Facebook ads are displayed at right corner of your Facebook page. They do not bother you much but if you still don't like Facebook ads you can block them. Learning how to block Facebook ads is so easy. I will describe various easy methods to block ads on Facebook, which anyone can use.

Firefox Users Only:  Install GreaseMonkey or AdBlock Plus

If you use Mozilla Firefox, there are scripts available that you can download and install. These are add-ons for Firefox. Once installed, you can use them from within Firefox to easily block Facebook Ads.

Once Greasemonkey is installed, also download any of the following scripts:

1.  Remove All Facebook Ads

2.  No Facebook Ads

To download Adblock Plus, click here, or to download Greasemonkey click here.

IE Users Only: Install AdBlock Pro 1.4

For Internet Explorer users only, use this script. Download and install AdBlockPro 1.4 to get rid of Facebook Ads  (http://www.adblockpro.com/)

This is how to block ads on Facebook page. Download any of the scripts mentioned above, and the ads will show on your Facebook page no more.

Chrome Users Only

Go to this webpage, and here you will find many Chrome extensions that you can install to block Facebook Ads.

Use ""Facebook Ads Blocker"" at top of the list, or any other one. Just click the "Add to Chrome" button at right side of the extension name and you're done.

Facebook advertising has many benefits. As you might know there are over 900 million users of Facebook. By creating a Facebook ad you can target these people, you can also specify which age group you want to target, which gender, from which country and there are many other customization options you are provided while create a Facebook ad.

In this article I will describe to you How to Create an Ad on Facebook.

Step 1: At the bottom-right side of your Facebook profile page, click on Create an Ad, a new page opens.

Step 2: At the right-side of the page, click on the green Create an Ad button.

Step 3: On the next page, follow the very simple on-screen instructions, to fill in the ad options such as destination URL when the ad will be clicked, ad text, ad image. You will also specify your target audience, i.e you can specify people from which country can see you ad, you can specify age group, gender, you can filter people by their interest. You can also specify your ad's daily budget, and bid rate, which means the amount of money you are willing to pay for each ad clicks. Remember the more rate you set, the more the chances are of you are getting displayed frequently. Since many other people also create ads, those who set the higher ad rate, their ad shows up more frequently

Step 4: Once you have done with all the above-mentioned options, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Review Ad You will be shown a preview of your ad. Here, click Edit Ad if you want to make any changes to the ad, or click 'place order' to confirm your ad.

Step 5: You will be shown options for making payments for your ad. You will not be charged anything at this point. You can choose credit card, paypal, or direct debit for payments. Once your ad runs and it's cost reaches $10 or more, you will be charged. Payment is taken automatically by the payment method you chose in the previous step.

That is it. This is how to create a Facebook Ad. Now, the Facebook team will review your ad, and if they find everything OK in it, the ad will start running. And once the ad is approved, you will also have an option to specify during which period you want to run your ad. This way you can control your ad how you like it.

1. Running Advertisements at Facebook.com

Besides social networking, you can also place an ad at Facebook.com. You might have noticed  ads showing at right column of the Facebook page. These are the ads people create to promote their business, service, their website or anything else.

Facebook advertisement brings a lot of benefit to the advertiser. Since millions of people use Facebook, you can bring huge traffic to your business website and promote your products or services.

To find out more about advantages of Facebook to businesses, read the article Advantages of Facebook to Businesses. To learn how to create and run your business or personal advertisement at Facebook, click here.

2. Signing Into Your Account with Mobile Number

When you sign up for a Facebook account, you are also asked to enter your mobile number. That mobile number can be used in place of your email address when you sign into your Facebook account.

3. Facebook Was Invented By a Student of Only 19 Years Old

That's true.  Mark Zuckerberg, a Havard student of IT created a very small website and named it FaseMash, which later evolved to theFacebook.com and finally became Facebook.com. To learn more about how Facebook was invented, read the article Brief History of Facebook 

Mark is also the world's youngest billionaire with assets approximately $16.9 billion

4. Facebook has over 900 million users, worldwide

When Facebook was started, it was only meant for use by Havard University students; then it became also accessible to other University students. In those days there were only a few thousand users of Facebook. They grew so fast that now there are 900 million users and the number is still growing. Today, Facebook received more visits per day than Google does

5. Facebook is One of the Biggest Addictions

Americans spend time on Facebook than on any other website. Over 800 billion minutes a month are spent at Facebook, from all over the world. Interestingly, a new diseases name has been invented called Facebook Addiction Disorder (FAD). Since there have been many reported case of severe Facebook addictions, doctors now have special treatment plans and medications to cure from this disease.

6. Some Mathematical Facts About Facebook

a. One out of every 13 people in the world is online at Facebook, at any given time.

b. More than 70% of Facebook users are non American.

c. About 57% of the Facebook audience is women

d. In every 20 minutes approximately 150000 photos are tagged.

e. In every 20 minutes more than hundred thousand links are shared at Facebook.

f. In every 20 minutes more than 150000 statuses are updated.

g. In every 20 minutes around three hundred thousand messages are sent.

h. In every 20 minutes around 1.5 million event invites are posted.

i. In every 20 minutes more than 10 million comments are posted as the highest figure in all the stats.

7. Facebook Advantages & Disadvantages

You have heard about Facebook, you've used Facebook but have you also heard about pros and cons of Facebook? Well, Facebook has many pros and cons for its users. Facebook has been cause for divorces, and many other problems in relationships. Facebook is also responsible for bringing friends, relatives, and acquaintances together who otherwise wouldn't communicate or communicate as frequently as they do now, at Facebook.com.

Due to Facebook addiction, teens are getting lower grades at schools, they less physically interact with their families, but at the same time they have become closer to some family members who they weren't very closed to previously. Besides this, so many other pros and cons of Facebook exists.

These were amazing facts about Facebook. You may also be interested to learn about Advantages of Facebook and Disadvantages of Facebook.

You might not be aware that Facebook has not always been called Facebook. Initially Facebook was a very small website with a different name, and was meant for use by only a limited number of people. Soon after its invention it evolved so fast, that now Facebook has more than 900 million users worldwide. You will be surprised to know that about 10% of USA's internet activity is done at Facebook.com. Facebook history goes back to 2003 when a Havard University student of IT, created a very small website for use by Havard University students. Read on for more on history of Facebook.

FaceMash

Facebook was invented in 2003, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with his three Havard University classmates. Facebook was initially called Fasemash. Initially Facemash was available to only Havard University students, and within a short period since website launch, about 450 students visited the website.

theFacebook.com

In 2004, Mark created a new website and called it theFacebook. At this time the intention of Mark was to make this website accessible by all University students, worldwide. More than half the population of the Havard University joined theFacebook.com.  Seeing the growth of the website, a few people joined Mark in his project, and helped in promotion of the website. Soon theFacebook.com became available by most Universities in USA and Canada.

Facebook.com

In 2005, Mark purchased yet another website name, this time facebook.com. At this point Facebook.com had reached several other Universities in South and Central America, and UK as well.

Besides Universities, now Facebook.com also became available to the employees of big companies including Microsoft and Apple. In 2006, Facebook became available to everyone in the world who was 16 years of age or older.

In the later years, more and more features were added to Facebook.com, like photo/video upload, apps, etc.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Facebook

Facebook has both pros and cons. It's up to every Facebook user how he utilizes Facebook, and whether he gets benefits out of Facebook or gets trapped by its disadvantages. you may be interested to find out Facebook advantages in the article 7 great advantages of Facebook, as well as disadvantages of Facebook. Also find out what are the negative effects of Facebook on us.

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