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Why Political Posts Have Ruined Facebook

This is why political posts have ruined social media.
By BDG Video

Facebook Revealed The Most Popular Emojis Used This Year & They'll Make You Smile

It's already July, which means a majority of the year has already passed (time flies, I know). Maybe 2018 is treating you well, and maybe it's not. Regardless, new statistics from Facebook have proven that everything might not be as bad as it seems. …
By Amanda LeeAnn

Facebook's New Memories Page Is Coming, So Get Ready For Throwback Posts

Do you remember when you first got Facebook and constantly updated your status to let your besties know what you were up to? Honestly, I'd like to forget the all the song lyrics I put as my status in high school, but there are plenty of throwback pho…
By Collette Reitz

Facebook Released A Rosé Filter On Messenger For National Rosé Day & It's So Cute

As a diehard pink wine enthusiast, I can think of so many fun ways to celebrate National Rosé Day. Going on wine tastings, hopping aboard wine cruises, engorging yourself on rosé-infused doughnuts, and decking yourself out in head-to-toe millennial p…
By Lizzy Rosenberg

Hinge Will Let You Log In Without Facebook & No Longer Focuses On Mutual Friends

I don't really use dating apps anymore because I'm in a relationship, but back when I did, I always wondered what I would do if I wanted to join one but I didn't have a Facebook. Are people just totally denied one of the most popular and easily acces…
By Candice Jalili

Facebook Is Getting Rid Of A Feature That You Might Get Your News From

Facebook has announced that it is shuttering one of its most contentious features amidst increasing "fake news" controversy: the Trending feature. Since its launch in 2014, people have been utilizing Facebook's Trending for their daily news stories. …
By Lara Walsh

This Country Is Banning Facebook For A Month, So Cancel All Your Event Invites

Facebook is the most widely used social media platform in the world, but the company has been under fire lately. Over the past couple of months recent information has come to light that suggests the company does not protect their users' information a…
By Bernadette Deron

Facebook & Twitter Are Trying To Make Political Ads Less Shady

More changes are finally coming to your favorite social networks! After mounting scrutiny of the social media giants, Facebook and Twitter seem to have taken notice of public concerns regarding advertising on their sites. Political ads on Facebook an…
By Nick Ciccone

Russian-Bought Facebook Ads Aren't The Only Way Elections Can Be Swayed & I'm Shook

The House Intelligence Committee released thousands of Facebook ads on Thursday, May 10, that were paid for by a Russian agency in an effort to sway the 2016 U.S. elections and stir dissent, according to published reports. Nearly two years after the …
By Nick Ciccone

Facebook Just Launched A Dating Service & It’s So Different From Your Usual Apps

Maybe it's because I literally work in the field of sex and dating, but I really feel like we live in a day and age in which I hear about new dating apps on a daily basis. From ultra-popular Tinder to all of the many niche dating apps that cater to m…
By Candice Jalili

Facebook Is Testing A New Feature That Would Totally Change Your Newsfeed

Facebook is in the headlines a lot these days. The most recent news about the OG of social media has been less than awesome. First, there was the revelation that Cambridge Analytica had allegedly mishandled millions of users' information, and then Fa…
By Collette Reitz

3 Ways To Watch 'The Social Network' While Mark Zuckerberg Faces Congress

David Fincher's drama about the humble creation and meteoric rise of Facebook, The Social Network, was released in a time that feels like hundreds of years ago in technology time — autumn of 2010. The Oscar-nominated film came out pre-Snapchat and be…
By Alana Altmann

This New Facebook Camera Tool Will Give You The Coolest Videos Yet

When it comes to sharing videos and photos with your friends, there seems to be an endless number of ways to punch them up with colorful filters and emojis. As of Monday, April 9, Facebook is introducing a new drawing tool that will give all your vid…
By Collette Reitz

This Is How To Find Out If Your Facebook Data Was Stolen In The Latest Big Scandal

Facebook remains on America's sh*t list. Reports last month that a data-mining company allegedly mishandled information on about 87 million Facebook users drew criticism of the company's privacy policies, but many questions remain about the controver…
By Nick Ciccone

Facebook Is Going To Let You Un-Send Messages, & It's Everything I Wanted At 3 A.M.

We've all experienced the mortifying moment when you wake up after a big night out, only to discover that you've sent some unwanted, um, intoxicated messages out. Or maybe you just sent a message that you've realized you shouldn't have and needed a q…
By Bernadette Deron

Facebook Admitted To "Scanning" Private Messages & Explained Why They Do It

Slowly but surely, Facebook continues to reveal more about just how much privacy it does and does not afford its users. The most recent revelation from founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg went a long way in answering one question: Does Facebook see priva…
By Joseph Milord

The Best Way To Use Facebook If It Stresses You Out Sometimes, According To Science

At one point or another, you've probably felt a little overwhelmed by your Facebook news feed. Whether you've found yourself scrolling through a thousand opinions on celeb gossip, a bevy of depressing news updates, or you're simply spending way too m…
By Annakeara Stinson

5 Facebook Privacy Settings You Really Should Know About

U.S. Facebook users who are concerned about their data being misused by third-party apps and services got some disappointing news Tuesday, April 3, when Mark Zuckerberg declined to commit to Reuters reporters that Europe's strict privacy laws would b…
By Nick Ciccone

Your Phone Call History Is One Type Of Data That Facebook Can Store About You

That Facebook collects data about its users has never exactly been much of a secret. But the recent cloud of controversy hovering above the company — sparked by a wave of reports about how different companies partnered with Facebook to access data — …
By Joseph Milord

7 Red Flags To Look Out For On Your Partner’s Facebook That Could Spell Trouble

I confess, I'm totally guilty of occasionally creeping on my partner’s social media. Listen, I'm a naturally nosey person! And there is so much you can learn about someone just by combing through their social media, including red flags on your partne…
By Rachel Shatto

Here’s Which Facebook Privacy Settings You Should Change After That Major Data Breach

In the wake of a shocking March 17 exposé by The New York Times, which reported that more than 50 million Facebook users' private data had been allegedly mishandled by the data firm Cambridge Analytica in 2014 to influence the American electorate, …
By Nick Ciccone

Your Facebook Info May Have Been Used By A Company Affiliated With The Trump Campaign

An exposé published Saturday, March 17 by The New York Times details the lengths a political firm allegedly went in its work for the 2016 campaign for Donald Trump. So, just what did Cambridge Analytica allegedly do on Facebook to influence the elect…
By Hannah Golden

This New Facebook App Is Perfect For People With Slow Internet Connection

In addition to facing the harsh reality of seeing what's actually in my bank account (yikes), I feel like it's physically taxing to look at my phone's data usage history. As a self-proclaimed smart phone addict, not running out of data every month is…
By Lizzy Rosenberg

Trump Announced His Campaign Manager For 2020 & He's A Social Media Wizard

President Donald Trump's 2020 presidential campaign has long been official, but now there's a campaign manager to cap it off. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, the internet freaked out over Brad Parscale, Trump's 2020 campaign manager. The move represents a promo…
By Hannah Golden

J. Law Fired Back At Haters Who Criticized Her Latest Outfit Choice & It's Epic

Jennifer Lawrence does not have time for your BS, trolls. The actress recently was criticized for a photo shoot she did in London while promoting her new film, Red Sparrow, and all of the negative commentary is so, so silly. But Jennifer Lawrence's F…
By Jamie LeeLo

Facebook Just Made A Huge Change To Its News Feed & You're Going To Love It

Remember when the most annoying thing about Facebook was "Like my status for a truth is"? I would give anything to go back to those days, and I'm sure I'm not the only one. Between the constant ads and the haphazardly curated trending news, sometimes…
By Carolyn Bernucca

Move Over, Facebook Official — Instafficial Is The New Way To Announce Your Relationship In 2018

There's a reason that while your dad might not have an Instagram, he absolutely has a Facebook. It's because Facebook has been around for a minute, and some of you youngins may even consider it an antique. Zuckerberg's platform was the OG way to show…
By Annie Foskett

There’s A New Way To Stream The Golden Globes Red Carpet & It Is Super Easy

The Golden Globes used to be the "also ran" of the movie awards, now it's the most cutting edge. Today, Jan. 2, 2018, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and Dick Clark Productions (who produce both the awards show and the red carpet for televisi…
By Ani Bundel

Posting Your New Year's Resolution On FB Can Help You Stick To It, So Share Away

How do New Year's resolutions get forgotten so quickly? Every year, we all decide we're going to do something to improve our lives or ourselves, but by March (or earlier), we often find ourselves back to our old ways. One way that I try to stay on to…
By Carolyn Bernucca

This Fenty Beauty Filter Lets You See & Share Your Rihanna Glow-up — For Free

Brace yourself: Rihanna just launched yet another product in connection with her Fenty Beauty empire. Before you freak out, it is NOT of the makeup, skincare, or fragrance variety! It’s a camera effect that lets you try on RiRi’s favorite Fenty highl…
By Ariana Marsh

You Can Finally Add Real Music To Your Facebook Videos, So Get Stoked

Between Friendversary compilations and Facebook Messenger vids, Facebook is a great resource for making and sharing videos with your friends, family, and beyond. While making videos on Facebook is overall relatively innovative, users haven't had the …
By Lizzy Rosenberg

Facebook Has A New Feature That'll Help You Spot Fake Articles & It's So Useful

Those who thought that the results of the 2016 presidential election would put an end to the words "fake news" have found themselves sorely disappointed in 2017. In fact, the presidency of Donald Trump seems to have increased use of the catchphrase. …
By Carolyn Bernucca

Facebook Can Find Photos Of You Even If You're Not Tagged & It's Super Creepy

Don't try to pull a fast one — nothing gets by Facebook. The social media site just unveiled a feature that makes it increasingly difficult to post that unflattering pic of bae (even if you were attempting to hide it from him). Facebook can find your…
By Danielle Valente

Facebook Announced A New Friend Request Blocking Policy, So Goodbye, Trolls

Social media is something of a mess, what with all of the trolls and bots and all the fake news and crazy family members. Well, now a social media giant is trying to do something about it. In an attempt to prevent trolling and harassment, you can now…
By Lisa Dunn

This Is What You Need To Know About Facebook's New Snooze Feature To Avoid Drama

Facebook has taken a lot of heat this year, and when you log on, it's easy to see why. As useful as the social networking site is, there's one huge issue that often overshadows its positive traits: clutter. Between the status updates, promoted ads, n…
By Carolyn Bernucca

You Can Finally "Snooze" People On Facebook If You're Tired Of Seeing Their Posts

As much as I hate to admit it, I probably log on to Facebook at least three times a day. Every time I log on and scroll down my News Feed, I can identify at least two or three things that make me want to either unfriend someone, unlike a page, or lea…
By Carolyn Bernucca

Facebook's New "Holiday Highlights" Feature Lets You Revisit Your Friends' Festive Pics

Gingerbread men, mistletoe, and candy canes — oh my. There's a lot to take in during the holiday season, and with new social media features, you definitely won't miss a beat. "What are Holiday Highlights on Facebook," you ask? They're the best ways t…
By Danielle Valente

You Can Send Holiday Cards To Your Family On Facebook If You Forgot To IRL

From wishing your aunt in Miami a happy birthday, to sending money to that kind person who paid for your pizza last night, the possibilities on Facebook are truly endless. And if this month has been as hectic for you as it has been for us — so much t…
By Lizzy Rosenberg

Facebook's Year In Review Will Let You Relive 2017 Even If You Don't Want To

Thankfully, it's time to bid 2017 adieu. There have been tumultuous events and plenty of ups and downs, but we've finally reached the end. If you're interested in looking back on all that's happened, learn how to get your Facebook Year In Review so y…
By Danielle Valente

37 Creative Facebook Album Names For Winter That'll Make Even Ice Cold Hearts Turn Warm

Winter is a much debated topic. Do you like it? Where do you prefer to spend it? Does the first sign of snow make you want to run for the hills? We all have different opinions, of course, but there’s no stopping it. Once the cold wants to settle in, …
By Alani Vargas

52 Clever Names For Your Facebook Albums This Holiday Season

Welcome to December, everyone. Since it's officially the month of Christmas, it's fair to start our countdown... and equally fair to be 100 percent in the holiday spirit. It's the most wonderful time of the year, after all, and I intend to live it up…
By Tessa Harvey

This New Facebook App Will Help You Find Things To Do Around You

Phone storage is a very hot commodity. How many times have you frantically deleted apps and messages just to make sure that you have enough space to download the latest iPhone update? For me, it's pretty much a regular occurrence. Luckily there is a …
By Collette Reitz

Facebook Is Launching Two New Features That'll Make It Easier To Brag About Your IRL Life

Facebook is all about bringing people together... and creating envy-inducing posts. No album or status is complete without a bit of FOMO, and now the site's latest updates really kick that sentiment into high gear. Facebook Local App & Stories launch…
By Danielle Valente

'Gossip Girl' Star Ed Westwick Has Been Accused Of Raping Actress Kristina Cohen

A Gossip Girl star has been accused of sexual assault. Ed Westwick was accused of raping Kristina Cohen. The actress took to Facebook to tell her story on Monday, Nov. 6. The incident allegedly took place three years ago. Elite Daily has reached out …
By Alana Altmann

Here Are The Facebook Ads Russia Used To Get In Your Head During The Election

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, lawmakers released photos of Russia's election Facebook ads to the House Intelligence Committee. The ads were reportedly bought as part of an effort to influence the 2016 election in President Donald Trump's favor. The House com…
By Yasaman Khorsandi

The Chances You Saw Russian Facebook Ads Are Apparently Pretty High, Report Says

We've known for a while now that Russia did, in fact, purchase advertisements from Facebook during the last election cycle. And on Oct. 30, a report from the company has a new assessment of how many people Russian Facebook ads reached, estimating tha…
By Bernadette Deron

Halloween Filters For Facebook Messenger Are Spooky AF & Here's How To Get Them

It's spooky season, everyone. That means you get to dress up as your favorite creepy creature IRL and on social media. No, I'm not referring to the shameless Halloween selfies you're bound to post during costume parties throughout October. I'm talkin…
By Amanda LeeAnn

These Are The Restaurants You Can Order From On Facebook With Its New Delivery Feature

On Friday, Oct. 13, Facebook announced a very exciting new feature: the ability to order food. I know, I know — it sounds, amazing, right? The only next logical question is, "What food can I order on Facebook?" Even though the company's Vice Presiden…
By Macy Daniela Martin

You Can Finally Order Food On Facebook With Its New Delivery Feature, So Eat Up

Facebook is known for continuously reinventing itself and catering to its users' needs. The tech company regularly releases updates like — to name a few recent additions — the options to browse videos via "Watch" and upload 360-degree cover photos. H…
By Macy Daniela Martin

You'll Be Able To Post Your Instagram Story To Your Facebook Story Soon, Here's How

Do you use Facebook Stories? Yeah, neither does anyone else, but that might not be the story for much longer. Turns out Instagram (which is owned by Facebook) will now allow its users to cross-post their Instagram Stories to Facebook Stories. Which m…
By Brenda Santana