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How to take a break from a friend on Facebook

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Besides unfriending and blocking someone, there is a handy Facebook option called take a break which lets you see less of a person's profile. In this tutorial, we show you how to make use of this feature to take a break from a Facebook friend, ex-girlfriend, separated spouse, or just about anyone you're connected with on the world's largest social platform!

Facebook and Instagram use a custom in-app browser to track users, according to analysis

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While Apple continues to make moves when it comes to general user privacy and security, especially with iOS, there are still some areas where third-party companies can take advantage of the tools Apple has in place. For instance, a built-in web browser in apps like Facebook or Instagram, for instance, is still based on Apple's WebKit. But it sounds like Meta has still found a way to track users that use that third-party web browser instead of Safari.

How to lock your Facebook profile from the app or a computer

How to Lock Facebook profile

Almost the entire online world is on Facebook, and if you want some privacy, you can lock your profile. It takes just a few clicks and is the quickest way to protect your photos and posts.

In this tutorial, we will show you what happens when you lock your Facebook profile and how to do it from iPhone, the Android Facebook app, or on a computer.

Messenger launches opt-in end-to-end encrypted chats and calls for all users

Meta, formerly known as Facebook, has been slowly building up to a reality where its popular messaging app, Messenger, offers up end-to-end encryption. It has been testing the feature in some capacity since at least 2016. And the feature does exist in Messenger to some degree, but a wide rollout forĀ all users has been a waiting game for quite some time. That's changing today, though.