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Facebook just wants to get you laid.

If I remember correctly, Facebook was created so Mark Zukerburg could get laid. Or at least that’s what I remember from the movie. That and he’s kind of a dick. Either way, it seems like Facebook wants to get you some lovin too. When I logged out of Facebook today I was presented with a […]

Verify your Facebook account with Google Voice or Pinger without texting.

If you try and sign up for a Facebook account, Facebook will require you to enter in a phone number to verify you are a human. Then they will text you a verification number. This is all fine and dandy if you have a cellphone and texting plan. If you are using Google Voice or Pinger you […]

Is it: Internet FTW or WTF?

Every day there are three things I have to check out. First, what’s up on Twitter. So many tidbits of information, links and pictures. Then I head over to Facebook to see how those kids are doing. And no day is complete without posting something to one of my many WordPress blogs. Since Facebook, Twitter […]

I’ve removed Facebook and Twitter from my phone.

In my quest to make my Android perform better I decided to try uninstalling both the official Facebook and Twitter apps from my phone. My Droid Incredible only has 412 MBs of memory with about 80 free MBs. I really don’t understand where it’s all going. Most of it goes to the system, I think, […]

How to create a Facebook application or convert your old FBML Facebook pages.

So you want to create a Facebook application? Well the good news is it’s relatively simple. What I’m going to show you here is the very basics. I’m not going to go into APIs or anything like that. This is also how you go about converting your FBML tabs to Facebook iFames. Since Facebook is […]

Tool for adding Facebook app tabs to your page.

On February 1st, Facebook officially killed all app profile pages. However, what they left behind was a confusing and difficult way for users to add their app tabs to their pages. What use to be a simple click is now, create a new HTML page with specific code and then format your URL a specific way replacing […]

How to update your Facebook status so only some of your friends see it.

It seems like everyone is on Facebook these days. I have high school friends, co-workers, relatives and even my mother in-law follows my updates. However, I don’t always want to share everything with everyone. That’s why there are Facebook lists. Lists are a way of organizing your friends into groups; or circles if anyone uses Google+. You […]

How to shrink your Facebook tabs iFrame when AutoGrow fails you.

When building a Facebook application tab, Facebook gives you a great function called FB.Canvas.setAutoGrow (formally FB.Canvas.setAutovsize) that allows for the Facebook iFrame to automatically figure out how tall it should be to incorporate all your content. As you switch between pages in your app, it continues to grow as needed.i The downside is that it […]

Facebook’s Like number is more than just people clicking Like.

It seems that every site now has a Facebook Like button on it, but did you know that the number of Likes is made up of more than just people clicking Like? The number shown on a Like button is the sum of: The number of likes for the URL The number of shares for […]

Easily increase your HTC Droid Incredible battery life

My wife and I have HTC Droid Incredibles and the battery life is far from great. With nearly nothing on my wife’s phone, it wouldn’t last an entire day. Even with minimal use. After a lot of searching and testing, it turns out that the Facebook for HTC Sense app is the main problem. It’s […]