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How to Enable Encryption (Secret Conversations) on Facebook Messenger

As of yesterday, all of Facebook's 900 million Messenger users should be able to choose to have specific chat threads use end-to-end encryption, protecting a message from all eyes except the sender and recipient. Called Secret Conversations, the feature also allows users to set messages to self-destruct anywhere between five seconds to one day. Once [...]

By | October 6th, 2016|Categories: Apps, Security|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Facebook Post Tagging Scam Steals Your Login Credentials

Our friends over at HackRead have been tipped about a new Facebook post tagging scam that uses a Google Chrome app to attempt to steal your login credentials. According to their report: It begins with a notification on Facebook that a friend of yours has tagged you (potential victim) in a post. The post is [...]

By | September 13th, 2016|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Truth Behind The Privacy Panic Around The Facebook Messenger Requirement

There's been an recent uproar online about Facebook's latest decision to do away with Messenger inside their smartphone Facebook app and forcing users to install the Facebook Messenger app. Many people already use the Messenger app, but some still just message from within the Facebook app. Unfortunately, in the near future, those users will soon [...]

By | August 10th, 2014|Categories: Internet, Mobile, Smartphone|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Google+ Diminishing

Google is a large company that starts and stops many projects and trials. For the longest time, GMail was considered a beta test product. Google+ has been around for a while now, but it never really thrived as a social network to compete with Facebook and Twitter. As a user, there were things I liked [...]

Windows Phone 8.1 ‘Preview For Developers’ Coming Next Week

For those of you out there who have a Windows Phone, now might be a good time to lookup the Preview For Developers program. If you're an Android user, you might be frustrated with waiting around for your mobile carrier to push out Android updates to your phone. iPhone users don't have this issue since [...]

Facebook Updates Mobile Apps – Brings Restaurant Reservations

Today, Facebook has released an update for its iOS and Android mobile apps, bringing a few new features to the app. For iOS, they now allow for the searching of hashtags and the update will also allow you to click on hashtags within posts to see what other people are saying about the topic. It [...]

By | August 12th, 2013|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Microsoft BUILD 2013 Windows 8 App Announcements – Facebook, Flipboard, VS 2013 & More

While the big news at the Microsoft BUILD 2013 developer's conference has been the Windows 8.1 Preview, they also just announced a couple of apps coming to Windows 8. First up is an official Facebook app. Twitter released an app a while ago, but Facebook has yet to be seen. Microsoft has announced that it [...]

Facebook Announces Video For Instagram And Cinema Stabilization

Today, Facebook has announced video features coming to Instagram, similar to Twitter's Vine app. A user can take videos up to 15 seconds with your choice of 13 video filters. Instagram version 4 is available in the iOS App Store right now. The update in the Google Play Store should be available later today. There's [...]

By | June 20th, 2013|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Tech Tip: Candy Crush Tips, Tricks, and Cheats

Candy Crush Saga is one of the hottest Facebook and mobile games around. For those of you that don't know, the gameplay is similar to Bejeweled, where you have to match three similar candies to earn points or complete objectives. There are special candy pieces if you get four or five pieces together as well. [...]

Tech Tip: How To Set Your Trusted Contacts On Facebook

Last week Facebook introduced a new security measure in case you were to ever lose access to your account. This feature is Trusted Contacts, where you can select three to five of your closest friends to help you regain access of your locked account. To get started, login to your Facebook account and go into [...]

By | May 10th, 2013|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , |1 Comment
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