Angela Alcorn

Joined March 2010

Ange is an Internet Studies & Journalism graduate who advocates the freedom to work as you please, sharing useful tips about working online, writing and social media. See AngelaAlcorn.com and come join the Online Careerists Slack community for remote workers.

Linux, Social Media and Browsers Editor

Feel free to contact at angela@makeuseof.com

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How to Hide Spoilers and Get Random Episodes on Netflix

1 day ago

Are you addicted to Netflix? If so, you’ve probably noticed that the interface could do with a few tweaks here and there.

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How to Manage Your Third-Party Facebook Logins [Weekly Facebook Tips]

13th January, 2015

How many times have you allowed a third-party site to have access to your Facebook account? Here’s how you can manage your settings.

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The Best Linux Distributions

12th January, 2015

There are many Linux distributions available for a number of different purposes, which makes it difficult to choose at times. Here’s a list of the very best to help you decide.

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How Much Will Facebook’s TOS Change Affect You? [Weekly Facebook Tips]

9th December, 2014

Did you see it? The little notification from Facebook that its terms of service are about to change? Did you just click on it to make it go away? Or did you actually read it?

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4 Social Networks That Can’t Compete With Facebook, And Why [Weekly Facebook Tips]

2nd December, 2014

There are a bunch of newish social networks out that just can’t compete with Facebook. Here’s why.

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4 Brilliant Ways To Make Fake Facebook Status Updates [Weekly Facebook Tips]

25th November, 2014

Did your friend say something dumb on Facebook and make you want to share a fake version of the status more publicly? Or did something trigger you to think of a hilarious fake post that you just need to create? Well, you’re in luck. There are a bunch of great tools to quickly create fake […]

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Converting Your Facebook Profile To A Page: What Happens?

18th November, 2014

If you’re thinking about turning your Facebook profile into a page, you may be wondering what will happen. Let’s go through the important changes that take place when you migrate.

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How To Make Sure You Never Forget A Task Ever Again

13th November, 2014

You’re an organised person. You always add upcoming events to your calendar, and you have a decent labelling system in Gmail. But you need some automation to get them into your to-do list.

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How To Set Up The Ultimate Todoist Filters In 5 Minutes

6th November, 2014

So, you entered all your tasks into Todoist but the process of working through them is somewhat haphazard. That’s because you probably don’t have great filters. That’s going to change. Today.

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9 Awesome Ways Facebook Can Improve Your Vacation [Weekly Facebook Tips]

3rd November, 2014

Have you ever been on a vacation somewhere interesting only to find out later you’d missed some of the best destinations? Well, Facebook can make sure you never miss out again.

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9 Career-Boosting Ways To Use Facebook While You’re Studying [Weekly Facebook Tips]

21st October, 2014

Studying costs a lot, both in time and money. You study hard in order to get a great job, so why do people forget to prepare themselves for work while they’re still on campus?

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8 Cheap & Classic Halloween Decorations To Trick Out Your Home

20th October, 2014

If you’re stuck for time, the quickest way to make your house incredibly scary is to buy some classic decoration pieces from Amazon.

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4 Superb Pinterest Extensions For Chrome, With An Extremely Pinnable Start Page Bonus

9th October, 2014

The web is full of Pinnable content. Install these extensions and you’ll always have new content to pin. Again, and again, and again.

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8 Vital Things To Do On Facebook When You’re Looking For Work [Weekly Facebook Tips]

30th September, 2014

What would you do to get a job? Now, take a look at your Facebook profile. Does it look impressive? Would you hire that person? Maybe it’s time to sort it out.

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Cleaning Up Your Facebook Profile: What The New Facebook Cleanup Tool Won’t Do [Weekly Facebook Tips]

11th September, 2014

Facebook’s Privacy Cleanup tool has triggered a massive push in profile cleanups, which is great, however some people are following up with a cleanup trend and not liking the results too much.