Notes

You can write notes and tag friends in them

Writing Notes

To access Notes, go to your profile and then click More > Notes. If you don't see Notes, click More > Manage Sections and then check the box next to Notes. You can also search for "Notes" in the search bar at the top of the page.

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To write a note:

  1. Go to the Apps section on the left side of your homepage and click More
  2. Click Notes
  3. Click the Write a Note button in the top right
  4. Write your note and select an audience
  5. Click Publish
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You can use the rich text editor to quickly and easily format the text style and layout of your note. The rich text editor allows you to change the style of your text to bold, italics or underline. You can also edit the layout of your note with numerical ordered lists, bullet points, and quote blocks.

You can also use basic HTML commands to format your note:

To see this:
Type this in your note:
bold
<b>bold</b>
italics
<i>italics</i>
underline
<u>underline</u>
strikethrough
<s>strikethrough</s>
Big size
<big>Big size</big>
Small size
<small>Small size</small>
An em-dash—see
An em-dash&mdash;see
Link to Facebook
Link to <a href="http://www.facebook.com">Facebook</a>
A Bulleted List:
  • One Item
  • Another Item
A Bulleted List:
<ul>
<li>One Item</li>
<li>Another Item</li>
</ul>
An Ordered List:
  1. First Item
  2. Second Item
An Ordered List:
<ol>
<li>First Item</li>
<li>Second Item</li>
</ol>
An indented quote:
Indented
An indented quote:
<blockquote>Indented</blockquote>

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To add photos to a note:

  1. Go to the note and click Edit
  2. Click Upload File and choose an image from your computer
  3. Write a caption and choose from the layout options to the right
  4. Choose where you want the photo to go by moving the Photo ID tag
  5. Click Publish
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When you're creating or editing a note:

  1. In the text box below Tags, begin typing your friend's name
  2. Select their name from the list when they appear
  3. Click Publish to save your changes

You can also tag Pages in your note by typing the Page name in the same text box.

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To edit a note that you've already written, click Edit to the right of the note's title. Once you've finished editing the note, be sure to click Save. A story will not appear on your Timeline when you have edited a note.

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Anyone who can see your notes can comment on them.

To edit the privacy for an individual note, go to your note and use the audience selector to choose who can see it. Friends of people you tag will also be able to see and comment on the note.

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To edit the privacy for an individual note, go to your note and use the audience selector to choose who can see it. Friends of people you tag will also be able to see and comment on the note.
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To delete a note you wrote:

  1. Go to the note you want to delete. You'll need to click on the title to view the full note.
  2. Click Edit to the right of your note.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page, click Delete and then confirm that you want to delete the note.

Keep in mind that once you delete a note, you can't undo it. You can only delete notes that you've created.

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Viewing Notes

You can add a comment by clicking the title of a note and scrolling to the bottom of the page. When you've written your comment in the box, click Comment.

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To view saved drafts of notes you've written:

  1. From your homepage, scroll down to Apps in the left column.
  2. Click Notes. If you don't see it listed, click More.
  3. Click My Drafts at the top of the page.
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To view notes you've been tagged in:

  1. From your homepage, scroll down to the Apps section in the left column.
  2. Click Notes. You may have to click More if you don't see Notes listed at first.
  3. Click My Notes at the top of the page > Notes about [Your Name].
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You can report a note or remove yourself from a note that you're tagged in:

  1. Go to About Me in Notes
  2. Click the title of the note you don't like
  3. Click Report/Remove Tag on the right
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