Privacy settings for status updates on Business Pages are always public but Facebook continue to play around with Privacy Settings for personal profiles so it is important to keep on top of your own personal requirements.
Access this via the drop down menu that comes off the little arrow on the top right of your blue navigation bar. Or, more simply by clicking on the padlock symbol a little to the left of that arrow.
Padlock Symbol for Facebook Privacy Settings
The padlock symbol will show you the settings for:
- Who can see my stuff
- Who can contact me?
- How do I stop someone from bothering me?
There is also now the option to do a Privacy Checkup that talks you through whether you are sharing with the right people.
Use the drop down menu next to each to see the three options and select your privacy of choice. Continue reading
My body building client who performs under his real name wants to be sure that no fans can access his family photos and other info on his personal profile.
Setting up your personal profile to select who can see your personal interactions on Facebook
So, first of all, let's look at setting up your personal profile to ensure your privacy on Facebook.
Hover your mouse over the little arrow at the top right of the blue navigation bar and you will see the drop down menu that allows you to access your Settings.
Select Privacy from the left hand sidebar.
You can then click Edit on the right hand side of each of the individual sections to allow you to choose who you want to be able to connect with you - Public, Friends, Friends of Friends, etc. It will also allow you to decide who you want to be able access you via your registered email and who can tag you on Timeline and images. Continue reading
A great question from Jo Curtis who runs networking lunches for business women in Billericay, Brentwood, Leigh-on-Sea, Southend and Thurrock, Essex.
How do I find the URL for a Facebook status update?
Jo wanted to spread the word about a post she had written to some of the ladies in her lunch groups but didn't know how to get the actual link to that specific status update.
It's simple when you know how. Continue reading
At Lollipop Local, our tagline is 'We Direct Traffic' and we're always looking for interesting ways to achieve that.
Twitter cards is the latest method of encouraging visitors to come to your website and here's a great infographic to show you how. Continue reading
So how do you block YouTube ads, those annoying rectangles that can often highlight a competitor on your own material? How very frustrating when you've uploaded your lovely new video to YouTube in an attempt to get onto the front page of Google, but someone else's advertisement is now appearing on it.
How to block YouTube ads
The answer is actually quite simple.
To block YouTube ads, you need to go to your YouTube account and click the icon which shows for the name of your account at the top right of the page. Continue reading