Amazing Facebook Tips and Tricks That All Users Should know

SAMEER THAKKAR Friday, 8 December 2017 0 comments
Amazing Facebook Tips and Tricks That All Users Should know



    Facebook, being certainly one of the biggest social media networks is a platform for interacting with people globally additionally a place to find out new matters, brands etc. 

    With active 2 Billion plus users every month, since it was founded in 2004, Facebook has been keeping updating itself with new functions and those capabilities have a few hidden pointers and tricks which an ordinary user isn't always aware of, but for tech geeks, it is the interest which they are attempting the way Sherlock does it via locating a pin in a haystack, they explore every tab/alternative and so on. 

    There are a few pointers and tricks every user should be acknowledged for, mentioned below:

    Download your Facebook data as a backup: 

                                         Everyone loves Facebook because they think and care for their users, Now you can download your facebook data which includes the Timeline info, posts you have shared, messages, photos etc Additionally you will get the things which you did but not remember like the ads you have clicked on, data like the IP addresses that are logged when you log into or out of Facebook   

    Facebook Account Settings
    1. Just go to Settings > General and click on the link "Download a copy of your Facebook data" at the bottom.
    2. You will be directed to this page where you have to click on Start my archive button to download. Refer the image below
    Download Facebook Data

    Turn off Auto-playing of videos : 


                                             Everyone doesn't have unlimited data so if you have login to facebook to check some updates or having discussion with friends but you see the videos are auto playing and you data just finished off then what will be your reaction?

    Facebook also allows users to turn of the auto-playing of videos. Follow this below steps :

    Turn off autoplay videos
    1. Just go to Settings > Videos
    2. Turn off the auto-playing of videos. 

    Make your profile picture unclickable : 

                                              Privacy is the biggest concern for users all over the internet. One such astonishing feature of Facebook that it restricts other users to enlarge the profile picture. The steps for the same are as follows:

    1. From your timeline, navigate to Photos -> Albums -> Profile Pictures
    2. Select your current profile pic and set its privacy to “Only Me” by default “Public”. 

     There are many such privacy options available on Facebook.

    Download Facebook videos For Google Chrome users:

                                                              Whether You want to download videos from Facebook but you are not able to download it ? then this trick is for you just download the below google chrome extension and you will be able to download any video with just one click.


    Link to Extension : https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/social-video-downloader/amjcoehkcacocffpmhnefgoeanepjfkf?hl=en

    Tracking the location of the person one is talking with:

    1. Press WIN+R together. This will open the run window
    2. In the search box type cmd. 
    3. Once the command prompt (cmd) is opened, Type netstat -an and hit enter.
    4. The above-mentioned step will result in a list of the IP addresses, all the incoming, and outgoing addresses, the list will contain the other persons IP address too.
    5. Identify the persons IP
    6. Go on https://ipaddress.ip-adress.com/ and put the IP there
    7. It will show the other person’s geolocation and you can see the location.

    Schedule future posts :

                             The trick is very useful for marketers, online firms, Bloggers etc. This trick can be performed by an addon which a user has to install externally called as Buffer App. You can schedule the posts for future and the posts will be updated automatically on the timeline according to given instructions.
                                              This addon can be used for multiple Facebook accounts, twitter handlers also for Linkedin and other social media platforms.

    Link to Buffer App- https://buffer.com/

    Access Facebook without mobile data :

                                                              We all understand that we will respond to remarks, put repute updates by activating Facebook messaging. It makes use of your FB messages and also you’ll not be charged but if you need to do load more such things as having access to your friend's wall, like all repute, post on someone’s wall including friend and many others and so forth, you can use fonetwish(link is given below).

    although these functions come underneath their paid subscription plan however it doesn’t mean you want to pay excessive. its subscription charge is as little as re. 1 in India.

    Link for fonetwish- http://www.fonetwish.com/


    Access Facebook without mobile data :

                                                              We all understand that we will respond to remarks, put repute updates by activating Facebook messaging. It makes use of your FB messages and also you’ll not be charged but if you need to do load more such things as having access to your friend's wall, like all repute, post on someone’s wall including friend and many others and so forth, you can use fonetwish(link is given below).

    although these functions come underneath their paid subscription plan however it doesn’t mean you want to pay excessive. its subscription charge is as little as re. 1 in India.


    Link for fonetwish- http://www.fonetwish.com/


    Change Facebook Status Font / Font-type:

                                    We can do so many things on facebook with the help of third party apps or sites. This is a small trick where you can change your font  and have some fun with your friends. Enter the status in this below site and it will preview your status in different font types.

    Link To The Site:  

    http://namefunk.com/


    Post a blank status update :


                                        Just type @[0:0: ] in status box and hit Enter and its done. You can use any number in the code like @[1:1: ], @[8:8: ] and make your blank status as long as you can by pressing enter key after each code.              

    Make your status text color blue :

                                      Whenever you put up any status on your Facebook wall, fan pages, you usually find the shade of the status replace is ‘black’ and there isn't some other choice to customize them. the code for the above trick :
                       @@[1:[0:1: your status update goes here ]]
          Just replace “your status update goes here” with the status you want to update on your wall.

    Identify fake account:

                                         The first aspect we see about any Facebook account is their profile photo, in case you discover any FB account for your friendslist suspicious, the first aspect you'll do is use opposite photograph search. this facilitates you find out if similar snapshots are available on the net. First, download the profile photograph of the account you discover suspicious.

                                                             Go to google images click on digicam icon which says a search by means of a photograph, click on upload a photo, now pick out the photograph you had downloaded in advance, now as soon as the uploading completes, Google will display you comparable snapshots that already exist over the net.

    Some Keyboard Shortcuts:

    Facebook to make the users experience even better added some shortcuts which are just pressing the right combination of keys to open or switch features. The keys are different for different browsers.

    If you are using Internet Explorer or Google Chrome in windows then press alt + the below keys like alt + 1, alt + 2 etc

    If you are using Firefox in windows then all you need to press and hold Shift + Alt + the below keys like Shift + Alt + 1, Shift + Alt + 2. 

    If you are using Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari in Mac then press  Ctrl + Opt + below keys

    Shortcuts Description of the shortcut
    Ctrl + Opt + 1 Home
    Ctrl + Opt + 2 Timeline
    Ctrl + Opt + 3 Friends
    Ctrl + Opt + 4 Inbox
    Ctrl + Opt + 5 Notifications
    Ctrl + Opt + 6 Account Settings
    Ctrl + Opt + 7 Privacy
    Ctrl + Opt + 8 About
    Ctrl + Opt + 9 Terms
    Ctrl + G Search Conversations
    Ctrl + Q Show/hide keyboard shortcuts
    Ctrl + Delete Archive/unarchive conversations
    Ctrl + I Go to inbox
    / Search
    C Comment on a story in News Feed
    J and K Scroll between News Feed stories
    I Like or unlike a selected story
    Q Search for a friend to chat with
    P Focus on the text box when making a post

    Conclusion:

    Finally we are concluding our post but if you know some interesting Facebook Tips and Tricks please send to us we will add it here.
                                        We will regularly update this post as we get the latest tips and tricks hope you enjoyed reading this post.


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