All posts tagged "Facebook"

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Will it Cost $100 to Message Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook?

    CNBC reported today that it may cost you $100 to send Mark Zuckerberg a private message on Facebook. We’ll look a little closer at the story.

  • Social Media
    Why You Should Avoid Birthday Apps on Facebook

    Facebook apps aren’t as popular as they used to be, because many seem to add more headache than enjoyment to the social network. One type of app seems to be the most “spammy” of them all, and probably the most pointless: Facebook Birthday apps.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    What Happens When You Comment “1” on this Lindsay Lohan Photo?

    A photo shared online shows Lindsay Lohan’s mugshot with a square superimposed on her face. Users are encouraged to comment with the number 1 to see what happens next.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    The “Staying Privately Connected” Facebook Hoax Notification

    Did you or someone you know post a notice on Facebook so that you will stay “privately connected” with your friends? You may want to retract that post!

  • Scams & Deception
    Scam Alert: Facebook “Blocked Account” Email

    Did you receive an email from Facebook telling you that your account has been blocked due to suspicious activity, with a link to reactivate your account? It’s not from Facebook and you shouldn’t click the link!

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Does 1 “Like” Really Equal 1 Punch or 1 Prayer?

    It’s not uncommon to see a photo being circulated on Facebook with a caption that reads something like, “1 like = 1 prayer, 1 share = 10 prayers.” Is this done with good intentions or is something else going on here?

  • How To...
    How to Stop ReverbNation From Posting Song Plays to Facebook

    Are you trying to figure out how to stop ReverbNation from posting every song play to your personal Facebook profile? This option seems very elusive ever since ReverbNation’s 2012 redesign. Here’s how to do it:

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Hoax Alert: Facebook Shutting Down Due to Overpopulation

    A long-time rumor is making its rounds yet again. In this hoax we are told that Facebook is overwhelmed with its massive user base, including a large number of inactive accounts, and that re-posting a message is the only way to ensure you won’t get your account deleted.