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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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
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?