Posts Tagged "facebook"

Filter your Facebook news feed

Filter your Facebook news feed
Sometimes, we want to maintain a Facebook friendship (possibly for business or special interest groups), but we really don't want to see their updates. Here's a quick tip to reduce time and updates from people whom you really don't care much about.

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Designing a Facebook Cover Photo

Designing a Facebook Cover Photo
At some point, most of those of us on Facebook will need to design a cover photo. You could simply choose a photo and slap it in, but some have chosen a more creative path. Here's three interesting samples. You may not need to have such a creative design for your company or church, but you will want to avoid…

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TheBackpackr beats The Great China Firewall!

TheBackpackr beats The Great China Firewall!
Oh well... the battle was fun while it lasted, though it didn't carry on for too long. Upon arriving in Beijing, China, I was presented with an Internet connection in my hotel that totally blocked YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Blogspot and many other sites (I wrote about it here). Sure I had heard about the issues before arriving in China, and…

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TheBackpackr vs The Great China Firewall

TheBackpackr vs The Great China Firewall
And so... I have arrived in China, and have already been warmly welcomed by The Great China Firewall. Facebook, nope. Twitter, nope. Gmail, nope. Blogspot, nope. And many other websites - all NOPE! Only Foursquare and LinkedIn work, among a few other international social media websites. It's no wonder the local Facebook / Twitter clones known as Weibo and RenRen…

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Facebook – ability to tag Pages

Facebook – ability to tag Pages
In yet another bid to make Facebook Pages become even more human, or more like profiles, you can even tag these Pages in photos. Previously, you were only restricted to tagging your friends from your network within photos, but now, it opens up a whole new dimension with opportunities. How will this affect Facebook users? For the most part, it…

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Social media disaster: Energizer Night Race 2011

Social media disaster: Energizer Night Race 2011
As a proponent of social media, we know how important it is to be transparent and to treat everybody with utmost respect. One golden rule that I uphold is, "whether a person is online or face-to-face, treat them the same". However, we oftentimes¬†witness brands / companies disrespect people online, just because they leave negative comments. It is seemingly too easy…

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Working at Facebook: A day with their team

Chanced upon this video illustrating how the Facebook Profile Team works and it's interesting to have an insight into how their office is laid out, how meetings are conducted and who some of their engineers are. After all, they are the team supporting the "third largest country in the world", with 600 million users! * Video from time.com

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