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When You Stop Checking Facebook Constantly, These 10 Things Will Happen

When You Stop Checking Facebook Constantly, These 10 Things Will Happen | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Social media can be a great tool for keeping in touch with people, making new friends, and socializing effectively. Unfortunately not everyone uses it that way. For many, checking Facebook has become almost like a job.
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Your Private Facebook Friends List Isn't Actually That Private

Your Private Facebook Friends List Isn't Actually That Private | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Setting your Facebook friends list to private doesn't actually hide all of your Facebook friends.
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10 Facebook-Coined Terms That Changed the English Language

10 Facebook-Coined Terms That Changed the English Language | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
With Facebook's 10th anniversary approaching, you'll likely hear a lot about how the social network has changed the way we live. However, one aspect that many will overlook is its lasting effect on English vocabulary.
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Facebook Finally Lets You Edit Posts

Facebook Finally Lets You Edit Posts | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If autocorrect has ever ruined your Facebook post, your prayers have been answered. Facebook introduced the ability to edit status updates starting Thursday.
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What Happens In Your Brain When People Like Your Facebook Status

What Happens In Your Brain When People Like Your Facebook Status | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
When you post something on Facebook, you're usually doing it so people read and appreciate it. So, when people actually do that and "like" your posts, you're going to feel better about yourself.
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How to Create a Shared Photo Album on Facebook

How to Create a Shared Photo Album on Facebook | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
You just got married (congratulations!), and want to see all of the wonderful wedding photos that were captured while you were busy saying "I do." Well, you no longer need to visit the Facebook pages of each attendee to view the pictures they took.
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10 People Who Annoy You on Facebook

10 People Who Annoy You on Facebook | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Do people annoy you on Facebook? Would you issue them a social citation?PleaseStopNoSeriouslyStopIt.com is going to help you stop the annoying people on Facebook...or at least send them a warning.
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I seriously laughed out loud when I read this...

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Set Your Facebook Pictures to Self Destruct With Secret.li

Set Your Facebook Pictures to Self Destruct With Secret.li | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Nobody wants her employers to see pictures from the party last night or random acquaintances to see pictures from his engagement.
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Facebook Just Launched A New Feature: Here's How To Protect Your Profile From Unwanted Searches

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Facebook's Graph Search feature is rolling out to everyone today.

 

The new search tool lets you to search Facebook's huge amount of data to get consolidated results.

Mark Zuckerberg stressed Graph Search's privacy awareness at the big reveal months ago.

"Every piece of content has its own audience, most content is not public, and you can only search for content that has been shared with you," Zuckerberg said at the time.

Despite this reassurance, you still should take some time to look at your Facebook privacy settings to make sure things you share don't inadvertently show up in search.



Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-privacy-graph-search-settings-2013-7?op=1#ixzz2aF0mhw21

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22 Annoying Facebook Statuses About Summer

22 Annoying Facebook Statuses About Summer | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Summer is for lovers. Or is that Virginia? We aren't really sure. What we are sure of is that summer is not for annoying Facebook statuses.
You know the type we mean: a picture of a cocktail with a "yum!
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How (and Why) to Create a 'Restricted' List on Facebook

How (and Why) to Create a 'Restricted' List on Facebook | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

We have all had to accept Facebook friend requests from people we'd rather not share intimate details of our day-to-day lives with, whether that's your boss, a slightly creepy acquaintance, or even your mom.

Did you know you could set up a "restricted" list on Facebook that prevents list members from seeing content you deliberately make public?

 
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How to Create a Top Secret Facebook Group

How to Create a Top Secret Facebook Group | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Did you know that you can create a totally, top secret group on Facebook that only you, and people you invite to join, can see?
We have taken a quick look at how to make such a group, and some essential settings once you've got it all set up.
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Facebook Phone - LEAKED PROMO!

An exclusive interview with some of the designers of the Facebook Phone. For more obvious parodies, see: http://twitter.com/dartanion or http://facebook.com/...

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The Insidiousness of Facebook Messenger's Mobile App Terms of Service

The Insidiousness of Facebook Messenger's Mobile App Terms of Service | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
How much access to your (and your friends') personal data are you prepared to share for access to free mobile apps? I suspect the amount is significantly less than that which you actually agreed to share when blindly accepting the Terms of Service.
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The Agony and the Ecstasy of Growing Old With Facebook

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Growing Old With Facebook | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Some time this May, I will step into a noisy bar or chintzy hotel space in New York City for my 10-year high school reunion.
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5 steps to protect your Facebook privacy in lieu of upcoming Graph Search changes

5 steps to protect your Facebook privacy in lieu of upcoming Graph Search changes | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Here's how you can make sure that you don't get unwanted attention or unfamilar friend requests as a result of this Facebook privacy change.
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Facebook has quietly added a LinkedIn-like ‘Professional Skills’ section to user profiles

Facebook has quietly added a LinkedIn-like ‘Professional Skills’ section to user profiles | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Facebook is in the process of implementing a new feature to your profile.Sociobits.org shared with us that the social network company is adding a Professional Skills section to user accounts, mirroring LinkedIn.

If you want to add Professional Skills to your profile, just go the About section and scroll down — it’s going to be right underneath the Work and Education part. And just like all the other sections, just start filling in your information and there you go.

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FB - good step, hopefully private stuff(pics) would not take over our image seen by would-be employer
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How Facebook Is Using Your Photos in Ads

How Facebook Is Using Your Photos in Ads | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Your profile picture, name, and personal information could show up as part of a Facebook ad your friends may see on the site.
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Canadians are the most active Facebook users in the world

Canadians are the most active Facebook users in the world | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
More than one-half of Canadians log onto Facebook at least once per month — that’s 19 million of them. About 14 million of those check their News Feeds daily.
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I'm 13 and None of My Friends Use Facebook

I'm 13 and None of My Friends Use Facebook | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
I’m a teen living in New York. All of my friends have social networks — Instagram, Vine, Snapchat, etcFacebook used to be all I could talk about when I was younger. “Mom, I want a Facebook!
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Do you know where your children are?

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The 9 Types of Facebook Users [INFOGRAPHIC]

The 9 Types of Facebook Users [INFOGRAPHIC] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Are you the Facebook stalker? The oversharer? The brand promoter? Discover the numbers behind each Facebook archetype.

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Are you a Stalker or a Baby Boomer? According to Optify there are 9 types of Facebook user. Which one are you? . . . 

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Facebook Graph Search Is Coming—Let Embarrassing Hijinks Ensue!

Facebook Graph Search Is Coming—Let Embarrassing Hijinks Ensue! | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Facebook's natural-language search is rolling out. Brace yourself for the privacy backlash.
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The Facebook Friend Request Employees Dread

The Facebook Friend Request Employees Dread | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
People have mixed feelings about communicating with co-workers on Facebook. They also worry this friend request will come in sooner or later...
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The Ultimate Guide to Managing Your Facebook Privacy

The Ultimate Guide to Managing Your Facebook Privacy | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
It is not easy to stay up to date on the latest Facebook Privacy settings and policies. Here is a quick review of the basics to get you started. The most important item to remember is that nothing is truly private.
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9 Scary Ways Criminals Use Facebook

9 Scary Ways Criminals Use Facebook | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

With more than 900 million users, Mark Zuckerberg's expanding social media empire has become a seemingly irreplaceable part of the online experience. Unfortunately, a byproduct of its success is that millions of Americans are far more at risk of falling victim to a number of cyber crimes.

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