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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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.

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How To Write Foreign Character Accents Using Your Chromebook

18th February, 2014

If you regularly communicate in a language that uses accents, such as French or Spanish, you will need to know how to type them using your Chromebook. Here’s how.

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Facebook Pride: Now Allowing Users To Define Gender Identity And Pronouns

14th February, 2014

Facebook has just made the LGBT community very happy today by announcing multiple gender options and pronoun choices for users. Users may also limit the people who can see their gender.

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3 New Tricks To Clean Up Your Facebook News Feed [Weekly Facebook Tips]

11th February, 2014

Since joining Facebook, you probably made friends with lots and lots of people for many different reasons – some may not be very relevant anymore. It’s time to clean up your feed, isn’t it?

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Your Chromebook As The Ultimate Travel Device

11th February, 2014

If you’re deciding which device to get for your next trip, you may consider checking out Chromebooks. But why choose a Chromebook for travel? Because, when it comes to travel, they are spot on.

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The Simplest Way To Chromecast Your Hangout

29th January, 2014

If you’ve got a Chromecast, it’s possible that you’ve thought about how you might use it to Chromecast a Hangout session. How? That’s actually surprisingly easy.

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2 Spanking New Ways To Make Your Blog Look Great On Facebook [Weekly Facebook Tips]

28th January, 2014

There are new things you can do to make your content look good and be more shareable on Facebook. Here’s what you need to know.