8 Little Known Features of Facebook You Didn't Know

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    One of the great dilemmas of Facebook is the love-hate relationship we have the social networking site. We probably should start by admitting that while we're infatuated with Facebook, we still don't know many features the social networking site has to offer.

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    But for everyone who already uses Facebook, there is a number of handy features that you might not have come across yet. Here are the top 8.

    8 Little Known Features of Facebook You Didn’t Know

    If you have been using Facebook, you probably have a folder full of unread messages that you didn't even know you had. You can email me at bindasskhabri@facebook.com, and the message will come straight to my original Gmail account. In a similar fashion, the same goes for you and your Facebook profile.

    8 Little Known Features of Facebook You Didn’t Know

    Whenever you see an interesting story that has been shared in your news feed, all you need to find a "Save" option in the drop-down menu under the top, right corner.

    8 Little Known Features of Facebook You Didn’t Know

    Go to your settings page, and click the "Download Facebook data" option at the bottom of the settings.

    8 Little Known Features of Facebook You Didn’t Know

    Interestingly, you can share files via Facebook chat. All you need to click on the gear icon and choose the "Add Files..." option.

    8 Little Known Features of Facebook You Didn’t Know

    Facebook is "On This Day," a time capsule tool that allows users to relive moments that were shared on the same day one or more years ago.

    People often look back at old photos and other memories they've shared on Facebook, and many have told us that they enjoy products and features that make this easier," Facebook Product Manager Jonathan Gheller wrote.

     

    8 Little Known Features of Facebook You Didn’t Know

    You can rearrange the order of the sidebar elements on Facebook. To see this option, hover over the title of any of your sidebar sections, and click the gray pencil icon to Manage.

    8 Little Known Features of Facebook You Didn’t Know

    Interest Lists are collection of posts from websites, companies, or celebs that you follow in one streamlined feed. To access interest lists, scroll down to the "Interests" link in the left column, hover over the header and click on "more."

    8 Little Known Features of Facebook You Didn’t Know

    You can follow someone without sending them a friend request, and others can follow you in the same manner.

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