11 things you did not know about Facebook.
Facebook Is the largest social network in the world, with over 1,5 billion user names. Even if you spend a lot of time with the app Facebook, You may not have explored all he has to offer. For this we have a list of tips, tricks, and features that you do not know.
No matter if you run Facebook on a Samsung Galaxy Edge S7 or a Google Pixel, You'll find useful tips for sorting through your news feed, improving the security of your account, finding the best content faster and changing status updates more easily, plus more.
1. Manage notifications
Are you bombarded daily by a flood of updates and alerts from your friends? You will be relieved when you find out that Facebook It can actually make switching and disabling certain types of notifications quite easy.
Go to Settings> Application settings> Notification settings (Settings> App Setings> Notifications). From there, you can turn on or turn off wall post alerts, comments, friend requests, photo labels, invitations to events, and more.
2. Share from other applications
Share between applications is one of their strengths Android, So use it: Touch the Share button while viewing a photo gallery, web browser or anything else. Facebook Will appear as one of the options.
This is an excellent way to share something in the chronology without having to actually get in Facebook And you will get all the usual status update options.
3. Find interesting places nearby
application Facebook Android Can do some tricks that a desktop site can not do, such as better use of your location. Choose Nearby locations (Nearby Places) To find locations around you that have their own page Facebook.
It's a great way to discover restaurants, bars, shops or other places if you're in an unknown area of the world. Touch any entry for more information about that place.
4. Stop videos from auto-play
One of the most useful settings in the application Facebook is Video Autoplay. Allows you to enable or disable auto play or turn it on when you only connect to a WiFi connection.
This will save you data usage while you're away, and you can stop your news feed from appearing in a dizzying list of clips with various funny things and animations.
Go to Settings> Application settings> Autoplay (Settings> App Setings> Autoplay).
5. Save videos and links for later
Many times due to lack of time we can not watch some interesting videos of friends… fortunately there is a solution to this prostated problems. If you tap the drop-down arrow next to a news feed that contains a video or link, you can save the content to return later.
A marked content is kept under the title saved In the main menu of the application (press See All under applications If it's not visible) so you can turn it back in its free time.
6. Check account security
From inside the application Facebook, Touch Account settings> Security> Active sessions (Settings> Account Setings> Security and login) And here if you give up See More You can see all the locations and devices associated with your account. Facebook.
If you notice something suspicious, click the disconnect icon. It's better to be safe than it looks sorry, so if you make a mistake and disconnect from one of your own devices or browsers, you can connect again.
7. Filter news feeds
Maybe you do not know but you do not have to thank yourself for the standard news list with updates. application Facebook gives you access to custom lists from the main menu. To change someone's list, just go to your profile and click Friends> Edit friends list.
If you want to add or remove any entire list ("family" or "best friends," for example), you will need to do this from a computer.
8. Hide a friend's feeds
Sometimes we do not want to see the updates of friends without disappointing or blocking their posts. You may want to keep claiming that you are friends, despite the fact that you never want to see them or hear them again.
For this, go to their page, choose FollowingThen select Unfollowing. They will not know, but you will never see their posts or messages to which they are labeled.
9. Prioritize a friend's feed
If you want to make the opposite by seeing the first, choose to see the posts of a particular friend above all else. Simply go to their page, click choose FollowingThen select See First.
Any posts made by this friend will reach the top of the news stream, so never lose them.
10. Use an application easier than Facebook to save memory
application Facebook Is not only enormous, it is also a great resource resource. You can save space and memory by using an alternative application such as Metal or Tinfoil, Which are especially custom skin skins for the web version Facebook. Metal Is a bit more sympathetic and offers more features, such as a notification tab and a floating window. There is also an official application Facebook Lite.
Otherwise, you can add a shortcut to the Facebook site on your home screen and use it. In Chrome, you can also enable site notifications if you sign in Settings> Site settings> Notifications (Settings> Site settings> Notifications) And making sure they are enabled and unlocked for Facebook.
11. Find Wi-Fi
Facebook Has just released its new feature to help users find the closest Wi-Fi hotspots globally. A spokesman for Facebook He said: “To help people stay connected with their communities and find experiences around them, we are launching a feature to help you find the wi-fi connection near you. We tested this feature and received great feedback that it is not it is useful only for people who travel, but it is especially useful in areas with poor connectivity to the mobile network. "
Here's how to use this feature: In the app Facebook (on Android or iOS), Click the tab More (The three-row icon at the top right) and then Find Wi-Fi. After you open the tab Find Wi-Fi, Turn it on. Then you can see all available places on a map near your location, plus information such as opening hours for hosting companies.