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Ask LH: How Does Facebook Know Who My Old Friends Are?

Is there a way to work out where Facebook gets its “suggested friends” lists from? I recently started getting some very specific suggestions which Facebook could only know if it had access to my SMS messages from some years ago. I have no common friends with them and these people are no longer part of my life for a reason. I’m worried that these people may be seeing me as a suggestion too which I absolutely don’t want.

Find New Facebook Groups To Join With The Discover Tool

Facebook Groups are underrated. You can use them to find people with similar interests, share files with others in your group, or even network professionally. It’s easy to find groups to join now with the Groups Discover section in Facebook.

Facebook Can Be Just As Important As LinkedIn For Finding A Job

When you’re looking for a new job, you’re probably not heading to Facebook first. However, the biggest social network might still be important for finding new jobs. After all, everyone you know is there.

Six Ways Twitter Has Changed The World

After 10 years of documenting the world in 140 characters, Twitter now has more than 300 million active users. This might be far fewer than Facebook’s 1.5 billion, but Twitter arguably has a disproportionate influence on the world, partly because it attracts a significant number of politicians, journalists and celebrities. Our expert panel explain how their field has been changed by the little blue bird.

Take The Initiative At A New Job And Get To Know Your Colleagues

Even if you’re looking forward to the new start, your first few days at a new job can be rough. Rather than stew in your gawkiness or wait to be engaged, take the initiative.

The Creepiest Things You Can Do On Facebook

Sometimes in this world, you want to make someone as wildly uncomfortable as humanly possible. That’s why Facebook’s here.

Research Tool Demonstrates How Your Facebook Likes Reveal Your Personality

Facebook is full of tools that claim to tell you about your personality. Obviously, most of them are crap. However, the University of Cambridge has created one that analyses your Facebook likes to reveal the kind of demographic information the company can learn about you.

Instagram Finally Allows Landscape And Portrait Photos

Android/iPhone: Instagram has rolled out an update to its app that allows you post landscape or portrait photos and videos. This means you’re no longer required to crop your photos into squares.

How Do You 'Laugh' Online?

Back in the primitive days of MSN Messenger and ICQ, typing “LOL” was the most popular way to convey online mirth. However, according to new user data released by Facebook, the acronym has since fallen from favour. It seems most internet users have reverted to the more phonetically sensible “Haha” with chuckling emoji also gaining traction. We’re curious to hear what your preferred laughter signifier is?

Tinder For Business Is Becoming A Reality

Tinder is about go from dating app to business networking tool. Swipe right if you like this idea.

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