I was tempted to never write this blog post. Instead, I give the people what they want. Here is how to hide your Facebook Ticker.
How to Keep Spotify and Other Facebook Timeline Apps Private
If you’ve added Spotify or one of the 60 and growing Facebook Timeline apps, you’re likely well aware of the potential embarrassment they can cause. Spotify, for example, publishes every song you listen to onto your Timeline and into the Tickers of your friends (or the group of people you choose). The problem is that… Read more »
How to Keep Your Old Facebook Profile and Get Rid of the Ticker FOREVER!
As you know, Facebook is about to force some changes on us. There’s a little known secret. And because you look like a pretty cool person, I’m going to get you in on the action. I know, I know. You hate the Facebook Ticker. You hate the new Timeline. They’re terrible, RIGHT? They are ruining… Read more »
The Purpose of the Facebook Ticker: It Now Makes Sense
I don’t know why it took me this long to realize it. I’ve always liked the Ticker. I always thought it had value because it surfaced small nuggets we wouldn’t otherwise see. But for whatever reason, I finally figured out the true purpose of the Facebook Ticker. It was so obvious. The Ticker’s only purpose… Read more »
Sponsored Stories coming to Facebook Ticker
Mashable reports that Facebook is introducing sponsored stories to the Ticker. Alright, before you get out your pitchforks, let’s make sure we establish why we’re angry. What is a sponsored story? First, here’s the generic definition of a sponsored story, as it applies to the typical (non-advertising) user: Sponsored Stories are stories that are eligible… Read more »