Tag Archives: Facebook

UK student steals Facebook users data, jailed for 8 months

The biggest social media hack|ng case in the history of UK reached its pinnacle when Glen Mangham was sentenced for 8 months jail. He was charged for breaching Facebook security and stealing confidential data of some Facebook users. In the Southwalk Crown Court, prosecutor Patel said that Glen infiltrated into private computers of Facebook. Moreover, he accessed (and stole) some valuable information of its users. He … Continue reading

How to invite Gmail contacts to like a Facebook page

To recommend a Facebook page to your Gmail friends, you might want to send them an invitation. Sending page recommendation to Yahoo and Rediff contacts is much easier as compared to Gmail. Facebook doesn’t provide a direct option to send invitation to Gmail contacts who’re active on Facebook. But there is an unorthodox way of doing this, Exporting contacts from … Continue reading

Security risks detected and patched in Facebook, Android and Windows

With social media spreading its reach on netizens, security risks around them as increased by many folds. In the past year, a number of security risks in Facebook, Android, Windows OS came in light but they were patched within days. Here is a detailed information on what happened and how they’re patched, Facebook users privacy breach Recently, a flaw in Facebook’s tool used … Continue reading

How to post flipped Facebook updates and comments?

Wondering how people post inverted texts in Facebook updates and comments. Now you can post the same, flipped text with minimal effort. Here is how, Just go to Flip-It app. Its an app developed by Ravi Sharma that turns all alphabets and numerals by 180 degrees. Once you’re on the page, enter some text in the left box and you’ll … Continue reading

How to cancel a sent friend request on Facebook?

You sent a friend request to someone but soon realized that he isn’t the one who you’re actually intended to send the request. Now you might want to cancel the sent request but don’t know how to do it. Follow these steps to cancel a sent friend request on Facebook, Firstly, search the profile(to whom you’ve sent request) using the search … Continue reading

Facebook blocks spammy and unsafe website urls

Facebook maintains a list of websites and urls that’s spammy, abusive and potentially unsafe for minors. All these urls are blocked from appearing anywhere in Facebook updates, comments, notes and chat. Usually, whenever you type a url in Facebook, it automatically retrieves the link and shows it as hyperlink. This a nice feature, but if someone sends weblink of a p0rnographic content, image … Continue reading

Trick to get Facebook profile/page information without visiting it

Only Facebook apps are given access to user’s private details, but there is a fine way of retrieving these information without making an app, and also without logging onto Facebook. First, we’ll get a profile details without actually visiting it, Just goto graph.facebook.com/facebook-username or facebook-id and you’ll have it. As an example, graph.facebook.com/er.madnet displays my basic information. graph.facebook.com/4 is an easy … Continue reading

How to delete all older Facebook wall posts

You must have shared many things on Facebook, from your first crush to your marriage date, Facebook wall has a compilation of all. Getting rid of these memoirs isn’t easy. Deleting thousands of posts, one by one is beyond practicality, so you need an service to do this. Clean My Wall is one such great script that deletes older wall … Continue reading

Maintain multiple Facebook account in a single Chrome brower

Most of us have got more than one Facebook account, one for personal use, one for ‘midnight’ use and, if required, probably one for professional use. Such busy guys face problems in maintaining all these accounts as they have to frequently login/logout of one account to use the other one, which is indeed very painful. But no more, a cool … Continue reading

How to tag a friend/page in Facebook status updates and comments

There may be times when you’ve asked your friend to like a Facebook page or send an invitation to some beautiful girl. For this, usually you need to send the complete url which is not likable to anyone. Now, Facebook allows tagging of profiles and pages in status updates and comments. For doing so, one just need to add ‘@’ before writing friend’s or … Continue reading

Top 8 reasons why fans unlike a Facebook page

A brand comes to Facebook, and starts luring people with attractive offers and asks them to become a fan. People does so to enjoy ongoing offers and get notifications of the coming ones. Once a brand gets big fan following on Facebook, its sometimes fails to maintain them. Last year Facebook rolled out ‘unlike’ button for Facebook pages and since then … Continue reading

How to stop fans from unliking Facebook page

Once a brand on Facebook has several thousands fans, they start pouring tonnes of marketing posts, which are all visible to fans. Such an activity can force a fan of a Facebook page to sway away by unliking it. How to stop them? Being a page owner, there must be the right approach to deal with fans and prevent them … Continue reading