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    How To Take Control Of Facebook Notifications

    Not too many years ago I would find myself inundated with email sharing the latest joke or funny story requesting I pass it on to all my email contacts. Thankfully, with the introduction of social media, mainly Facebook, I don’t get that junk email anymore. Instead, people are finding all kinds of short videos and […]

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    How To Disable Facebook’s Auto-Play Videos

    One of the most annoying things on Facebook are videos that start playing automatically while you’re scrolling down the page. I went clicking around in the settings to see if there was an option to disable this and yes there is one. Go to the settings menu by clicking on the upside-down triangle, usually the […]

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    How To Add Info To Pictures In Facebook Group

    There are groups on Facebook dedicated to selling whatever you have to sell. Like a Buy and Sell forum or a flea-market online. A woman called me because she regularly uploaded to one of these groups and she saw others who had the prices embedded right on the picture. She wanted to know how to […]

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    How To Disable Facebook Text Delights

    We all have commented, “Congrats,” “Best Wishes” or something to that effect on a Facebook post. After doing that you might have noticed an animation appear, like party streamers or clapping hands. This is what Facebook calls Text Delights and they can be a big annoyance to many of us. My mother-in-law contacted me the […]

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    Facebook Quizzes: Why You Should Avoid Them

    Any regular Facebook user will undoubtedly have come across the multitude of quizzes and personality tests that proliferate the social media site. The quizzes will usually entice participation with something like, ”No-one can get 10/10 on this quiz”.  While many of these quizzes can be harmless fun, some quizzes and most of the personality type […]

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    How To Turn Off Facebook Offline Tracking

    Since we have more time to play on our phones (the stay at home order helps), I spend a lot more time on social media and gaming apps. This is not so bad but I learned something about a Facebook update that made me a little unhappy. Not sure which update or how long ago it […]

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    Another Facebook Friend Request

    Facebook has successfully changed the meaning of a friend. When I grew up a friend was someone I could count on. They had my back and I had theirs. We spent most free time together doing what young boys did. We had fun together and worked through disagreements.  Facebook has chosen to name someone who […]

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    How To Manage Facebook Memories With App

    I recently received a Facebook update which changed how some things show up on my phone. There was one change that made me see My Memories. I never even notice this before and it got me thinking, maybe you didn’t realize this was accessible either. You know how Facebook shows you Memories from a year ago […]

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    Facebook Post Marked As Spam

    I have been liking and sharing davescomputertips.com posts for a while now and suddenly I get a notice from Facebook claiming it is Spam. The email just said, ”Your post goes against our Community Standards so only you can see it. See options.” and there is a View On Facebook button. So I click on […]

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    How To Manage Apps Connected To Facebook

    We all love playing on our mobile devices, right? You know those fun little games like Solitaire, Gardenscapes, Clash Of Clans or whatever you love to play? With many of these Apps, they ask to connect to your Facebook account, so they can connect you with friends that play the same games. You can even invite your friends through the App and ask if […]

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    How To Find Facebook Stories Archive

    If you use Facebook then you probably have seen Add to Story at the top of your profile page. You might even use these yourself. For the rest of you, I will give you a quick definition of what the Stories part of Facebook is.  Here is what Wikipedia says about this:  Facebook Stories are short user-generated […]

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    How To Delete Saved Items On Facebook

    A woman called me because she had some saved items on Facebook and could not unsave them or delete them. I tried on my own Facebook with the same results. And I thought Microsoft was the King of screwing up simple things. I wrote before on how to save them: Read: How To Save Facebook […]

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    How To Upload A Story To Facebook

    My uncle accidentally posted a video to the Stories section of Facebook and wanted me to move it to his Feed. I have to admit, I’ve not found a way to do it. So, what is the difference between a Story and a Newsfeed Post on Facebook? Stories do not stay in your account like […]

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    How To Turn Off Sound On Facebook App

    My birthday was here a few weeks ago and my wife kept asking me what I wanted. If you have seen some of my How-To articles on Android Apps, then you know what I wanted (and needed 🙂 ). Look at the How-To videos at the bottom of those pages and you will see. Here […]