12 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Facebook

12 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Facebook

In this Tuesday, April 28, 2015 photo, an unidentified person uses a mobile phone to read the news from The Huffington Post on Facebook, in Los Angeles. “State of the News Media 2015,” published Wednesday, April 29, 2015, by the Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project found that nearly half of Web users learn about politics and government from Facebook, roughly the same percentage as those who seek the news through local television and double those who visit Yahoo or Google News. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
In this Tuesday, April 28, 2015 photo, an unidentified person uses a mobile phone to read the news from The Huffington Post on Facebook, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
NEW YORK, NY (Fox2Now) — Facebook was a lot easier to use and understand a few years ago.

Managing its growing sea of features can be daunting, but there are ways to make the social network more to your liking.

Here are 12 tips and ideas:

1. Reduce notifications

You can’t get rid of all notifications on Facebook’s website. But you can disable a lot of them.

Go into your Settings, and click on Notifications. Once you’re there, adjust the alerts you want to get on your computer and your phone.

Unfortunately, Facebook doesn’t let you disable email notifications through Settings. You have to click Unsubscribe to every type of notice until you stop receiving them.

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