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How to Effectively Manage a LinkedIn Group

Groups are arguably the most underutilized tool that LinkedIn offers. Groups allow you to connect with colleagues in the same field, revitalize ties with former classmates, and create new ones with current students and alumni. Creating a group is easy and with the right guidance, managing it can be simple. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your LinkedIn Group. 1. Post in the group and ask questions. Find an article or study pertaining to...

Resizing Images on Facebook

On Facebook, pictures are displayed in various different ways. You can see images in cover photos, link thumbnails, and in sponsored Facebook posts. This tip will give you the resources to resize your Facebook photos into optimal ones. Check out this cheat sheet for the optimal pixel sizes for each type of photo. (i.e. cover photos, URL ads, and profile photos) Once you have decided which photo type works for you, use this tool to resize your image based on...

How to Search Your Tweets

With tweets being readily accessible and simple to post, it's easy to accrue a large amount of tweets. This is only enhanced by the popularity of Twitter threads. With so many tweets, it can be nearly impossible to scroll through all of your tweets to reference just one. 1. Open Twitter and tap "Explore". On desktop, you can bypass this step. 2. Type in your Twitter handle (@ sign not necessary) and keyword/s. On desktop, the search bar can be...

How to Log Out of Facebook Remotely

College campuses are hubs for technology. At every corner there is a lab and a computer ready for use, sans finals week. With technology being readily accessible, there is always a place to login to Facebook. College campuses are also hubs for fluster and commotion. This leads to forgetting to log out of your social media accounts. This poses a security threat. Here's how to remotely log out of your Facebook account from all devices: 1. Log into Facebook from...

How to Write a LinkedIn Recommendation from a Profile

A recommendation is a comment written by a LinkedIn user to recognize colleagues, past students, collaborators, etc. Here's how to do it: 1. Using the search bar, type in the name of the connection you'd like to recommend Use the search bar to find a connection. 2. Click the More icon in the top section of the profile, to the right of the picture. Click "Recommend (name of connection)". 3. Enter the connection's name in the text box under...