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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Do You Know How to Create the Perfect Twitter Post?

9 hours ago

Almost everyone knows how to use Twitter. But what if you’re trying to kickstart a new Twitter account? What if you’re trying to break into a new field and need to meet some like-minded folk?

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10 Intriguing Game of Thrones Fan Theories

5 days ago

There are very few shows on TV that generate quite the buzz online as Game of Thrones. Adding to the problem of how it will all end is the fact that the books are ahead of the TV show, and the series is as of yet incomplete. So many fantasy fans know a lot more about […]

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Facebook Likes Update: Everything You Need To Know

17th March, 2015

Did you just notice a big change in your page’s follower count? That’s not a bug—it’s a feature. Here’s what that means for your page.

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This One Simple Trick Will Share Your Online Account Access After Death

10th March, 2015

All of a sudden you’re dead and your family has no way of accessing your digital documents. How would you prevent this disaster from taking place?

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Snapchat Hacking: How Strippers Make Money & What Musicians Need to Know

3rd March, 2015

It’s rumoured to be a rival to TV. With astronomical viewing figures, original content, and good reason for advertisers to come on board, Snapchat is going places. But are you coming with it?

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Facebook Dark Posts: Everything You Need To Know [Weekly Facebook Posts]

25th February, 2015

Engagement with your page could be even better if you master a few professional tricks, so here are the details of one of the best tricks laid bare.

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Tech Companies, Here’s What Parents Want From You

19th February, 2015

The Internet’s a great place, but a lot of it is designed in such a way that legally assumes kids under 13 aren’t using it. They are, and it’s a problem for parents.

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Drive More Sales From Your Facebook Page With This One Simple Trick [Weekly Facebook Tips]

17th February, 2015

Facebook’s new call-to-action buttons have now rolled out to most countries worldwide, after an initial release in the US in December 2011. So, what is this button and why should you try it?

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Forget Medium: Tumblr Just Got A Facelift

3rd February, 2015

Spurred on by Medium’s already-gorgeous writing interface, Tumblr has just rolled out a clean post creation interface designed to inspire more longform content on the site.

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How to Hide Spoilers and Get Random Episodes on Netflix

30th January, 2015

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 […]