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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Parents, This Is How You Can Protect Your Kids On Facebook [Weekly Facebook Tips]

12 hours ago

Do you have any idea what your kids do on Facebook? Are you certain they are safe? Find out now.

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Are You Sharing Your Location On Facebook Without Knowing? [Weekly Facebook Tips]

6 days ago

Have you been giving your stalkers your address inadvertently? You might accidentally be giving all of your Facebook friends the exact location of your house, your office and where your kids go to school.

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FREE EBOOK: Project Gutenberg – More Than Just Free Books

7 days ago

If you’ve heard of Project Gutenberg, you probably know it for its vast collection of free public domain books. Do you know everything it offers and how to make the best of the site?

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Thinking Of Paying Facebook For Ads? Use These Tips To Do It Right [Weekly Facebook Tips]

2 weeks ago

Does your business really make use of Facebook? Or do you merely update your page occasionally with some hope of keeping your fans updated? There’s a difference. A big difference.

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The Best Speed-Reading Extensions For Chrome

7th April, 2014

The Galaxy S5 just got Spritz, a speed-reading app that is shaking up the way we read on our tablets. What are the best speed-reading apps for Chrome? Let’s take a look.

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How To Make Skype Calls Via Your Browser

4th April, 2014

If you hate opening up apps you’ve probably realised that Skype is one of those things you generally forget to open. Well, you can get Skype in your browser.

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Make Sure Facebook Doesn’t Bury Updates From Your Favorite Pages [Weekly Facebook Tips]

1st April, 2014

Why do you “like” Facebook pages? Use these methods to make sure you see all the updates from your favorite pages.

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Crazy Fake Facebook Page Scams You Don’t Want To Fall For [Weekly Facebook Tips]

25th March, 2014

Most people think they can spot a Facebook scam when they see one, but the truth is that these scams are getting pretty good at blending in. You could fall for it too.

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Linker: The Tiny Chrome Extension That Makes Sharing By Email Way Too Easy!

25th March, 2014

GetLinker is the Chrome extension that aims to end all of this madness and make your life incredibly easy when it comes to sending links via email.

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Make Sure You Don’t Suck At Facebook [Weekly Facebook Tips]

18th March, 2014

Do you suck at Facebook? Would you know if you did? Most of us probably think we’re doing okay, but are in fact annoying people somehow. Let’s see how you stack up.

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7 Expensive Mistakes You Could Easily Make On Facebook [Weekly Facebook Tips]

11th March, 2014

When using Facebook, most users think they’re dealing with real people, real companies and honest application developers. Why? After all, it’s still the Internet.

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Real Life Interactions Can Start With Facebook: Here’s How [Weekly Facebook Tips]

4th March, 2014

Is Facebook taking over your life or is it leading to more interactions?

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How To Tweak Your Facebook Advert Audience Perfectly [Weekly Facebook Tips]

26th February, 2014

It’s now much easier to target Facebook ads to the right users. This is what you need to know.

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The Ultimate Guide To XBMC Tools On Your Chromebook

25th February, 2014

Regular TVs have remote controls, while XBMC makes use of any device in your house as a remote control. So, which extensions do you need to turn your Chromebook into another fantastic remote for XBMC?

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What Facebook Just Did To Your News Feed Took Serious Guts. But I Absolutely Love It [Weekly Facebook Tips]

18th February, 2014

Facebook has recently changed an algorithm that controls which sites get highlighted in your News Feeds, effectively limiting traffic to viral publishers such as Upworthy. So what’s changed? Let’s take a look.