5 Lesser Known Things You Can Do On Facebook

5 Lesser Known Things You Can Do On Facebook

A few days ago, Facebook posted its Quarter 4 earnings report of 2016. The report announced a staggering 53 percent.ad revenue growth and 8.8 billion dollars in revenue making it one of the most important corporations in the history of humanity itself.

With over a billion users as well as owning other rapidly growing social networks such as Instagram and WhatsApp, Facebook is the final word when it comes to our online social interaction. Despite over a billion people using it numerous times a day, to post pictures, update status or to message friends and family, most of them are unaware of the extent of features Facebook offers. Here is our pick of five such lesser known features that many will find useful.

Create a Blog-like Post with a Large Header

Over the years Facebook has evolved from a mere social network where you keep track of friends to the primary source where almost 44% of adults in western hemisphere gets their news. As time went and Facebook made the transition to a publishing platform, it upgraded some of the old tools as well.

Use Notes on Facebook, if you want to publish and share your writings in blog format with large and wide header images, as found in Medium and other publishing platforms.

Document Your Facebook Romance

If you’ve listed yourself as “in a relationship” with someone, then you can visit facebook.com/us to see the friendship page you share with that person.

Facebook will combine posts, photos, and events that you and another person have shared.

Mute Your Ex on Facebook

There is saying about relationships of modern day, that ‘if you don’t put it on Facebook then it isn’t official’. If you are someone who updates relationships status on Facebook, then Facebook also has a tool to help you heal better after the heartbreak. When you change your relationship status back to single after a breakup, the Facebook app will provide options to keep your future posts away from your ex, as well as an option to see less of them in your news feed

Save Posts, Articles, And Videos Posted By Others

In 2014, Facebook introduced ‘Save on Facebook’ feature. You can save items that you find on Facebook to check out later when you have more time. You can save items like links, places, movies, TV, and music. Only you can see the items you save unless you choose to share them with friends.
Your saved items list is organized by category and you can swipe right on each item to share it with your friends or move it into your archive list. Additionally, Facebook will sometimes show you reminders of your saved items in News Feed.

Decide Who Will Handle Your Facebook Account After You Die

Facebook is a place where you share and connect with friends and family. But Facebook is also turning into a place to remember and honour those who left us forever. A person can take measures to make sure that when they pass away, it can be maintained as a memorial of their life and experiences.

Legacy Contact is a feature that will let people choose a family member or friend who can manage their account when they pass away, letting them manage it as a memorial.

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