Reverse Facebook's Attempt to Change Your Email Address, Block Posts

Facebook changed your email address on your profile. We'll help you change it back and make sure you see Fenton Patch posts in your news feed.

Facebook changed your profile without telling you. 

In 2010, Facebook gave all its users an "@facebook.com" email address. Some people used it, most people didn't, but it was always there if you wanted it.

Until now. Sometime this month, Facebook changed everyone's default emails to their @facebook.com accounts. Your personal and work email accounts are still in the system, but only the Facebook account is listed.

If you are like most of us and never use your Facebook email account, you'll want to add your regular email addresses to your account's profile page. Here's how:

  1. Go to your profile page. Click the "About" link under your profile picture.
  2. Scroll down to the Contact Info box. Click "Edit."
  3. You'll find a section called "Emails." This is where you can add/display your email addresses. If you don't want your Facebook email displayed, click on the circle drop-down menu to the right of the email address and select "Hidden from timeline."
  4. To display your other email addresses, click on the circle drop-down menu to the right of the email address you want and select "Shown on Timeline."

(Click through the pictures on this article to see the above steps illustrated.)

If you do want to use your Facebook email address, you still can. Those emails will be delivered to your Facebook messages inbox.

Also, because of a recent change to Facebook's pages, Fenton Patch's news posts on the site are becoming visible to far fewer readers.

There is a simple step to make sure you still get our updates in your news feed:

Step 1: Navigate to Fenton Patch's Facebook page.

Step 2: Click the button at the top of the page where it says "Liked."

Step 3: Check "Show in news feed."

And you're done!

Drissa compaore November 30, 2012 at 08:58 PM
my page is still reverse


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