Cool Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do On Facebook

Gone are the days when television was an addiction in for most of us, it has been replaced by social media and with every passing day holds us in captive. So for all those who are addicted to Facebook, there is some more that you can get out of it.

One-Time Password

If you are not too keen to log through a public computer that might have a nasty software then you do not have to type in your Facebook password. Better way is to get an alternate password, just text ‘OTP’ to 32665 and Facebook sends you a provisional eight-character pass code that permits you to work only for the next 20 minutes. This pass code will expire post that.

Enhance your Pictures

One of the best features yet very few of us are aware of it allows you to enhance your photos by adding funny stickers as well as text to it. You can even draw around your pictures. It is available on iOS right now but soon it will be available on Android devices. Just upload your pic on this tool and then select the magic wand icon. Use the different options to which you can apply on

Control Notifications for Individual Posts

We know how annoying it is when you comment of your friend’s post and then you constantly get updated about other people who keep commenting on it. All you require is to do is turn of the notification off. Look for the globe icon that is situated on the top most right corner of your browser, then click ‘X’ against the individual notification. Moreover you can change the settings and keep it to a smaller set of friends as per your priority. your images.

Security Check

An additional useful tool introduced by Facebook is the ‘security check-up’ that helps user through a sequence of questions or checklist intended at safeguarding ones account carefully. This is applicable to even logging out from apps and web browsers they are not used, and receiving notifications when someone logs into their account from a new browser or device.

Avoid making Public announcements

To prevent making any big announcements on Facebook, click the ‘about’ section and then the option ‘family and relationships situated on the left. Under the relationship option you will notice a grey icon that says ‘friends’ ‘public’ and ‘only me’, select ‘only me,’ the relationship status will change accordingly and will prevent showing any updates to your friends. However if someone visits your profile and checks your relationship status they will be able to see it unless you have changed it to private setting as well.


by techtalks @TechTalks September 21, 2015 10:45 AM UTC

DIGITAL DEBATE

Mobile Upgrades: Killing The Product Before Its Time?

Have to agree. The speed of newer phone models within the same series and newer app versions lead to more thought put into buying decisions. Phone lines have a definite short shelf life

Lionel Gurjao

Frequently upgrading the software is a real problem as updating the software might cause your phone to lag because of the older hardware.

Shivendra Singh

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

Q5 blackberry

Alhassan A Bukar

Nice

Ishwar Maradi