acebook privacy to friends

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

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

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

youtube settingsThe 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