Not ads on WhatsApp, but sharing data to Facebook – How to opt out.

It was announced today from WhatsApp, that Whatsapp will be sharing your personal information with Facebook including your phone number to allow businesses to communicate with users. There are lots of headlines floating around saying that we are going to get ads on Whatsapp. This does not appear to be the case. In today’s Whatsapp blog, they stated that they haven’t made any changes to their privacy policy in four years.  But now they want to “test ways for people to communicate with businesses” Does this mean adverts – that doesn’t sound like it, not on WhatsApp anyway. They say there will […]

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How to turn off Facebook live notifications

Now that Facebook’s live streaming feature is available to everyone, some people aren’t very happy about getting so many notifications.  Well, I have good news for you – you can simply turn off Facebook live notifications. But first… How to livestream on Facebook Or maybe you didn’t even realise that you can livestream using Facebook’s app.  You cannot do it from the desktop yet unless you download OBS and make a few changes to your set up but you can stream directly from your phone. Tap your status and you will see a list of options there, one is Live Video.  Remember […]

Stop Sharing Hoax Post on Facebook About Retaining Control

Yet again people are sharing a hoax post on Facebook about retaining control over things that you share on Facebook – we see these spam posts time and time again and still people are sharing. And frankly its just annoying. Facebook Hoax About Retaining Control This one isn’t any different that the ones before. Basically it says Deadline tomorrow – well its already been floating around for at least a week so that deadline has passed if you are still sharing this Facebook Spam. Here is the text from the offending Facebook Post. Everything you’ve ever posted becomes public from tomorrow. […]

How to opt out of Facebook’s ad tracking

How to opt out of Facebooks ad tracking

At the end of last month, Facebook told us they were making ads better so that we can see more of what we like.   Do we like ads?  Facebook actually said that they were told that people find ads annoying distracting and misleading – so they are now tracking us to help businesses create more high-quality ads that we want to see by expanding Audience Network. Audience Network Audience Network – a way for advertising to extend their campaigns beyond Facebook and into other mobile apps.  So you don’t even have to be on Facebook to see these ads […]

How to Sort out your Awful Facebook News Feed

Is your Facebook Feed full of selfies and baby pictures, when really you’d like to see more of a different subject or topic – maybe you like to see news reports or items about what’s new in the social media world.  I often hear people saying I have a load of rubbish in my facebook feed, so I wanted to share with you – How to Sort out your Facebook News Feed Facebooks algorithms are the most confusing algorithms on social media. We think that we want our Facebook timelines just to be everything that is posted but we probably […]

More Facebook Engagement with PostPlanner

More Facebook Engagement with PostPlanner

Many people struggle with Facebook engagement, whether it be on their own profile or their Facebook page and we heard big claims that you can get more Facebook engagement with PostPlanner, so we set out to test it. It takes time to build up a good following on Facebook – and it takes time to find high-quality visual content to share on your Facebook pages, especially non-copyrighted visual content, This is where PostPlanner steps in, they have reams of content right there on your homepage for you to choose. More Facebook Engagement with PostPlanner PostPlanner have been around for around 3 years now, […]