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 Online Careerist for more tips!

Linux and Chrome/Browsers Editor

Feel free to contact at angela@makeuseof.com

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8 Cheap & Classic Halloween Decorations To Trick Out Your Home

10 hours ago

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

2 weeks ago

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.

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4 Brilliant Facebook Tricks You’ll Love Messing With [Weekly Facebook Tips]

27th August, 2014

Here’s a bunch of useful tips you can try out to get around Facebook nuisances. They’re also really fun to use, so you might find yourself playing with them a lot!

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Learn More About Your Date Before It’s Too Late [Weekly Facebook Tips]

12th August, 2014

When you’re dating online, do you really know anything about your date before you meet them? You need to know your date before it’s too late.

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How To Make A Facebook Post Go Viral [Weekly Facebook Tips]

5th August, 2014

You want your posts to get seen, right? But do you know how to actually get your posts to go viral? We’ve got some ideas for you that will improve your chances.

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How To Create Facebook Adverts That Convert [Weekly Facebook Tips]

29th July, 2014

When you set up Facebook adverts, you want people to click on them. How do you go about making sure your Facebook ads convert? It involves creating your adverts in Facebook’s Power Editor.

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

22nd July, 2014

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!