What Happens Every Minute on Facebook?
50,000 Shared Links
60,000 Photo Tagged
74,000 Event Invites
79,000 Wall Posts
83,000 Status Updates
99,000 Friend Requests
136,000 Photos Uploaded
232,000 Messages Sent
It probably took you more that a minute to read this! Can you believe how this one website affects lives?
Blog Note: (Information derived from a video produced by Time Magazine in it’s Person of the Year Issue, on Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg)
New car? Rental car? Which side does the gas go in?
My hilarious cousin Erin (an over 45 year old woman) revealed this truth recently on Facebook..
“I’ve had four different rental cars in the last six weeks, and I called my brother to complain that I never knew which side of the car the gas tank was on. After telling me, “That’s what you get for living the high life,” he also said, “Look down at your fuel gauge.” How did I never know there was a little arrow there to keep me from looking like an idiot at the gas station?? (See little tiny arrow next to gas pump, big arrow is pointing to it) Tell the truth… did you know about this Gas Pump Elbow of Genius?”
Oh yeah, and both of them are my relatives.
Did you know this little known fact about the majority of automobiles?
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Are you letting Older Facebook Apps access TOO MUCH of your Data?
Applications that are pre-2009,collected a great deal more data than today’s current apps. Pre-2009 Apps collected contact information, photos, videos, and your friends’ information. Applications created after 2009 allow you to alter the sharing interests, friends’ lists and other personal information as a result of a legal settlement. In other words, you can opt out of the intrusiveness. Now go there and do it, and then come back here and comment.
How to delete a FACEBOOK APP:
So how do you decide what apps you want to delete? It’s very simple. Follow these Step by Step instructions and PROTECT your privacy from nosey third party apps!
1. In the very top right hand corner, in the blue strip, you will see the word “Account”. Click on the Pull down menu, and the Click on “Privacy Settings”.
2. Once you are on the “Privacy Settings” Page, go to the Bottom Left Hand Corner, and where it says “Apps and Websites, ” click on “Edit your Settings”.
3. You Should now be on the page that says “Choose your Privacy Settings–Apps, Games and Websites”. Go to the top section that says “Apps you use”. They trick you by not showing them all. Go over to the right and click on the button labeled “Edit Settings”.
4. This will take you to the page called “Apps you use”. This will show you all your apps. You can click on the “x” to delete that app or you can click on the words “Edit Setting” to go in and see how much information the app collects. Your newest apps are on top, your older apps are on the bottom. You will note the older apps collect a lot more information! I deleted quite a few of mine!
HOW MANY APPS DID YOU DELETE?