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Facebook advertising works well, even if you shouldn’t have to use it.

I decided to give Facebook advertising a try on a page I manage by boosting a post. I didn’t want to spend a lot of money, so I kept it under $5. I promoted two posts, at two separate times, and one post did amazing and the other did OK. In both cases, I spent...


Say No To Social Advertising

Both Facebook and Google+ are using your profile pictures to tie into ads. This helps those ads seem more appealing to your friends since you Liked or +1ed those companies in the past. Social ads are easy enough to disable though. In Facebook go to Settings -> Ads and click the ‘Edit’ button for ‘Ads...


How to stop Cartwheel by Target from sharing your coupons on Facebook.

Cartwheel is a new coupon app from Target. You can easily find coupons for lots of items and then just show the cashier your phone at checkout. The downside is you have to sign up with your Facebook account and then it auto shares any coupons you select with your Facebook friends. To disable this feature, or rather stop...


Facebook’s Motivational Quotes & Art

Last week I was able to fly out to California and visit Facebook headquarters. One of the cool things about the area I was in were the quotes on the walls. Some were large, some where small, but they were all true to Facebook. They also had an art wall that showcased some pretty cool,...


Facebook Home – Facebook’s Android Announcement

There is lots of buzz on the internet right now about Facebook’s Home app. The basics: Facebook Home is an application that puts people first, apps second. It’s not a phone, although Facebook partnered with HTC and ATT to build phones that are built around Facebook Home. Facebook now has ‘Cover Feed’ this is the...


The truth behind Facebook and your privacy; it’s you, not them.

Facebook is the largest social network, if not the biggest site overall, and privacy is a big concern. Privacy is not just up to Facebook however, you are in control of your Facebook privacy and you are also the biggest security hole. First, the golden rule of the internet: If you don’t want people knowing something...