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How-to: Personalise Face Book Subscriptions


Personalise Facebook SubscriptionsSubscriptions is the actual mechanism by which to follow people on Facebook. Subscriptions let you see other people’s public posts in their Facebook News Feed; normally you post to your friends and subscribers by selecting “public” which means everything you post publicly will appear in the subscriber’s News Feed. They automatically subscribe to follow you.

You can also Subscribe to people without having to friend them, which works for brands or celebrities. You can get their public updates in your News Feed by going to their profile (timeline) and clicking on the Subscribe button.

You can also personalise the updates you see in your subscriptions.

Hover your mouse over the Subscribed button at the top of someone’s profile (timeline) in order to get the options box. You can adjust both the frequency and the types of updates you see. For example, not being a gamer, I don’t really care what games people are playing. Un-check each type of update you don’t want to see in your News Feed:

Updates you get to choose:

  • All Updates
  • Most Updates
  • Only Important

Types of content:

  • Life Events
  • Status Updates
  • Photos
  • Games
  • Comments and Likes
  • Other Activity
  • Music and Videos

If you can untangle the mass of controls and options in Facebook such as these, you can get a much more valuable experience. RC

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2 thoughts on “How-to: Personalise Face Book Subscriptions

  1. Hi! I wish to say that this post is amazing, nice written and include approximately all vital infos. More posts like this.

    Posted by Gabbert Last | April 6, 2012, 4:44 am
  2. Boy is Facebook confusing these days. thanks.

    Posted by N Grucous | April 24, 2012, 9:06 am

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