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Can You Really See Who Views Your Facebook Profile?

Admit it: You've always wondered who might be snooping around your Facebook page.

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11 Facebook Marketplace Scams to Watch Out For

Buyer beware: Lots of scammers set up shop on Facebook Marketplace. Here's how to avoid falling victim to one.

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How to Block Someone on Facebook Messenger

Here's how to take control of your inbox and stop getting all those unwanted messages.

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Does Taking Facebook Quizzes Put Your Information at Risk?

Taking Facebook quizzes is fun, but could it also be potentially dangerous?

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How to See Who Unfollowed You on Facebook

The question is, do you want to know?

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17 Facebook Scams You Need to Take Seriously

You might just use Facebook for watching funny cat videos, but crooks use it to steal your money and information.

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How to Delete Multiple Facebook Friends at Once

It's probably time to purge your Facebook friends list. This guide will help you cut out negativity, oversharing, and random...

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I Got Scammed on Facebook—Here’s What I Learned

I thought I knew better than to fall for a Facebook scam—until I actually did fall for a Facebook scam....

Here’s How Facebook Is Stalking You—And How to Make It Stop

Facebook has quietly rolled out a new feature that lets users know what data it's mining. Here's how to use...

How to Delete Photos from Facebook: A Step-by-Step Guide

Sometimes, once you've uploaded a photo to Facebook, you realize that you'd rather not have it on the social network...

How to Get Facebook to Stop Showing You Old Memories

If only it were this easy to wipe old memories from your mind.

7 Ways to Stay Safe When Using Facebook Marketplace

Buying and selling things online is a great way to make some extra cash or save a few bucks. But...

6 Things You Should Never Do on Facebook (and 6 to Always Do)

Do you know the unspoken rules of social media interaction? We asked the expert for their best strategies for managing...

How to See Who Follows You on Facebook

If you frequently worry about your Facebook privacy, you might wonder exactly who can see your profile. Here's how to...

The Creepy Thing About Facebook No One Is Talking About

Ever get the feeling it's kind of dead on Facebook? Well, according to this statistical analysis, you ain't seen nothin'...

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The 11 Most Awkward Social Media Moments—Solved!

Between reading uncomfortable rants and getting caught Facebook stalking, social media opens up a whole new world of situations that...

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11 Keyboard Shortcuts That Make Web Browsing 10 Times Easier

You know how to cut and paste—but can you revive a closed tab, instantly add ".com" to your text, or...

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12 Facebook “Facts” That Are NOT True

Remember that time when Mark Zuckerberg was giving away Facebook stock if you "liked" and "shared" his "Thank You" message?...

16 Facebook Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Features you never knew about, shortcuts to see more of your favorite posts, and more.

Why I Quit Facebook and Instagram—And I’m Never Going Back

Here's what happened when I decided to log off these popular social media sites forever.

8 Bizarre Things That Can Get You Banned from Facebook

If you want to continue sharing cute puppy videos with all of your Facebook friends, you should probably stop doing...

5 Epic Facebook Screw-Ups You’ll Be Grateful You Didn’t Make

Forget about garnering likes and shares. These bone-headed Facebook posts got these folks in hot water ... with the police.

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This Is Why Facebook Is So Addictive, According to Science

Ever scrolled for an hour without realizing what you're doing? Yeah, we have, too.

Turns Out There Are 4 Types of Facebook Users: Which One Are You?

A new study might make you think twice about your social media habits.

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Strange Secrets About Websites You Use Every Day

Why is Facebook blue? Why is Google buying up electricity? Can you really sell ANYTHING on eBay? We found the...

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6 Ways Social Media Made the World a Better Place

More than cat pics: A brief look at social media history and the most significant ways networks like Facebook improved...

10 of the Goofiest Facebook Groups

No thought is too random, no grievance too petty, to keep people from organizing a group.