How to have your Facebook page memorialized or deleted after you die

How to add a legacy contact and have your Facebook account deleted after you die.

Your data is unquestionably an asset in this day and age and just like your money and other physical assets, should be planned for in the event of your death. Aside from all of the personal information on your Facebook page, your friends will probably notice if you suddenly go silent, especially if you are an active user. That being the case, you probably want something to be done with your page once you have moved on, rather than leave an unmanned page and people wondering where you are. To avoid this, Facebook lets you have your page either memorialized by a "legacy contact" or deleted.

How to use special characters and symbols in Instagram, Facebook, Reddit and other posts

How to use special characters and symbols in Instagram, Facebook, Reddit and other posts on iPhone and iPad.

Whether you need specific symbols for a technical paper or are simply looking to add some flavor to your social media posts, the iPhone keyboard doesn't have a very extensive library of symbols. You can find a few extra symbols by long pressing on certain keys like the '$' which will reveal a few other currency symbols, and you can find some in the emoji library like the trademark and copyright symbols, but they aren't really ideal (they don't appear as superscripts).

How to change third-party app permissions on Facebook

How to change third-party app permissions on Facebook on iPhone and iPad.

Judging from the number and magnitude of incidents involving Facebook over the past few years, that the social media giant is playing fast and loose with user data is probably an understatement. While it is now putting extra effort into user privacy, it has a long way to go, and you should do everything in your power to protect your data. One of the easiest paths for your private information to leak out is through third-party apps that have permissions to your account.

How do I unlock Facebook Messenger Dark Mode?

Facebook slimmed down its Messenger app in March, 2019. The social network giant brought the app back to basics by hiding all the distractions that were bloating the messaging service. Facebook also made the app a little easier on the eyes by adding a Dark Mode option, but got creative with how users have to access it. Instead of just adding a Dark Mode option to the Settings users first have to perform a little trick to activate the option. Here's how:


How to stop Facebook from texting notifications to you

How to stop Facebook from texting and emailing notifications on iPhone and iPad.

Facebook, by default, is set up to send you notifications via SMS for just about everything that can happen - comments on posts, friend requests, birthdays, friends' updates and more. The notifications seem to be random as well, sometimes there are none for a while, then all of a sudden a flood. Depending on how active you are on Facebook, these text notifications can quickly become a nuisance. If you suddenly find yourself being bombarded with text notifications from FB, you can turn them off completely or better yet, pare them down to only what's important to you.


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