Facebook has taken the world by storm
and like many of you, I spend a significant amount of my day
camped out on it. Below are some tips I've put
together to make your Facebook sessions both more enjoyable
and safe, along with some Facebook urban legends & hacks
that are not feasible.
How can I withdraw a friend request
question. There are no Pending Friend Request
links; fortunately, there is a roundabout way to cancel
friend requests that you have made.
You will now see the option to Block
People. Type the person's name whose friend request
you would like to block in the space provided and Facebook
will give you the option to choose the exact person you'd
like to block.
person on Facebook deletes all connections you have with
them, which would reverse the friend request. The
person you are blocking is not notified that they are being
After that you are
free to remove the person from your blocked list if you
truly don't want the person blocked or you can leave them on
the blocked list if you'd like no association with them at
all. You can even send them a new Add Friend request
if you'd like.
Facebook is blocked at my work and I'd still like to use it
at work. What can I do?
Many workplaces are blocking
Facebook. One way that sometimes works is connecting
using Facebook's IP Address instead of typing
This will not always work, many IT &
Network administrators are wise to this idea and block the
IP Addresses as well. That said, it doesn't occur to
many of them!
I found two
that work for me, feel free to try them:
How can I tell who
looks at my Facebook profile? Is there a hack or
script or some way to figure this out?
No, there is not. Facebook
wisely does not allow any scripts to run on their members
profile pages and there is no way to track who looks at your
page. There are websites that offer hacks and some of
them run scripts but always be aware that you may be putting
your own computer at risk.