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Facebook recently decided to allow teens to share posts publicly and allow following. You might be wondering what the implications of this are. Here’s what you need to know.
You’d expect by now that hiring taxis with an app on your fancy GPS-enabled device to tell the drive your location would be an everyday event, right? Wrong.
A recent move by Facebook to remove a prominent privacy option has been slammed by privacy advocates. However, it may be in your best interests as long as you know what to do about it.
It’s funny how sometimes you see an app and realize that it would be the most useful thing you can imagine.
Facebook has just given its graph search another boost, and those who have been upgraded are now able to search post history as well as photo history. What is it good for?
Bored kids are a nightmare, and that’s why tablets were invented. Weren’t they? If there are kids around you know sometimes your tablet is going to wind up in their hands.
If you maintain a lot of data in Google spreadsheets, you’ve probably considered plotting them in a Google Map. Well, you can, but doing this is not quite as obvious as you might expect.
How do you prove to your Facebook fans that you are who you say you are? Have you been thinking about verified pages? Here’s what you need to know.
Most users only use a small fraction of Google Spreadsheet’s potential. Do you know how to get information from one Google Spreadsheet into another? Here’s a cell function to do the job.
Are you seeing irrelevant ads from Facebook? Here’s why Facebook is showing you these ads and what you can do to influence them.
Guess what? The Windows 8 App Store actually has some great official apps. It’s just that nobody knows they’re there. We’re here to fix that – for you at least.
Install some great parenting apps on your Android device: get information on hand when you need it and when you’ve got time to browse. It doesn’t get much more useful than that!
Control the clutter, dash through the dishes, shine the sink – an endless exercise in futility, or grime-busting genius? If your house is anything like mine, you need to attack it every day with a spot of cleaning or it will look like a complete pigsty. But, how do you keep track of what needs doing and what is still left to do? Do you have dozens of reminders in your favourite to-do app? Do you clean your house zone by zone or do you try to do it all at once? And where do you get your advice about removing stubborn stains and sorting out the clutter? Believe it or not, there is hope besides giving up and hiring a cleaner.
Non-technical Facebook Page owners can now breathe a sigh of relief. Facebook has finally changed their promotions guidelines so you no longer have to make apps in order to run competitions on your Facebook page. It’s now a lot easier to run competitions without worrying about your Page getting closed down.
After every great party these days there is an influx of photos on Facebook. Until recently, every Facebook user who turned up to the event with a camera would upload their photos to Facebook into an album: maybe specifically for this event, maybe an album for the month or maybe just their basic iOS photo album. What it meant was that there was no one album for the event – all the photos were disjointed and kept all over the place. Until now.