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How to Make Your Twitter Account Private

By default, when you Tweet, you’re broadcasting it to the world. You could make a bad joke to your 170 followers, get on a plane, and by the time you land, find out your Tweet went viral and now you’re out of a job—that...

How to Make Your Instagram Account Private

By default, when you post a photo to Instagram, it’s visible to every other user. If you add any hashtags to your photo, like say, #landscape or #selfie, anyone who searches for that hashtag will be able to find it....

How to Change Your Name on Facebook

Whether you’ve just gotten married, no longer identify with your birth name, or just want to change the overly formal “Robert” to “Rob” on your profile, here’s how to change the name you’re using on Faceboo...

How to Delete a Facebook Post

Facebook, as a social network, is a bit crazy. You’re interacting with hundreds of people at the same time; your main connection being that you’ve probably met them at least once. Unless you have your page locked down, ev...

How to Delete a Tweet

Twitter is great, but sometimes, in the heat of the moment, you can tweet something you shouldn’t have—perhaps an overly defensive reply to a follower or off-the-cuff comment you didn’t put enough thought into....

What Is Facebook’s “Messenger Day”?

Oh look, another Facebook app—this time Messenger—is adding its own version of Snapchat’s popular Stories feature, where photos you post to a feed get automatically deleted after 24 hours. Facebook did a good job adding...

What Is Shutter Speed?

In photography, shutter speed, also called exposure time, is the length of time the digital sensor (or film in an older camera) is exposed to light while taking a picture.

How to Delete an Instagram Draft

If you go to post a photo to Instagram but then decide not to, you get the option to save it as a draft. If it’s a nice photo you want to come back and spend more time editing, that’s a good thing; but if it’s a throwaw...

How to Take Better Instagram Photos

Instagram is one of the most popular social networks in the world. It’s a place where you can share photos you’ve taken, pictures from the lifestyle you (want people to think you) lead, and much more. While a lot of peopl...

What Lenses Should I Buy for My Canon Camera?

The biggest advantage DSLRs have over smartphones and compact cameras is swappable lenses that suit what you’re trying to shoot. Whether you want a lens that can blur the background for great portraits or something that le...
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