The latest solution to help Facebook users clean up their profiles to make their content work- or school-friendly is new iOS application FaceSaver, which claims to be capable of discovering “two to three times more” inappropriate content than other Facebook cleaning apps and services.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day — launching Thursday, in fact — comes mobile application KillSwitch, which allows users who are still Facebook friends with their exes to eliminate all traces of that person from their timelines.
Call the exterminator: Another Facebook bug was discovered, this one involving users of the social network not being able to delete posts on their walls by other users whom they have blocked.
The 2000′s were a simpler era. There was no timeline, MySpace was still the social network of choice, and everything on Facebook wasn’t broadcast to the world. So when people started crying foul that Facebook was publishing private messages, they were misguided. Facebook’s timeline shows wall posts from 2009 and before, when many people used the wall feature to post messages they believed only the recipient would read.
It has already been well documented that content in Facebook profiles can influence hiring managers and recruiters, often negatively, but can they use profiles on the social network to predict users’ success in academics and the working world?
Facebook group users can now shield their conversations against prying eyes with a new Google Chrome extension that encrypts posts.
Conversocial announced the launch of Priority Response Engine, an update to its social customer service software aimed at highlighting time-sensitive Facebook wall posts and comments, as well as tweets, for customer contact personnel.
Will Facebook users who frequent brand pages begin organizing under the theme, “We are the 95 percent?” Only five percent of posts on brands’ walls get reponses.
Feeling nostalgic? Want to go back in time via your Facebook profile? Not only does Archivedbook allow users to do so, but the results are displayed on an elegant, retro page, within a couple of minutes.