Weekly output: Facebook maintenance as Thanksgiving tech support

Once again, time put into helping family members with their gadgetry over this holiday weekend has yielded a pretty good idea for a post–or so I hope my editors will think. 

usat-facebook-thanksgiving-tech-support11/21/2018: Thanksgiving tech to-do: Start a Facebook diet with all the trimmings, USA Today

You can think of this column as a sequel to a post I wrote for Yahoo Finance in August. This time around, I didn’t get so far into the weeds about adjusting Facebook notification settings–having to confine your work to 500+ words instead of as much as a thousand will do that–and used some of the space conserved to explain two newer smartphone features to regulate your time on the social network. A third option may now be available in your iOS or Android Facebook app: “Your Time on Facebook” tracking of the minutes and hours you while away on Facebook. 

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One thought on “Weekly output: Facebook maintenance as Thanksgiving tech support

  1. It occurs to me that there is a motive for FB to not close the loopholes. We’ve all heard of people and marketing ploys using thousands of phony fllowers as proof of legitimacy.
    Who is in the best position to puff up their users stats to bolster ad and data revenue by showing 2 billion users than FB itself.

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