Showing posts with label Status Updates. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Status Updates. Show all posts

Thursday, April 1, 2010

How to tag someone in a Facebook Status update

With the introduction if the @ reply or tag feature in Facebook it is now easy to tag someone in a status updated. You can tag as many friends as you want. You can also tag pages, event, applications and groups. This feature has simplified things on Facebook and made it easier to share specifically with friends. You can share just about anything by using the "@" feature on Facebook. Tagging on Facebook allows you to tag just about anything. If tagging of photos and videos would be made available it would be really cool.

1. You can use the tag feature anywhere in you status update
2. Type the @ symbol
3. Beside it start typing the name of you friend
4. A drop down list appears and you can choose who you want to tag.
5. Simple start by typing the first letter of your friends name to find the person.
6. Clicking on their photo will tag them in your status update
7. You can also tag groups or pages
8. Start by typing the first few letters of the page or group and tag it in your status update

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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Facebook getting ready to add Location info to Status Updates

Starting next month Facebook's 400 million users are going to begin to see a new type of status update, one which carries geo-location. With the success of other geo-location players like Foursquare, Facebook is ready to take the wraps off their geo-location status updates. Facebook has said that this feature will be an opt-in and we hope not an opt-out. 

The New York Times reported that In preparation for the introduction, Facebook updated its privacy policy last November. The new policy states: “When you share your location with others or add a location to something you post, we treat that like any other content you post.”

One of the people familiar with the project said that the company was not trying to beat the smaller location-based social networks, such as Loopt, Foursquare and Gowalla.

Instead, Facebook wants to go head-to-head with Google in the fight for small-business advertising. Facebook redesigned its business pages last year, with the hope of offering more features for small-business owners. According to Facebook, the Web site currently hosts more than 1.5 million local businesses from around the world.

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