Sharing your photos with family, and friends can be a lot more exciting than just creating another Facebook photo album. That’s right, you have more, dare we say “creative” options, and one of the best that’s right under your nose is YouTube’s Photo slideshow feature. Before this feature, uploading a photo straight to YouTube was impossible. Users first had to use a separate program like Windows Movie Maker to create their photo slideshow, then upload it as a video to YouTube. But now, you not only can upload pics directly, you can create a full-on slideshow with a whole host
With the release of Windows 8.1, we finally have an official Facebook app from the social network itself. The long awaited Facebook app has hit the Windows Store and many Facebook addicts have flocked to it, seeing what it has to offer the Windows 8.1 experience. We’ll see what the Facebook app can do and whether it lives up to the hype. Facebook itself teased an official Windows 8 app since launch day. However, Microsoft denied it would ever happen because of the intense rivalry between the two companies. With Facebook gaining more popularity and market share, Microsoft may feel
There are tons of reasons why someone would want to use a special character or symbol on Facebook and Twitter. Hyphens for a foreign language, a math-related post or maybe you’re just trying to be more creative. Whatever it is, you don’t have to be limited by what your keyboard allows you to do on your favorite social media sites. Learning how to add a special characters, symbols, emoticons and other UTF8 symbols to Facebook and Twitter is easy too. All it takes is bookmarking a few key sites and learning a couple techniques. Our guide will outline how to
As time goes on, the usage of social media spreads further across the globe, and seeps deeper into the lives of those who are already using it. Most of the time, social media is a fun, healthy way of communicating with friends and family, accessing news and gauging opinions from around the world. However, if misused, social media can become a very dangerous place. Learning what not to share on social media is vital when it comes to protecting you, your identity, your family, your job and much more. To help you avoid the pitfalls of social media sharing, here’s
We all have multiple social media profiles, all of which come with the baggage of constant updates and alerts. The best way to stay on top of all of your social media updates, is to aggregate them into one, manageable place - and we're going to show you how. Although it's extremely quick and easy to check updates and stay alert to changes within individual social networks, it's always a struggle to do the very same thing whilst juggling numerous social handles on different platforms. Aggregating all the information into one place, is definitely the way forward and we have compiled a list of the best tools available.
Facebook may have social networking down to a science, but it still is somewhat lacking on the photo management side of things, but there are other options. From allowing users to download complete photo albums to creating a backup of your Facebook photos in one fell swoop, Facebook Album & Photo Manager picks up where the basic photo manager in Facebook leaves off. It’s not that the basic Facebook photo manager is that bad either, it’s just missing a few extras that could make our lives easier. FB Album & Photo Manager offers easier exploring, full album downloads, uploading to
Every website references CSS scripts to give the browser instructions for how the styling of the pages should appear. Sometimes these styles just aren’t how we'd like them and would prefer to have a different look for our favorite sites, which is where Stylebot comes in. Install this extension to overwrite the default CSS scripts for any website and choose your own styling. The extension is simple enough, allowing text to be entered, saved, and alternatively shared with the Stylebot community. The script will automatically run once enabled and using uploaded scripts from other users is as simple as a point and click.
Whether you use social networks for business, pleasure or both, social media manners can play a huge role in the way you or your company comes across. Taking all the major social networks into account, we’ll show you how to perfect your social media etiquette. Running multiple social handles across a variety of platforms can be difficult. Keeping up with the latest trends, and moving in line with the different social norms of each network can become an endless game of catch-up. This struggle can make interaction with followers and fans go a rye, and thus, it is vital that
As a marketing platform, Facebook has flourished to lofty heights since its launch with over 1.11 billion Facebook users, it is a natural hot bed of consumers who can be marketed to via Pages and advertisements. Facebook marketing is becoming an extremely important topic in today’s business world. In fact, 39% of respondents to a survey carried out by SocialMediaDD said they planned to spend money on Facebook marketing in 2012 alone. As different forms of social networking take shape, Facebook remains at the top of the food chain, dishing out effective services and real, measurable success to both offline and
Just like Twitter, Tumblr and countless other social networks, Facebook’s finally given in and gone the route of the hashtag. Hashtags are used to organize public data in a way that others can view it and see what’s trending. For example, if you use the hashtag #facebook on Facebook, you’ll see what everyone is saying about the social network. This is the first feature rollout Facebook promises will change the way users interact with public data on the site. Using hashtags on Facebook Hashtags on Facebook appear to rolling out in phases as opposed to being available at once as
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