Facebook tips and tricks that you may not know

The world has changed in almost a global village, almost everyone from any part of the world have access to the internet and connected with social media. Facebook is one of top social network used by a huge number of people on daily basis. Most of the people just surf time on Facebook to watch/share video, photos, while other people use it for different useful purposes. In this post I am sharing Facebook tips and tricks of which most people will be unaware.

Facebook Tips and Tricks

Animated Profile Picture

A good new feature by Facebook is to add animated picture(.GIF) as you profile picture. To add animated picture as profile picture you need to make a GIF picture first.  All you need to is, go to gifmaker.me and upload a video (about 7 seconds) and make its GIF. You can add many pictures to make an animated picture with more than one photo.  Once you create a GIF animated picture, then upload as a normal Facebook picture upload. If you have don’t a video you add several picture to you GIF picture.


News feed 

Facebook by default shows top stories which means, the posts which is viewed or commented by many people will show at top on Facebook. If you wish to see the fresh recently post by the friends, pages, and groups etc, then you can change it from news feed from Top Stories  to Recent.

1. Facebook tips and Trciks

Hide post from one you don’t like

If you don’t like to see posts from someone friend or page, click on drop down arrow on right side of the post and select Hide all. If there is a single specific post you don’t wanna see on Facebook then click Hide post.

Facebook tips and Trciks


Save a link (See later)

If you find a post about something interesting but you don’t have time to check it on the spot. The save link option is very handy in such situation, click drop sown arrow on the right top of the post and click on Save link ( to see it later). If there is a video post you can also save that you watch it later.

Facebook tips and Trciks

Saved Links (to see later)

Once you save a post or a video link on Facebook to see later, you will fined all saved link on the left corner of your Facebook Saved.

Facebook tips and Trciks

See a person or page post on top

If there is someone or something special about which you wanna know first as you login to Facebook. Then you need to go that person’s profile, click on the following tab and select See first there. If there is a page, then visit that page, under Like Tab select See First.

Facebook tips and Trciks

View activity log

Facebook create a log of all you activities you performed on Facebook, here everything you will fined what activities you performed with time and date. If you don’t know the last picture or post you like or commented, then you check it from your activity log. To view your activities log, just go to your profile. On right side of your cover photo there is View Activity Log.

Facebook tips and Trciks

To see Sent Request

You see all those people in friend request tab who send you fried request or accepted you request. But friend request you have sent to people doesn’t show there, you need to go friends request tab and select all to go to Friends Request main page. There under friends request you received, will be an option View Sent Requests.

Facebook tips and Trciks

How your Profile looks to public or a friend

You can check how your profile display to someone specific friend or publicly.  This is very useful feature if you put some privacy rules for public or a specific person on Facebook and wanna test that rules are effective or not. You can check it through View As option from your profile page.

Facebook tips and Trciks

These are some useful tips and tricks that every Facebook user need to know about. You can also opt out of Facebook email notification. Will come up more new Facebook tips and tricks again. Hope you will like it


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I'm an IT Professional serving at ISP as Network Support Engineer. I wish everyone on the planet get sufficient knowledge of IT for daily life needs. I am trying my best to share my knowledge and skills with all. Hope you will like and help me in spreading IT knowledge to everyone on the planet.

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