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Do you have a Facebook directive?

Have you ever wondered what would happen to your Facebook account after you die? Face­book’s new Facebook Legacy Contact service will let you decide, says Lifehack contributor Matt Okeefe.

Stay totally in the loop with CRMs

At some point in your admin career, you’ll probably encounter customer relationship management soft­­ware. These databases help organizations keep track of the relationships they have with clients, customers, potential clients and other contacts.

4 ways to save time on tiresome tasks

Even if you’re not a chronic procrastinator or someone who’s easily distracted, you can probably think of plenty of tasks you don’t like to do because they’re tiresome. Still, you have to get them done, so find a better way to complete them with these tips from EZ-PR founder Ed Zitron.

How secure is your office smartphone?

If your employer issues smart­­phones with a GPS feature that can’t be disabled, should you be worried that the data will be used against you? Do you have any rights?

Are those images you're using legal?

When the Office.com Clip Art library shut down in late 2014, it was a blow to those who produce office memos, newsletters and other publications. It can be tempting to just use any images you find online, but doing so is asking for trouble, legal experts say.

5 ways to get more out of Google Chrome

Google Chrome was the most commonly used Web browser in 2014, according to StatCounter. Still, many people aren’t aware of all it can do, says Gizmag tech writer Stu Robarts.

4 Google services worth checking out

Google has a host of great services you probably aren’t using, says Ben Medlock, co-founder of keyboard app SwiftKey.

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Increase meeting productivity with apps

Let’s face it: Meetings can be a drag. Get things going at your next meeting with an app. Kit Eaton at the New York Times, suggests six apps to try at your next get-together.

Keep that iPhone battery going

Lifehack’s technology and communication writer, Alicia Prince, offers some tips to extend your iPhone battery life.