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Status Sunday: Profile link trick – Round 2

Status Sunday: Profile link trick – Round 2

Our prank profile link got picked up by major social media blog, Mashable, which generated a second wave of popularity for the trick link during the past 24 hours.

Evil website shows personal phone numbers found on Facebook

Evil website shows personal phone numbers found on Facebook

Hundreds of thousands of personal phone numbers are available publicly on Facebook. But don’t blame Facebook’s vague privacy controls just yet. The people who’ll pick up the phone when you dial one of these private numbers have shared them openly, although most likely unsuspectingly.

Facebook Chat exploit discovered

Facebook Chat exploit discovered

If your “Facebook chat is down for maintenance at this time”, there’s a good reason for that. A YouTube user dubbed Attwood66 discovered a really simply exploit that blatantly discloses the content of the Facebook Chat sessions of your friends, , as well as any pending friend requests!

Facebook advertising coupon code

Facebook advertising coupon code

On our visit to the Search Engine Strategies Conference New York 2010 today, we snagged a new coupon code that adds $50 free Facebook ad credit to your ad spending funds.

Free Facebook ads coupon code

Free Facebook ads coupon code

I found the picture below on the web and detected the free Facebook ads trial coupon code worth 50 British pounds, which is something between US $77 and $78. The code is valid until June 1st, and will only work for accounts that are new to Facebook advertising and haven’t created an ad before.

How to embed Facebook videos

How to embed Facebook videos

How do you pull videos uploaded to Facebook out of their original context and add them to your web page? How do you allow non-Facebook members to watch a Facebook video? We can tell you how, because we got the unofficial Facebook video embed HTML code.

Free Facebook Gifts: Kia Sorento

Free Facebook Gifts: Kia Sorento

You’ve seen Kia’s Super Bowl ad ─or not, but check it out below… it reminds me of Flat Eric─ now you send the colourful cast of the commercial to your friends for free.

Fix your Facebook News Feed

Fix your Facebook News Feed

Several of our readers have written us to complain about the recently updated News Feed. Some of you complain about the lack of activity and fresh content, others don’t see the status updates of people they really care about. Today we’ll show you what you can do to improve the quality (and quantity) of your news feed.

Find out what games your Facebook friends are playing

Find out what games your Facebook friends are playing

Want to compete with your Facebook friends in the games they’re playing ? Or are you curious about the applications they’ve added? And when they’ve been using them? Facebook will soon be launching dedicated Applications and Games dashboard pages with all that kind of information, and you can already preview the beta-versions right now!

FB.Loader is null or not an object error fix

FB.Loader is null or not an object error fix

If you’re a webmaster or blogger and recently, like me, noticed an FB.Loader error when browsing your website in Internet Explorer, then this fix is for you.

How to keep a hyperlink in your Facebook status update

How to keep a hyperlink in your Facebook status update

When you post an URL to your profile, Facebook embeds it as a video, picture or website depending on the content it’s linking to. So if you want to include a hyperlink in your status update, you’ll have to disable Facebook from automatically sharing it as a link or piece of content in your news feed by clicking the X button before posting.

Facebook username login enabled

Facebook username login enabled

Since last week, Facebook allows you to log in using your Facebook username in lieu of the e-mail address you signed up with. So unless you chose a wacko Facebook username, it has become a bit easier to gain access to your social network. Of course, you can always keep logging in with your e-mail address in case you can’t kick the habit.

6 tips to protect your Facebook privacy

6 tips to protect your Facebook privacy

Facebook has decent privacy controls, but most users don’t realize how to take full advantage of them. Ars Technica guides you through Facebook’s privacy settings so that you can be both social and respectable at the same time.

How can I change my Facebook username?

How can I change my Facebook username?

When you carefully chose your Facebook username, you were made to believe it was for life. But Facebook has now quietly added the option to change the unique URL that leads to your profile. You get one extra shot to modify your Facebook username.

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