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Facebook-ery: Facebook Emoticons & Emoji

FB Emoticons! You can enter specific keyboard combinations and Facebook will automatically convert them into those full-color pictures for you (though the full-color picture won’t be visible until AFTER you’ve posted the status update). Alternatively, you can copy certain symbols from one page or window and paste them into your Facebook status update to achieve […]

Windows Computer Suddenly Shuts Down? Facebook May Be To Blame

In the past month or so, I’ve been having a problem where my Toshiba Satellite laptop, which runs Windows 7, would suddenly shut down at least once a day for no apparent reason.     The laptop would start right up again with no problems, and when I checked Windows Event Viewer there would be […]

Facebook-ery: New Friends’ Videos Feature

Once a month or so this entire year, I’d see some new feature or change on Facebook, grab a bunch of screenshots, and then when I went back the next day to use it again so I could take notes for a post, the thing would be gone. I guess I’m part of some test […]

Facebookery: Scammers Targeting Middle-Aged, Single Women

The holiday season brings friends and family together, but it also brings out the scammers. Because they know the holidays can be a lonely time for single, middle-aged women, scammers are out in force to target those women. Many women of a certain age who list their marital status on Facebook as single, divorced or […]

Facebook-ery: Facebook Friends Enhancements

Facebook has quietly rolled out some new Friends features you might not have even noticed, but they’re pretty useful. Note that the information in this post is only applicable to the full Facebook site, as viewed in a web browser on a computer. The mobile app versions of Facebook will differ.   New Posts From […]