Archive for the 'Facebook' Category

Facebook Scraping SMS and Call logs

In case you haven’t heard or know about this Facebook scraped (grabbed/uploaded and stored!) call, text message data for years from Android phones! [Read about it here – https://goo.gl/acrfJW] [Many are saying that this didn’t/couldn’t happen on iPhones, but I believe that as much as I believe that Facebook when they say “.. that the […]

Un-F@#k Facebook

I was logged into Facebook recently to search for and show someone something I saw posted. The person that was with started to freak! They said, “How come your Facebook looks so much different? Where’s all the other shtuff on the pages?” I explained I use the F.B Purity extension (Available on Chrome, Firefox, and […]

Fix Facebook Annoyances.

I used to use the Firefox and Chrome extension called SocialFixer to unF**k my Facebook. Sadly however, that extension has not been updated in some time. I’ve found another extension that works nearly as admirably – F.B. Purity Check it out if you’d like to wrest back control of your Facebook experience. I can’t even […]

How to Block Your Wall on Facebook From a Friend, Friend of Friend or everyone. And How to Block a Wall Post on Facebook

So far these are the simplest instructions I’ve come up with for How to Block Your Wall on Facebook From a Friend, Friend of Friend or everyone. And How to Block a Wall Post on Facebook 1 Click “Account” at the top right of your profile screen. 2 Click “Privacy Settings.” Click the “Custom” button […]

Facebook Timeline Fix with Social Fixer

OK. I was asked again about Facebook’s Timeline and how to ‘fix it’ and make the experience more like ‘it used to be’. I’ll tell you now: You are stuck with Facebook Timeline – it’s Facebook’s world and what they say goes in their world. (for the most part anyways). And Facebook says EVERYONE is […]

SocialFixer fixes Facebook replaces BetterFacebook

Better Facebook extension/Addon has been updated/changed to ‘SocialFixer’ This extension makes Facebook SO much more useable!! It’s just great. I hope you check it out. If you previously had the Better Facebook! extension installed remove it. Then go here and install the new version called Social Fixer for your preferred browser(s). Install the Social Fixer […]

More on fixing Facebook

I wrote about using the Firefox (Chrome works too) add-on Greasemonkey and the super script BetterFacebook and I have been getting loads of requests for people asking me to go into a little more detail of how to use it. You should read that first here. I am amazed at how well I was able […]

Fix the ‘new’ Facebook feeds

Let’s try and fix some of the ‘new’ Facebook enhancements. As some of you know I recommended that to get Facebook back to normal. You could Go Account Settings -> Language -> English (UK). And it seemed to work. But Facebook is pushing the crap out globally, so that may only work for a short […]

Facebook news feed settings update

Facebook has changed its News Feed, so that by default, you can only see updates from people you’ve "recently interacted with." If you don’t change this and aren’t that active, then only a few of your friends will actually see your posts and vice versa. YOU ACTUALLY HAVE TO CHANGE IT AT THE BOTTOM OF […]

Get your Cloud Data down to your machine

Here are some ways to get your ‘cloud data’ backed up locally. I know most people look to the ‘cloud’ for their secondary backups (if they even have a primary one) but few people ponder what will happen if their information is lost or compromised in the cloud or the terms of service of the […]