LinkedIn is a professional social networking website with over 200 million members, its a great place to manage your professional identity and to engage with people on a professional level. So why would you want to how to remove a contact from LinkedIn? People are usually careful about who they connect with on LinkedIn as its not the same as other networks it is usually for work purposes but some people like to be open networkers, and connect with many people, and on LinkedIn these are called LIONs. What is a LinkedIn LION It stands for Linked In Open Networker, it basically means that they will accept invites from anyone, even if they don't know them, where as LinkedIn always used to be the place that you never, ever connected with people you didn't already know. However things in social networking have changed somewhat since the old days and many people want to grow their networks and reach out to new contacts. That being said, there are still people that will hit the I don't know this person button and that could get you into trouble on many networks. So, many people [...]
Facebook's Timeline is more visual than the old Profile page - its wider and it is going to contain your posts, photos and life events, including the date they happened. People appear to be concerned about this. They are worried some of these posts, photos or happenings might contain items from the past that they would rather not see again, or want other people to see constantly on one page. Timeline - You decide. You don't need to worry, although Facebook is going to summarise your Timeline automatically you can add or remove any parts of your story that you want. If there are important topics that haven't been included in your Timeline you can go back to when they happened and just add them or you can go to your "private activity log" and add it to your timeline from there. How do I remove a story from my timeline? Hover over a story on your timeline to see your options: (Feature on Timeline): This allows you to highlight the stories you think are important. When you star a story, the [...]
Image from ronmartin.net I think most of us already have Facebook's new Ticker even though it was just announced just yesterday by Mark Zuckerburg at the F8 Keynote. What is Ticker? Ticker is that box on the right hand side of your screen that is whizzing through all of your friends activity in real time ( a bit like Twitter ) It shows you a brief summary of the update and if you want to see more you can click on it. I believe this will be used more when all of the changes have taken place. I don't like Facebook's news ticker, how do I remove it? However, many users are asking how to get rid of, or remove ticker because a) Its annoying or b) its is slowing their internet down. There are a few spam messages going around where people are asking you to copy and paste it too your friends, but it doesn't actually work, I'm told. Edit: see below for solution! The upshot of that seems to be that Facebook doesn't allow you remover the News Ticker - [...]
Twitter User Galleries User galleries on Twitter aggregate the images you've uploaded in your Tweets into an organized page where you can view all of your most recent images.The images included in user galleries can come from Twitter, yFrog, TwitPic, Instagram and other image sharing services supported in Twitter's details pane.Technical Limitations of User Galleries: User galleries will display up to 100 most recent images in your Tweets, in chronological order. Video thumbnails will not be included. Tweets with video links will not be included in user galleries. Images in Tweets will not be displayed if the Tweet was sent before January 1, 2010. This is how your profile page will now appear, and you won't see more pictures until you click view all, and then it looks like the screenshot above. Fantastic right? ..... Maybe not so great, people have started to see the new Twitter user gallery on their profiles today and are asking how to remove it. They don't like their photos being on their profile page. Another problem that I have just discovered is that if you manually retweet or click [...]
Facebook has now launched its Face Recognition system to be available more users. This system can apparently automatically identify people in your photos from their facial features and help you tag them, they are not automatically tagged, its not that clever, but it will search through photos when loaded to find any that look like your friends and suggest you tag them. As usual this is an opt out system from Facebook, which means when it does start, you could automatically find yourself tagged in loads of photos without your knowledge of any changes on Facebook. So if you think this is a bit too much against your privacy you might want to remove the ability now. Even though I don't think the option to use the facebook face recognition system is available yet in the UK, the ability to disable it has suddenly appeared, so I assume it will not be long. How to disable it. Go to Account - Privacy settings - Customize settings At the top on the left you see: Things I share - scroll down to Things others [...]
I wrote a post not so long ago about how to delete your photos from YFrog; due to the fact it took me a little while to find out. I'm pleased to say, that this post has helped out many people. Recently I received this comment. Whocares Looks like they've rebuilt the interface because i couldnt find any dropdown menu or any delete buttons. How to remove pictures on Yfrog updated So I hopped on over to Yfrog. It seems things have indeed changed, in fact Yfrog recently had a complete overhaul on design with virtually a new product: you can tweet directly from their site, photos are more organised and it looks much more professional now. This new design is apparently in beta and is being pushed out to people slowly so you may not have seen it yet. It does look easier to use now, so hopefully people won't have so much difficulty but just in case, this is how you remove photos now. Click Profile Click Photos (or videos) Do not click the picture - because when you hover over the photo that you [...]
Ok, I feel the need to say this again. Another application is claiming to be able to tell you who's been looking at your profile. (see fake page above) This new one, lostcopora claims that it can give you information like this. My profile stats are: Women Views: 5723 Men Views: 7842 Check yours at - http://apps.facebook.com/lostc opora/ Who's viewed me? v3.0 New Version - Your Profile Stats: 54% Men and 46% Women. We've added new features to v3.0 Who's viewed me?. You Can't Escape the EYE! They can't! I've said it before - now, I will show you what Facebook say. On this help page they say - Facebook does not provide the ability to track who is viewing your profile or any part of your profile. Applications cannot provide this functionality. All the application does is post the information above and says that you are using the application several times from your account so more people click it, you have to allow it access to you account for it to do this. So now you need to revoke access. See [...]
I recently had a problem where I needed to remove an image for a friend from Yfrog, which is used to post photographs and videos to Twitter. It wasn't immediately apparent how to remove the pictures, so it took longer than it should and yet its quite simple, just different to what we are used to. Edit: I have now done another post due to the change in Y Frog's design - So here is how to delete a photo from YFrog Part 2 - http://wp.me/p1tjTK-2I Here's how... Log in to Yfrog using the user-name that contains the file. Go to the drop down menu on your name - Click My images and videos. Hover over the picture, it changes colour, do not click. Remove will appear under the image. - Click remove. Apparently deletion might not be immediate, however when I clicked remove the offending photo vanished in a flash. If someone else put your picture on their account and you want it removed then you must report it and they will remove it here. Hope this helps.