Summary This page provides selected news about Facebook with a focus on the decline of the platform. On 9 Nov 2022, it was announced that 11,000 people would be let go from the company. In addition to the challenges of difficult economic times, social media platforms are encountering consumer fatigue. People are: More information is… Continue reading Facebook News 2022
Multiple Viewpoints It’s natural to seek out news and opinions that support our own views, and avoid whatever challenges us to think deeper about issues. This article will likely reinforce and also challenge your views. Please consider reading the various perspectives presented here, and then provide comments and feedback with any suggestions of how to… Continue reading Are social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook limiting free speech and the First Amendment?
In Episode #5, I explain why social media doesn’t work as well as using email and having your own website. Play using the Anchor Player Play Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click) the link and save. [Download] Learn more at ResourcesForLife.com/podcast
Facebook seems to be trying out a new user interface. If you’re being impacted by this, you may notice slow load times on your own personal page, and if you try to post an update from your own personal page, it may take a while for the post creation and editing window to show up.… Continue reading Facebook Posting Problem (March 2020)
In recent years, many Facebook users have had the problem of having someone they don’t know setup an imposter Facebook account in their name with their picture, pretending to be them. Usually one finds out this is going on because someone they know gets a friend request from the imposter account. If you are someone… Continue reading What to do about imposter Facebook accounts.
“The Facebook Dilemma” is a major investigation of Facebook’s impact on privacy and democracy around the world. The documentary Premiered on 29 Oct 2018. The documentary examines the early years of the company through the present day global impact and repercussions of Facebook. Other issues addressed include the surveillance and data gathering aspects of Facebook… Continue reading “The Facebook Dilemma” – PBS FRONTLINE Documentary (2018)
In these two videos, you’ll learn how to completely backup and restore your Facebook account — even to another user account — using Acronis software. This is important in case your account gets hacked, suspended, or content is mistakenly deleted. For those wanting to shut down their Facebook presence, it provides a way to keep… Continue reading How to completely backup and restore your Facebook account.
As you know, your personal Facebook Home page lists news posted from your friends and any pages you like. With too many friends and liked pages, it becomes hard to keep up. The instructions below describe how to gather similar news and posts into one place without it cluttering up your personal Facebook “Home” news… Continue reading Make Facebook Function Like Pinterest by Creating a Facebook Page for Following and Sharing Topic-Specific News and Posts
In addition to your personal Facebook page, you can create pages for entities (businesses, organizations, bands, celebrities, or causes). When deciding on a Facebook page name for your business, organization, cause, or other entity, it’s important to consider what people will type when they are searching for your page. Some people will know your name… Continue reading Facebook Pages – Deciding on a Page Name for Your Business, Organization, or Cause
Have you recently seen a post on Facebook similar to the one above? It’s a fake post to the Home Facebook newsfeed page. It seems that someone managed to hack into Facebook today. This doesn’t seem to be simply an unauthorized use of a single user account. Instead, the hackers seem to have accessed the… Continue reading Facebook Hacked – Vulnerability Posts Fake Like of Video Link Stating “This girl killed herself, after her dad posted THIS to her wall”
You may be missing out on news from pages you’ve liked and chosen to follow on Facebook. To ensure that you’re getting all news from your favorite pages, be sure to select the options under “Liked” as shown above. By default, when you “Like” a page, the Show in News Feed option is selected, but… Continue reading Facebook Alert: Don’t Miss Important Page News – Adjust Your Page Settings Now
The information and guidelines below come from the Facebook document How should I choose a cover photo for my Page? In summary, you want to “upload an sRGB JPG file that’s 851 pixels wide, 315 pixels tall and less than 100 kilobytes.” Remember that your page profile image will cover a square area in the… Continue reading Facebook Page Header Image Size Requirements and Guidelines