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How to Message a Facebook Friend From Instagram

Facebook acquired Instagram in 2012, but the platforms remained mostly separate. This changed in 2020, though—you can now send messages to anyone on Facebook from the Instagram app. We’ll show you how to use the Cross-App …

How to Archive or Delete a Facebook Group

Don’t like how your Facebook Group is doing? You can leave it, but the group will still be there. If you want to hide the Facebook Group from new members, or if you want to delete it, follow our guide….

How to Change Your Facebook Page Name

Sometimes, the first time isn’t the charm. Sometimes, you figure out a better name for your Facebook page a couple of weeks down the line. Don’t worry, you can change your Facebook page’s name at any time!…

How to Hide or Delete a Facebook Page

Facebook Pages don’t always work out. If you’ve got an old Facebook Page that you don’t want anyone to find, here’s how you can unpublish (hide) your Facebook Page for a while, or delete it permanently….

How to Mute Someone on Facebook

Some Facebook friends and relatives can be quite annoying, but you can’t simply unfriend them. What if you want to stay in contact but don’t want to see their annoying posts? Here’s how to mute someone on Facebook….

How to Change Your Language Settings on Facebook

If you want to improve your language skills through immersive practice or add an additional language to Facebook, the social media platform provides in-depth language and region settings that are accessible with just a few cl…

How to Add Music to Your Facebook Profile

The songs that express who we are can easily be featured on anyone’s Facebook profile. Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about sudden blasts of music. Your friend’s music only exists on mobile and will never autoplay. Here…

How to Enable Dark Mode on Facebook Desktop

The bright white space of Facebook’s interface can strain your vision after long hours of browsing. Give your eyes a break by enabling Facebook’s Dark Mode. Change the new interface from light to dark by activating this setti…

How to Sort Your Facebook Feed by Most Recent

Whenever Facebook updates its interface, familiar features can be hard to find. While the ability to sort your Facebook feed by most recent is still available, it has moved to a slightly different location….

How to Switch to the New Facebook Desktop Interface

Facebook’s desktop website is getting a visual overhaul that almost everyone can access. Update to this brand new, less cluttered design with the click of a button. But don’t worry, if you don’t like the change, you switch ba…

How to Stop Facebook from Tracking You in Firefox

Firefox 74 has an official Facebook Container add-on that keeps the social media juggernaut from tracking your browsing activity around the web. It can automatically block any of Facebook’s trackers when outside of Facebook t…

How to Delete Your Facebook Account

Facebook has long been known to take, store, and sell your data and continuously make you re-evaluate how the social network handles your privacy. Whether you want to take a small break or delete your Facebook account comple…

Beware These 7 Facebook Scams

Unlike the email spam of the late 90s and early 2000s, Facebook’s scams can be harder to spot. They hide in plain sight and recycle old tactics while preying on some of the most trusting members of society….
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