Category Archives: facebook

BBC technical problems page

I find it interesting seeing how large websites deal with disruptions to their services. The reasons a website could be down or struggling are so numerous and complex that it would seem short sighted not to have a policy in … Continue reading

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Exfoliate: the antithesis of the Facebook Timeline

A friend sent me this article today, talking about Exfoliate; an Android app that automates the removal of old content from your Facebook account. According to the app’s makers, “Old content on social networking sites is a threat to your privacy. … Continue reading

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Facebook Like vs Recommend

Confused when to use “Recommend” rather than “Like” on your Facebook buttons? This is a perfect example of when you should use the “Recommend” option. They both have the same functionality, but the subtle wording change is just so appropriate here. Example:

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Like Button = Spam button

“When a user clicks a Like button on your page, a connection is made between your page and the user. Your page will appear in the “Likes and Interests” section of the user’s profile, and you have the ability to … Continue reading

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