How to Link Directly to a Particular Facebook Status Update

With as unprivacy oriented as Facebook is, you would think that it would be obvious how to link directly to one of your Facebook status updates. But, even though the way to do it is staring you right in the face whenever you look at any profile in Facebook, it isn’t obvious at all. Although, once you know the secret, it’s dead easy to link directly to any status update on Facebook. (Under the hood, it’s identified as the “story_fbid”, but you don’t actually need to know that.)

How to Unfriend Someone on Facebook

Hey, it happens. There are any number of reasons why you may want to “unfriend” someone from Facebook – that is, remove them from your friends list. It isn’t necessarily personal, in fact it usually isn’t. Perhaps you don’t really know the person that well; perhaps you or they use Facebook primarily for business and your uses of Facebook don’t jive. Or perhaps they overuse the Facebook invitation process or the sending-you-cute-non-existent-items-via-Facebook process. Whatever the reason, it’s perfectly acceptable to remove somebody from your Facebook friends. But how do you unfriend someone on Facebook? It’s actually pretty simple, once you know how.

How to Host and Link to Videos Using Amazon S3

Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) is Amazon’s online storage service. Costing mere pennies per gig, many are turning to Amazon’s S3 service for their image and video hosting needs. It’s easy to sign up for Amazon’s S3 service, and also easy to set up. In fact, the hardest thing about using S3 to host your videos and images is figuring out how to link to your video and image files hosted on Amazon S3! So, we are going to tell you how to host videos on Amazon S3 right now! And we answer the question “what URL do I use to link to my video or image on Amazon S3?”

How to Use the Amazon Kindle and How to Download Books on the Kindle

There’s been a lot on the net lately about the new Amazon Kindle wireless reading device, including our own review of the Kindle reader. The Kindle ebook reader is Amazon’s entry in the wireless ebook reader market. But how to use the Kindle reader? With the Kindle Amazon has bundled an always-available-from-anywhere free Kindle network, instant download of 90,000 boooks for only $9.99 each, newspaper subscriptions, magazine subscriptions, and the ability to read more than 300 popular blogs, all from anywhere, without needing to use wifi! But what happens after you purchase a Kindle? What do you need to do to begin using it? Here’s the answer.

How to Opt Out of Google Gmail Chat and Turn it Off

If you are one of those people who aren’t the least bit interested in using Google Gmail Chat (Google’s instant message chat program in Gmail, similar to AIM and iChat), you probably want to know how to sign out of Gmail chat. So here’s the information you need to disable Gmail chat – to turn the Google chat “feature” off, and deactivate Google Gmail chat instant messages.

How to Whitelist in Gmail

Now that you’re all set up with your gmail.google.com account, you’re going to want to know how to whitelist something, or how to whitelist someone, in Gmail. It’s not difficult to whitelist with Gmail – in fact, it’s much harder to figure out how to whitelist with Gmail than it is to actually do it! So here’s how to whitelist in Gmail. (P.S. It’s actually mail.google.com, but gmail.google.com will get you there.)