Angela Alcorn

Joined March 2010

Ange is an Internet Studies & Journalism graduate who spends way too much time messing with social networks (see smange).

Staff Liaison, News & Chrome Editor, Ebooks Editor

Feel free to contact at angela@makeuseof.com

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How To Stop Facebook From Selling Your Browsing Data [Weekly Facebook Tips]

3 days ago

Did you plan on sharing your browser history with advertisers? Because if you have been sharing your browsing history with Facebook then that’s exactly what’s going to happen.

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FREE GUIDE: Simplifying and Securing Your Life with LastPass and Xmarks

9th July, 2014

While the cloud means you can easily access your important information wherever you are, it also means that you have a lot of passwords to keep track of. That’s why LastPass was created.

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How Do You Feel About Being In Facebook’s Psych Experiment? [Weekly Facebook Tips]

2nd July, 2014

You’ve probably heard about the latest scandal from the Facebook world: Facebook has been experimenting on users and playing with their emotions. Yes, really.

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Top Two Ways To Synchronise Dropbox With Your Chromebook

27th June, 2014

Do you love your Chromebook, but want to access to your Dropbox files easily? Using the web login isn’t easy enough for day-to-day use. There are better ways to do this.

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Get Facebook Chat Heads In Chrome Just Like On Your Phone [Weekly Facebook Tips]

24th June, 2014

Now we can get the Facebook chat heads feature on Chrome, despite the fact that Facebook haven’t released official chat heads functionality for the web or desktop.

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Use Shopify To Transform Your Facebook Page Into An Online Store [Weekly Facebook Tips]

17th June, 2014

Businesses of all sorts come to Facebook to promote their wares and connect with fans. But if you’re actually in the business of selling goods, did you know you can sell via Facebook directly?

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Find The Perfect Outfit With Fitbay And Your Online Body Doubles

12th June, 2014

With no chance to try it on, how does an online shopper know that the clothes are going to fit just right? Well, Fitbay has found an answer for us… and it really works!

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FREE EBOOK: The Ultimate Netflix Guide: Everything You Wanted To Know About Netflix But Were Afraid To Ask

11th June, 2014

In this manual, we will be taking a closer look at Netflix, and its best features. You will see that cancelling that cable contract and taking your programming viewing online could be well worth it.

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How To Build A Professional Facebook Profile You Can Be Proud Of [Weekly Facebook Tips]

26th May, 2014

How can you build a professional Facebook profile you can be proud of? Here’s what everyone ought to know about creating professional Facebook presences.

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Use Your Browser To Upload To Google Play Music

23rd May, 2014

Google just decided to make Google Play Music a lot more useable. The following Chrome extension will change the way you can make use of Google Play Music for good.

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FREE EBOOK – Spotify Music Streaming: The Unofficial Guide

21st May, 2014

With Spotify apps and all manner of devices supported, you may not know where to start looking for things you’ll want to use. We’ve made everything crystal clear for you in this guide.

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How To Avoid Those Annoying Game Of Thrones Spoilers On Facebook [Weekly Facebook Tips]

14th May, 2014

Is your ability to watch Game of Thrones at the same time as the rest of the world hampered by your moral stance against piracy? Well, you actually can avoid spoilers without avoiding social media.

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Look Up Makes Social Media Look Bad, But Is It? [Weekly Facebook Tips]

7th May, 2014

You’ve probably seen the schmatlzy poem reminding us all to Look Up. The video is breeding a sort of anti-social-media hatred, but is it really warranted?

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Twitter Hack: How To Add Yourself To Your Own Twitter List

2nd May, 2014

Have you ever created the perfect Twitter list to share with people only to realise that you can’t add yourself to the list? As simple trick can solve the problem.

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Lucidpress: The Free Online InDesign Alternative For Your Creative Needs

1st May, 2014

What is a casual designer to use as an InDesign replacement? Lucidpress is absolutely gorgeous. A lot of graphic design skill has been put into it for helping casual designers make fantastic documents.