Helping people with computers... one answer at a time.
Articles relating to the popular social networking site FaceBook.
This is clearly something you were able to track down to a Facebook-specific relationship. But all it really is... is spam.
Facebook accounts use an email address as the identifier and they often collect email addresses from friends. That can lead to fake accounts and unwanted invitations.
How did someone else manage to log into this account? We can only look at the basic steps for good account security.
Blocking Facebook from your computer is ultimately not possible. There are a few steps you can take to manage how it affects your life, including not letting it bug you.
Changing your Facebook email address turns out to be not quite what most people expect. I'll walk you through the steps.
Deleting your Facebook Account requires some preparation, and then a fairly well hidden link. I'll outline the preparation and point you to the link.
Facebook is everywhere, so getting rid of it completely might be a little tricky!
If you've lost your Facebook log in password there are a couple of ways to recover it, or at least recover access to Facebook.
Facebook is enabling the "https" option, and you should turn it on, particularly if you visit open WiFi hotspots. I'll show you how.
With Facebook's popularity have come concerns about safety and security. I'll review a couple of things to check and keep in mind as you use Facebook.
Facebook has very sophisticated methods of matching you up with people you might know. It may seem scary, but they aren't stealing anything from your computer.
Facebook identifies your account through your email address. Deleting one account won't delete the other.
Facebook is not about to start charging for access. I'll look at why I can say that with certainty, and why you can too.
Free online services do not provide any customer support. So, my recommendation is essentially not a very pleasant one.
Setting up a good email account is very simple, so there is no need to share an account with a grandson. A few simple steps are necessary to separate the accounts.
Many sites make it easy to login by using a Facebook application. It's easy, but is this really safe?
Clicking the Facebook Like button can give you access to business specials. In return, that business can be seen by your friends and allows them to communicate with you.
Facebook invitations often include suggestions of other people you might know. I'll look at where they might come from, and whether there's a concern.
Logs are showing a mysterious use of Facebook pages in the middle of the night. I'll give a few troubleshooting tips to track down the culprit!
Some applications keep you on the same page as you browse – even though it looks like you are moving around. That might be happening here.