Update Your Social Media Accounts for 2017

Update Your Social Media Accounts for 2017

With the start of the new year, this is the perfect time to check and update all of your social media accounts. Many of us sign up for just about everything new that comes out, some are more particular. Regardless of how many social media accounts you have, it is always a good idea to log in and update them occasionally. Some of the social media accounts you should be sure to look at are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, SnapChat, and Pinterest. What to Update on Social Media Accounts: Password If it has been sometime since you have updated … Continue Reading →
Facebook Facts and Stats Infographic

Facebook Facts and Stats Infographic

This week’s infographic, yes I share one each Saturday, is about one of the most popular social networks, Facebook. Even if you don’t personally use Facebook you probably know tons of people who do since billions of people around the planet use Facebook. As a side note, don’t forget to change your Facebook password often and update the security settings regularly. Which of the Facebook facts did you find most interesting from this week’s infographic? Infographic Source: Dark Bear Web Solutions Continue Reading →
Everyday Tech Talk – Social Media Security

Everyday Tech Talk – Social Media Security

BLAB UPDATE: Blab has closed down sadly. Embedded videos are no longer available. Some of the transcripts, notes, and comments are still available in this post however. This week Tommy and I talk about social media security on social media channels. How to protect yourself on Facebook, Twitter, and other social platforms. Please let us know if you have any additional questions! Join us next Monday night for another Everyday Tech Talk with @RobynsWorld and @tommytrc on Blab!   Continue Reading →
Facebook Options: On This Day

Facebook Options: On This Day

Facebook options include them showing your past posts, called “On This Day“. Some people love this, some hate it. Regardless, here is a quick overview of the options you have for the On This Day feature on Facebook. Facebook watches your old photos, status updates, and other posts from previous years. You will notice on the main feed page often these items at the top of your feed. You can opt to re-share these items on your current feed or not as you like. One of the problems though is that Facebook does not know what are happy or sad … Continue Reading →
How to Control What You See in Your Facebook News Feed

How to Control What You See in Your Facebook News Feed

A few days ago Facebook updated the control we have over our Facebook newsfeed. The news feed is what you see on the main page of Facebook once you login – all those stories, updates, photos, and such from people you are friends with. This means when viewing in the default “Top Stories” you will see these people/pages/groups ahead of others. The tutorial below is based on the full web based version of Facebook. If you are viewing Facebook on your phone/tablet via an app these settings will appear a bit differently. Important Note: You can select up to 30 … Continue Reading →
You In Your Own Year in Review Compilation for 2014

You In Your Own Year in Review Compilation for 2014

There are so many social networks we share our lives on and at the end of a year it is kind of nice to go and look back at what has happened. There are some automated features on some networks and some third party apps and tools that allow you to make looking back a little easier and more fun. Facebook Year in Review – This will automatically pull photos from 2014 for you. You can click customize at the bottom of the page before you share it. Once you are done, share it to your profile if you like! … Continue Reading →
Age Restrictions for Social Media Platforms Infographic

Age Restrictions for Social Media Platforms Infographic

At the Type-A Conference last week my friend Linda Sellers told me about her (new to me) site, Tech Granny. What a brilliant idea! Her blog talks tech but to older, and wiser, folks like grandparents. We all know that kids are born into tech these days and it is second nature to them. Grandparents can learn from Linda about social networks, smartphones, and the like so that they can be more in touch with their grandchildren. One of her posts included this great and simple infographic about age restrictions for social media platforms. If your grandkids are visiting and … Continue Reading →
4 Things you might not know how to do on Facebook

4 Things you might not know how to do on Facebook

Facebook is an every changing environment and I do not think anyone can ever know all of the things you can do, change, share, etc. on it. Today I thought I would share a few of the Facebook things that you might not know about. Share That You Are an Organ Donor When you are on your page on Facebook, instead of clicking “Status” to add something, click “Life Event”, and then “Health & Wellness”. In the next menu click “Organ Donor”. A box will pop up letting you add information you may want to include. Click Save. That’s it … Continue Reading →
Mobile Photography Sharing Statistics [Infographic]

Mobile Photography Sharing Statistics [Infographic]

Did you have your smartphone camera out on Thanksgiving? After you took those photos did you share them on Facebook? On Twitter? On Instagram? If so, you are among the majority. More and more of us are snapping pics of daily life and sharing on our social networks. I definitely do this quite a bit. It is fun and I love sharing plus I love the other end of it also – viewing photos from others. It really brings a smile to my face to see pictures of the kids, the pets, the food, and yes, even selfies of my … Continue Reading →