Facebook’s new Ticker, can I remove it? Yes, you can!

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 […]

Announced today – Facebook Timeline – The Story of your life

Mark Zuckerberg today at the Developers conference shared with us new changes to Facebook. He told us about….. Timeline The Story of your life on a single page, summarized by Facebook, so that it feels like home! This is a summery of all of your stories and all of your apps on your profile, Mark Zuckerberg says its a new way to express who you are. Timeline starts of with all of the things you have done recently and then what happened last week, last month, last year and so on, showing pictures, music, places, and messages throughout your life on Online. Time-slot […]

Clever Facebook 7th Birthday Scam

Facebook users are  being lead to believe that they can get a free pair of shoes as a special gift from Facebook as a birthday celebration. To redeem your gift all you have to do is verify your Facebook account by logging into Facebook mobile. There is even a video showing you how to do this to make it seem even more realistic and because it is quite tricky to find your facebook mobile email.  You then have to complete a survey (which is how they earn their money)  This should always be an alarm for users, surveys on Facebook are usually […]

Be one of the first to get Buffer for Facebook !

What is Buffer for Facebook  Buffer or @bufferapp was founded by Joel Gascoigne  and co founded by Leo Widrich who both wanted to create a smarter way to Tweet great articles that you find. The Twitter Buffer app was recently seen on Mashable.com ‘s  Spark of Genius section where each week a new start-up is covered. This is sponsored by Microsoft BizSpark. You can get Buffer for Twitter here – http://bufferapp.com/ Buffer for Facebook is coming.  Do you share a lot of posts on your Facebook, maybe your own blogs or articles you have read, and because you only get on Facebook for a […]

Did Google+ help with the Facebook improvements

Yesterday The Facebook Blog  announced on a very mixed up post that they are making a “bunch of improvements” so that it is easier to share our posts and photos.   These improvements are starting to roll out over the next few days – you’ll know when you have them as you will see a prompt for a tour, which might not be a bad idea to do.  Hopefully I can make it clearer for you what the changes are. Photos and Posts Facebook are making the sharing options next to the posts and photos on a drop down menu […]

Facebook Phonebook – are my contact numbers on show?

Here we go again .. There is some confusion on Facebook about your contact numbers from your phone showing on your Facebook profile – this has popped up again since the arrival of the new application from Facebook called “Facebook Messenger”  where you can IM people from Facebook.  (Maybe because you have to Sync your contacts to use it?) There is a viral message appearing in our feeds that says … All the phone numbers in your phone are now published on Facebook.   This ability (contacts)  has been there since the “Facebook Phonebook” feature at least a year ago, maybe […]