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How to find 'Most Recent' Newsfeed in Facebook 10.0 for iOS

How to find 'Most Recent' Newsfeed in Facebook 10.0 for iOS

The Facebook 10.0 update for iPhone and iPad has removed the Most Recent Newsfeed from its previous, easy to find position right at the top of the main screen. This has led to a burst of confusion and consternation and yes, a lot of questions. The good news is that the Most Recent Newsfeed isn't...
Facebook reportedly making Messenger app mandatory for chat over the next few days

Facebook reportedly making Messenger app mandatory for chat over the next few days

It was a few months ago that we reported Facebook would be killing in-app messaging. Facebook instead prefers users to chat with the dedicated Facebook Messenger app. Facebook is now notifying people that transition will happen over the next few days. Facebook hasn't posted an announcement...
How to deactivate and permanently delete your Facebook account

How to delete your Facebook account

Facebook has a rather shaky reputation when it comes to abusing and using data from user accounts. Most recently, Facebook apparently ran psychological experiments using some of the data it collected from profiles and timelines without user consent. Whether its the way Facebook handles your data...

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Netflix for iPhone and iPad adds private video recommendations to Facebook friends

Netflix is now allowing users in the US and Canada to recommend movies and TV shows privately to any of their Facebook friends in a new update for the iPhone and iPad, among other devices. Netflix states: When you finish watching something you'll be asked if you know anyone else who'd like...
How to unsubscribe from notifications for status updates, photos, pages, and more with Facebook for iOS

How to unsubscribe from notifications for status updates, photos, pages, and more with Facebook for iOS

Ever comment on someone's Facebook status or photo from your iPhone or iPad only to find the Facebook app incessantly bugging you with notifications every time someone else leaves a comment on that particular status or photo? Worse yet, how about page notifications that you don't even remember...
How to clean up your News Feed with Facebook for iPhone and iPad

How to clean up your News Feed with Facebook for iPhone and iPad

Have a friend that's particularly vocal on Facebook that you wish you could just hide? Or how about all those groups and pages you joined that now spam your timeline with nonsense that you really don't need to see every day? As luck would have it, there's an easier way to silence them than...
What Facebook is about to do to your News Feed will SHOCK you!

What Facebook is about to do to your News Feed will SHOCK you!

Facebook, in a decision that could change the course of humanity as we know it, today announced that it's going to "reduce click-baiting headlines." That is, it's going to give less relevance to post with headlines like the one we used on this post, and instead give preference to headlines that...
Which social networks do you use? [Poll]

Which social networks do you use? [Poll]

Which social networks do you use? You can find me @reneritchie most of the time. That's because the social network I use most is Twitter. I use it on my iPhone on the go, on my Mac while I'm working, and on my iPad while I'm reading or browsing. I use it to follow a few people I know and a lot...
Facebook's auto-play videos eating up all your data? Here's the fix!

Facebook's auto-play videos eating up all your data? Here's the fix!

The Facebook app for iPhone and iPad features an auto-play feature for videos that seems to be causing a lot of users some data usage grief. It seems to be mysteriously eating through loads of data for some folks. Luckily, there's an easy way to turn off auto-play with just a few taps. It's...
Facebook acquires PrivateCore, aims to better secure your data on its servers

Facebook acquires PrivateCore, aims to better secure your data on its servers

Facebook, the world's biggest social network, is buying online security company PrivateCore for an undisclosed amount of money. It's almost certainly not Instagram or Oculus levels of cash, never mind the tens of billions thrown at Whatsapp, but it will, apparently, help Facebook secure all of...
Facebook. Down. Don't. Panic.

Yes, Facebook was down, you're not alone

Update: It appears that access to Facebook is back up for both the web and the iPhone and iPad apps. You are now free to carry on with your day. It appears that Facebook's newest feature is "being offline". Attempts to visit the social network right now are being thwarted by a lack of stuff to...
Just deleted Foursquare. Come at me Facebook!

Just deleted Foursquare. Come at me Facebook!

App sprawl is becoming a thing. This evening I opened Foursquare to check into a great new local restaurant I went to, hit the big, honking check it button, and was told to download Swarm. It wasn't an ad. It wasn't something I could dismiss or get around and go on about my check-in business. It...
Facebook reportedly making Messenger app mandatory for chat over the next few days

Facebook reportedly making Messenger app mandatory for chat over the next few days

It was a few months ago that we reported Facebook would be killing in-app messaging. Facebook instead prefers users to chat with the dedicated Facebook Messenger app. Facebook is now notifying people that transition will happen over the next few days. Facebook hasn't posted an announcement...

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