When checking your Facebook account on daily basis is a ritual for you, you can’t miss on the General and important Facebook tricks that will make your life (Facebook life) much easier and comfortable.
With these tips you can avoid spam, taking Backup of your “precious” Facebook account, enable better security and much more. Have a look and don’t forget to post this article on your Wall and become more popular.
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Choose Your Privacy Settings for Apps, Games and Websites
By default, apps have access to your friends list and any information you choose to share with everyone. You can change what you share with apps using these settings. You can also “stop” these apps from posting on your wall time and again, thus saving yourself being taken as a spammer.
F.B. (Fluff Busting) Purity is an anti spam, facebook tool, in the form of a browser addon that alters your facebook homepage to show only the most relevant information to you, by filtering out the annoying and irrelevant messages in your news feed / stream, such as application spam etc, and also giving you the option to hide the boxes you dont want to see on the right hand side of the homepage.
For Mac OS X, Adds Notifications to your desktop, alerting you when interesting activity happens on Facebook
imo.im is a web-based service that allows users to hold text, voice, and video chats on multiple instant messaging protocols.
Questions is designed so that anyone on Facebook can help you find the answer. For example, when you ask a question and your friends answer or follow, their friends can see and answer it, too.
The New FB Messages
Texts, chat and email together in one simple conversation.
Backupify for Facebook provides an automated, easy-to-setup service that archives the most important data from your Facebook Profile and Facebook Fan Pages, including the complete contents of your News Feed, Wall Posts, Photo Albums and Messages. Backupify for Facebook also saves any Photos, Videos or Wall Posts where you‘ve been tagged, so even if the original poster removes something, you‘ve still got a copy of the snapshots, Posts and Videos where you appear. Everything that makes your Profile or Page unique and valuable is preserved, protected and downloadable on-demand.
Enable HTTPS for better security
Better safe than sorry. Enable HTTPS for better security if you don’t want to loose your precious account. Go to Account –> Account Settings –> Account Security, and enable the Secure Browsing (https) option.
Never Forget your Friends Birthdays
You can check upcoming birthdays and also export the birthday list.
Using in-the-cloud scanning, Bitdefender Safego protects your social network account from all sorts of e-trouble: scams, spam, malware and private data exposure. But, most importantly, Safego keeps your online friends safe and …close
Remove Facebook’s Photo Viewer
Replaces new photo viewer by the old one.
Request for Permission
When ever any app request for permission to send you an email, choose an anonymous email address to route all the mails from that app to a proxy email.