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10 Useful Things To Do Without Facebook

Everyone nowadays use a lot of Facebook for doing many different things. Imaging Facebook disappears suddenly! So, how you are going to do what you do on Facebook, without Facebook.

Here are the things you do on Facebook and that you can do without Facebook.

Social Activities

1. Chat with someone

Without using Facebook, you can chat with your friends by numerous way. You can use chatting Apps on your smart phone like WhatsApp, Viber. Alternatively, you may chat with someone using phone's SMS feature.

2. Share photos with others

Without using Facebook, you can share your photos with others using many different apps. You can use Instagram, or even using Viber, Whatsapp you can share your pics with others. You can even create groups on Whatsapp and share your pics with specific people and get comments too.

3.. Call/video call someone

Without using Facebook, you can call anyone using your mobile phone, or even using Apps like Viber, WhatsApp etc.

4. Play games

You can play games online. There are numerous websites where you can play single, multiple player games. Alternatively, you can use a gaming console such as PS 4, or you can download games on your smart phone.

5. Find people

You can search for people and view their different detail on various websites if they have entered it. For example, you can find someone on Linkedin, Google Plus. Or if you simply search on Google with someones full name, you might find thier detail on other sites too.

6. Create a post and receive comments

You can create a group of friends on Watsapp and write something for others to read. Following, this your friends in that group will start giving their comments.

You can also do that using many other apps, even with your phone's SMS feature. Remember, that you can send both text and images using SMS and Whatsapp and other such communication apps.

7. Read news or read something about a product

You can read news on numerous online news websites such as bbc.com, etc. You can also search and read about any product on many different websites. Anything from item price to user review or anything else can be found on numerous other websites.

Business Activities

1. Advertise your product/service/business

Without Facebook, you can still place online ads, using many other renowned services such as Google Adwords and others.

2. Post about upcoming events (training/show/sport/etc) or sell a product/service

Without using Facebook, you can still post about your events and sell your products/services. You can do so by creating your own website and post about the events there.

3. Publish detail about your product/service

Without using Facebook pages, you can still publish anything online such as product/service information, location map, contact detail, etc. You can do so on your own website. 

Learn How to Voice and Video Chat on Facebook

So you want to voice or video chat on Facebook? Did you ever know you could voice and video chat with your friends on Facebook? No? Neither did I. I thought Facebook is not built for this purpose. Bravo! You now don't need Skype, WeChat or Yahoo or other messenger when you can do voice and video chat right from your Facebook window. Here I describe the easy few steps to video or voice chat on Facebook:

1. Click Chat on right bottom side of your Facebook window to open the chat window, if not already open.

2. Click on the name of your friend with whom you want to voice and video chat.

Note: Your friend must be currently online. This is a computer-to-computer communication so he/she must be online and his Facebook should be open.

3. When the chat window opens, see there are three tiny icons on top-right side of the chat window - cross, circle and a tiny camera icon.  Click on the camera icon.

4. Facebook will attempt to download a small file on your computer. When you see it, save it on your computer.  Once it's downloaded, click on the file to install it on the computer.

Note: Once the installation is finished, your Facebook page might refresh.

5. Now in your friend chat window, click on the same tiny camera icon again and voice/video chat with your friend will start.

Facebook All-in-one Social Networking

That easy! Here is how to start voice and video chat with your Facebook friends. Nowadays almost everyone uses Facebook. Most of your friends are online at most times. To voice/video chat with them you can do so on Facebook. Why use Skype or other software to do this when you can do all - chat, voice/video chat and your social networking - all from one window of Facebook!!!

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Top Five Worst Disadvantages Of Facebook

Facebook is the most used social networking website in the world. It has many benefits but there are many disadvantages of Facebook too. Top disadvantages of Facebook include:

1) Account Intrusion

It is no surprise that Facebook is vulnerable to attacks, and several hackers actively alter people's profile information, on daily basis. There are hundreds of examples of this. Many Facebook and ex-Facebook users can tell you that they noticed change in their profile information while they were not logged in.

Also, lots of pictures are uploaded on Facebook every day. Yes, Facebook does check every upload for viruses but remember Facebook or any other website can't check for all kind of viruses, particularly those which are recently released. On opening those virus-attached pics, you create danger to your data and your computer.

2) Scams

Many hackers have similar websites to Facebook. They continuously send emails to people asking to log in to their account to check new photos of their friends, or similar message. When the user opens the website, it looks 100% Facebook, then he enters his user id and password, not knowing that his account details is being stolen by a hacker.

3) Waste Of Life

One of the biggest Facebook disadvantages is that it addictive or can become addictive easily.  Once you get connected with your Facebook friends you will realize how frequently you open Facebook and also spend so much time in commenting, viewing other's pictures, playing games or doing other stuff. Many people know drawbacks of Facebook but can't stop using it.

Many people use Facebook day and night without thinking how much time they have wasted on it, and that they could have done more important work during that time

4) Ruining of the Professional Life

If you are applying for a new job, you know your chances of getting that job may be so much reduced because of your social networking website profile page? Often employs search for applicant's social networking website's profile page to know more about you.  Maybe you have put some humorous pics in your profile or maybe you have entered wrong information (maybe just for fun) in your profile.  Your employer will be shocked to see all that and you will not be given the job offer.

5) Can't Keep Things Personal

You obviously do not want your personal information exposed to every friend of yours or even to public. On Facebook your personal life updates come to the notice of all your friends and others, and so your privacy is compromised.

These were the disadvantages of using Facebook. So what are you thinking now, will you still use Facebook?

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Top Advantages Of Facebook

There are many advantages of Facebook. Facebook offers benefits to young and adult alike. If you're a business owner, Facebook even helps you promote your business. I mentioned earlier the top disadvantages of Facebook here and top dangers of Facebook here. Now let us read on and find out the top advantages of using Facebook.

1. Information Sharing

First in the list of advantages of Facebook is about information sharing. The website allows us to share with others, friends and family, what you desire to share like your photos, your opinion, your other posts; ask public opinion, ask questions, etc. You can share your pictures, videos and what you have been up to with your friends, family or public. You can control how much information you want to share with whom and similarly other people share their information with you.

2. Chatting (Text, Audio & Video)

Facebook is a social networking website but you can use it to chat with your friends, too. Facebook provides a simple, small chatting application that you can use to chat with your friends who are on Facebook and of course online. So why install Skype, Yahoo or any other messenger when you can chat with your all friends using Facebook, which I am sure on which you spend much time of your day.

Many people, specially students use Facebook chat for group discussions, while some businesses use it for short meetings.

3. Mobile Facebook

Whatever you can do on facebook.com you can do from your cellphone Facebook app, on the go. So you can update status, comment and do many things even from your cell phone.

4. Find School, College Friendship or Colleague

Today almost every internet user uses Facebook. Using Facebook you can find your old friends and colleagues whom you have lost contact and connect with them online again. Facebook's friend finder feature allows you to find your friends with their names or email addresses. Many people I know found their very old friends they never knew they will ever contact again. Now they have connected again through Facebook.

5. Business Promotion

Through Facebook Ads and Fans page you can advertise your business. Facebook offers a very customisable ads placement service, which is also very easy to use and cost effective.

Facebook Ads allows you to target people of specific age, geographic location, interests, etc, making your ads most useful and effective.

6. Entertainment

One of the main Facebook advantages is that it provides tons of gaming and other applications. for entertainment purposes.  Some people open Facebook only to play games. Besides games, there are tons of Facebook apps that you can use and enjoy. Apps on Facebook are of variety of type such as photo editing, horoscope, stock analysis etc.

7. Boredom Killer

Facebook is a boredom killer, especially for students during vacations and even elderly people who are retired from their job. You may like to read what to do on Facebook when in a bad mood.

8. Reconnecting with Old or Lost Friends/Colleagues

Many people have found their school-age class fellows, and friends on Facebook. With the Facebook's Friend Finder feature, you can search for any person who is on Facebook by entering different keywords like city, school or university name, age, etc.  Addition to the Friend Finder feature, Facebook also regularly shows you at side of your Facebook profile list of people who you may know. Facebook users have also found several of their acquaintances through this.  So it's really amazing. People who you think you can never find or meet again, you surprisingly find them on Facebook and re-connect! 

So, What are the Advantages of Facebook -  in Final Words

As we have learnt above, Facebook is a one-stop shop for entertainment, communication, business and sharing of information with others. It's a place where you can chat with others, share your ideas, ask questions, comment on people's status, add your status, make friends, market your business, advertise and much more. You will not find any one-stop shop of this kind on the internet.

So there are many advantages of using Facebook, also read:

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