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August 15, 2016

Are You Avoiding Facebook?

just to lurk in the background, never actually doing what Facebook was originally designed for: getting social. Why Do So Many People Resist Facebook? Some people think the whole Facebook

March 21, 2014

How I’ve Made New Friends on Facebook

…million fans and we love to schmooze. Facebook encourages schmoozing. And the more you expand your circle of friends on Facebook, the better the schmooze. The problem is, initially Facebook

March 19, 2014

Ask the Tekspert: How to Search on Facebook and Manage What Friends See

to see this.”   How to Make New Connections on Facebook   How to find friends and family on Facebook To find family members, colleagues or friends on Facebook, use…

September 26, 2014

Fiddling With Your Facebook News Feed

wondered how you can outwit Facebook’s system for determining what you see – otherwise known as the Facebook algorithm. I had no idea what an algorithm was until I read…

October 10, 2014

How to Waste Even More Time on Facebook and Regret It Less

So-and-So and I’m a Facebookaholic.” I would like to join such a group so I can make more friends IRL (in real life). Until then I’ll stick to joining Facebook

July 16, 2015

How To Control What You See on Your Facebook News Feed

Pew, personal control seems like a big improvement over Facebook deciding to feed you a link to Donald Trump’s latest proclamation. So, how does Facebook determine what we see? Facebook

July 1, 2013

Stories From Your Life: Using Facebook to Tell Your Story

…Is a Facebook Page? The differences between Facebook Group and Facebook Page are important; you can click here to read about them on Facebook. Basically, the differences boil down to…

September 29, 2015

It’s Facebook Scam Season: Watch Out for These

Las Vegas public television reported earlier this week that a local Facebook user had almost fallen for a Facebook sweepstakes scam. The scammer had hacked into the woman’s friend’s account…

January 6, 2016

How to Blog on Facebook

…should blog. Still, figuring out how to build that community of followers is daunting, and without followers blogging becomes a thankless task. Facebook to the Rescue! I’ve been on Facebook

February 23, 2013

Research: Facebook Might Boost Your Brain Power

Functioning Wohltmann’s guess is that Facebook is effective in improving older people’s “mental updating” skills – their agility in handling new information. “The fact that on Facebook, new information is…

October 30, 2015

What Happens to Your Facebook When You Die?

…that later. First, a quick look at site policies, some of which have been updated in the past year or so. First, a quick look at site policies. Facebook Facebook

April 12, 2013

Facebook Gives Hate Speech a Pass

…Chair Rocks,” Ashton wrote about ageism on Facebook. Does “hate speech” sound strong? One Facebook group description stated that anyone “over the age of 69 should immediately face a firing…

September 9, 2013

Where the Kids Are: 4 Social Media Apps That Aren’t Facebook

age 59, said: Older people are late adopters. They were slow to come to Facebook and now that they’re there, young people are moving on. That’s because Facebook stinks of…

April 13, 2018

Enjoy Facebook Safely and Securely

members’ questions about Facebook and privacy, the Senior Planet Exploration Center recently hosted some Facebook representatives for an informal talk. The session ended with a Facebook Privacy Checkup walkthrough and…

February 27, 2017

The Surrogate Grandparents Facebook Group

Why only use Facebook to find long lost family members when you can use the social network to find a new family? Not blood relatives, but your family of choice….