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Many analysts expected that with the advent of mobile devices will retreat from social networks, but for now this is not noticeable. On the contrary, visitors on Facebook for example, is increasing as mobile platforms offer the right software to access the Facebook service.

And Facebook is the largest social network in the world with over 1.44 billion users, news related to the Android app circulate constantly in the media. And although there are users who devote sufficient time to study it, there are people who still can not know everything that it offers. Here is a list of tips, tricks and features that you can use.

1. Use widgets

Facebook widgets are easy to use and very useful. Thanks to them, you can read the status of your friends without all those annoying ads and other unnecessary filler. You can also update their status from widgets touching ‘Share’.

2. Manage your notifications

Do not let them drown in the flood of news and signals coming from your friends. Facebook offers the ability to easily disconnect and involve known. Go To ‘App Settings’ from the main menu, then scroll down to Notification Settings – you can enable or disable notifications received posts, messages, comments, friend requests, photo tags, invitations to events and others.

3. Find interesting places near you

Facebook app for Android offers some tricks which can not use if you use the desktop version because it can use your location. Select ‘Nearby Places’, to find places around you who have their own page in Facebook: this is a convenient way to find restaurants, bars, shops and other places, if you’re in an unfamiliar place.

4. Share of other applications

To take advantage of this feature tap ‘Share’ in the photo gallery, web browser or anywhere else, and Facebook, will appear as one of the options. This is a great way to share photos, news, videos, without having to waste time.

5. Stop videos to start automatically

When viewing your Facebook feed don’t have to tap on videos as Facebook automatically launch them hoping thereby to attract your attention. Yes, but most people want to choose what to watch and what – no. If you are of them, here is what you can do. Tap the arrow on the far right of the screen, then on the button ‘Settings’. You should see a variety of options. Tap on the link ‘Videos’ in the left column. From there, tap on the dropdown menu next to ‘Auto-Play Videos’ and set it to ‘Off’.

6. Save your videos and links for later

If you press the arrow pointing down to the post that contains video or link, you can save content to view it later. This content is stored under the heading ‘Saved’ in the main menu of the application, so you can return to it at your leisure.

7. Check the security of your account

At the Facebook app, tap the ‘Account Settings’, then ‘Security and Active Sessions’. Here you can see all the places and devices that are connected to your Facebook account. If you notice anything suspicious, tap on the ‘X’ to exit from it.

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