9 Hidden features of Facebook that you are not aware of

Are you a user of FACEBOOK? Your answer is definitely a yes, right? In the present world, there is hardly anybody who doesn’t know about FACEBOOK and has not registered his or her name. This makes it even more evident that FACEBOOK is the most popular social networking site in the world today. People of all ages starting from school and office goers to job holders and even elderly people and senior citizens enjoy spending time and getting into different activities available on FACEBOOK.

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1 Several new features have been introduced since the inception

FACEBOOK is one of the most popular and leading social media platforms in the world. It began its journey in the year 2004 and since then it has brought out so many changes and improvements in its specifications and also introduced new features for the users. This giant tech organization has always proved to be successful with the launch of new innovations.

Several new features have been introduced since the inception

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2 You will be amazed to know about the unknown features

You might be a regular user of this social networking site. But are you aware of all the features that Facebook has to offer? Probably, the answer is a no, right? Infact, there are so many hidden attributes of this social media platform that you will be amazed to know about them and even wonder why you have not known about them for so long.

You will be amazed to know about the unknown features

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What are the 9 hidden attributes?

3 The “other” folder inbox

Have you ever checked the other folder section in your Inbox? If you have a look, you will find that it is filled with unread messages from people you are not connected to unlike the main inbox.

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The “other” folder inbox

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4 Multipurpose “settings” page

If you want to keep a track of possible hackers logging into your account, it can be tracked down with the help of the security folder accessible in the settings page. Date, location and browser used for logging in can be traced and with the help of the “end activity” the unauthorized snooping into your account can be ceased. Another way to do this which can protect you on whichever page you are using online, is by using a virtual individual network (vpn).

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Multipurpose “settings” page

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5 FACEBOOK browsing in Pirate Speak of Upside Down

With the updates and modifications from the experts the FACEBOOK interface can be translated into Pirate or Upside Down. You can get access to this feature by going to the General Account Setting and modify the language in your preferred option.

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FACEBOOK browsing in Pirate Speak of Upside Down

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6 Interest list

This function is basically similar to the Twitter lists where collection of posts, blogs and photos are featured from individuals, companies and websites that you are following, in one unified streamlined feed. The Interest list can be kept either completely private for you or for some of your close friends and can be public for the entire world as well.

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Interest list

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7 The history of your Romance

Do you want to go through the entire internet history of you and your partner? This is possible by visiting at www.facebook.com/us and thereby users get the complete history of your relationships with date. In case you are not listed in any relationship it gets displayed on your regular page.

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The history of your Romance

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8 File transfer on FACEBOOK chat messenger

Do you know you can transfer files and data of various format on FB Chat. The gear icon situated on the top right corner of the chat window is the function for uploading files. The receiver can simply click on the link and get it downloaded.

File transfer on FACEBOOK chat messenger

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9 Embedding public contents

Similar to the other social media platforms, this social site also gives you the permission to embed any public content on your web page. All you need to do is pull down the menu situated on the top right of the file or data and click “embed” to set the code wherever you wish.

Embedding public contents

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10 The use of variable emoticons

You must be aware of the variable emoticons that are used by all to express their feelings and avoid the pain of writing in the plain language. But users might not be aware of the fact that there are various forms of emoticons that are available on FACEBOOK.

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The use of variable emoticons

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11 Is your mobile browsing getting tracked

Though it is said that there are hardly any ways to opt out of this tracking game but with the help of a special third party alliance you can stop FACEBOOK from tracking your mobile browsing.

Is your mobile browsing getting tracked

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12 What are some of the other hidden features of Facebook that you must be aware of?

Pruning your home page

Keep your home page clean and orderly by removing non-relevant posts and tags by seeking the help of “edit preferences”.

What are some of the other hidden features of Facebook that you must be aware of?

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Savings posts for later

The “save for later” function helps to read a post later on when you have the time to do so.

Track the history of your friends

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When you find your friend’s posts on another friend’s wall you can track the complete friendship history with the aid of “more options”.

So now are you acquainted with the above mentioned features? Why don’t start using them today?

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