Facebook, being one of the largest social networking platforms, has several hidden features and tricks. Here are some of the best ones:
1. Save Posts: You can save posts for later viewing by tapping the three dots on a post and selecting "Save Post." You can access saved posts by going to your profile and tapping "Saved."
2. Secret Conversations: You can start a secret conversation in Facebook Messenger that uses end-to-end encryption and can only be accessed on one device. To start a secret conversation, go to a chat, tap the person's name, and then "Secret Conversation."
3. Keyboard Shortcuts: You can use keyboard shortcuts to navigate Facebook more efficiently. For example, "j" and "k" can be used to navigate between posts, and "l" can be used to like a post.
4. Customize News Feed: You can customize your news feed by going to the "News Feed Preferences" option and selecting the pages and friends you want to see more of.
5. Limit Ad Tracking: You can limit ad tracking by going to the "Ads" section in the settings and selecting "Ad Preferences." You can also turn off ad personalization completely.
6. Snooze a Friend: You can temporarily unfollow a friend's posts by tapping the three dots on one of their posts and selecting "Snooze [Name]."
7. Hidden Photos: You can access hidden photos on Facebook by going to your profile, tapping "Photos," and then "Albums." Look for the "Hidden" album.
8. Facebook Stories: You can post photos and videos to your Facebook story that will disappear after 24 hours.
9. Facebook Marketplace: You can buy and sell items locally by using the Facebook Marketplace feature.
10. Hidden Message Requests: You can access hidden message requests from people who are not in your Facebook friends list by going to the "Message Requests" section in the Messenger app.
11. Facebook Lite: If you have limited data or a slow internet connection, you can use the Facebook Lite app, which is a stripped-down version of the regular Facebook app.
12. Facebook Groups: You can join or create Facebook groups to connect with people who share similar interests.
13. Facebook Watch: You can watch videos and original content on Facebook Watch, a video platform within Facebook.
14. Keyboard Shortcuts: You can navigate Facebook faster and more efficiently by using keyboard shortcuts. For example, "J" and "K" will let you navigate between posts, while "L" will like a post.
15. Find Deleted Posts: You can find deleted posts by searching for keywords in the Facebook search bar and selecting "Posts" from the drop-down menu.
16. Manage Notifications: You can manage your Facebook notifications by going to the notifications tab and selecting the gear icon.
17. Facebook Dark Mode: You can enable a dark mode theme for Facebook by going to the app's settings.
18. Activity Log: You can view and manage all your Facebook activity, including posts, likes, comments, and more, by going to your profile and clicking the "View Activity Log" button.
19. Cross-post to Instagram: You can cross-post a Facebook post to your Instagram account by linking your Facebook and Instagram accounts and enabling the feature in the Facebook app's settings.
20. Manage Ad Preferences: You can manage the types of ads you see on Facebook by going to the app's settings and selecting "Ad Preferences."
21. Facebook Gaming: You can play games and participate in gaming communities on Facebook Gaming.
22. Facebook Stories: You can share temporary photos or videos with your friends through Facebook Stories.
These are some of the hidden features and tricks you can use on Facebook. Try them out to make the most of your social media experience!