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Facebookery: Turn Off or Filter Facebook Memories

You know how Facebook loves to pop up those Facebook Memories, nudging you to re-share them? Even the memories you’d prefer to leave in the past and never think about again? Here’s how to turn off or filter Facebook Memories so you’ll never see Memories involving dates or people you’d just as soon forget—or never […]

I Stopped Liking on Facebook Two Years Ago: Here’s What Happened

I Stopped Liking on Facebook, and If You Hate Newsfeed Ads, So Should You Facebook relies heavily on users’ “Likes” to select targeted advertising to be included in each Facebook user’s News Feed. The advertising algorithm not only takes your own “Likes” into account, but those of your Facebook friends. By now all Facebook users […]

Turn Off This Invasive Facebook App Feature

If you use the Facebook mobile app you may have noticed something odd lately. The ‘Suggested Friends’ area may be showing you faces that look vaguely familiar, but they’re actually just strangers you’ve passed by out in public.     According to CNET: Facebook is using your phone’s location to match you with fellow Facebook […]

Get The Moments App Or Facebook Will Delete Synced Photos

Users of the Facebook mobile app who’ve enabled photo syncing in the app—and given how many users of the app don’t even know about this feature, it seems to be enabled in the app by default—are now at risk of losing all those auto-synced photos unless they download Facebook’s new “Moments” app.     From […]

Facebook App Drains Phone Battery Even When Not In Use

If you’ve noticed a mysterious battery drain on your phone or tablet and you use the Facebook mobile app, it’s probably the culprit.     According to a Guardian UK report: Last year [the Facebook mobile app] was accused of using background tricks to stay active even when it wasn’t being used…concerns about Facebook’s Android […]