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Here are a few nifty tips and tricks for easy and handy networking on Facebook…

Ø To post in Hindi( or other language) on Facebook :

o Open new tab in the browser, and visit www.google.com/transliterate/

o This page is an editor, wherein on the top left corner one can specify the preferred language.

o Write the required text in the text area, for example: to write “shaadi” in hindi, chooseimage as language and type in shaadi followed by a space to make the change. The text changes to image.

o When the text is finished, select all the text, copy and paste to the Facebook status or comment box. Done.

 

Ø With the new changes in Facebook, while commenting, pressing Enter posts the comment. This has been to done to make commenting handier. But how can one now change the line while commenting? Well, it can be done by just pressing Shift+Enter each time you want a change in line while commenting.

 

Ø One of the changes has been with the slide-view of the pictures on Facebook, having black background. Most of the Facebook addicts didn’t like this, preferring the older way. Well, you can revert to previous way of viewing pictures by just pressing F5 when the picture opens in slide-view.

Be more secure on Facebook…

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Facebook has become a very vital part of our life, wherein many of us post in some personal details and information, which we shall not at all want being leaked to someone who may tamper with them. Hence, social networking needs some attention from us to be meticulous about its security. Herein, I have dealt with few new features that Facebook have incorporated recently to make it more secure.

Use HTTPS instead of HTTP

HTTP(Hypertext transfer protocol) is a networking protocol—a set of rules—for communication over the World Wide Web. HTTPS is a secure version of HTTP. It stands for the same thing, while the S represents secure.

imageWeb browsers such as Internet Explorer and Firefox display a padlock icon to indicate that the website is secure, as it also displays https:// in the address bar.When a user connects to a website via HTTPS, the website encrypts the session with a digital certificate

If you haven’t upgraded your Facebook account security, it is highly recommended to do so.

How to upgrade my FB account security?

If you have decided to be more secure online, then, follow these 3 simple steps:

    1. Visit your Account Sections page
    2. Click on change beside Account Security section
    3. Check the checkbox to enable https… and click on Save button.

That’s all!

start blogging thru facebook

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Blogging can be more than just a personal story-telling experience.But there’s no mantra to get you famous as a successful blogger, but, yes, there are tips to follow if you want to make a mark, or maybe, make a earning as well.

Here’s a very basic yet powerful tip for those of you who don’t know whether they have the skill to host a blog and interest its readers. You are on a social networking site, say Facebook, and chat and share thoughts with your friends. Well, they can be great readers for your initial steps… Start writing notes, or posting images( if you want to start a photo-blog), or videos(if Vblogs interests you), and tag your friends, and analyze what they comment. Do not give up in few trials if you dont receive positive comments. Perseverance is important. After about 25-30  posts, you are in a better position to judge whether you should start blogging or not.

Steps to write a note on facebook:
1..On your home page, on the left sidebar, there is a link “Notes”. Click on it.
2..On the page that appears, the right top corner has a button :” Write a note”. Click it.
3..Now you get your Edit Note page, where you type in the title. Next put in your content. Make sure its short and interesting. And then tag your friends, so that they know that you have written a note, and expect their comments.
4..Publish the note.

Write on anything you feel like, be it short plots, poetry, current trends, etc. Just put thoughts to words. Try to improve your writing note after note. And I assure you that this shall help you a lot with getting started with blogging. Comment on others posts, notes, photos to ensure that they will also comment on yours. Try writing on varied topics of your interest and compare the likes and comments. This shall let you know what you are good at.Once you start blogging, ask your friends on facebook to follow you there. Try this and let me know…