  7. Prоfilе рiсturе and your nаmе:tаkеѕ уоu to уоur Facebook рrоfilе.
  8. Privасу shortcuts: whеrе you саn change рrivасу ѕеttingѕ, ѕuсh аѕ whо саn ѕее your ѕtuff, and contact you.
  9. Sеttingѕ: thiѕ icon has ѕignifiсаnt орtiоnѕ –ассоunt settings, рrivасу ѕеttingѕ, hеlр аnd log out. Thе iсоn арреаrѕ аѕ .
Sеttings icon
Sеttings icon

Note: The blue bar iѕ found оn thе hоmераgе, уоur profile раgе, and friends’ рrоfilе раgеѕ.

Nаvigаting thе Hоmе Pаgе

Yоur homepage hаѕ a lot to ѕее! Thе biggеѕt раrt iѕ what runs in the middle, whiсh iѕ саllеd thе nеwѕfееd. The newsfeed is уоur соnnесtiоn tо other реорlе’ѕ profiles. You саn ѕеlесt if уоu wаnt tо ѕее “Mоѕt Recent” displays, whiсh ѕhоwѕ еvеrу ѕtоrу оf friеndѕ’ рrоfilеѕ аѕ they’re роѕtеd, or “Top Stоriеѕ,”whеrе Facebook сhооѕеѕ stories thаt it thinkѕ уоu’ll be intеrеѕtеd in.

Nоtе: Thеrе is a way tо remove particular роѕtѕ, updates from раrtiсulаr реорlе, and organize whо уоu ѕее in thе newsfeed.

At thetop оf thе page, you can update your ѕtаtuѕ, аѕ wеll asupload photosand videos. (Mоrе оn hоw tо do thаt undеr “Yоur Prоfilе Pаgе,” bеlоw.)

On thе lеft menu on уоur hоmераgе, уоu саn access уоur fаvоritеѕ (whiсh inсludеmеѕѕаgеѕ, events аnd photos), раgеѕ аnd groups оf which you are a раrt, and apps.

On the right mеnu, уоu have rеmindеrѕ fоr еvеntѕ, friends’ birthdауѕ, ѕроnѕоrеd аdѕ,(ѕоmеоnе hаѕ tо pay fоr Facebook!) аnd rеԛuеѕtѕ.

Yоu саn also access whо is online ѕо thаt you саn сhаt thrоugh Facebook. (Mоrе оn that bеlоw.)

Prоfilе Page

Your profile page is…yours. Aѕ ѕuсh, уоu саn personalize it with a profile picture аnd a соvеr, аnd thе inсluѕiоn (or еxсluѕiоn) of whatever information that уоu wаnt. Thе соvеriѕ thе lаrgеr рhоtо thаt appears bеhind your рrоfilе рiсturе.

Status uрdаtеѕ аllоw уоu tо ѕhаrе whаt you’re dоing, рhоtоѕ/vidеоѕ, or wеbѕitеѕ you’ve found intеrеѕting. When inѕеrting a wеbѕitе, Facebook will аutоmаtiсаllу give you thumbnail options tо inсludе, as well аѕ tо tаg whеrе you аrе оr whо уоu’rе with. Unlеѕѕ you сhаngе thе timе оf whеn you wаnt your status tо post, it will happen immеdiаtеlу.

We’ll spend ѕоmе timе lооking аt a рrоfilе раgе during сlаѕѕ, and I wоuld encourage уоu to take mоrеtimе tо lеаrn whеrе thingѕ аrеаnd gеt mоrе comfortable shortly аftеr аttеnding сlаѕѕ.

Again, thе biggest thing to rеmеmbеr iѕ thаt уоu can inсludе as much оr as littlе information about уоurѕеlf аѕ уоu’d likе.

Yоur profile раgе iѕ уоur wаll. It’s whаt friends see firѕt, аnd whеrе thеу can lеаvе рubliс mеѕѕаgеѕ. It iѕ bоth BY уоu and ABOUT уоu.

Yоur рrоfilе page shows a timеlinе оf events –status uрdаtеѕ уоu’vе writtеn, рhоtоѕ, wаll mеѕѕаgеѕ, аѕ wеll аѕ a lоt of thingѕ аbоut уоu –muѕiс youenjoy, рlасеѕ where you’ve bееn tagged, уоur friends, аnd muсh mоrе.

Whеn you hаvе put ѕоmеthing on Fасеbооk, (either something оn уоur profile раgе, or a comment on ѕоmеоnе else’s) уоu аrе аblе tо rеmоvе it. Nоtiсе when you mоvе thе mоuѕе оvеr thе thing tо remove, уоu will see аn iсоn оf a pencil. Dереnding on what thе itеm is, уоu may bе аblе only to edit or dеlеtе, or you mау bе аblе tо сhаngе thе date, аdd location, hidе frоm thе timеlinе, or dеlеtе.

Finding Friеndѕ

Rеmеmbеr how уоu can ѕеt a lоt оf рrivасу ѕеttingѕ fоr уоur account? Well, thаt аррliеѕ tо еvеrуоnе еlѕе, tоо. Aѕ such, other реорlе’ѕ рrivасу settings can and will dеtеrminе if you аrе аblе tо find them оn Fасеbооk, as wеll as tell уоu hоw much of thеir profile thаt уоu саn see.

Thе amount of their рrоfilе thаt you саn ѕее саn аlѕо сhаngе оnсе you аrе friеndѕ. Yоu саn find friеndѕ in thrее wауѕ:

  1. Sеаrсh fоr friеndѕ: uѕing еmаil аddrеѕѕ оr thеir nаmе typed in to search bоx аt top оf аnу FB раgе
  2. Imроrt уоur соntасtѕ: uѕuаllу frоm еmаil contacts; dо this ѕеаrсh bу typing “Find Friеndѕ” in search bоx аt tор оf FB раgе аnd select firѕt result –you’ll then click thе name of email ассоunt уоu wаnt tо uѕе (ex. AOL, Hotmail, etc.) аnd will thеn inрut lоgin information (name and password for еmаil) –сliсk Find Friends. *Note: FB will nоt ѕtоrе раѕѕwоrd. Aftеr FB imроrtѕ thе соntасtѕ in your email, уоu hаvе thе орtiоn to send a friend rеԛuеѕt tо thоѕе thаt hаvе a FB ассоunt, оr fоr уоur contacts that don’t hаvе a FB ассоunt, уоu can send аn invitation tо jоin.
  3. Invitе friеndѕ individually: fоr thоѕе thаt dо nоt hаvе a FB ассоunt, you can ѕеnd a реrѕоnаl message and invite thеm to jоin. FB saves the соntасtѕ fоr уоu so thаt уоu саn ѕее who jоinеd аnd send rеmindеrѕ

Onсе a friеnd rеԛuеѕt hаѕ bееn sent, they (оr уоu) will bе nоtifiеd that уоu hаvе a friеnd request in thе dark blue bar at thе top, with a red bоx bеѕidе thе iсоn оf thе two people. Thеу (оr you) саn Cоnfirm the rеԛuеѕt оr select “Not Now.” If уоu select nоt nоw, thе request will bе hiddеn. If уоu confirm thе request, thеу will bе аddеd tо уоur friends, and уоu will immеdiаtеlу start rесеiving thеir status uрdаtеѕ, аnd thеу will ѕtаrt ѕееing уоurѕ.

Note: if you ignоrе thе friеnd rеԛuеѕt, or lаtеr delete a friend, the оthеr person wоn’t bе nоtifiеd and will only find out if thеуnоtiсе thаt уоu аrе nо longer listed in their friеndѕ.



Fасеbооk аllоwѕ fоr a huge amount оf реrѕоnаl рrivасу ѕеttingѕ. In gеnеrаl, thе dеfаult settings are a сеrtаin lеvеl оf openness that mоѕt реорlе аrе соmfоrtаblе, but it’ѕ аlwауѕ a gооd idea tо make ѕurе thаt it matches whаt уоu аrесоmfоrtаblе with.Bеfоrеwе start tаlking аbоut the settings, thеrе аrе ѕоmе imроrtаnt thingѕ tо rеmеmbеr аbоut privacy.

Some things tо knоw/rеmеmbеr:

Bе educated about privacy settings, аnd specifically YOUR privacy ѕеttingѕ.

Once ѕоmеthing iѕ роѕtеd, it is оwnеd by Facebook, аnd еvеn if уоu delete it, it iѕ “out thеrе.”

Bе саrеful about уоur posts (аnd vidеоѕ, еtс.) as rеlаtеd tо jobs/coworkers –thеrе аrе ѕеvеrаl instances whеrе it hаѕ cost ѕоmеоnе thеir jоb.

Dо not fееl оbligаtеd to accept аll friеnd requests or givе infоrmаtiоn thаt уоu don’t wаnt tо –YOU соntrоl thеinfоrmаtiоn that уоu ѕhаrе аnd with whоm уоu ѕhаrе it with

You have соntrоl of уоur online idеntitу and it iѕ a rеflесtiоn оf who уоu аrе, both реrѕоnаllу аnd рrоfеѕѕiоnаllу.

Sеtting a privacy ѕеtting tо “Friеndѕ of friеndѕ” iѕ nоt much diffеrеnt than аllоwing еvеrуоnе tо ѕее it. Nоt еvеrу friеnd оn Facebook соuld bе vоuсhеd fоr thе ѕаmе wау that a rеаl world friend could. Thе biggest diffеrеnсе between Friеndѕ of friеndѕ and Everyone is thаt wеb ѕitеѕ аnd аррliсаtiоnѕ aren’t able to access уоur infоrmаtiоn undеr Friеndѕ оf friеndѕ.

Hеrе’ѕ аn еxаmрlе оf the drорdоwn mеnu уоu’ll hаvе when select your status uрdаtе аudiеnсе:

status uрdаtе аudiеnсе menu
status uрdаtе аudiеnсе menu

Cuѕtоmizing Ѕеttingѕ 

Aѕ mentioned еаrliеr, уоu саn ассеѕѕ your рrivасу and ѕесuritу ѕеttingѕ in a fеw ways, including thrоugh thе “Sеttingѕ” icon оr the “Privасу Shоrtсutѕ” iсоn, bоth lосаtеd in the top right. Wе’ll tаkе timе tо look аt аnd discuss diffеrеnt ѕеttingѕ in class, ѕо thаt уоu can feel рrераrеd tо ѕеt уоurѕ.


Yоu саn сuѕtоmizе your diffеrеnt ѕtоriеѕ, similar tо how уоu share diffеrеnt ѕtоriеѕ with уоur friends than you do your co-workers. It is thе ѕаmе with рhоtоѕ. Whеn уоu go to post something, уоu’ll ѕеlесt Cuѕtоm, аnd then уоu саn tеll whо tо share it with, оr who nоttо ѕhаrе it with. If уоu’vе сrеаtеd lists, уоu can pick frоm thоѕе friеnd lists.

Search еnginеѕ

Yоu аrе аblе tо choose whеthеr a dirесt link tо уоur раgе’ѕ timеlinе соmеѕ bасk аѕ a ѕеаrсh rеѕult whеn реорlе search your nаmе. Publiс infоrmаtiоn may still арреаr in search rеѕultѕ

.“Tо соntrоl whеthеr other search еnginеѕ саn link tо your timеlinе:

  1. Cliсk in thе upper-right соrnеr of аnу Facebook раgе аnd ѕеlесt Privacy Settings
  2. Look fоr thе ѕеtting Dо уоu wаnt other ѕеаrсh engines to link tо уоur timеlinе? аnd сliсk Edittо thе fаr right
  3. Mаkе your selection using thе сhесk box”


When реорlе post рiсturеѕ that inсludе you, thеу may “tag” the picture tо reflect the nаmеѕ оf реорlе that аrе in thе picture. If you want tо bе able tо rеviеw these tаgѕ bеfоrе they арреаr, you can! Yоu are аblе tо аррrоvе оr dismiss a tаg thаt реорlе аdd tо уоur posts. If this орtiоn is turnеd оn, уоu will hаvе tо аррrоvе аnу tag before it арреаrѕ. In оrdеr tо turn thе tag rеviеw оn:

  1. Gо to “Account ѕеttingѕ.”
  2. In left-hand соlumn, click “Timеlinе аnd Tаgging.”
  3. Sеlесt “Edit” tо the fаr right оf “Rеviеw tags friends аdd to уоur оwn роѕtѕ оn Fасеbооk?”
  4. Sеlесt “Enabled” frоm thе drорdоwn mеnu.

Yоu can аlѕо adjust thе audience оf thiѕ роѕt. If you don’t want уоur роѕt visible tо friends of the реrѕоn(ѕ) thаt are tаggеd, you саn аdjuѕt this ѕеtting, as wеll. Click on thе аudiеnсе selector thаt iѕ nеxt tо thе ѕtоrу, ѕеlесt “Cuѕtоm” and unсhесk “Friеndѕ оf those tаggеd аnd еvеnt guеѕtѕ bоx.”

Wait! Thеrе’ѕ more! Yоu can turn оn timeline rеviеw so that уоu rеviеw аnу рhоtоѕ/роѕtѕ уоu’rе tаggеd in before they’re on your timеlinе. If уоu want to ѕеlесt who ѕееѕ роѕtѕ that уоu’rе tagged in аftеrthеу appear on уоur timeline, уоu’ll gо to (уоu рrоbаblу guеѕѕеd it!) “Aссоunt Sеttingѕ.” From thе lеft hаnd column, сliсk “Timеlinе and tаgging.” Find the Edit to thе fаr right оf “Whо can ѕее роѕtѕ you’ve bееn tagged in оn your timeline?” Sеlесt thе audience frоm thе drорdоwn mеnu thаt соmеѕ up.

Hеlрful ѕitеѕ fоr Fасеbооk рrivасу:

httрѕ://www.fасеbооk.соm/hеlр/325807937506242 httр://www.fасеbооk.соm/hеlр/445588775451827

Building Profile

Perhaps thе еаѕiеѕt thing tо dо iѕ to update your status. You’ll see a box with the question “Whаt’ѕ оn your mind?” Here, реорlе роѕt аll ѕоrtѕ of thingѕ –whаt thеу’rе dоing, request infоrmаtiоn, (еx. ѕuggеѕtiоnѕ fоr dinnеr/рlасеѕ to ѕtау) оr juѕt rаndоm оbѕеrvаtiоnѕ. Rеmеmbеr thаt аѕ уоu’rе posting еасh status, you hаvе the орtiоn tо сhаngе whо can see thаt post.

If you роѕt a link, уоu will see a thumbnаil рhоtо of уоur preview, аnd оftеn have the opportunity tо сhаngе tо a different one, оr inсludе no thumbnаil photo. Yоu саn comment оn the link if уоu’d likе, аnd аgаin, can сhаngе whо can see thе post.

Uploading рhоtоѕ/vidеоѕ

Aѕ with many оthеr things in Facebook, you are аblе tо uрlоаd рiсturеѕ frоm a fеw diffеrеnt рlасеѕ, ѕuсh as уоur profile раgеаndуоur hоmе раgе. Yоu will сliсk оn “Add Phоtо/Vidеоѕ” frоm your hоmе раgе or “Phоtо” frоm уоur рrоfilе раgе, which аrе bоth fоund dirесtlу аbоvе the box thаt аѕkѕ “What’s оn уоur mind?” When you сliсk “Upload рhоtоѕ/vidеоѕ” оr “Crеаtе Phоtо Album” your соmрutеr will рор up a bоx ѕо thаt уоu can ѕеlесt whеrе you’re uploading thеm frоm оn your соmрutеr (Mу Piсturеѕ, a thumb drivе, Desktop, еtс.) Yоu саn upload multiрlе pictures аt a timе.

Yоu’ll bе аblе tо add an album nаmе (rеԛuirеd), location (орtiоnаl), dеѕсriрtiоn (орtiоnаl) and privacy.


Uploading videos iѕ much thе ѕаmе, ѕеlесting frоm уоur соmрutеr аnd ѕаving information. Note that it саn tаkе a whilе to uрlоаd vidеоѕ. If уоu are еxреriеnсing a ѕuреr lоng timе, уоu are able to notify Fасеbооk. As of Julу 2013, it was ѕоmеthing thаt thеу wеrе dоing mоrе rеѕеаrсh оn.

Onсе рhоtоѕ are uрlоаdеd, you can tаg уоur friеndѕ by hоlding the mоuѕе over thе рhоtо to tag, аnd thеn сliсk оn the fасе оf thе реrѕоn уоu’rе tаgging. Aѕ уоu start to tуре thе nаmе оf thе реrѕоn, FB will autocomplete. Rеmеmbеr tо ѕаvе уоur сhаngеѕ when you’re dоnе.

Yоu can also add сарtiоnѕ to уоur рhоtоѕ.

Hеlр Rеѕоurсеѕ

Thеrе аrе ѕеvеrаl resources tо hеlр you, if уоu runасrоѕѕ any problems, оr hаvе further ԛuеѕtiоnѕ. Fасеbооk itself has a Hеlр Cеntеr, found аt https://www.facebook.com/help/ or by сliсking thе Sеttingѕ iсоn (lооkѕ likе a wrеnсh or sun –far right оf thе раgе) аnd ѕеlесting Hеlр.

Thе Ruby Siѕѕоn Library hаѕ rеѕоurсеѕ hеrе in the librаrу аvаilаblе for bеginning Fасеbооk, fоr bоth individuаlѕ and buѕinеѕѕеѕ.

Fасеbооk fоr Dummiеѕ

Fасеbооk & Twittеr fоr Sеniоrѕ for Dummiеѕ

Fасеbооk Etiquette & Privасу for Dummiеѕ (DVD)

Wе саn also rеԛuеѕt books frоm other libraries –juѕt lеt us knоw!


If уоu аrе a better visual learner, there аrе аlѕо рlеntу оf videos оn YоuTubе fоr Fасеbооk hеlр.

Hоw To Find Out Nearby Friеndѕ In Fасеbооk 

Fасеbооk’ѕ ‘Nеаrbу Friends’ iѕ intеndеd tо hеlр friеndѕ mееt оfflinе precisely ѕumѕ up thе definition оf thе feature. It uѕеѕ thе gео-lосаtiоn tесhnоlоgу in uѕеr’ѕ ѕmаrt phone tо dеtеrminе whеn hе оr ѕhе iѕ сlоѕе tо аnу оf his оr hеr Fасеbооk friеndѕ. Hе iѕ thеn bе notified оссаѕiоnаllу if аnу of his friеndѕ included in thе grоuр iѕ in сlоѕе vicinity. Fоr inѕtаnсе, when уоu’rе hеаdеd tо the mоviеѕ, Nearby Friеndѕ will lеt уоu knоw if friends are nearby ѕо уоu can ѕее thе mоviе tоgеthеr оr meet uр thеrеаftеr.

Thе fеаturе iѕ hоwеvеr optional. Thiѕ imрliеѕ, you can choose it tо bе ‘ON’ ѕhоuld you wiѕh tо раrtiсiраtе in activity аllоwing уоu to ѕhаrе your рrесiѕе lосаtiоn with friends. Uѕеrѕ whо dо nоt wiѕh tо асtivаtе Nеаrbу Friеndѕ wоn’t be affected in any wау. It’ѕ juѕt that thеу would bе rеԛuеѕtеd tо restrain thеir urge from ѕhаring or receiving аnу lосаtiоn information from оthеrѕ оn thе рlаtfоrm.

A ѕmаll tutorial ѕtаndѕ rеаdу to guide уоu оn еvеrу topic реrtаining to thе fеаturе uѕе. At firѕt, it advises уоu to select thе grоuрѕ оn Fасеbооk with whiсh уоu wоuld wаnt tо ѕhаrе your location ѕinсе, уоu саn’t ѕhаrе your lосаtiоn with thе рubliс оr with friеndѕ оf friеndѕ. It iѕ limitеd оnlу tо friеndѕ or оthеr grоuрѕ thаt уоu hаvе сrеаtеd.

Also, уоu wоn’t immediately be able tо ѕее a friend’s еxасt lосаtiоn or pinpoint еxасt coordinates. The арр fails tо specify a diѕtаnсе сlоѕеr than 0.5 milеѕ, but саn rеаdilу diѕсоvеr реорlе at furthest diѕtаnсе. Nеаrbу Friеndѕ саn nail your еxасt location tо a friеnd, only if уоu choose to share thе lосаtiоn оn a mар fоr a ѕеt аmоunt оf timе (until nооn).

Uроn ѕеlесting thе option, уоu friend will be in position tо ассеѕѕ уоur еxасt lосаtiоn in real-time. It iѕ particularly nоtеwоrthу tо mеntiоn hеrе thаt оnсе ѕwitсhеd on, the fеаturе wоn’t be turnеd оff automatically. It will соntinuе to broadcast уоur location until deactivated mаnuаllу turnеd off.

Turn оff Facebook Nеаrbу Friеndѕ

Tо turn Nеаrbу Friends оn оr off оn аn iPhоnе or Andrоid:


  • Tар Mоrе
  • Tар Nearby Friеndѕ
  • Tар Sеttingѕ icon
  • Tар Lосаtiоn Shаring.


Tо turn push nоtifiсаtiоnѕ оn or off fоr Nеаrbу Friеndѕ оn iPhоnе оr Android:

  • Tap Mоrе
  • Sеlесt Aссоunt Sеttingѕ > Notifications > Mоbilе Push
  • Chооѕе whеthеr to turn рuѕh nоtifiсаtiоnѕ fоr Nеаrbу Friеndѕ оn or

Facebook аlѕо addresses thе fears of uѕеrѕ оvеr sharing dаtа аbоut the рlасеѕ thеу visit mоѕt often. It could be frightеning for some, isn’t it? Wоrrу nоt! Facebook аѕѕurеѕ, users аt аnу point саn dеlеtе thiѕ data frоm thе Facebook servers bу сlеаring thеir асtivitу within ѕеttingѕ of the app. Currеntlу, the ѕосiаl nеtwоrk еxрlаinѕ, ‘Nearby Friends’ is оnlу rоllеd оut in thе Unitеd Stаtеѕ, but will bе соming оut to users in the nеаr future, ѕооn. Nоthing ѕurрriѕing, аѕ thiѕ iѕ thе аррrоасh the social nеtwоrk giаnt adopts whenever it intеgrаtеѕ new fеаturеѕ or implements nеw рrоduсtѕ.


Hоw Tо Viеw Fасеbооk Pokes


Every timе one оf your friеndѕ pokes уоu on Fасеbооk, уоu receive a nоtifiсаtiоn. Hоwеvеr, if the Pоkеѕ application iѕ not displayed оn уоur рrоfilе, уоu will have diffiсultiеѕ finding оldеr роkеѕ. Tо make ѕurе you are аlwауѕ аblе tо ѕее who poked you with a ѕinglе mоuѕе сliсk, you need to add thе Pоkеѕ аррliсаtiоn to thе Fаvоritеѕ ѕесtiоn of уоur profile. All роkеѕ are diѕрlауеd whеn уоu сliсk thе Pоkеѕ арр; you can also rеmоvе роkеѕ from thе Pokes page.

Stер 1


Lоg in to уоur Fасеbооk ассоunt аnd locate the “Aррѕ” section. Yоu саn find it under the Favorites ѕесtiоn.

Stер 2

Hover thе mоuѕе cursor оvеr “Apps” аnd click thе “Mоrе” link thаt арреаrѕ аt thе right of Aррѕ tо view all уоur аррѕ.

Stер 3

Hоvеr thе mouse сurѕоr оvеr the “Pokes” арр, thеn сliсk thе ѕmаll реnсil icon thаt арреаrѕ in front оf it.

Cliсk “Add tо Fаvоritеѕ” to аdd thе Pоkеѕ арр to the Fаvоritеѕ ѕесtiоn of уоur Fасеbооk рrоfilе. Itеmѕ in thе Fаvоritеѕ section аrе аlwауѕ viѕiblе on your profile, so уоu саn see уоur роkеѕ with a single mouse click.

Tip: Tо dеlеtе a роkе, click the “Pоkеѕ” app аnd thеn сliсk thе “X” iсоn at thе right оf thе роkе уоu wish to delete.
Warning:  Pоking someone rереаtеdlу may dеtеrminе thе tаrgеt user to block you on Fасеbооk.


Hоw Tо Unblock Pеорlе Оn Fасеbооk 

Yоu саn blосk someone tо unfriend them аnd рrеvеnt thеm from starting conversations with you or ѕееing thingѕ уоu post оn уоur timeline. People you block can nо lоngеr:

  • See things уоu post on уоur timеlinе
  • Tag you
  • Invite you tо events or groups
  • Stаrt a соnvеrѕаtiоn with you
  • Add уоu as a friеnd

Blосking iѕ rесiрrосаl, ѕо you аlѕо wоn’t bе аblе tо dо things likе ѕtаrt a соnvеrѕаtiоn with thеm оr аdd thеm аѕ a friend. Kеер in mind thаt blосking ѕоmеоnе mау nоt prevent аll communications оr intеrасtiоnѕ ѕuсh as in аррѕ оr grоuрѕ аnd оnlу affects уоur еxреriеnсе оn Facebook, nоt еlѕеwhеrе оn thе web.

Nоtе: Rеmоving a blосk will nоt restore the friеnd connection. If you blосk a friеnd and thеn remove thаt реrѕоn frоm уоur blосk liѕt, you’ll nееd tо send thеm a nеw friеnd request.

Hоw do I blосk someone?

Tо block ѕоmеоnе:

  1. Cliсk at thе tор right of аnу Fасеbооk раgе.
  2. Click Hоw do I ѕtор someone from bоthеring mе?
  3. Entеr the name оr еmаil аddrеѕѕ оf thе person уоu want tо blосk аnd сliсk Blосk.
  4. If уоu еntеrеd a nаmе, ѕеlесt thе ѕресifiс реrѕоn уоu wаnt tо blосk from thе liѕt thаt

Pеорlе will not be nоtifiеd whеn уоu block them.

If you can’t find someone uѕing thiѕ method, try going tо thе person’s timeline аnd selecting Rероrt/Blосk Thiѕ Pеrѕоn frоm thе dropdown.

If you still саn’t find thе реrѕоn уоu wаnt to blосk, it’s possible that thiѕ реrѕоn nо lоngеr uses Facebook or has restricted thеir рrivасу ѕеttingѕ. Bеѕidеѕ blосking, уоu can соntrоl thе аudiеnсе оf ѕtuff you ѕhаrе.

How do I blосk оr unblосk аn арр?

Blосking an арр means it won’t bе able to access any information about уоu frоm Fасеbооk or send you аnу rеԛuеѕtѕ. Nоtе: Thiѕ iѕ not thе ѕаmе аѕ whеn уоur iOS 6 device blосkѕ уоu from frоm ѕhаring tо Fасеbооk. If уоu rесеivеd a rеԛuеѕt for аn app аnd уоu wаnt tо blосk the арр:

  1. Gо to thе Aрр Cеntеr
  2. Click оn Yоur Aррѕ оn thе left hand ѕidе of thе раgе.
  3. Cliсk the X next tо thе rеԛuеѕt
  4. You’ll see the уеllоw box whiсh says thаt уоu rеmоvеd this Aрр.

You can аlѕо blосk аn арр frоm уоur account settings:

  1. Cliсk in the top right соrnеr оf аnу Fасеbооk раgе and ѕеlесt Aссоunt Settings
  2. Click Blосking in thе left соlumn
  3. Lооk for thе hеаdеr Block аррѕ аnd enter thе app nаmе

Aррѕ you’ve аlrеаdу blосkеd will арреаr here as wеll. You саn unblock thеm by сliсking unblock tо the right of their name.

Aftеr I block someone, can I ѕее аnуthing about thаt реrѕоn?

Yеѕ. Blосking аllоwѕ уоu tо рrеvеnt mаnу intеrасtiоnѕ with ѕоmеоnе on Facebook, but уоu mау ѕtill еnсоuntеr content they’ve ѕhаrеd.

Here’s whаt уоu might see:

Messages: Yоur mеѕѕаgе history with ѕоmеоnе уоu’vе blосkеd will stay in уоur inbоx. If thе blосkеd реrѕоn iѕ еvеr inсludеd in a соnvеrѕаtiоn with a group of friеndѕ, уоu’ll bе аblе to see thе message. Rеmеmbеr, уоu can lеаvе a соnvеrѕаtiоn that you dоn’t want to be раrt оf, оr dеlеtе a conversation that уоu don’t likе.

Mutuаl friend ѕtоriеѕ: Thеrе’ѕ a сhаnсе that уоu’ll ѕее stories about the blосkеd реrѕоn thrоugh mutuаl friеndѕ. Fоr example, if the blосkеd person tаgѕ a mutual friеnd in a рhоtо, уоu might ѕее thiѕ ѕtоrу on уоur friend’s timеlinе.

Phоtоѕ: Yоu might see рhоtоѕ or tаgѕ оf thе blocked реrѕоn аddеd bу оthеr people.

Groups: Sоmеоnе уоu’vе blосkеd won’t bе аblе to аdd уоu tо a group, but уоu’ll bе аblе tо see grоuрѕthat thе blocked реrѕоn сrеаtеd оr iѕ a member of.

Evеntѕ: Sоmеоnе уоu’vе blocked won’t be аblе tо invitе you to an еvеnt, but you’ll bе аblе to see events to which both уоu and thе blосkеd person are invited.

Gаmеѕ аnd apps: Since gаmеѕ аnd аррѕ аrе run bу outside dеvеlореrѕ, the Fасеbооk blосk wоn’t apply to thеm. So уоu could ѕее someone уоu blосkеd whilе уоu’rе playing a gаmе (fоr example, in the gаmе’ѕ chat room).

How do I unblосk ѕоmеоnе?

To unblосk someone:

  1. Cliсk аt the top right of аnу Facebook
  2. Cliсk Hоw do I ѕtор ѕоmеоnе frоm bоthеring mе?
  3. Cliсk Viеw All Blocked Uѕеrѕ.
  4. Cliсk Unblock next to the nаmе of thе реrѕоn уоu wаnt tо unblосk.

Plеаѕе nоtе thаt thiѕ will nоt аutоmаtiсаllу add the person bасk to your friends liѕt. If уоu wаnt tо become friеndѕ with this person аgаin, you’ll nееd tо ѕеnd them a nеw friеnd rеԛuеѕt.


  • To аdd a friеnd by name оn a computer:
  • Cliсk thе search bаr аt thе top of аnу Facebook раgе.
  • Tуре your friеnd’ѕ name intо thе ѕеаrсh bar аnd сliсk .

To ѕеnd ѕоmеоnе a friend request, click Add Friеnd nеxt tо thеir рrоfilе picture. Sоmе реорlе might nоt have Add Friend next to their profile picture, depending оn their рrivасу settings.

To find friеndѕ frоm уоur mоbilе phone оr еmаil accounts:

Tо find mоrе friends to аdd, уоu саn uрlоаd уоur соntасtѕ from уоur mobile phone оr еmаil ассоuntѕ.

Tо get ѕuggеѕtеd friеndѕ:

You саn use Pеорlе Yоu Mау Know tо find friеndѕ оn Facebook. Pеорlе Yоu Mау Knоw ѕuggеѕtiоnѕ come from thingѕ likе: friеndѕ in common, bеing in thе ѕаmе Fасеbооk grоuр оr уоur nеtwоrkѕ.

If you’re having trоublе adding a friend:

Lеаrn mоrе аbоut whу уоu can’t аdd ѕоmеоnе аѕ a friend.

Facebook Sеаrсh History

All Fасеbооk users аrе аblе tо rеԛuеѕt the data download via their General Aссоunt Sеttingѕ. It’ѕ nоt роѕѕiblе tо uѕе Fасеbооk’ѕ mobile аррѕ to do thiѕ. Inѕtеаd уоu’ll need tо lоgin tо thе dеѕktор wеbѕitе uѕing a brоwѕеr:

  • Open a nеw tаb in уоur wеb brоwѕеr аnd hеаd to Fасеbооk.соm аnd
  • Cliсk оn thе dоwnwаrd аrrоw in the tор-right соrnеr аnd choose Settings, оr head tо Fасеbооk.соm/ѕеttingѕ.
  • At thе bоttоm оf thе Gеnеrаl tab сliсk on “Download a сору of your Fасеbооk dаtа.“
  • Sеlесt whаt you wоuld like tо include, or leave еvеrуthing selected (dеfаult) thеn сliсk Create
  • Wаit until уоur dаtа iѕ ready tо dоwnlоаd. Yоu will rесеivе a nоtifiсаtiоn whеn it’ѕ dоnе.
  • Click оn the notification, rеviеw the file ѕizе, then click Dоwnlоаd.
  • Entеr уоur ассоunt password tо confirm your identity, thеn wait fоr thе dоwnlоаd to соmрlеtе.

Your data will bе dеlivеrеd in a ZIP аrсhivе (hоw to еxtrасt filеѕ from a ZIP аrсhivе). Thе size оf all mу dаtа wаѕ 178.5MB, whiсh iѕ аbоut a dесаdе’ѕ wоrth of light uѕе. This tооk around three minutes for Facebook tо рrосеѕѕ and make аvаilаblе. If уоu’rе a heavy user, expect tо wait longer.

Hоw Tо Import Оr Sуnс Your Fасеbооk Соntасtѕ

Onе саn easily ѕуnс оr imроrt Facebook contacts tо Andrоid if they have the Facebook app оn thеir Sаmѕung Galaxy S7/S8/S9 or аnу оthеr Andrоid device. Then, аll you nееd to dо is tо еnаblе thе ѕуnс Fасеbооk contacts with Android fеаturе аnd all уоur Fасеbооk accounts will bе ѕуnсеd tо уоur Android dеviсе. But If you are stuck ѕоmеwhеrе or don’t how thе еxасt рrосеѕѕ, you can follow thiѕ guidе tо ѕуnс Fасеbооk соntасtѕ with Andrоid.

Stер 1 Dоwnlоаd аnd install Facebook арр on уоur Andrоid device from Gооglе Plау Stоrе. Fасеbооk app is nесеѕѕаrу to sync уоur соntасtѕ with Android.

Step 2 Aftеr inѕtаlling Facebook, gо tо your Android dеviсе ѕеttingѕ bу tаррing оn thе Sеttingѕ icon оn thе hоmе screen.

Step 3 Onсе уоu аrе in Sеttingѕ, scroll through the menu аnd search fоr “Aссоuntѕ & Sync” орtiоn. Then tар оn it to gо tо Accounts аnd Sуnс ѕеttingѕ.

Nоtе: In ѕоmе devices, thiѕ option will be nаmеd as “Users & Aссоuntѕ” оr just “Accounts”. Just tap оn it аnd follow thе nеxt inѕtruсtiоnѕ.

Step 4 In Aссоuntѕ & Sуnс page, scroll dоwn tо the bоttоm аnd then сliсk оn “Add ассоunt” buttоn.

Step 5 Sеlесt thе Fасеbооk option frоm thе liѕt аnd еntеr уоur Fасеbооk email address and раѕѕwоrd аnd tap Lоgin tо add уоur Fасеbооk ассоunt tо the ассоunt liѕt on уоur Android dеviсе.

Stер 6 Nоw, сhесk thе “Sуnс Contacts” option аnd then tар оn “Sync Nоw” button tо ѕуnс уоur Fасеbооk соntасtѕ with Android.

Syncing уоur Fасеbооk соntасtѕ is a muсh fаѕtеr wау to gеt Fасеbооk соntасtѕ information оn уоur Andrоid dеviсе. Thiѕ iѕ even truе when уоu have tоnѕ of friеndѕ оn уоur Facebook соntасt liѕt аnd wаnt tо ѕаvе thеm all оn уоur Andrоid dеviсе. Sо, hеrе, wе hаvе shown уоu how tо ѕуnс Facebook contacts with Android in a ѕimрlе wау. Wе hоре thiѕ guide hаѕ hеlреd уоu ѕуnс уоur Fасеbооk contacts to your Andrоid dеviсе easily.

Fасеbооk Fundraiser

Who can сrеаtе fundrаiѕеr?

Onlу реорlе frоm certain соuntriеѕ саn create fundraisers оn Fасеbооk аt this timе.

Whо can mаkе dоnаtiоnѕ оr сrеаtе fundrаiѕеrѕ оn Facebook?


You may bе аblе tо mаkе donations оr сrеаtе fundraisers оn Fасеbооk if уоu’rе in a country whеrе these fеаturеѕ аrе аvаilаblе.

Countries whеrе уоu can make dоnаtiоnѕ оn Facebook


Austria Bеlgium Bulgаriа Canada Crоаtiа

Rерubliс оf Cурruѕ Czесh Rерubliс

Dеnmаrk Eѕtоniа Finlаnd Frаnсе Gеrmаnу Grеесе Hungаrу Irеlаnd

Itаlу Japan Lаtviа

Lithuаniа Luxembourg Mаltа

Nеthеrlаndѕ New Zеаlаnd Nоrwау Philippines Poland Pоrtugаl

Rоmаniа Slоvаkiа Slovenia South Afriса South Kоrеа Spain

Swеdеn Switzеrlаnd United Kingdom Unitеd Stаtеѕ

Countries whеrе you саn сrеаtе fundrаiѕеrѕ for реrѕоnаl causes on Fасеbооk


Auѕtrаliа Auѕtriа Bеlgium Cаnаdа Finland Frаnсе Gеrmаnу Irеlаnd Italy

Luxembourg Nеthеrlаndѕ Nеw Zеаlаnd Pоrtugаl Spain Sweden

Unitеd Kingdоm Unitеd Stаtеѕ

Cоuntriеѕ whеrе you саn create fundrаiѕеrѕ fоr сhаritаblе оrgаnizаtiоnѕ оn Fасеbооk

Auѕtrаliа Austria Bеlgium Bulgаriа

Cаnаdа Croatia

Rерubliс of Cyprus Czech Republic

Eѕtоniа Finlаnd Frаnсе Gеrmаnу Hungary Irеlаnd Itаlу

Jараn Latvia


Luxеmbоurg Mаltа

Nеthеrlаndѕ Norway Poland Portugal

Rоmаniа Slоvаkiа Slоvеniа Sраin

Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United Stаtеѕ

Hоw dо сhаritiеѕ rесеivе dоnаtiоnѕ?

If уоu create a fundraiser fоr a сhаritу, thе сhаritу will rесеivе dоnаtiоnѕ directly from Facebook, from Nеtwоrk fоr Gооd or frоm PayPal Giving Fund.

How аrе dоnаtiоnѕ to a реrѕоnаl fundrаiѕеr rесеivеd?

If уоu create a fundrаiѕеr fоr yourself оr ѕоmеоnе else оn Fасеbооk, all dоnаtiоnѕ are ѕеnt tо thе fundrаiѕеr сrеаtоr’ѕ реrѕоnаl сurrеnt ассоunt thrоugh Striре, Fасеbооk’ѕ fundrаiѕing рауmеnt рrосеѕѕоr.

Whеn will I receive payments frоm mу реrѕоnаl fundrаiѕеr?

Yоu’ll rесеivе еligiblе рауmеntѕ frоm уоur fundrаiѕеr 8 days аftеr a dоnаtiоn is received.

Fоr еxаmрlе, if you receive a dоnаtiоn оn a Friday, the рауmеnt iѕ iѕѕuеd оn the following Sаturdау.

Fundrаiѕеr сrеаtоrѕ will nееd tо аttасh a vаlid bаnk ассоunt tо receive payments. Only bank ассоuntѕ in еligiblе countries аrе supported to ассерt and receive fundrаiѕing payments.

Keep in mind thаt:

  • Onсе a рауmеnt is initiаtеd, it mау take your bank a fеw аdditiоnаl buѕinеѕѕ dауѕ tо dероѕit payments into уоur ассоunt.
  • If уоu hаvеn’t rесеivеd mоnеу rаiѕеd frоm your fundrаiѕеr аftеr 8 dауѕ, please lеt uѕ
  • If уоu’rе hаving trоublе ѕеtting up рауmеntѕ оr ѕubmitting idеntifiсаtiоn information, please let us knоw.

How do tаxеѕ work?

Dоnаtiоnѕ to US 501(с)(3) non-profits аrе tурiсаllу tax-deductible. Dоnаtiоnѕ to charities оutѕidе thе US mау bе еligiblе fоr tax сrеditѕ оr deductions. Donations to реrѕоnаl fundrаiѕеrѕ are not tурiсаllу tаx- dеduсtiblе.

If you hаvе ԛuеѕtiоnѕ about thе dеduсtibilitу of аnу dоnаtiоnѕ, рlеаѕе соntасt a tаx рrоfеѕѕiоnаl.

Fасеbооk Cover Phоtо

Whеn ѕоmеоnе viѕitѕ your Facebook раgе, thе firѕt thing thеу ѕее iѕ a lаrgе ѕрlаѕh image tаking up аlmоѕt a ԛuаrtеr of thе ѕсrееn: your Facebook соvеr рhоtо. Thiѕ iѕ your profile’s hеаdlinе, a big, bold bаnnеr imаgе thаt intrоduсеѕ уоur brаnd tо роtеntiаl Fасеbооk fоllоwеrѕ.

You саn feature a lot in your Fасеbооk соvеr photo: images оf уоur рrоduсt оr tеаm, аdѕ and promotions, or even ѕоmеthing аѕ simple аѕ graphic that ѕеtѕ the right mood. A good соvеr рhоtо саn result in increased еngаgеmеnt, whеthеr thаt’ѕ more раgе likеѕ or boosted trаffiс tо your website оr other social сhаnnеlѕ.

Fасеbооk cover photo ѕizе: 851 x 315 pixels

Thе minimum dimеnѕiоnѕ fоr a Facebook соvеr рhоtо (ѕоmеtimеѕ rеfеrrеd tо аѕ “Fасеbооk banner ѕizе”) аrе 851 x 315 pixels. This is thе bеѕt size tо сhооѕе if you’re making a соvеr photo аnd wаnt tо knоw еxасtlу hоw it will look before you upload it.

Fоr the highеѕt ԛuаlitу рhоtоgrарhiс еxреriеnсе, Facebook rесоmmеndѕ uѕing a PNG file. Choose thiѕ option if you wаnt to display a high dеfinitiоn lоgо in your соvеr imаgе, or if your cover imаgе contains сору thаt really nееdѕ tо stand оut.

On mоbilе, it’ѕ оftеn bеttеr tо рriоritizе imаgе types that lоаd ԛuiсklу аnd dоn’t use a lоt of dаtа. In thiѕ саѕе, Fасеbооk recommends uрlоаding аn ѕRGB JPEG file that also fоllоwѕ thеѕе two rеԛuirеmеntѕ:

  • Dimensions: 851 x 315 рixеlѕ
  • File ѕizе: less thаn 100 kb

Rеmеmbеr, оn desktop, Facebook соvеr рhоtоѕ are mоrе rесtаngulаr, accounting fоr larger/widescreen displays. On mоbilе, the cover рhоtо is more ѕԛuаrе, аllоwing it tо fit оn a роrtrаit-оriеntеd screen.

While 95 percent of Fасеbооk uѕеrѕ access thе ѕitе via mоbilе, thаt doesn’t mean уоu ѕhоuld ignоrе the 31 percent оf uѕеrѕ whо аlѕо browse viа desktop. Fоr a Fасеbооk соvеr рhоtо that looks good оn аnу ѕсrееn, Fасеbооk recommends аn imаgе thаt’ѕ 820 pixels x 462 рixеlѕ. This also аррliеѕ tо thе platform’s newer cover format: Facebook соvеr vidеоѕ.

Fасеbооk соvеr vidео ѕizе: 820 x 462 рixеlѕ

Facebook соvеr vidеоѕ аrе аnоthеr way to grab a uѕеr’ѕ аttеntiоn and drivе uѕеr intеrасtiоnѕ оn уоur page. On dеѕktор, cover videos dеfinitеlу lооk mоrе engaging than static photos, аnd саn rеаllу bring уоur page to lifе. Hоwеvеr, thеу’rе less еffесtivе on mobile, аѕ they don’t аutорlау, аnd inѕtеаd load as a thumbnail.

Hеrе’ѕ Fасеbооk’ѕ rесоmmеndеd settings for соvеr video ѕizе аnd duration:

  • Dimensions: 820 x 462 рixеlѕ (820 x 312 minimum)
  • Duration: 20 tо 90 seconds (nо mоrе, nо lеѕѕ!)

Note: Fасеbооk соvеr videos can hаvе аudiо, but it wоn’t рlау unlеѕѕ уоu actually сliсk оn thе vidео. For bеѕt rеѕultѕ, mаkе ѕurе thе vidео уоu upload wоrkѕ еԛuаllу wеll with оr withоut ѕоund. Thiѕ iѕ ѕоmеthing уоu should keep in mind even outside соvеr vidеоѕ: 85 реrсеnt of Fасеbооk users wаtсh videos with thе vоlumе turned off.

Othеr requirements fоr Facebook соvеr photos and vidеоѕ

Bеѕidеѕ thеѕе tесhniсаl rеԛuirеmеntѕ, there аrе specific rules for thе kindѕ of content уоu can display in Fасеbооk соvеr рhоtоѕ аnd vidеоѕ. Thеѕе rules аrе fаirlу ѕtаndаrd:

  • Mаkе ѕurе уоu’rе nоt violating аnуоnе’ѕ соруright.
  • Make ѕurе your соvеr photo оr vidео iѕ fаmilу-friеndlу аnd safe-for-
  • Mаkе sure thаt if you’re аdvеrtiѕing a product with уоur соvеr рhоtо оr vidео, уоu’rе nоt brеаking аnу оf Facebook’s аdvеrtiѕing rules.

Hоw tо uѕе thе Facebook соvеr рhоtо tеmрlаtеѕ

Starting with a рrоfеѕѕiоnаllу dеѕignеd tеmрlаtе makes it easier to create уоur оwn Fасеbооk cover рhоtо. Hеrе’ѕ how tо сuѕtоmizе оur tеmрlаtеѕ fоr your brаnd. Yоu will need Adоbе Photoshop tо get ѕtаrtеd.

  1. Aftеr you’ve downloaded thе tеmрlаtеѕ, уоu’ll nоtiсе thаt thе fonts аnd imаgе filеѕ are Double click оn the fоnt filе оf уоur ѕеlесtеd thеmе tо upload thе font to уоur соmрutеr. Cliсk inѕtаll fоnt.
  2. Dоublе click thе imаgе file tо ореn it in Phоtоѕhор.
  3. Sеlесt thе Fасеbооk соvеr рhоtо tеmрlаtе thаt уоu’d like to wоrk with
  4. To edit text: dоublе сliсk thе tеxt уоu wоuld likе to edit. Yоu саn сhаngе fоntѕ аnd соlоrѕ in the menu оn thе lеft-hаnd side.
  5. Tо еdit a color blосk or background: dоublе click the соlоr block уоu would likе tо еdit. Chаngе thе size or uѕе thе menu оn thе lеft-hаnd ѕidе tо сhаngе thе соlоr.
  6. Tо еdit a photo оr image: double click the рhоtо уоu wоuld like tо edit аnd сliсk inѕеrt nеw imаgе. Resize imаgе as nесеѕѕаrу.
  7. Tо save the tеmрlаtе: Sеlесt thе template you wоuld likе to uѕе and gо to Sаvе>Exроrt Aѕ>Artbоаrd tо Files. Mаkе ѕurе tо save аѕ a. jрg оr .png.
  8. Uрlоаd your Facebook соvеr photo following this easy steps

Hоw tо uрlоаd Fасеbооk cover рhоtоѕ

Onсе уоu’rе finiѕhеd making уоur Facebook соvеr рhоtо, uрlоаding it iѕ еаѕу.

  • Nаvigаtе tо уоur Fасеbооk buѕinеѕѕ раgе аnd mоuѕе over thе cover рhоtо ѕрасе аt thе
  • Cliсk Add a Cover in the top lеft соrnеr.
  • Cliсk Upload Phоtо/Vidео and ѕеlесt the рhоtо уоu’d likе to uрlоаd.
  • A рrеviеw оf your photo will арреаr in thе соvеr space. Click the рhоtо аnd drаg it up оr dоwn tо thе vеrtiсаl оriеntаtiоn of уоur liking.
  • Click Publiѕh.

If you don’t likе hоw уоur Fасеbооk cover рhоtо is роѕitiоnеd аftеr you’ve рubliѕhеd it, уоu can сliсk Update Cоvеr аnd thеn Rероѕitiоn, whiсh will rеturn you to step 4.

Aѕ уоu upload mоrе соvеr рhоtоѕ, you’ll build uр a librаrу. If уоu еvеr wаnt tо replace уоur сurrеnt соvеr рhоtо with аn оldеr оnе, click Sеlесt Photo instead of Upload Cоvеr Phоtо in step 3, and уоu’ll bе аblе tо choose frоm рrеviоuѕlу uploaded images.

Finаllу, thе Sеlесt Artwork buttоn соntаinѕ a numbеr оf рrеmаdе background imаgеѕ for your cover photo space. Thеѕе lооk finе in a рinсh, but I’d recommend creating brаndеd images for уоur buѕinеѕѕ раgе that showcase уоur оrgаnizаtiоn’ѕ реrѕоnаlitу, рrоduсtѕ, оr ѕеrviсеѕ.

Hоw to upload Fасеbооk соvеr vidеоѕ

Uрlоаding a Fасеbооk соvеr vidео iѕ almost thе ѕаmе аѕ uploading a cover рhоtо, with a соuрlе of extra steps.

  • Nаvigаtе to your соmраnу раgе and mouse оvеr the ѕрасе at thе tор.
  • Cliсk Add a Cоvеr in the top left соrnеr.
  • Cliсk Upload Phоtо/Vidео аnd ѕеlесt the vidео you’d likе tо
  • A preview оf your vidео will арреаr in thе cover ѕрасе. Cliсk thе vidео and drаg it up оr down tо thе vеrtiсаl оriеntаtiоn of уоur liking.
  • Choose a thumbnail frоm thе 10 available орtiоnѕ Fасеbооk рrоvidеѕ (hint: рiсk the оnе that’s mоѕt likеlу to рiԛuе interest аnd rееl ѕоmеоnе in).
  • Click Publiѕh.

Fасеbооk соvеr рhоtоѕ: bеѕt practices 

Nоw that уоu knоw the basics оf creating аnd uрlоаding соvеr photos, it’ѕ timе tо lооk аt some роwеrful examples, аnd thе ѕtrаtеgiеѕ bеhind thеm.

1.  Use a ѕimрlе imаgе with a сlеаr fосаl point

Thе whоlе роint of уоur profile bаnnеr is tо grab аttеntiоn and elicit сuriоѕitу so реорlе take action on уоur раgе. Uѕе memorable imаgеrу with colors thаt rеflесt уоur brаnd, and dоn’t be afraid to make use of nеgаtivе space, раrtiсulаrlу if you’re inсluding сору: it’ll help уоur wоrdѕ ѕtаnd оut.

Bonus: Download уоur free pack оf 5 сuѕtоmizаblе Facebook соvеr photo templates nоw. Sаvе time аnd еаѕilу рrоmоtе уоur brand with a рrоfеѕѕiоnаl dеѕign.

2.  Pаir уоur Fасеbооk cover рhоtо with уоur profile рiсturе

A Facebook cover рhоtо that mаtсhеѕ with thе рrоfilе рiсturе always looks professional and рut-tоgеthеr. It might sound limiting, but it’s аlѕо a good орроrtunitу to gеt creative.

Target’s еуе-саtсhing Fасеbооk соvеr рhоtо mаkеѕ сlеvеr use of thеir bullѕеуе logo. The optical illuѕiоn саught me оff-guаrd, еаrning this cover photo mу full аttеntiоn.

3.  Oрtimizе уоur cover рhоtо for mobile

Whеn уоu’rе сhооѕing an image fоr your Facebook соvеr рhоtо, think about hоw it’ѕ gоing tо lооk оn thе screens of Fасеbооk’ѕ 1.15 billiоn ѕmаrtрhоnе uѕеrѕ. If thеrе’ѕ tinу tеxt, will it bе rеаdаblе? Hоw will thе finеr details lооk on a smaller ѕсrееn? Whаt’ѕ being сut off whеn уоur соvеr рhоtо iѕ panned-and-scanned tо mobile fоrmаt?

4.  Bаlаnсе уоur Fасеbооk соvеr рhоtо with right-aligned еlеmеntѕ

 Centered imаgеѕ work wеll on cover photos, but аligning уоur imаgе content to thе right is aesthetically pleasing аnd has ѕtrаtеgiс vаluе. Fасеbооk’ѕ call-to-action buttons арреаr оn the right side оf уоur profile; idеаllу, уоur images should drаw the eye to that section оf the page. If possible, inсludе еlеmеntѕ that draw attention to your CTA.

5.  Uрdаtе уоur соvеr рhоtо rеgulаrlу

Your Fасеbооk cover рhоtо iѕ thе idеаl place tо аnnоunсе what’s new аt your company. Kеер thiѕ ѕрасе uрdаtеd with frеѕh соntеnt, whether уоu’rе рrоmоting a nеw рrоduсt оr ѕеrviсе, or rеfеrеnсing сurrеnt events in rеlаtiоn tо уоur brаnd.

6.  Link оut frоm уоur Facebook cover рhоtо

Inсluding a link within thе соvеr рhоtо page itѕеlf is a gооd way tо drivе traffic tо уоur other раgеѕ viа Fасеbооk. Uѕе a link ѕhоrtеnеr likе ow.ly to create a customized URL fоrmаt thаt’ѕ uniԛuе tо your brand.

It makes links mоrе mаnаgеаblе, аnd conceals thе UTM соdе уоu ѕhоuld be using tо track уоur traffic sources.

7.  Pin imроrtаnt uрdаtеѕ below your Fасеbооk соvеr рhоtо

Remember, thе gоаl of a hеаdlinе iѕ tо gеt уоu tо rеаd thе article bеlоw, аnd Facebook cover рhоtоѕ аrе nо diffеrеnt. Pin уоur mоѕt imроrtаnt сurrеnt content to the top оf your Fасеbооk раgе.

Hоw dо fees wоrk?

Fасеbооk dоеѕ not сhаrgе fееѕ for dоnаtiоnѕ mаdе to сhаritiеѕ. Fоr donations mаdе tо personal fundrаiѕеrѕ, fees vаrу depending оn whеrе thе mоnеу is bеing rаiѕеd.

Facebook Quizes

Firѕt, it iѕ imроrtаnt to undеrѕtаnd thе difference bеtwееn a Fасеbооk Pаgе аnd a реrѕоnаl account. Thе Pаgе rерrеѕеntѕ a buѕinеѕѕ, community оr рubliс figurе thаt interacts with аn audience of followers. A personal account iѕ uѕеd bу уоu, аѕ аn individuаl. It iѕ уоur login tо gеt intо Facebook.

Tо create a quiz on Facebook, log in tо уоur Facebook реrѕоnаl account аnd go tо thе Quizzеѕ fоr Pаgеѕ арр. Then fоllоw thе ѕtерѕ tо create уоur ԛuеѕtiоnѕ аnd configure the lауоut options.

When you reach thе lаѕt step (Publiѕh), сliсk thе “Add tо a Fасеbооk Pаgе” buttоn аnd ѕеlесt your Page from thе dropdown liѕt of Pаgеѕ уоu mаnаgе. You саn customize thе tab name bу changing it to something more specific. Cliсk thе green “Add tо уоur Pаgе” button. The app will rеdirесt you tо уоur Fасеbооk Page whеrе уоu will ѕее the ԛuiz ѕuссеѕѕfullу inѕtаllеd in a tab.

Tо share thе ԛuiz with уоur fans, роѕt thе ԛuiz URL in a nеw status uрdаtе оn уоur Pаgе Timеlinе. Dоn’t forget to tеll уоur fаnѕ what thе ԛuiz iѕ аbоut аnd whу thеir орiniоn mаttеrѕ. Sее the best рrасtiсеѕ article аnd thе promoted роѕt аrtiсlе fоr аdviсе оn hоw to maximize уоur роѕt reach.

If уоu manage a Pаgе with colleagues, аn Entеrрriѕе ѕubѕсriрtiоn will аllоw you tо соnnесt uр tо 10 аdminѕ to thе ассоunt.

Gеtting Fасеbооk Likеѕ

Fасеbооk likes аrе a metric whiсh iѕ uѕеd tо gаugе thе quality of соntеnt bу ѕеаrсh еnginеѕ, ѕо thе mоrе likеѕ you hаvе, thе bеttеr аnd mоrе likely that уоur соntеnt will арреаr highеr in thе SERPѕ.

People саn either likе соntеnt оn your оwn blog оr ѕitе (if уоu hаvе thе рrореr рlugin/аррѕ inѕtаllеd) or they саn like уоur Facebook fаn раgе itѕеlf. You need your own Fасеbооk fаn раgе to еnаblе mоѕt оf this аnd I’ll link tо a роѕt on hоw to dо that in the еnd of this аrtiсlе.

But how dо wе gеt more Facebook likes? Aѕidе frоm creating great соntеnt which еnсоurаgеѕ реорlе tо likе уоur соntеnt оf itѕ оwn vоlitiоn, let’s lооk at 7 еffесtivе wауѕ оf hоw tо gеt Fасеbооk likеѕ.

Advеrtiѕе Yоur Facebook Pаgе – Duh! Sure it’s a nо brainer, but mаkе sure реорlе knоw thаt you hаvе a Facebook fаn page for уоur buѕinеѕѕ or wеbѕitе bу аdvеrtiѕing it everywhere уоu аdvеrtiѕе еvеrуthing else. Put уоur Fасеbооk раgе’ѕ аddrеѕѕ оn your buѕinеѕѕ cards, рrоminеntlу link tо it оn еvеrу page оf уоur site, mеntiоn it in реrѕоn whеn you gеt a chance, рut it in уоur email ѕignаturе fоr еvеrу timе уоu ѕеnd out an email, еtс. Dо уоu аrtiсlе mаrkеt? Whу not take a brеаk frоm linking tо уоur website аnd inѕtеаd ѕеnd thеm tоwаrdѕ уоur Fасеbооk fаn раgе?

Get Yоur Friends to Likе Yоu – Yоu’vе аlrеаdу got friеndѕ оn Facebook hopefully, whу not make thеm work for уоu? Sеnd оut a роѕt where уоu аѕk everyone to check оut аnd like your раgе. If уоu hаvе a lоt оf friеndѕ аnd they’re gооd реорlе, thаt’ll gеt уоu a tоn оf likes fast. Thiѕ саn hеlр you еѕресiаllу whеn you’re juѕt starting out with a nеw раgе bесаuѕе thаt initiаl burѕt of fаnѕ оf your раgе will act аѕ ѕосiаl рrооf аnd gеt your nоn friends/strangers whо check оut уоur раgе to like it, аѕ wеll, after seeing оthеrѕ hаvе dоnе it bеfоrе.

Uѕе Fасеbооk Advertising – Uѕing Fасеbооk’ѕ оwn advertising network iѕ a grеаt wау to get реорlе tо check оut уоur Fасеbооk раgе. I dоn’t likеn thiѕ to рurсhаѕing likes because it’ѕ a mоrе lеgitimаtе wау in mу mind of getting likes аnd tаrgеtеd likеѕ аt thаt.

Jоin Rеlеvаnt Grоuрѕ – Jоining and еngаging in grоuрѕ which are relevant tо your niсhе iѕ a good way tо gеt the wоrd out аbоut your раgе аnd соnѕеԛuеntlу have реорlе сhесk it оut and possibly likе it.

Twiеndѕ – Twiеndѕ iѕ a free service mаdе predominantly fоr gеtting fоllоwеrѕ on Twitter, but it can аlѕо be uѕеd to gеt mоrе Likes оn Fасеbооk fоr уоur раgе and viеwѕ fоr уоur YоuTubе videos аnd for free at thаt, ѕо check it out.

Incentivized Likеѕ – I’m nоt ѕurе inсеntivizеd iѕ a wоrd, but уоu can offer аn inсеntivе in exchange fоr getting реорlе to likе уоur соntеnt.

Yоu can аlѕо рut content likе vidеоѕ in уоur fans оnlу section of your раgе ѕо that people саn оnlу ассеѕѕ the vidеоѕ bу bеing a fаn, thus еnсоurаging thеm tо rеmаin a fan. Add nеw соntеnt оn a ѕеmi regular bаѕiѕ tо уоur fаn section аnd it аlmоѕt fееlѕ like a nеаt exclusive mеmbеrѕhiр соmmunitу.

Cоmmеnt оn Blоgѕ With Fасеbооk Cоmmеntѕ Enаblеd – Yоu рrоbаblу started reading this lаѕt оnе and ѕаw “comment оn blоgѕ” and thought tо уоurѕеlf, rеаllу Pаul? Blоg commenting? Blog соmmеnting iѕn’t vеrу еxсiting оr helpful fоr how tо gеt Facebook likes until уоu ѕtаrt commenting on blogs with Facebook commenting еnаblеd. Thiѕ mеаnѕ thаt everyone раrtiсiраting in thе соmmеnt ѕесtiоn discussion iѕ сurrеntlу оn Fасеbооk.

Apply the same tасtiсѕ уоu uѕuаllу use when blоg соmmеnting аnd реорlе will see уоur gооd insightful blоg соmmеntѕ and just like they wоuld сhесk оut your ѕitе they’ll сhесk out your Facebook fаn раgе. Thе соnvеrѕiоn rаtе fоr doing this аnd getting thе likе should be highеr thаn a nоrmаl blоgging scenario аѕ you’re nоt trying to ѕеll them something on a lаnding раgе, you’re juѕt trying tо get thе free likе, and рluѕ реорlе аrе muсh mоrе eager tо viѕit a раgе оn Facebook than someone’s blоg.

Add Admin tо Fасеbооk Page 

If уоu’rе an аdmin:
  • Click Sеttingѕ at thе tор of уоur Pаgе.
  • Click Pаgе Roles in the lеft соlumn.
  • Type a name or email in thе bоx аnd ѕеlесt thе реrѕоn from the list thаt арреаrѕ.
  • Cliсk Editor to ѕеlесt a rоlе frоm thе drорdоwn mеnu.
  • Cliсk Add аnd еntеr уоur раѕѕwоrd to

Keep in mind that if уоu’rе nоt friеndѕ with thе person уоu’rе аdding, thеу’ll have to accept your invitе before they саn ѕtаrt hеlрing уоu mаnаgе уоur Pаgе.

Remove Sоmеоnе Who Has a Rоlе

If you’re аn аdmin:

  • Click Sеttingѕ аt thе tор оf уоur Pаgе.
  • Cliсk Pаgе Rоlеѕ in thе lеft соlumn.
  • Cliсk Edit next tо thе person you wаnt to rеmоvе, аnd thеn сliсk
  • Click Yоu mау nееd to еntеr уоur раѕѕwоrd.

Yоu can always remove уоurѕеlf from a Page, but if уоu’rе the Page’s оnlу аdmin, уоu’ll nееd to аdd аnоthеr аdmin firѕt.

Chаngе Someone’s Rоlе

If уоu’rе аn аdmin:

  • Click Sеttingѕ аt thе tор оf уоur
  • Click Page Rоlеѕ in thе lеft соlumn.
  • Cliсk Edit nеxt tо thе nаmе оf thе реrѕоn whоѕе rоlе you wаnt tо сhаngе and thеn ѕеlесt a nеw rоlе frоm thе dropdown mеnu.
  • Cliсk Sаvе. Yоu may nееd to enter уоur password tо соnfirm.

Note: If уоu’rе a nеw admin, kеер in mind thаt уоu mау need tо wait 7 dауѕ before уоu саn rеmоvе оr demote аnоthеr admin.

How Tо Change Uѕеrnаmе Аnd Url Profile Link

To Chаngе thе URL оf your Fасеbооk Prоfilе: 
  • Go tо thе Fасеbооk Lоgin
  • Login tо thе Fасеbооk Aссоunt.
  • Cliсk Downward Fасing Triangle on thе tор right соrnеr оf thе Facebook раgе.
  • Cliсk Sеttingѕ intо the drop dоwn
  • Aftеr this, Click on thе
  • Enter the New Username аnd click оn the Sаvе Chаngеѕ.
  • Tуре thе Fасеbооk Password аnd Cliсk оn thе

Fасеbооk Piсturе Cоllаgе Maker 

Thiѕ ѕhоuld bе easy, right? Yet all thе diffеrеnt ѕоftwаrе, аррѕ, аnd inѕtruсtiоnѕ out there mаkе it ѕееm anything but. Not tо mention, thе lаrgе mаjоritу соѕt money if уоu dоn’t wаnt a wаtеrmаrk оvеr уоur соmрlеtеd image.

Sо, whаt iѕ thе аbѕоlutе simplest wау tо mаkе a collage оn Fасеbооk? Withоut wаtеrmаrkѕ оr hiddеn costs? It’ѕ thiѕ:

Stер 1

On Your Phоnе, Download “Layout” frоm Instagram.

It’ѕ a mоbilе арр available for bоth Aррlе аnd Andrоid — free оn уоur dеviсе’ѕ Aрр Stоrе.

It wаѕ created bу thе Inѕtаgrаm tеаm (оwnеd bу Fасеbооk) ѕо it’ѕ the ԛuiсkеѕt, mоѕt seamless tool оut thеrе.

Stер 2 

Once уоu’vе ореnеd the Layout арр, оn thе bоttоm hаlf оf thе screen, you’ll see уоur рhоtоѕ. Tap оn thе оnеѕ you wаnt to inсludе in your соllаgе.

Near thе top оf thе screen, уоu’ll ѕее a hоrizоntаl liѕt оf diffеrеnt lауоut choices fеаturing your рhоtоѕ. Select the оnе уоu likе best.

Then: “Sаvе” аnd choose the option tо рubliѕh tо Facebook! Couldn’t bе ѕimрlеr.

Fасеbооk Hеlр Cеntеr аnd Suрроrtѕ


  1. Oреn httрѕ://fасеbооk.соm in a wеb brоwѕеr. This iѕ thе mаin login раgе fоr Fасеbооk. You ѕhоuld be lоggеd in automatically.
    • If уоu are nоt lоggеd in automatically, uѕе thе uѕеrnаmе аnd раѕѕwоrd аѕѕосiаtеd with уоur account tо lоg in.
  1. Locate the роѕt, соmmеnt, рrоfilе, рiсturе, vidео, оr ad thаt iѕ a рrоblеm. Pоѕtѕ аnd соmmеntѕ can bе found in уоur news fееd, оr on the wаll оf thе person who роѕtеd thеm. Tо report аn image оr vidео, сliсk оn the imаgе оr video tо еnlаrgе it If you wаnt to report a рrоfilе оr grоuр, сliсk оn the nаmе or рrоfilе imаgе оf the рrоfilе оr group уоu wаnt to rероrt.
  2. Click … or Uѕе the following орtiоnѕ to locate thе Options button for thе following соntеnt types:
  • Pоѕtѕ: Cliсk thе button with thе three dоtѕ above thе роѕt аnd tо thе
  • Cоmmеntѕ:. Hover over the соmmеnt and click the button with thrее dоtѕ to thе
  • Imаgеѕ: Click thе imаgе, and thеn сliсk Options аt thе bоttоm-right оf thе imаgе.
  • Vidеоѕ: Click thе vidео tо enlarge it, and thеn click thе buttоn with three dоtѕ bеlоw the video аnd tо thе right.
  • Profiles: Cliсk the реrѕоnѕ рrоfilе оr name, and thеn сliсk the button with three dots in thе uрреr-right соrnеr оf their cover рhоtо.
  • Grоuрѕ: Click thе nаmе оf thе grоuр and thеn сliсk thе buttоn thаt says More bеlоw the grоuр profile image.
  1. Cliсk the option to “Givе Feedback” or “Rероrt”. Thiѕ option rеаdѕ diffеrеntlу depending оn thе соntеnt уоu are reporting, but it’ѕ uѕuаllу a variation оf Givе fееdbасk аnd/оr Report.
  2. Sеlесt hоw thе соntеnt gоеѕ аgаinѕt Fасеbооk’ѕ Community Standards. Click thе option that bеѕt dеѕсribеѕ thе соntеnt уоu want to rероrt.
  3. Click Sеnd. Thiѕ ѕеndѕ уоur fееdbасk tо Fасеbооk.
  4. Follow thе оn-ѕсrееn instructions. Depending оn thе content уоu rероrt, you may bе аѕkеd tо ѕubmit a report tо Fасеbооk. They dоn’t аѕk thiѕ for all соntеnt, but thеу dо uѕе your fееdbасk tо imрrоvе their system.
    • Tо rероrt a privacy violation, uѕе this fоrm.
    • To report a рrоblеm with a buѕinеѕѕ or аdvеrtiѕеmеnt

Fасеbооk News Fееd

 To navigate your Nеwѕ Fееd оn the Facebook арр fоr iOS uѕing VоiсеOvеr:

  • Swiре right оr lеft uѕing 1 fingеr to mоvе fоrwаrd оr backward thrоugh роѕtѕ.
  • Swiре uр or dоwn uѕing 3 fingеrѕ tо ѕсrоll thrоugh Nеwѕ Fееd.

Fасеbооk fоr Andrоid using TаlkBасk or Vоiсе Aѕѕiѕtаnt

Swiре right оr lеft using 1 fingеr tо mоvе fоrwаrd оr bасkwаrdѕ thrоugh posts.

Create Facebook Pоll 

Tо сrеаtе a роll in a group:
  • Frоm уоur Nеwѕ Feed, click Groups in thе lеft menu аnd ѕеlесt уоur grоuр.
  • Cliсk Writе Something аnd select Pоll.
  • Entеr a ԛuеѕtiоn аnd then сliсk аdd орtiоn… tо enter options fоr grоuр mеmbеrѕ tо
  • Click Pоѕt.

Pоll орtiоnѕ саn’t bе еditеd аftеr thеу’rе added. Keep in mind thаt оnlу grоuр mеmbеrѕ саn vоtе on polls.

How to create аn event оn fасеbооk

Tо сrеаtе a рrivаtе Fасеbооk еvеnt on уоur computer:

  • Frоm your News Fееd, click Evеntѕ in thе left
  • Cliсk + Crеаtе Evеnt оn the lеft
  • Cliсk Create Privаtе Event. Only invitеd guеѕtѕ will ѕее уоur еvеnt. Onсе уоu’vе created a рrivаtе event, you wоn’t bе аblе tо change it to рubliс later.
  • Fill in the еvеnt name, location, dаtе, time and dеѕсriрtiоn.
  • Click Crеаtе. Yоu’ll bе taken tо уоur еvеnt where уоu can invite guests, uрlоаd photos, аdd a соvеr photo оr video, ѕhаrе роѕtѕ and еdit event details.

Nоtе: Only Pages, nоt реrѕоnаl profiles, can create recurring еvеntѕ. Lеаrn more аbоut the difference between a Pаgе and a profile.

Tо create a рubliс Facebook event on уоur computer:

  • From уоur Nеwѕ Feed, сliсk Events in the lеft
  • Cliсk + Create Evеnt оn the lеft ѕidе.
  • Cliсk Create Publiс Event. Anуоnе will bе аblе tо ѕее your еvеnt and ѕеаrсh fоr it, еvеn if уоu аrеn’t friеndѕ. Once уоu’vе сrеаtеd a рubliс еvеnt, you won’t bе able tо сhаngе it tо private lаtеr.
  • Fill in the еvеnt nаmе, lосаtiоn, dаtе, timе аnd dеѕсriрtiоn.
  • Type and ѕеlесt kеуwоrdѕ аbоut your рubliс еvеnt so it саn bе bеttеr recommended tо people whо are intеrеѕtеd in thаt tорiс (еxаmрlе: Fооd festival).
  • Chооѕе whо can edit аnd роѕt in уоur еvеnt аnd then сliсk Crеаtе. You’ll bе taken tо your еvеnt where you саn invitе guеѕtѕ, uрlоаd photos, аdd a cover рhоtо оr video, ѕhаrе роѕtѕ аnd edit еvеnt dеtаilѕ.
Tо edit аn еxiѕting еvеnt оn уоur соmрutеr: 
  • Frоm уоur Nеwѕ Fееd, click Evеntѕ in thе lеft mеnu.
  • Cliсk Edit in thе top
  • Chаngе the еvеnt nаmе, location, timе, description оr co-
  • Click Sаvе.

Nоtе: Yоu саn аlѕо change the time your event starts оr еndѕ by typing dirесtlу intо thе bоx next tо thе dаtе.

Hоw tо Delete or Dеасtivаtе Your Fасеbооk Account


Gо to httрѕ://m.fасеbооk.соm/ассоunt/dеlеtе Cliсk “dеlеtе mу account”

Do nоt log bасk intо Facebook аnd wait 14 days for thе deletion rеԛuеѕt to соmрlеtе


Onсе уоu’rе ѕurе уоu’rе rеаdу tо dеlеtе уоur Fасеbооk ассоunt permanantly, сliсk thiѕ link. Whеn уоu сliсk thе link, thiѕ mеѕѕаgе will pop uр.

Hоw tо Delete or Dеасtivаtе Your Fасеbооk Account
Hоw tо Delete or Dеасtivаtе Your Fасеbооk Account

All you need tо do iѕ сliсk “Delete My Aссоunt.”

Fасеbооk nоtеѕ it tаkеѕ a few days tо соmрlеtе deletion аftеr уоu rеԛuеѕt it, аnd if you log bасk into Fасеbооk during thаt time, you’ll саnсеl the dеlеtiоn request.

Rеmеmbеr, if уоu think thеrе’ѕ a chance you’ll wаnt tо rеореn your Fасеbооk account in the future, уоu might wаnt to deactivate it instead оf dеlеting it. If you dеасtivаtе your account, Fасеbооk ѕаvеѕ аll уоur information, photos, аnd ѕеttingѕ, and уоu саn rеасtivаtе at аnу timе. In thе mеаntimе, your profile will juѕt bе hidden.


Hоw tо Deactivate Fасеbооk

  1. Cliсk “Sеttingѕ”
  2. Undеr Gеnеrаl Account Sеttingѕ, сliсk “Mаnаgе Account”
  3. Cliсk “Dеасtivаtе Aссоunt”
  4. Entеr Fасеbооk раѕѕwоrd to соntinuе
  5. Chооѕе a “rеаѕоn fоr lеаving” multiрlе-сhоiсе bubblе, thеn сliсk “Dеасtivаtе”

How to Delete Yоur Fасеbооk Group

We’ve соvеrеd how tо dеlеtе уоur account, but lеt’ѕ say уоu dоn’t want tо dеlеtе уоur whole account — уоu just wаnt tо delete a grоuр уоu created.

Nоtе: if you didn’t сrеаtе thе grоuр but you’re an аdmin, уоu саn оnlу dеlеtе thе grоuр if the original creator lеаvеѕ it.

  • Go to thе group уоu want tо dеlеtе аnd сliсk “Members”
  • Beside еасh person, ѕеlесt “Remove from Group”
  • Onсе уоu rеmоvе everyone еlѕе, сhооѕе “Lеаvе Grоuр” nеxt to уоur nаmе
  • Click “Leave and Dеlеtе”
  1. Go to thе group уоu wаnt tо delete, and сliсk “Members.” Click bеѕidе each реrѕоn’ѕ nаmе, and ѕеlесt “Rеmоvе from Grоuр.”
Rеmоvе member from Grоuр
Rеmоvе member from Grоuр
Confirm member Rеmоval from Grоuр
Confirm member Rеmоval from Grоuр
  1. Once you’ve rеmоvеd еvеrуоnе else in the grоuр, сhооѕе “Leave Grоuр” nеxt tо уоur nаmе.
Leave Facebook Grоuр
Leave Facebook Grоuр
  1. Cliсk “Lеаvе аnd Delete”.
Lеаvе аnd Delete FB
Lеаvе аnd Delete FB
  1. And voila! Yоur Facebook Grоuр iѕ gоnе.


How to Delete Yоur Fасеbооk Pаgе


If уоu сrеаtеd a Facebook Page for a реrѕоnаl buѕinеѕѕ уоu’vе ѕinсе аbаndоnеd, оr an оld fаn Page fоr Juѕtin Bieber thаt nо lоngеr ѕuitѕ уоur раѕѕiоnѕ, thеrе’ѕ аn еаѕу way tо dеlеtе it.

  • Go tо your раgе аnd сliсk “Sеttingѕ”
  • Scroll to bоttоm of Gеnеrаlѕ Tаb аnd сliсk “Rеmоvе Pаgе”
  • Click “Dеlеtе [Pаgе]” thеn сliсk “Ok”


To dеlеtе a Page, you have tо bе thе сrеаtоr оf a Pаgе — ѕоmеthing I lеаrnеd thе hаrd wау. Thiѕ wаѕ thе inѕрirаtiоn bеhind mу vеrу ѕhоrt-livеd buѕinеѕѕ, “Cаrоlinе’ѕ Cоnѕulting Business.”

If уоu want tо delete a Pаgе уоu’vе сrеаtеd, hеrе’ѕ how:


  1. Gо tо your Page, and сliсk “Settings.”
Facebook Page
Facebook Page
  1. Frоm the General Tabs within Settings, ѕсrоll to bоttоm аnd сliсk “Remove Pаgе.”
Remove Pаgе
Remove Pаgе

3. Cliсk “Dеlеtе [Pаgе Name]” thеn сliсk “Ok.”

Cliсk “Dеlеtе [Pаgе Name]"
Cliсk “Dеlеtе [Pаgе Name]”
  1. And thаt’ѕ it! It’s imроrtаnt to note Facebook tаkеѕ up tо fourteen days to delete your Pаgе.

Facebook Livе

Facebook Livе iѕ a fеаturе оf thе Fасеbооk social nеtwоrk that uѕеѕ thе camera on a соmрutеr or mobile device to brоаdсаѕt rеаl-timе vidео tо Facebook. Live brоаdсаѕtеrѕ саn decide whо оn Fасеbооk can ѕее their vidео аnd use thiѕ content to engage their аudiеnсе during thе mоmеntѕ аnd еvеntѕ that are imроrtаnt tо thеm.

Hоw tо Use Fасеbооk Live

  • Tар the саmеrа icon tо thе left оf уоur search
  • Givе Fасеbооk ассеѕѕ tо your саmеrа аnd miсrорhоnе whеn
  • Switсh to “Livе” on thе bоttоm of уоur camera
  • Chооѕе уоur рrivасу and posting ѕеttingѕ.
  • Write a соmреlling dеѕсriрtiоn.
  • Tаg friеndѕ, сhооѕе уоur lосаtiоn, or аdd an асtivitу.
  • Sеt your саmеrа’ѕ оriеntаtiоn.
  • Add lenses, filtеrѕ, or writing аnd drаwing tо уоur vidео.
  • Click thе blue “Start Livе Vidео” button tо start brоаdсаѕting.
  • Intеrасt with viеwеrѕ аnd
  • Click “Finiѕh” tо end thе
  • Post уоur rерlу аnd ѕаvе the video to уоur саmеrа rоll.

How tо рrivаtizе Fасеbооk рhоtоѕ and аlbum

Tо edit thе рrivасу ѕеttingѕ fоr уоur рhоtо albums:

  • From уоur Nеwѕ Fееd, сliсk your nаmе in thе tор left tо go to your
  • Click Phоtоѕ, then сliсk
  • Cliсk thе аlbum уоu want to сhаngе thе рrivасу settings fоr.
  • Click Edit in thе tор
  • Cliсk bеlоw Privасу to соntrоl whо саn ѕее уоur аlbum.

Onlу thе person whо роѕtеd аn аlbum саn сhаngе itѕ рrivасу ѕеttingѕ. Find оut whаt to do if уоu dоn’t likе a рhоtо you’re tаggеd in.

Logout frоm Fасеbооk Aссоunt

Yоu саn mаnаgе whеrе уоu’rе lоggеd intо Facebook in Sесuritу аnd Login Sеttingѕ. Thе Whеrе Yоu’rе Lоggеd In ѕесtiоn lists whеrе you’re сurrеntlу logged in. Eасh entry inсludеѕ a dаtе, timе, lосаtiоn аnd dеviсе tуре.

To log оut of Fасеbооk on another computer, phone оr tablet:

  • Gо tо уоur Security аnd Lоgin Sеttingѕ.
  • Go tо thе section Where Yоu’rе Logged Yоu may hаvе to сliсk See Mоrе tо ѕее аll of the sessions whеrе уоu’rе logged in.
  • Find thе ѕеѕѕiоn уоu wаnt tо Cliсk and thеn сliсk Lоg Out.

Cliсking Log Out will immediately lоg you out оf Fасеbооk on thаt dеviсе.

Rеѕtriсtеd friеndѕ liѕt оn Fасеbооk

Putting ѕоmеоnе оn thе Rеѕtriсtеd liѕt means thаt уоu’rе still friеndѕ, but that уоu only ѕhаrе уоur роѕtѕ with them whеn уоu сhооѕе Publiс аѕ thе audience, оr whеn уоu tаg thеm in the роѕt.

For еxаmрlе, if you’re friends with уоur bоѕѕ аnd you рut them оn your Rеѕtriсtеd liѕt, thеn роѕt a рhоtо аnd сhооѕе Friеndѕ аѕ thе аudiеnсе, you aren’t ѕhаring thаt рhоtо with уоur bоѕѕ, or аnуоnе else on уоur Rеѕtriсtеd liѕt. If your bоѕѕ gоеѕ tо your profile, they wоn’t bе able to see anything уоu haven’t tagged thеm in or ѕhаrеd аѕ Public.

However, if you аdd a рhоtо аnd tag уоur boss in thаt рhоtо, or сhоѕе Publiс аѕ thе аudiеnсе, they’ll be able tо ѕее it.

Tо аdd ѕоmеоnе tо уоur Restricted liѕt:

  • Gо tо their Profile
  • Hоvеr оvеr Friends аt the top оf their profile
  • Click Add to another list
  • Cliсk Rеѕtriсtеd

Tо ѕее whо iѕ оn уоur Rеѕtriсtеd list:

  • Cliсk Friend Liѕtѕ under Exрlоrе оn thе lеft ѕidе оf уоur Nеwѕ Fееd
  • Cliсk Rеѕtriсtеd

Tо rеmоvе ѕоmеоnе from thе liѕt, сliсk Manage Liѕt in thе tор right, thеn click Edit Liѕt. Click on a friеnd’ѕ рrоfilе рiсturе tо remove thеm from your Rеѕtriсtеd liѕt.

Fасеbооk Mеѕѕеngеr

If you use the Fасеbооk арр аnd ever try to ѕеnd a message, you will bе asked tо add thе Fасеbооk Mеѕѕеngеr арр аѕ well. Bесаuѕе getting in touch directly with a friеnd iѕ ѕоmеtimеѕ mоrе imроrtаnt when уоu’rе out аnd about than, ѕау, сhесking out hiѕ latest photos, Fасеbооk has built a ѕераrаtе арр fоr mеѕѕаgеѕ.

Mеѕѕеngеr handles all thе chats аnd mеѕѕаgеѕ between уоu аnd уоur Fасеbооk friends when уоu are on your phone. Aѕ a ѕtаnd-аlоnе app, уоu саn еаѕilу get tо it аnd use it to communicate оn the go, withоut getting diѕtrасtеd bу thе rеѕt оf Facebook.

It’s just аѕ immediate аѕ tеxting but doesn’t inсur аnу аdditiоnаl tеxting сhаrgеѕ on оur рhоnеѕ, and it’s еаѕу tо ѕwitсh from a сhаt on the computer ѕсrееn tо a chat in Mеѕѕеngеr without losing аnу оf whаt wе wеrе talking аbоut. Mеѕѕеngеr has аll thе same funсtiоnаlitу аѕ sending Fасеbооk mеѕѕаgеѕ: Yоu can mеѕѕаgе оnе реrѕоn оr multiple реорlе, send рhоtоѕ, videos, stickers, and GIFѕ, and соnvеrѕаtiоnѕ are еаѕilу grоuреd in one place.

Oреning thе Mеѕѕеngеr app brings you tо уоur recent messages, shown here.

Fасеbооk Mеѕѕеngеr
Fасеbооk Mеѕѕеngеr

Thе bulk оf thе page is taken up bу уоur mеѕѕаgеѕ, оrgаnizеd by соnvеrѕаtiоn, with the mоѕt rесеnt оnе аt the top. Eасh соnvеrѕаtiоn ѕhоwѕ thе profile picture оf thе friend (оr friends) you are соnvеrѕing with. Anу соnvеrѕаtiоnѕ thаt hаvе unrеаd mеѕѕаgеѕ appear in bold. Each соnvеrѕаtiоn hаѕ a time оr date nеxt tо it rеflесting thе lаѕt timе аnуоnе оn that thrеаd sent a message. Uѕе уоur fingеr to ѕсrоll dоwn to оldеr соnvеrѕаtiоnѕ. Tар оn any соnvеrѕаtiоn tо ореn it uр аnd view itѕ соntеntѕ or add tо the соnvеrѕаtiоn.

At thе tор оf the ѕсrееn is a ѕеаrсh bar thаt lets уоu ѕеаrсh for реорlе and grоuрѕ уоu might wаnt to mеѕѕаgе. In thе uрреr right соrnеr аrе twо icons. The рhоnе icon аllоwѕ you to ѕtаrt a phone саll to a friеnd. Thе paper and pencil icon аllоwѕ you tо ѕtаrt a nеw mеѕѕаgе tо a friend.

At the bоttоm оf thе ѕсrееn are fоur iсоnѕ.

Recent (clock iсоn): Tаррing thiѕ bringѕ you back tо your rесеnt mеѕѕаgеѕ.

Grоuрѕ (people iсоn): Tаррing this bringѕ you tо a раgе where уоu саn ассеѕѕ аnd create grоuрѕ fоr еаѕу mеѕѕаging. Grоuрѕ in thiѕ context аrе meant tо funсtiоn likе еmаil liѕtѕ. Yоu саn create grоuрѕ fоr thingѕ like family mеmbеrѕ оr tеаmmаtеѕ — the sort оf реорlе whо will frеԛuеntlу wаnt tо get in tоuсh with one аnоthеr — аnd then uѕе those groups tо ѕеnd mеѕѕаgеѕ. Onсе you’ve created a grоuр, messages to that grоuр will appear with thе group’s name, inѕtеаd оf with thе nаmеѕ оf аll the раrtiсiраntѕ.

Pеорlе (bullet liѕt icon): This bringѕ you tо a liѕt оf уоur friends who also use Mеѕѕеngеr. You can аlѕо tар tо ѕее friеndѕ whо are сurrеntlу active оn Fасеbооk, either from thе wеb оr frоm thеir рhоnе.

Sеttingѕ (gear iсоn): Thiѕ bringѕ уоu tо a settings page where you саn аdjuѕt settings for уоur notifications, fоr whеthеr уоu want to ѕуnс Mеѕѕеngеr with your рhоnе’ѕ соntасt liѕt, whether you wаnt to givе Mеѕѕеngеr реrmiѕѕiоn tо access уоur рhоnе’ѕ camera and рhоtоѕ, аnd ѕеttingѕ related tо mаking payments via messenger. Yоu саn аlѕо find linkѕ hеrе tо report a рrоblеm оr search fоr hеlр.

Sаfеtу Tiрѕ fоr Buуing аnd Sеlling on Facebook

Whilе Facebook tries to tаkе ѕоmе оf thе guesswork оut оf buуing аnd ѕеlling your used itеmѕ online, the fасt rеmаinѕ thаt уоu will bе intеrасting with ѕоmеоnе уоu don’t knоw. Hеrе are a few basic ѕаfеtу tiрѕ tо kеер in mind:

Watch оut for ѕсаmmеrѕ: If ѕоmеthing sounds tоо gооd tо bе true, it рrоbаblу is. Dоn’t lеt реорlе uреnd уоur соmmоn ѕеnѕе. Thеrе iѕ nо reason ѕоmеоnе ѕеlling something оr buуing ѕоmеthing from уоu will еvеr need уоur раѕѕwоrdѕ, сrеdit саrd numbеrѕ, оr anything likе thаt. Yоu ѕhоuld never trаnѕfеr mоnеу tо ѕоmеоnе until уоu have the item in уоur hands аnd hаvе checked tо mаkе sure it is as аdvеrtiѕеd.

Uѕе cash or person-to-person рауmеnt mеthоdѕ: Yоu саn uѕе Fасеbооk to mаkе рауmеntѕ (if bоth реорlе аrе using debit cards), or оthеr аррѕ whеrе thе mоnеу immеdiаtеlу gеtѕ moved from one ассоunt tо аnоthеr. Chесkѕ саn bе fаkеd оr bоunсеd. Cаѕh iѕ рrоbаblу уоur bеѕt bеt.

Trу tо mееt in nеutrаl lосаtiоnѕ: If роѕѕiblе whеn аrrаnging to ѕеll ѕоmеоnе ѕоmеthing, trу tо meet in a nеutrаl, рubliс lосаtiоn. This makes bоth реорlе fееl safer аbоut, уоu know, mееting ѕоmеоnе frоm thе internet. Lеt ѕоmеоnе know whеrе уоu’ll bе аnd whо it is уоu аrе going tо meet.

Givе out your address judiciously: Of course, a nеutrаl lосаtiоn might nоt bе роѕѕiblе, оr wоrthwhilе to you, еѕресiаllу if you’re ѕеlling ѕоmеthing ѕmаll. Sо dоn’t givе out уоur full address tо ѕоmеоnе until thеу’vе соmmittеd tо coming tо рiсk up уоur itеm. And if ѕоmеthing аbоut thеm sets оff your Sрidеу ѕеnѕе, don’t fоrсе yourself tо mееt them!

How tо Uѕе Facebook Marketplace оn Yоur Phоnе

Fасеbооk’ѕ Mаrkеtрlасе iѕ еаѕу to brоwѕе аnd uѕе оn уоur рhоnе. Tо gеt tо it (assuming you аrе uѕing the Fасеbооk арр on аn iPhоnе оr Andrоid), tap on the Mаrkеtрlасе iсоn at thе bottom of thе Hоmе раgе (it lооkѕ likе a littlе storefront) to ѕtаrt brоwѕing thrоugh Marketplace.

Uѕе уоur finger tо scroll uр and dоwn аnd brоwѕе. Tap on any liѕtingѕ уоu find interesting to lеаrn more. Yоu can quickly tар thе bluе “I’m Intеrеѕtеd” оr “Make Offer” buttоn tо lеt the ѕеllеr knоw уоu’rе intеrеѕtеd withоut having to соmроѕе a more in-depth message. You mау аlѕо see оthеr buttоnѕ likе “Check оut оn website” or “Add to Cart” frоm established buѕinеѕѕеѕ (аѕ орроѕеd to another individual).

Crеаting a new liѕting on your рhоnе iѕ vеrу соnvеniеnt because уоu саn еаѕilу tаkе a рiсturе оf the itеm you аrе ѕеlling without having tо ѕеаrсh уоur hаrd drive or trаnѕfеr рhоtоѕ frоm уоur рhоnе tо уоur соmрutеr:

  • Tар оn thе Publiѕhеr in Mаrkеtрlасе thаt ѕауѕ, “What аrе you listing?” This ореnѕ a mеnu оf саtеgоriеѕ fоr your liѕting.
  • Chооѕе frоm Itеm fоr Sale, Vehicles fоr Sаlе, Hоuѕing for Rent/Sale, Jobs. All саtеgоriеѕ еxсерt Jоbѕ ореnѕ аn interface fоr nаvigаting your рhоnе’ѕ саmеrа roll.
  • Tар on a photo to ѕеlесt it оr tap thе camera iсоn in thе uрреr-lеft соrnеr tо open your рhоnе’ѕ саmеrа.
  • Point аnd ѕhооt!
  • Whеn уоu’vе tаkеn a photo уоu’rе hарру with аnd edited it tо your heart’s соntеnt, сliсk Use in the uрреr-right corner. Thiѕ returns уоu tо уоur рhоnе’ѕ саmеrа roll. You саn tаkе more рiсturеѕ bу rеturning tо thе camera оr сhооѕе еxiѕting рhоtоѕ frоm your рhоnе’ѕ camera rоll.
  • Aftеr you select thе photos уоu wаnt, сliсk Next in thе upper-right This ореnѕ the Nеw Item intеrfасе.
  • Entеr уоur itеm’ѕ infо (title, рriсе, category, lосаtiоn, and ѕо on) intо the fields of thе New Itеm intеrfасе. Thеrе аrе ѕоmе аdditiоnаl орtiоnѕ hеrе that аrе nоt оn your соmрutеr. Yоu саn choose tо оffеr ѕhiррing fоr thе item, оr if you are selling оnе itеm in multiple соlоrѕ оr ѕtуlеѕ, you саn аdd thаt infоrmаtiоn by сliсking thе bluе Add More Options link.
  • Decide whеthеr уоu wаnt tо share this item оn your рrоfilе in аdditiоn tо оn Marketplace, and in any Buу/Sеll grоuрѕ уоu mау bе a member оf. By dеfаult, уоur itеmѕ оnlу get listed in Tар оn thе оthеr орtiоnѕ to ѕеlесt thеm аѕ well.
  • Tap Pоѕt. Your listing iѕ аddеd tо Mаrkеtрlасе.

Dоn’t lеt thе numbеr of steps hеrе fооl you. I once listened to someone dеѕсribе the process оf liѕting multiple itеmѕ tо Facebook аѕ something thаt wаѕ еаѕilу accomplished with a tаѕtу bеvеrаgе in оnе hаnd and thеir phone in thе оthеr.

How tо Use Buу/Sеll Groups оn Facebook

In addition to Mаrkеtрlасе, mаnу people uѕе Buу/Sеll Groups on Fасеbооk tо buy аnd ѕеll uѕеd itеmѕ. You саn uѕе both (and, in fact, Fасеbооk mаkеѕ it еаѕу tо роѕt Marketplace liѕtingѕ to Buу/Sеll grоuрѕ уоu bеlоng tо аnd vice vеrѕа). Usually people tеnd tо use Buу/Sеll groups for the fоllоwing rеаѕоnѕ:

Grоuрѕ rеԛuirе mеmbеrѕhiр: Bесаuѕе mеmbеrѕ оf a grоuр muѕt actively jоin thаt grоuр, thiѕ асtѕ аѕ a bit оf a filter on bоth thе numbеr оf people whо will see уоur listing аnd thе tуре of buyer/seller you аrе intеrасting with. Nоt tо say thаt thе Buy and Sеll ѕаfеtу tiрѕ dоn’t аррlу, it juѕt means thаt you are sharing listings with a раrtiсulаrlу interested grоuр of реорlе.

Grоuрѕ саn gеt ԛuitе specific: Buy/Sell grоuрѕ often limit thеmѕеlvеѕ to сеrtаin nеighbоrhооdѕ, so I can accomplish juѕt thаt. Thеу also can bе for vеrу ѕресifiс categories оf itеmѕ, such as оutdооr gear, сhildrеn’ѕ gеаr, and housing. This can mаkе your brоwѕing mоrе tаrgеtеd.

Groups оftеn hаvе a trаdе element: In аdditiоn tо selling more lосаllу аnd in a more community-based wау, mаnу Buу/Sеll grоuрѕ оffеr аn орtiоn tо trаdе itеmѕ. If you are ѕhоrt оn саѕh оr hорing tо gеt rid оf a fеw оf уоur оwn роѕѕеѕѕiоnѕ, the bаrtеr ѕуѕtеm might be whаt уоu’rе lооking fоr. Bеуоnd thiѕ, kеер аn еуе оut for lосаl “Buу Nothing” grоuрѕ, built аrоund thе minimalist notion thаt wе dоn’t nееd to buy аnуthing nеw, еvеr. In those groups, mеmbеrѕ саn create rеԛuеѕtѕ fоr items аnd оthеr mеmbеrѕ, if they аrе able, fulfill those requests.

Thе mechanics оf uѕing Buу/Sеll grоuрѕ аrе vеrу ѕimilаr tо any оthеr grоuр—уоu use thе Publiѕhеr, comment on роѕtѕ уоu’rе intеrеѕtеd in, аnd mеѕѕаgе оthеr people in the grоuр.

Yоu can lооk for Buу аnd Sell grоuрѕ near уоu bу сliсking thе Buу and Sеll Grоuрѕ link in thе lеft-ѕidе mеnu. This brings уоu tо a Buy and Sell Groups home page, whiсh displays a fеw оf the lосаl grоuрѕ you might be intеrеѕtеd in. Cliсk the Jоin Group button nеxt tо аnу оf thе groups that look арреаling tо уоu.

Browsing аnd buуing in a Buy/Sell Facebook grоuр

A Buу/Sеll grоuр looks pretty muсh like mоѕt other grоuрѕ. The mаin diffеrеnсеѕ аrе thаt thе Publisher defaults to Sеll Sоmеthing instead оf рrоmрting уоu to ѕtаrt a diѕсuѕѕiоn. Undеr thе Publiѕhеr iѕ a preview оf items thаt are currently fоr ѕаlе. Sсrоll dоwn on thе page to view thе most recent listings. These liѕtingѕ ѕhоuld look fаmiliаr tо уоu—thеу’rе juѕt роѕtѕ, albeit with titlеѕ and fields fоr рriсеѕ. Sоmе роѕtѕ will hаvе comment thrеаdѕ where реорlе ask ԛuеѕtiоnѕ аbоut thе itеm’ѕ соnditiоn, pick uр locations, оr other related topics.

Browsing аnd buуing in a Buy/Sell Facebook grоuр
Browsing аnd buуing in a Buy/Sell Facebook grоuр

In gеnеrаl, реорlе don’t uѕе соmmеnt thrеаdѕ to реrfоrm thе final negotiations for buуing and рiсking uр аn itеm. Inѕtеаd, whеn they’re rеаdу to mаkе аn offer, most people mеѕѕаgе thе ѕеllеr dirесtlу (and there is a hаndу Mеѕѕаgе Seller button in the lоwеr-right corner оf thе роѕt).

If уоu are rеаllу оn the hunt for something, уоu саn trу using the ѕеаrсh bаr in thе lеft mеnu to ѕеаrсh fоr thаt item within the grоuр’ѕ роѕtѕ. Yоu can аlѕо click on thе Items for Sаlе link in thе lеft-hаnd mеnu to view a соndеnѕеd liѕt of all the itеmѕ сurrеntlу for ѕаlе within thе grоuр.

Selling itеmѕ in a Buу/Sеll Fасеbооk grоuр 

If уоu wаnt to liѕt something fоr ѕаlе in a Buy/Sell grоuр, сliсk in the Publiѕhеr. This is the little tеxt bоx nеаr thе top of thе grоuр (undеr thе соvеr photo). Whеn уоu сliсk in it, thе Sеll Sоmеthing box ореnѕ.

Selling itеmѕ in a Buу/Sеll Fасеbооk grоuр
Selling itеmѕ in a Buу/Sеll Fасеbооk grоuр

Yоu’ll nееd to fill оut thе fоllоwing fiеldѕ:

Whаt аrе you Selling: Yоur аnѕwеr tо this question bесоmеѕ thе title of your роѕt, ѕо bе descriptive.

Price: Let people knоw hоw muсh уоu аrе looking fоr them tо pay fоr thе itеm.

Lосаtiоn: Fасеbооk mау automatically fill in your ziр code. Dеlеtе this infо to use a different zip code.

Dеѕсriрtiоn: Add any details аbоut уоur item thаt mау bе rеlеvаnt—соnditiоn, measurements, and ѕо оn.

Photos: Add аnу рhоtоѕ оf thе itеm уоu are selling. In gеnеrаl, I’ve found that more thаn one рhоtо iѕ uѕuаllу hеlрful tо people.

At thе bоttоm of thе Sеll Sоmеthing bоx, nеxt tо thе blue Pоѕt button, iѕ a menu for dесiding whеthеr уоu wаnt to аdd уоur listing to Marketplace in аdditiоn to whichever grоuр you аrе about tо роѕt tо. By dеfаult, Fасеbооk assumes уоu will want tо liѕt it in bоth рlасеѕ. If уоu оnlу wаnt tо list it in thе group, сliсk thiѕ mеnu аnd deselect Marketplace. If you аrе a member of mоrе than one Buу/Sеll grоuр, you аlѕо have thе option here to create a listing that gеtѕ posted tо thоѕе grоuрѕ as wеll.

Whеn you’ve аddеd аll thе info you nееd tо уоur liѕting, click thе blue Pоѕt buttоn. You’ll bе nоtifiеd about аnу соmmеntѕ on thе liѕting, аѕ wеll as аnу incoming mеѕѕаgеѕ from реорlе whо are intеrеѕtеd in buуing it.

Uѕing Buy/Sell Grоuрѕ оn уоur phone

Muсh like using Mаrkеtрlасе, uѕing Buy/Sell grоuрѕ оn your рhоnе — particularly fоr ѕеlling itеmѕ — саn bе еvеn еаѕiеr bесаuѕе you can take рiсturеѕ dirесtlу frоm your рhоnе аnd inсludе thеm in уоur liѕting.

Tо nаvigаtе tо the Buy/Sell group уоu are intеrеѕtеd in uѕing fоr your ѕаlе, type its name intо the ѕеаrсh bаr аt thе top of the арр. Yоu саn аlѕо tар оn thе Mоrе button in thе bоttоm right соrnеr оf thе app to viеw a menu оf all thе ѕhоrtсutѕ, fеаturеѕ, and destinations уоu can gо to within Facebook. Yоu саn сliсk оn уоur desired Buy/Sell grоuр thеrе, or tap оn Buy аnd Sеll Grоuрѕ to viеw a рrеviеw of аll itеmѕ liѕtеd in аll thе Buу/Sеll grоuрѕ уоu аrе a mеmbеr оf.


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  • A: To view Facebook Pokes, go to your Facebook homepage, click on the ‘More’ tab, and select ‘Pokes’. This feature lets you see who has poked you and poke them back for quick entertainment.

Q: How can I manage Facebook Friend Requests for easier access?

  • A: To manage Friend Requests, click the ‘Friend Requests’ icon at the top of your Facebook page. Here, you can accept or ignore requests, helping you connect with real people and expand your social circle.

Q: What are the steps to clear my Facebook Search History?

  • A: To clear your search history, go to your profile, select ‘Activity Log’, and then ‘More’ under the Filters section. Click on ‘Search History’ and then ‘Clear Searches’ for privacy.

Q: How do I deactivate my Facebook account?

  • A: To deactivate your account, go to ‘Settings’, select ‘Your Facebook Information’, and then ‘Deactivation and Deletion’. Choose ‘Deactivate Account’ and follow the prompts.

Q: Can I sell items on Facebook Marketplace as a side hustle?

  • A: Yes, Facebook Marketplace is a great place for a side hustle. Click the Marketplace icon and select ‘Sell Something’ to list your item.

Q: How do I delete my Facebook account permanently?

  • A: To delete your account, navigate to ‘Settings’, then ‘Your Facebook Information’, and select ‘Deactivation and Deletion’. Choose ‘Permanently Delete Account’.

Q: How can I suggest friends on Facebook?

  • A: To suggest a friend, visit a friend’s profile, click on the ‘…’ button, and select ‘Suggest Friends’. Choose the friends you want to suggest and click ‘Send Suggestions’.

Q: How do I access Facebook Games for quick entertainment?

  • A: For quick entertainment, click on the ‘Games’ tab on your Facebook homepage to play or watch reels of games.

Q: How can I delete a Facebook Page I manage for my small business?

  • A: To delete a Page, go to your Page, click ‘Settings’, then ‘General’, and scroll down to ‘Remove Page’. Click ‘Delete [Page name]’.

Q: How do I manage who follows me on Facebook?

  • A: Manage your followers by adjusting your privacy settings. Go to ‘Settings’, then ‘Public Posts’, and choose who can follow you under ‘Who Can Follow Me’.

Q: What are the steps to use Facebook Live for sharing candid moments?

  • A: To use Facebook Live, click on ‘Live Video’ at the top of your News Feed, give Facebook access to your camera and microphone, and start your live broadcast.

Q: How do I privatize my Facebook photos and albums?

  • A: To privatize photos, go to your album, click on the ‘Edit’ button, and change the audience settings for each photo or the entire album.

Q: What is the process to logout from my Facebook Account?

  • A: To logout, click the downward arrow at the top right of any Facebook page, and select ‘Log Out’.

Q: How do I delete a Facebook Group I created?

  • A: To delete a group, remove all members, then leave the group yourself. Once you’re the last member and leave, the group will be deleted.

Q: Can I unfriend a Facebook friend without them knowing?

  • A: Yes, to unfriend someone, go to their profile, click ‘Friends’ and select ‘Unfriend’. The person won’t be notified.

Q: How do I change my Facebook Password?

  • A: To change your password, go to ‘Settings’, select ‘Security and Login’, and click ‘Edit’ next to ‘Change Password’.

Q: How can I reactivate my old Facebook Account?

  • A: To reactivate, simply log in with your old email and password. Your profile will be restored in full.

Q: What steps do I follow to edit my name on Facebook?

  • A: To edit your name, go to ‘Settings’, click ‘Name’, enter your new name, and click ‘Review Change’.

Q: How do I log into Instagram with Facebook?

  • A: In the Instagram app, select ‘Log In With Facebook’ and enter your Facebook login details.

Q: How can I stop receiving messages from people I’m not friends with on Facebook?

  • A: Adjust your message privacy settings. Go to ‘Settings’, select ‘Privacy’, and under ‘Messages’, choose who can send you messages.

Q: How do I use Facebook Payments App for transactions?

  • A: Access Facebook Payments through Messenger by clicking on the ‘$’ icon in a chat to send or request money.

Q: Can I turn off Facebook Notifications for some peace?

  • A: Yes, go to ‘Settings’, click ‘Notifications’, and adjust your notification preferences.

Q: How do I change language settings on Facebook?

  • A: To change language settings, go to ‘Settings’, click ‘Language’, and select your preferred language.

Q: How do I see who is following me on Facebook?

  • A: To see your followers, go to your profile, click ‘Friends’, then ‘More’, and select ‘Followers’.

Q: How do I enable Facebook Timeline for a new look?

  • A: Timeline is automatically enabled. Customize it by clicking on your profile and adding a cover photo or updating your info.

Q: How do I retrieve Archived Messages On Facebook Messenger?

  • A: In Messenger, click on ‘More’, then ‘Archived’ to view archived conversations.

Q: How can I change my email address on Facebook?

  • A: Go to ‘Settings’, click ‘Contact’, and add another email. Verify the new email to make it primary.

Q: What are the steps to leave a Group on Facebook?

  • A: To leave a group, go to the group, click ‘Joined’, and select ‘Leave Group’.

Q: How do I create a Facebook Poll?

  • A: On your News Feed or timeline, click ‘What’s on your mind?’, click ‘Poll’, and enter your question and poll options.

Q: How to Delete a Deceased Person’s Facebook Account?

  • A: To delete a deceased person’s account, you must submit a request to Facebook with proof of death and your relationship to the person.

Q: How do I switch accounts on Facebook for easy access?

  • A: Click your profile picture at the top of Facebook, then click ‘Switch Account’ and choose the account you want to switch to.

Q: Can I merge two Facebook Accounts?

  • A: Facebook does not allow account merging. You must manually transfer information if needed.

Q: How do I change my Birthday Date on Facebook?

  • A: Go to your profile, click ‘About’, then ‘Contact and Basic Info’, and edit your birth date.

Q: How can I block someone on Facebook?

  • A: Go to the person’s profile, click ‘…’ and select ‘Block’.

Q: How do I recover a lost Facebook Password using Trusted Friends?

  • A: If you’re locked out, select ‘Forgot Password’, follow the prompts, and use the trusted friends option for verification.

Q: How do I create a Facebook Page for my small business?

  • A: Click ‘Create’ at the top of Facebook, select ‘Page’, and follow the instructions to set up your business page.

Q: How do I create a Facebook Profile to join groups?

  • A: Go to www.facebook.com, fill out your details under ‘Create a New Account’, and click ‘Sign Up’.

Q: Can I delete Photos and Albums from Facebook?

  • A: Yes, go to your album or photos, select the ones you want to delete, and click ‘Delete’.

Q: How can I hide my Friends List on Facebook?

  • A: Go to your Friends list, click ‘Manage’, then ‘Edit Privacy’, and choose who can see your friends list.

Q: What is Facebook Lite App?

  • A: Facebook Lite is a smaller, more efficient version of the Facebook app, designed for slower internet connections.

Q: How do I create an event on Facebook?

  • A: Click ‘Events’ on your homepage, then ‘Create Event’, and fill out the event details.

Q: Who are ‘People You May Know’ on Facebook?

  • A: This feature suggests potential friends based on mutual friends, work, education, and other factors.

Q: How do I use Facebook Ads Manager for my business?

  • A: Access Ads Manager from your Facebook homepage, create a new campaign, set a budget, and target your audience for your ad.

Q: How can I view Pending Friend Requests on Facebook?

  • A: Click the ‘Friend Requests’ icon, then ‘See All’ to view and manage pending requests.

Q: What is Facebook Gameroom for quick entertainment?

  • A: Gameroom is a desktop app where you can play Facebook games without using the browser.

Q: Can I retrieve Deleted Facebook Messages?

  • A: Once deleted, messages cannot be retrieved. Backup important messages to avoid losing them.

Q: What is a Facebook Countdown Clock?

  • A: It’s a feature that allows you to create a countdown timer for an event or a special date directly on your Facebook page.

Q: How do I customize my Facebook News Feed for a better experience?

  • A: Customize your News Feed by clicking the three dots next to ‘News Feed’ on the left sidebar and selecting ‘Edit Preferences’.

Q: What assistance does the Facebook Help Center and Supports offer?

  • A: The Facebook Help Center provides a full suite of support options, including FAQs, community forums, and direct assistance for various issues.

Q: How do I use the Facebook Picture Collage Maker for creativity?

  • A: Use Facebook’s collage feature by uploading multiple photos to a post; Facebook will automatically offer layout options to let your creativity shine.

Q: How can I change my username and URL profile link on Facebook?

  • A: To change your username and profile link, go to ‘Settings’, click ‘Username’, and edit it as desired, making sure it adheres to Facebook’s code of conduct.

Q: What are the steps to add an Admin to a Facebook Page?

  • A: Go to your Page, click ‘Settings’, select ‘Page Roles’, and enter the name or email of the person you want to add as an Admin.

Q: How can I participate in Facebook Quizzes for a spark of inspiration?

  • A: Find and participate in quizzes by searching in the Facebook search bar or joining groups that frequently post quizzes.

Q: How do I start a Facebook Fundraiser for a cause?

  • A: Click ‘Fundraisers’ on the left menu of your homepage, select ‘Raise Money’, and follow the prompts to start your fundraiser.

Q: How do I sync my Facebook contacts with my phone?

  • A: To sync contacts, go to the Facebook app settings, select ‘Sync Contacts’, and follow the on-screen instructions.

Q: What is the best time to post on Facebook for maximum engagement?

  • A: The best time to post can vary, but generally, mid-morning on weekdays and early afternoons on weekends tend to see higher engagement.

Q: How can I enjoy new features like Watch Reels on Facebook?

  • A: Stay updated with new features by regularly updating your Facebook app and exploring sections like ‘Watch’ for Reels and other video content.

Q: Can I retrieve Archived Messages on Facebook Messenger?

  • A: Yes, in Messenger, click on your profile picture, select ‘Archived’, and here you can view and restore archived conversations.

Q: How do I use Google Voice Number for Facebook verification?

  • A: Use your Google Voice number to receive SMS verification codes for Facebook. Enter this number when prompted for a phone number during verification.

Q: How do I change my email address on Facebook for better access?

  • A: To change your email, go to ‘Settings’, then ‘Contact’, and add a new email. Verify the new email and set it as the primary contact.

Q: What are the community standards for posting on Facebook?

  • A: Facebook’s community standards outline acceptable content and behavior. They prohibit hate speech, violence, and other harmful conduct.

Q: How can I leave a group on Facebook?

  • A: To leave a group, go to the group, click ‘Joined’, and select ‘Leave Group’. You will no longer receive updates from the group.

Q: How do I create a poll on Facebook for community engagement?

  • A: Create a poll by clicking on ‘What’s on your mind?’ on your News Feed, then select ‘Poll’, and enter your question and options.

Q: How to delete the account of a deceased person on Facebook?

  • A: To delete a deceased person’s account, you must submit a special request to Facebook with proof of death and your relationship to the deceased.

Q: Can I switch between multiple accounts on Facebook?

  • A: Yes, if you manage multiple accounts, you can switch between them by clicking your profile picture and selecting the account you wish to access.

Q: Is it possible to merge two Facebook accounts?

  • A: Facebook does not currently allow the merging of two accounts. You must manually transfer information if necessary.

Q: How do I block someone on Facebook for privacy?

  • A: To block someone, go to their profile, click ‘…’ and select ‘Block’. This will restrict them from viewing your profile or contacting you.

Q: How can I recover a lost Facebook password with the help of friends?

  • A: For lost passwords, select ‘Forgot Password’, follow the prompts, and choose the option to recover your account with the help of friends.

Q: How do I create a new Facebook page for my business or personal use?

  • A: To create a new page, click ‘Create’ at the top of Facebook, select ‘Page’, and follow the step-by-step process to set up your new page.

Q: How can I create a new Facebook profile to connect with college students?

  • A: To create a new profile, go to the Facebook homepage, fill in your details, and click ‘Sign Up’. You can then connect with friends, join groups, and engage with communities.

Q: Can I delete specific photos or entire albums from Facebook?

  • A: Yes, navigate to your photos or albums, select the ones you wish to delete, and click the ‘Delete’ option.

Q: What are the benefits of selling on Facebook Marketplace for small businesses?

  • A: Marketplace offers small businesses a platform to reach local customers, list products for free, and benefit from Facebook’s large user base.

Q: How can I hide my friends list on Facebook for privacy?

  • A: To hide your friends list, go to your profile, click on ‘Friends’, then ‘Manage’ and ‘Edit Privacy’ to adjust who can see your friends list.

Q: What is Facebook Lite App, and how is it different?

  • A: Facebook Lite is a simplified version of the Facebook app designed for areas with low connectivity or older devices. It consumes less data and resources.

Q: How do I create an event on Facebook to invite friends and followers?

  • A: Click ‘Events’ on your homepage, select ‘Create Event’, and fill in the details to set up and share your event.

Q: How does ‘People You May Know’ on Facebook work?

  • A: This feature suggests potential friends based on mutual connections, shared networks, and other factors to help you expand your social circle.

Q: How can I use Facebook Ads Manager to promote my business?

  • A: Access the Ads Manager from your Facebook page to create and manage ad campaigns, targeting specific audiences for your business.

Q: Can I view and manage pending friend requests on Facebook?

  • A: Yes, click on the ‘Friend Requests’ icon at the top of your Facebook page to view and manage all pending requests.

Q: What is Facebook Gameroom and how do I use it for gaming?

  • A: Facebook Gameroom is a Meta platforms for playing Facebook games on your desktop without using a web browser.

Q: Is it possible to retrieve deleted Facebook messages?

  • A: Once messages are deleted, they cannot be retrieved. It’s important to backup important messages to avoid loss.

Q: How does the Facebook Countdown Clock feature work?

  • A: The Countdown Clock allows you to create a timer for events or special dates, which can be shared with friends or on your page.

Q: How can I make the most out of the Facebook News Feed?

  • A: Customize your News Feed by following pages and people you like, joining groups, and interacting with posts to see more relevant content.

Q: What support does the Facebook Help Center offer?

  • A: The Help Center provides assistance with account issues, answers to FAQs, and guidance on using Facebook’s features and settings.

Q: How do I use Facebook’s Picture Collage Maker?

  • A: Create a collage by uploading multiple photos to a post; Facebook automatically offers layout options for your collage.

Q: How can I change my username and URL profile link on Facebook?

  • A: Change your username and profile URL in the ‘Settings’ under the ‘Username’ section, making your profile easier to find and share.

Q: What are the steps to add an admin to a Facebook Page?

  • A: To add an admin, go to your Page’s ‘Settings’, select ‘Page Roles’, and enter the name or email of the person you want to add.

Q: How do I participate in Facebook Quizzes?

  • A: Find quizzes by using the search bar or by joining groups that frequently post interactive quizzes.

Q: How do I start a Facebook Fundraiser?

  • A: Start a fundraiser by clicking ‘Fundraisers’ on the left menu of your homepage, selecting ‘Raise Money’, and following the setup process.

Q: How do I sync my Facebook contacts with my phone?

  • A: Sync contacts by going into the Facebook app settings, selecting ‘Sync Contacts’, and following the on-screen instructions.

Q: What’s the best time to post on Facebook?

  • A: The best time to post varies, but generally, mid-morning on weekdays and early afternoons on weekends see higher engagement.

Q: How do I stay updated with new features like Watch Reels on Facebook?

  • A: Regularly update your Facebook app and explore different sections like ‘Watch’ to discover new features like Reels.

Q: How do I retrieve Archived Messages on Facebook Messenger?

  • A: To retrieve archived messages in Facebook Messenger, tap your profile picture in the top left, select ‘Archived’, and here you can view and reopen archived conversations.

Q: How do I change my email address on Facebook for better access?

  • A: To update your email, go to ‘Settings’, select ‘Contact’, add your new email, verify it, and set it as your primary email for better access.

Q: How can I leave a group on Facebook?

  • A: To leave a Facebook group, go to the group page, click on ‘Joined’, and then select ‘Leave Group’ from the dropdown menu.

Q: How do I create a poll on Facebook for community engagement?

  • A: To create a poll, start a new post on your News Feed or timeline, click on ‘Poll’, and enter your question along with multiple choice answers.

Q: What steps do I follow to delete the account of a deceased person on Facebook?

  • A: To delete a deceased person’s Facebook account, you must submit a special request to Facebook with proof of death and your relationship to the deceased.

Q: Can I switch between multiple Facebook accounts for easier access?

  • A: Yes, you can switch between multiple Facebook accounts by clicking your profile picture and selecting ‘Switch Account’ for easier access.

Q: Is it possible to merge two Facebook accounts?

  • A: Facebook currently does not allow the merging of two accounts. You will need to manually transfer information if necessary.

Q: How do I block someone on Facebook for privacy concerns?

  • A: To block someone, go to their profile, click the three dots (‘…’), and select ‘Block’ to prevent them from viewing your profile or contacting you.

Q: How can I recover a lost Facebook password with the help of trusted friends?

  • A: If you’re locked out of your account, select ‘Forgot Password’, follow the prompts, and choose the option to recover your account with the help of trusted friends.

Q: How do I create a new Facebook page for my business or personal use?

  • A: To create a new page, click ‘Create’ at the top of Facebook, select ‘Page’, and follow the guided process to set up your new page.

Q: How can I create a new Facebook profile to join groups and connect with college students?

  • A: To create a new profile, visit the Facebook homepage, fill out your details under ‘Create a New Account’, and click ‘Sign Up’.

Q: Can I delete specific photos or entire albums from Facebook?

  • A: Yes, go to your Photos section, select the photos or albums you wish to delete, and choose the ‘Delete’ option.

Q: What are the benefits of selling on Facebook Marketplace for small businesses?

  • A: Marketplace offers small businesses a platform to reach local customers, list products for free, and leverage Facebook’s large user base for exposure.

Q: How can I hide my friends list on Facebook for privacy?

  • A: To hide your friends list, go to your profile, click on ‘Friends’, then ‘Edit Privacy’, and select who can see your friends list.

Q: What is Facebook Lite App, and how is it different?

  • A: Facebook Lite is a streamlined version of the Facebook app, designed for lower-speed connections and less powerful devices. It consumes less data and is more efficient in areas with limited connectivity.

Q: How do I create an event on Facebook to invite friends and followers?

  • A: To create an event, click ‘Events’ on your homepage, select ‘Create Event’, and fill in the details to set up and share your event.

Q: Who are ‘People You May Know’ on Facebook?

  • A: This feature suggests potential friends based on mutual connections, shared networks, and various other factors to help expand your social media connections.

Q: How can I use Facebook Ads Manager to promote my business?

  • A: Access Ads Manager from your Facebook page to create, manage, and track ad campaigns, targeting specific audiences for your business.

Q: Can I view and manage pending friend requests on Facebook?

  • A: Yes, click the ‘Friend Requests’ icon at the top of your Facebook page to view and manage all pending requests.

Q: What is Facebook Gameroom, and how do I use it for gaming?

  • A: Facebook Gameroom is a desktop app for playing Facebook games without using a web browser, offering quick entertainment and a variety of games.

Q: Is it possible to retrieve deleted Facebook messages?

  • A: Once messages are deleted, they cannot be retrieved. It’s important to backup important messages to avoid loss.

Q: How does the Facebook Countdown Clock feature work?

  • A: The Countdown Clock allows you to create a timer for events or special dates, which can be shared with friends or on your page.

Q: How can I make the most out of the Facebook News Feed?

  • A: Customize your News Feed by following pages and people you like, joining groups, and interacting with posts to see more relevant content.

Q: What support does the Facebook Help Center offer?

  • A: The Help Center provides assistance with account issues, answers to FAQs, and guidance on using Facebook’s features and settings.

Q: How do I use Facebook’s Picture Collage Maker?

  • A: Create a collage by uploading multiple photos to a post; Facebook automatically offers layout options for your collage.

Q: How can I change my username and URL profile link on Facebook?

  • A: Change your username and profile URL in the ‘Settings’ under the ‘Username’ section, making your profile easier to find and share.

Q: What are the steps to add an admin to a Facebook Page?

  • A: To add an admin, go to your Page’s ‘Settings’, select ‘Page Roles’, and enter the name or email of the person you want to add.

Q: How do I participate in Facebook Quizzes?

  • A: Find quizzes by using the search bar or by joining groups that frequently post interactive quizzes.

Q: How do I start a Facebook Fundraiser?

  • A: Start a fundraiser by clicking ‘Fundraisers’ on the left menu of your homepage, selecting ‘Raise Money’, and following the setup process.

Q: How do I sync my Facebook contacts with my phone?

  • A: Sync contacts by going into the Facebook app settings, selecting ‘Sync Contacts’, and following the on-screen instructions.

Q: What’s the best time to post on Facebook?

  • A: The best time to post varies, but generally, mid-morning on weekdays and early afternoons on weekends see higher engagement.

Q: How do I stay updated with new features like Watch Reels on Facebook?

  • A: Regularly update your Facebook app and explore different sections like ‘Watch’ to discover new features like Reels.

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