World’s best social networking site, facebook is used by millions of people everyday to keep up with friends, upload numerous photos, share links and videos and also know more about those people who meet him/her online. Mostly the users of facebook are teenagers who do not know about the entire things of facebook. They use facebook just for enjoyment, that’s why sometimes they face lots of problem with the site. Check out some simple and useful tips and tricks for using the facebook.
No.1 social networking site, facebook was organized in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg with the help of his college roommates and member of computer science students Chris Hughes, Eduardo Saverin and Dustin Moskovitz. The name of the service come from the colloquial name book which is given by university managements to their students at beginning of the educational year with the purpose of serving students to get to know better each other. Currently over 600 million users are connected with facebook site.
Useful Tips for facebook
Facebook chat is one of the easiest ways to contact your online friends. But some times facebook users get some unwanted person in their chat box when they are online. You can avoid this person by creating block list in the facebook chat box. To create block list, click on the friend list section from chat box and add those person that you do not want to see again in your chat box by clicking on 'edit' option. Once you complete it, adjust your block list green icon to be offline. Now, you will appear offline for blacklisted person.
Place facebook chat on Firefox sidebar:
Facebook chat is very helpful to send immediate message to online facebook contact, now you can place facebook chat box on Firefox sidebar like Gtalk messenger box. For this click on 'bookmark' option from the menu bar, then click on organize bookmark, now press on bookmark menu, right click for new book tab, where enter name: facebook chat, Location: http://www.facebook.com/presence/popout.php and also check load this bookmark in the sidebar. Once you complete it, again open bookmark menu and open facebook chat, enjoy it without opening facebook account.
Add Facebook Toolbar:
Facebook toolbar is very convenient way to reach at the some page of your facebook profile like inbox, message, notification, friend request, etc. But unfortunately it is available only for Firefox browser, so if you are a user of Mozilla firefox browser, then you can download it to share, check your notifications and messages, and even update your account easily.
Share Photos and Videos:
Facebook means not only communicating with others, but also share useful information in your profile and in your blog. You can share photo, videos and any other useful information very easily in your profile, just by entering URL in the box of “what’s on your mind” which is situated under share section on your profile home page.
Use Gmail from facebook:
You can check your Gmail contact from within your facebook inbox. For this, facebook offers Fmail application, which you can get by searching Fmail in your search box.
To add your friends in your facebook profile, you need to access find friend section. First open find a friend section, enter your email address and password and get your friends list with add as friend link, click on it to add them. You can also find your friend name on search box by entering your friend’s name and add his/her as friend.
Create FB collage:
Facebook also gives a chance to create FB photo collage out of your friends list. To create facebook Photo collage, click on friends tab which will process more tabs, then you will get Dropdown menu and select ‘Choose an Option’ and dashes symbol like (–). Then you will see your friend’s photo in 50 × 50 pixels grid view.
Display only selected pictures:
Friends box opens every time with different friends of your profile. If you want to display your best friend’s picture on your profile for all time then you can set it by using edit option. To see your selected friend’s everyday in your profile open friend box, click on edit section, then type your friend name and check the “Always show these friends".
Create friends list:
You can divide your friends in particular list by creating list. Create friends list like “Work,” “Family” and “Limited Profile” for your profile privacy. To create friend list, click on 'friends' option, then select edit option and get friend page, where you will get create list section at left side corner. After then click on create new list, then enter your list name what you want and select person for appropriate list.
Facebook is set with more than 200 Apps; by using it you will get more innovative features on facebook:
Import Your Tweets as Status Updates:
- Twitter application for Facebook allows you to import your tweets on Twitter like your Facebook status updates.
Flickr to Facebook:
- Flickr is one of the best photo management sites. Now you can upload your flickr photo directly at your facebook profile by using flickr apps.
- Downfacebook and SpeedBit apps give the chance to download user uploaded videos from facebook profile.
Update facebook via SMS:
- In this fast forward era, people have no more time to update social networks status everyday, so facebook provides facebook mobile apps to update your facebook status via your mobile SMS. To use this service you need to register with Facebook Mobile.
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