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Learn how to insert Facebook emoticons, smileys, emoji into a status update, post or comment in this simple tutorial.
Here's how to use Instagram on a computer and upload photos from your desktop; these are workarounds to the fact that Instagram's own photo uploading tools are mobile-only.
To learn Facebook you must sign up and set up a new Facebook account.
Learn how to retweet with a comment on Twitter; don't just use the automatic retweet button. This article explains the difference.
YouTube account signup is easy once you realize that it's linked to your Google account. This step-by-step walk through on signing up and getting started on YouTube can help.
Uploading multiple photos to Facebook can be tricky. There are several ways to do it, but the easiest is to create a photo album first. Otherwise, you can't do it directly through the status update publishing box.
If you're wondering at what point fixation with social networking explodes into full-blown Facebook addiction, here are seven warning signs.
What everyone needs to know about how to use Facebook. After the Facebook login, basic tips on managing your profile, home page, News Feed, Timeline and Wall.
Here are 10 top mobile messaging apps--popular ways to communicate especially since most let people make free calls and send free SMS text messages.
Anonymous social networking sites aren't as anonymous as you may think, but are trying to push mobile networking into a post-Facebook, post-Twitter world.
Friv.com is a free online game network with more than 700 Flash-based games that is growing wildly popular. Learn what the hot Friv.com games are and how to find more Friv games.
Before you deactivate Facebook, you should understand what deactivating your Facebook account means. All it does is temporarily suspend your account and make your profile invisible to others.
Changing these three key settings can help make your Facebook private and prevent you from accidentally sharing your profile, photos, friends list and status updates with everyone.
This guide shows how to delete Facebook photos, based on the type of photo you are removing.
It's easy to search for photos on Facebook , but to find photos on Facebook that you really want you should learn the language of Facebook graph search. Page 2.
Facebook emoticons in comments were introduced in 2012, but without the graphical menu that makes it easy to add them in Facebook chat. Learn the emoticon code you need to use smileys to a Facebook comment.
It's simple to put a photo in a Facebook comment. You can add text or just make a visual comment by uploading a photo. Here's how.
It's easy to reactivate your Facebook account if you deactivated it.
If you want to keep your Facebook posts and comments a little more private and don't want everyone and all their friends reading them, there are some adjustments you can make so your Facebook settings. Adjust your Facebook wall settings for a little extra privacy.
Maybe you don't want certain people to know when you're on Facebook, but you want your other Facebook friends to still be able to know. Here's a simple way to make it so that some of your friends can't tell when you're on Facebook while the rest still can.
Make your own emoji with one of these two custom emoji-creation apps for smart phones, Makemoji and Imoji.
Facebook calling allows voice and video calls if you know how to do it. Here's a simple guide to making free phone and video calls using Facebook on your mobile phone or desktop computer.
Video for Instagram is a feature allowing users to record and share videos of up to 15 seconds each. Just touch on-screen record button to shoot. Learn how to edit, caption, stabilize, apply filters and share your videos in this visual, step-by-step tutorial.
Maybe you don't want people to know your personal information. No longer do you have to tell your MySpace friends when you last logged in to MySpace, how old you are, whether you're male, female or other, ot where you live. Hide all these with this MySpace hack.
This MySpace code will keep MySpacers from sending you messages, adding you as a friend, adding you to their favorites, or blocking you. Hide your whole contact box from your MySpace profile with this MySpace code.
How to take control of your Facebook privacy settings. Page 2.
WhatsApp messenger gets top marks for free mobile texting across multiple platforms.
Dox, clickbait, listicles, humblebrag and live-tweet were a few of the new phrases added to the Oxford Dictionaries Online in August 2014.
Add a photo, clip art or other graphics to MySpace comments. If you want to send a comment to your friend, and you want the comment to have a photo, clip art or some other type of graphics, here's how to add your graphics to MySpace comments.
Place all your Facebook top friends at the top of your Facebook friends list. No longer will you have to search through hundreds of friends to find the one you're looking for. All your Facebook top friends will be at the top of your Facebook friends list, so they'll be easy to find. See who has you on their Facebook top friends list too.
Twitter is a blog site that lets you blog about everything and anything, as long as you do it in under 140 characters. Blogging in short phrases about every little thing you're doing is what Twitter is all about. Twitter is more personal, in many ways, than longer blogs. You learn more about people when they feel free to post anything, and they do on Twitter.
The Vine video app now offers more powerful editing tools and the ability to import footage shot and edited with other devices.
This Twitter language guide defines the special slang and lingo of tweeting in simple language. These are the key terms Twitterers need to know.
Learn how to make previously published Facebook photos private.
A YouTube business account can be tricky to create; business accounts are not really different from personal accounts on YouTube, but their naming conventions and associated Google profiles are different. This step by step guide to setting up YouTube business accounts can help.
Sharing Vine videos can be tricky, but isn't all that hard if you know the ins and outs of Twitter's Vine app. Here's a look at how Vine video sharing works.
Facebook is finally allowing people to personalize the address of their Facebook profiles with Facebook usernames. Facebook usernames will make it a lot easier for someone to find you on Facebook. Instead of being just another number, your Facebook username will create unique identifiers for you that your friends can type into their browser's address bar.
Want to close Facebook and permanently shut down your account? This guide explains how to leave Facebook for good -- and what to consider before doing so.
The Snapchat visual messaging app deletes pictures after the recipient views them. It's a free alternative to SMS texting and lots more fun.
A Pinterest invite is no longer needed to join the popular image sharing social network and get your Pinterest username. Here's how to join Pinterest.
Learn the basics of how to Twitter by setting up your Twitter profile, sending your first tweet and deciding how you want to use Twitter in this simple Twitter tutorial.
If you have a Web site and you have a blog on Blogger you can combine the two. This saves you from having people leave your Web site to read your blog and then not come back again.
Learn step by step how to add HTML links to other pages from your own pages. Adding HTML links to other web sites are known as external HTML links. Add HTML links to your Web pages to show off sites you like.
Bitly is morphing into bookmarking on steroids and is rolling out Realtime, a social search engine with high powered filters for location, topics and social networks.
Uncovered for you are 22 privacy settings you can change to keep your private information safe when networking on Facebook. When you join a site like Facebook you take the chance of letting your private information run wild. By adjusting your privacy settings you'll find that the Internet can be a safe place.
What difference does it make whether you delete Facebook or deactivate Facebook. Whether you decide to delete Facebook or deactivate Facebook can make a big difference to your personal information and how much of it stays stored on Facebook. Also how long your Facebook stays live on the Internet.
Create a YouTube channel quickly by following these simple steps. Learn how to create and customize your video channel on YouTube for either personal or professional use.
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What is FTP, you want to know. If you are creating a Web site on your computer, either using a text editor or some other editor, then you will probably need FTP. Find out what it is, why you need it and how to use it.
Facebook Messenger is a mobile messaging or chat app for sending text messages, holding group chats and making voice calls over the Internet.
Combine all your Twitter and Facebook messages together when you add Twitter to Facebook. Once you add Twitter to Facebook you'll only need to go to Facebook to get your Twitter and Facebook fix. There's a Facebook app to help you add Twitter to Facebook. Believe it or not you can add Twitter to Facebook in just a few clicks of your mouse.
Twitter reply is a tweet sent in direct response to another tweet. Learn key tricks to making sure your followers see it (like adding a .period).
These social networking tips can boost your standing online by helping you think strategically about how to communicate and connect with people who matter to you.
Auto following tools on Twitter have upsides and downsides. The upside obviously is they can build a large Twitter following quickly. The downside is if not used correctly, they could get your account suspended.
Twitter DM, which stands for Direct Message, uses a private communication system on Twitter. Find out how to format and send a Twitter DM--and avoid accidentally making your DM public--in this tutorial on Twitter's private short-messaging system.
Social networking addiction usually means excessive use of Facebook, Twitter and other forms of social media -- to the point that it interferes with other aspects of daily life. Yet there is no agreement on whether this phenomenon constitutes a psychological disorder.
Facebook Timeline is your public face on Facebook, the place where other people go to check you out. It's part of our profile page, and by default it displays your status updates in reverse chronological order along with posts your friends have made about you. Learn how to manage and edit Facebook Timeline in this illustrated tutorial that walks through each key component.
MySpace allows you to sign up and create a profile for yourself so your friends can find you online and so you have a starting place for your online presence. If you would like to setup a MySpace account here is what you need to do.
Social media vs. social networks - there is a meaningful difference between these phrases. Social networks are a subset of social media.
Wiki's are a great way to get your voice heard on the Net. You can start a wiki about anything you want. A wiki allows you to discuss something that's important to you, while at the same time getting opinions and information from other people that visit your wiki. Wikis allow your readers to become part of your Web site by letting them add their ideas and information to the wiki too.
Facebook cover photos are large horizontal images stripped across the Timeline page of each user. This guide explains the purpose and size of Timeline cover pictures--and lists resources for creating good ones.
Facebook search can be challenging, considering how many hundreds of millions of people are using the world's largest social network. This tutorial explains how to look for people on Facebook and find the ones you want.
Like what you read on a Web page or you like a picture on the Web page, print it. Here is a simple 4 step plan for printing a Web page.
How to change the Facebook language settngs to English or any of the other 70 possible languages on Facebook.
Hide friends on Facebook is a must-know feature to weed out the junk and show you only the status updates you care about. Using hide Facebook friends (also the unsubscribe button) can improve your Facebook experience and help you avoid unfriending people.
Create a link to a friend's Facebook profile right from your posts on Facebook. Tag friends in your posts so your other friends can click right through to them and see who you're talking about.
Facebook came to fame very quickly. The history of Facebook from the time it started until it became used by millions is a short one. Mark Zuckerberg had a vision, and it was a good vision. This is how Facebook got started, and what happened next. Page 5.
Send greeting cards to all your friends right from your Facebook profile with the Cool Greeting Cards application. There are greeting cards of all types on Cool Greetings including cards for birthdays, holidays, parties, relationships, celebrations, friendships and cards with humor, love, sexy, funny and edgy content.
Just block Facebook friends whose messages you don't want to read. When you block Facebook friends you will no longer see their messages on your Facebook homepage, but you'll still be their Facebook friend. Even if you block Facebook friends you'll still be able to leave them messages and they can still leave you messages.
Instructions on activating this interactive map that allows you to add all the places you've been and where you want to go. Add to your Facebook profile.
How to find followers on Twitter requires strategy and helpful tools. These tips can help you identify potential followers and recruit them to your feed.
Facebook photos are staggeringly popular on the social network. This guide explains how to publish, edit, organize and manage all your pictures on Facebook.
Now that you have added friends to your MySpaceIM you can get to their MySpace profiles from here. If your friends are also on MySpaceIM you will also be able to tell when they have their MySpaceIM on and then you can chat with them, share photos with them, stream music from their MySpace profile and more. Page 5.
With Facebook Instant Messenger you and your friends can chat with each other. Facebook Instant Messenger even has a group chat function so you can chat with several friends all at the same time.
Facebook stickers are pictures people use in messages and chat to convey their emotions and communicate visually, rather than through words.
Facebook advanced search is evolving in new ways with Graph Search. Learn how to find exactly what you want by exploring different phrasing options.
Pinterest.com is an innovative image sharing service with social networking features. Learn who's using it, why and how in this overview of the social visual bookmarking craze.
Facebook can also be used to promote yourself. Whether you have a small business that you want to promote, are a band of some sort, are an artist, are a public figure, or an organization, you can use Facebook to promote yourself.
Custom Twitter backgrounds are a fun way to personalize the look and feel of your pages on Twitter.com. Here's how these images work.
There are many reasons people choose to quit Facebook or temporarily suspend their Facebook accounts. Here are some of them.
If you are addicted to Facebook, here are strategies for kicking your Facebook addiction.
Now you can do so much more with a social network than just meet people and send messages. You can create photo albums, add videos, listen to your favorite music, find old friends and so much more. Even the profile pages have evolved. Many social networks let you change the colors of your profile and even add backgrounds and change the layout.
Not only can you find friends on Friendster but you can also add video to your Friendster profile and create music play lists. Create a photo album so you can share photos on your Friendster profile too. Join forums and groups to meet more people with your same interests. Page 5.
With over 20,000 free ecards to choose from 123Greetings eCards will make you, and the Facebook friends you send their eCards to, very happy. There are eCards on 123Greetings eCards for over 3,000 events, holidays and other things. With so many eCards, you're bound to find one you want to send to one of your Facebook friends.
Sometimes personal sites have adult only material on them. How can you keep your kids from seeing unseemly material and photos.
A Facebook friends list can help you manage your friends by controlling which ones show up in your news feed and ticker.
MySpace is a place where you can create a profile page that you can use to meet new friends. MySpace has a lot more to offer than that though. Find out what you can do with MySpace.
How to use Tumblr explains how to get up and running -- or tumbling -- with this easy microblogging tool in 15 minutes or less.
Once you delete your Facebook account all your Facebook information will be gone forever. All your data, all your photos, friend list, everything, gone! All the photos, comments, messages, items in your profile, friends you've made, everything, will all be deleted for good. Are you really prepared to do this?
Save space on your photo albums by using thumbnails of your graphics or photos and linking to them. Learn to create thumbnails, put them on your Web pages and link to your graphis from them.
Facebook Chat is Facebook's answer to instant messaging. IM, or chat on Facebook, is really quite easy. All you need to chat on Facebook is a Facebook account, nothing to download or install.
These strategies will help you get Twitter followers and improve your experience on Twitter.
If you only want your friends to find your Facebook profile in Facebook search, or any other search for that matter, this is all you need to do.
Now that you've set up your Google website, it's time to add some photos or graphics to it. Photos and graphics add a layer of personalization to your website that nothing else can do.
Learning how to use YouTube can be tricky; this overview can help.
Create a personalized Yahoo avatar to use on Yahoo! 360. Choose your Yahoo avatar's hair, clothes, face, eyes, nose and just about everything about him or her. Use your personalized Yahoo avatar on all your Yahoo! sites: Yahoo! 360 profile, Yahoo! IM, Yahoo! Email and also Yahoo! games, movies, music engine, podcasts, Yahoo! Answers, trip planner, message boards and as a team logo on Yahoo! Fantasy Sports.
Auto follow helps many people expand their Twitter following but can be controversial, too. Here's how it works.
It's easier to find hashtags and search for them on Twitter if you use the right research tools. These sites can help you identify and compare popular tags.
YouTube to MP3 conversion programs are appearing across the Web as a way to help people extract audio from video files on YouTube and other video-sharing sites.
Do you need to block Facebook friends from seeing you in Facebook chat so you can get some things done without people asking you to chat all the time? Blocking friends from Facebook chat requires a few steps, but can be done and works great.
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Social bookmarking is a fast growing practice on the Web that helps organize knowledge by saving, and sharing links. Learn how it works at these sites
Visual bookmarks allow people to discover, save, organize and share pictures of interesting material they find online. Lots of new visual social networks are springing up, including Pinterest.com and a ton of rivals.
9 photo hosting sites where you might want to host your photos. Some photo hosting sites sell prints or your photos and gifts with your photos on them. Some photo hosting sites let you create pages to go with your photos, most photo hosting sites are free. These are great for photo hosting online and creating photo albums so friends and family can see them online.
These are the home Webcams that I have chosen as the best that I have listed. I chose these because these because they are up to date, they update frequently, they have more than just a webcam on their site and, most importantly, they are easy for the average person to view. Enjoy!
Add files with the file extension jpg or gif to your Web site. Add a link to the jpg or gif image on your Web site so your readers can click on it and open the jpg or gif image if they want to.
Adding an email link to your pages allows your readers to communicate with you. Knowing some simple tricks will allow you to add messages to the emails that they send you.
Facebook privacy settings are an important part of keeping teens safe. Here is a step-by-step guide to adjusting the settings.
Sign up for Myspace, the new version, and learn how it works, step by step.
Add MP3 music files to your Web site. Add a link to the MP3 file on your Web site so your readers can click on it and open the MP3 file if they want to.
Facebook's Slingshot messaging app has a game-like quality, requiring recipients to zap a message back to the sender before they can see their incoming message.
You opened a MySpace account, but you don't want your MySpace profile anymore. For whatever reason you want to cancel your account. Here are some simple instructions to tell you how to close your MySpace account in minutes.
Twitter has long been known for it's inability to add pictures. You still can't add pictures to Twitter using only Twitter, but you can add pictures to Twitter using TwitPic.
Creating hashtags on Twitter requires following some common-sense guidlines and doing a little research into how related hashtags are used. Creating good hashtags is easier if you use the right tools.
Yahoo 360 is a profile site like MySpace or Xanga. With Yahoo 360 you can create your own profile site complete with a profile, photos, blog, photo albums and friends list. Find other people on Yahoo 360 with similar interests or get in contact with friends of yours.
Tinder is a mobile dating app that uses GPS from users' cell phones to see where they are and make
Add a cool Blogger template to your Blogger blog. Make your Blogger blog look better by adding a cool Blogger template to it. Your new Blogger template will change your Blogger blog's colors, layout, image placement and more.
The Internet can be a perfectly safe place if you follow a few simple rules and use some privacy settings. Whether you're social networking on sites like MySpace and Facebook, writing a blog, creating a personal website or just browsing the Web, you have to be careful. Adding too much personal information to your sites can get you into trouble.
The tone on Facebook and Twitter of election conversation during the 2012 presidential campaign was far more negative than it was in mainstream media. Here's a look at details.
On the surface, how to use Facebook's homepage seems quite simple. Just type your comment in, hit enter. But there's so much more to know about how to use Facebook's homepage than just what you see on the surface. Let me show you some tricks you can use, and just how you can go about how to use Facebook's homepage.
Learn how to use emoji on your iPhone by activating your hidden, built-in emoji keyboard.
350 Pages makes website design easy with it's drag'n drop capability. Easy doesn't even begin to describe the website design abilities 350 Pages offers. Moving your content around your pages is just the beginning of the website design features 350 Pages has for you.
A Twitter list can help organize tweet reading. This tutorial explains how get the most out of a Twitter list.
You can add Facebook applications to let your friends leave you messages and others to help you organize your Facebook profile.
Really having problems with strangers viewing your Facebook profile and contacting you all the time. This is how you can keep strangers off your Facebook.
Twitter debuts a silencer feature called a mute button
Keep your private Web pages just that, private and be safe online. Use passwords to be safe online and keep out those people that you don't want in there. It's not just a matter of privacy but of security too when you want to be safe online.
Hashtags are words preceded by the hash symbol(#), such as #fireonLongIsland, which people insert into tweets on Twitter. Hashtags are used for many reasons, from deadly serious to outrageously funny. Their purpose is to organize Twitter conversations.
Watch Giggles and Marty on their 2 different Webcams. They also have lots of pics from their cams for you to look at when you can't find them. They add commentary to the pics so you can see what they were thinking or saying. There are jokes and a journal for you to read too. The cams are live but you can't see anything at night because it's too dark.
If you clicked on the link so you could find out what you were reported for, the hackers instantly received access to your Facebook profile's personal information.
Create Facebook groups and make them about anything you want. Interested in Star Trek? Create a Star Trek fan Facebook group. Like gardening? Create a Facebook group for gardening advice. Have cancer? Create a cancer support Facebook group. Get the idea? Here's a quick tutorial on how you can create your very own Facebook group.
Put simply, social networking is a way for one person to meet up with other people on the Net. That's not all though. Some people use social networking sites for meeting new friends on the Net. Other's use it to find old friends. Then there are those who use it to find people who have the same problems or interests they have, this is called niche networking.
Learn basic HTML for your Web site. If you want to create a really good Web site you need to learn basic HTML. This
A Pinterest clone is appearing for every imaginable topic. These 20 specialty Pinterest clones of the leading image-sharing social network offer their own take on visual bookmarking, each in a particular niche.
Create a blog on your Yahoo 360 Web site. Use this Yahoo 360 blog to write about your life, your family or something else you're interested in.
Pinterest Apps: Finding a Pinterest application for your mobile phone can be challenging.
Create a back button right on your Web page. This button, when clicked, will take the reader back to the page they were on before they came to your page. This back button code works just like your browser's back button.
Facebook is an online site that lets you find people. Find people you used to know with Facebook or find out who's living around you. Create groups and events with Facebook too.
If you ever get a message from one of your friends on Facebook asking for financial help, think twice, this could be a Facebook scam. There's been a Facebook scam going around Facebook that is causing some people to loose large amounts of money.
The Pin It button is a Pinterest bookmarklet that makes it easy to grab images on the Web and pin them to the popular visual social network Pinterest.com for organizing, managing and sharing images.
The Twitter URL shortener (t.co) will take up more tweet space starting in February 2013. Learn how this t.co link-wrapping system works with hyperlinks in tweets.
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Here are eight of the most popular social networks for niche communities such as pet owners, food lovers, artists, social activists, moms and more.
Secret.li offers privacy ffree ilters that let you control who can see photos you share on Facebook--and for how long.
The web's top visual sharing social network has spawned a wave of sites like Pinterest as web developers copy its popular design and functionality.
Learn how to participate in the popular Follow Friday game on Twitter. It can boost your follower count and standing with the Twitterati.
Incomedia WebSite X5 is a very easy to use Web design program. When using Incomedia WebSite X5 you will be taken step by step through a series of content features where you will be able to design and set up your website. By working through this step by step process that Incomedia WebSite X5 offers you, you'll be able to create an entire website, with several pages, in less than an hour.
Adding video to blogs is one of those fun things you can do on your site to give your readers something to do while they are reading your profile page. You can add your own videos or videos that you find on video sites. Videos you add from video sites can be funny, informational or whatever you like. Adding video to your blog or Web site from most video sites is free and easy to do.
Guestbook - What does it mean in relation to Personal Web pages?
Send me your Webcams. Webcams are fun to watch, especially the ones that update regularly. Watching people move about their homes is fun to do. Seeing traffic and people move around the city is fun too. Seeing far away places and watching foriegn people go about their daily business is really interesting. Here are some webcams for you to watch all the time.