Facebook have several tricks that can your experience on on the social media platform worthwhile. Not everyone knows about them, but using them will make you appear geeky and well updated.
Below are three (3) interesting Facebook tricks you need to know, as brought to you by Techplace24.com;
1. You can post to Facebook using SMS
You can install the Facebook app to your phone which will make you oversee the content your friends post on Facebook. The procedure below will help you post to Facebook with or without a smartphone.
Use a desktop browser to log into your Facebook account then head over to Settings and then to the Mobile tab. Click on the “Add a phone” button, only if you haven’t added your phone to the Facebook account. After selecting your wireless carrier you’ll have to click Next after which you will send an SMS of “F” to Facebook’s SMS number (32665). After sending the text, a message with a confirmation code will be received on your phone. To post you’ll need to type into the field in the pop-up box. For the purpose of privacy, deselect “Share my phone number with my friends” and accept “friends to text me from Facebook”.
2. Make Facebook flip upside down
This is a fun trick that is worth a try. Imagine using Facebook that is flipped upside down in a cyber café, everyone would be glaring at you. This trick is similar to the old keyboard trick where your computer screen would rotate upside down immediately after pressing ctrl+Alt+Down. You can perform this trick much easier on Facebook by selecting the upside-down language under someone’s Facebook account.
3. Hide your online status from certain people
There’s a Facebook trick that can make you exclusively block your online status from certain people. If you are old enough on Facebook, this trick might be no news to you.
Move to your Facebook Setting then head to Blocking. Press on the Block user section, then type the person’s name you want to hide your online status from.
A smartphone user shows the Facebook application on his phone in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, in this photo illustration, May 2, 2013.
Facebook Inc’s mobile advertising revenue growth gained momentum in the first three months of the year as the social network sold more ads to users on smartphones and tablets, partially offsetting higher spending which weighed on profits. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic (BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA – Tags: SOCIETY SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS) – RTXZ81J