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How To Enable Facebook Dark Mode

Facebook rolled out dark mode to all users at the end of 2020 but you may not have tried it out yet. This post covers how to set Facebook to dark mode. Here's how you can enable it in three simple steps. Enable Facebook Dark Mode 1. Click on the account arrow at the top right-hand corner of the screen. This will bring up a list of options for your account such as ' Settings and Privacy ', ' Help & Support ' and ' Display & Accessibility '. 2. Click on ' Display & Accessibility ' to get an expanded list of display options available. 3. Click on the 'On' button under the 'Dark Mode' section. 4. The background of your Facebook page has turned black and the font color has changed to white. What Are The Benefits Of Dark Mode? As I mentioned in my earlier article on how to enable dark mode in Twitter , there's a lot of debate as to whether dark-mode is beneficial or not. Having said that, here are some of the purported bene

How To Enable Twitter Dark Mode

It seems like every major website has rolled out a 'Dark Mode' option that allows users to toggle the background color to black and change the font text to either white or a light color. Twitter is no exception to the hype and in this post, I will show you how to enable Twitter Dark Mode. How To Enable Twitter Dark Mode 1. Click on ' More ' to expand the options menu. 2. Click on ' Display ' to expand the list of display options to choose from. 3. Twitter has two dark-mode options. ' Lights Out ' which is a true dark mode and ' Dim ' which is sort of an in-between. Choose your preference and then click ' Done ' to save your changes. There you have it - enable dark-mode on Twitter in three easy steps. Unfortunately, Twitter doesn't have an ' adaptive dark mode ' feature which automatically toggles between normal mode and dark mode depending on the time of day. Maybe they will add such a feature in the future.  How Popular Is Da

How To Schedule A Shutdown On Windows 10

With more of us working from home these days, the number of pointless virtual meetings has increased exponentially. Want to step out but afraid that people will realize that you weren't at your screen when you don't log off when the meeting has ended?  This post covers two simple methods that you can use to schedule a shutdown on Windows 10 machines. Task Scheduler The first method we will look at is Task Scheduler which is a component of Windows 10 that provides users with the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts. Users can choose to launce these programs or scripts at either specified times or after time intervals. 1. Launch Task Scheduler by searching for it on the Windows Search Bar.  2. Click on 'Create Basic Task' Which can be found on the top right hand corner of Windows Task Scheduler 3a. Enter a name for the task and press ' Next ' 3b. Select the trigger or how frequently you want the task to run and press ' Next '. In this exam