< Part of Talk of the Town: the hyperlocal handbook for Facebook. Click here to go back to the Contents At the beginning, you’ll publicise your page or group through networks of friends. This is the best starting point, but you’ll … [Read more...] about Growing your audience on Facebook
Discovered via this very funny Gawker guide to dating on Facebook, the friend browser really shows what Facebook has got: ie nearly everyone in your town. Assuming you're signed in and have started filling in your profile it will start unfurling … [Read more...] about Browsing for people on Facebook
Jargon warning: there's no need to be a specialist for what follows, but it does assume knowledge of the inner workings of the web. If it's incomprehensible, ask a friendly geek to guide you :) I've written a couple of quick tips about Google Reader … [Read more...] about Keep track of your bookmarks and your friends' bookmarks, and their friends' bookmarks (etc)
What are people saying about your local area? Facebook: You can use search to find out, bearing in mind this will only find status updates by people who have not set them to private. Type your placename into the box at the top (or use this link to … [Read more...] about Finding public streams about your area on Facebook, Twitter and the wider web through Google
As administrator of a page or a group, you can remove Page fans, Group members and posts from your group. Just as with a Wordpress-hosted site, there is a possibility that you could be held liable for the behaviour of members of a platform that … [Read more...] about Moderation in Facebook
Facebook pages and groups are going through some changes at the moment and there will be some operating in both old and new formats. We’ll try and keep it simple and if you notice anything out of date please leave a comment. If you're new to … [Read more...] about Facebook pages and groups – what's the difference?