Social Media Tools
What are the social media tools on Mereb.com.et?
Mereb.com.et offers many ways to share items across your social networks. If you're a regular customer of Mereb.com.et, you may be familiar with the options to share items with various social networks. The social media tools were recently expanded: Now you can recommend items on Facebook and see what your Facebook friends are recommending on Mereb.com.et.
On Mereb.com.et, social media tools appear in two key areas: in Facebook modules on the home page and product detail pages.
How do I start using Facebook on Mereb.com.et?
If you already have a Facebook account, just click the "Log In" button on the Mereb.com.et home page or on "Your Account" page.
After you connect to Facebook, you'll be able to click "Recommend" links throughout Mereb.com.et product detail pages, and you will be able to see what your Facebook friends are recommending on Mereb.com.et.
Note that even if you don't connect your Facebook account to your Mereb.com.et account, you'll still see aggregate activity from the Facebook community in the Facebook modules. These links can help you discover new item on Mereb.com.et and see what others around the world are recommending.
Whose activity will I see in Facebook modules on Mereb.com.et?
In the Facebook modules on the Mereb.com.et home page and on product detail pages, you'll see the latest activity in your network. Here's how we define "activity in your network":
If you have connected your Facebook account to your Mereb.com.et account and you are currently logged in to Mereb.com.et, you'll see your Facebook friends' activity, if any exists. You'll also see aggregate Facebook activity from all Mereb.com.et users, showing you suggested products and what's being recommended right now.
If you are not currently logged in to Mereb.com.et, you'll see only aggregate activity from the larger Facebook community.
You will never see individual activity from Facebook users you do not know, and your individual activity will not be displayed to Facebook users you do not know.
How do I stop seeing personalized activity in the Facebook modules?
To temporarily hide the activity in your network, log out of Mereb.com.et. To permanently hide the activity, disconnect your accounts as described in How do I disconnect my Facebook account from my Mereb.com.et account?
How does my Mereb.com.et profile overlap with my Facebook profile?
When you connect your Mereb.com.et account to your Facebook account, we will import your name, email address and birthday into your Mereb.com.et.com account.
You can change your Mereb.com.et profile information at any time by clicking "Change Name, E-mail Address, or Password" link on your account. Changes you make on Mereb.com.et will never affect your Facebook profile.
How do I connect my Facebook account to my Mereb.com.et account?
If you already have a Facebook account, click "Log In" on the Mereb.com.et home page or anywhere else you see it on the site. If you do not yet have Mereb.com.et account, we'll create one using your Facebook account. See also How do I start using Facebook on Mereb.com.et?
How is my Mereb.com.et activity used on Facebook?
When you recommend Mereb.com.et items, they are posted to your Facebook Wall, just like any other item you share on Facebook. Your Facebook friends will see items you have recommended, subject to the privacy settings you have selected on Facebook.
Will all of my Mereb.com.et activity appear on Facebook?
No. Only your Facebook recommendations will appear on Facebook, if you have linked your Mereb.com.et account to your Facebook account and have explicitly shared items on Facebook.
How do I disconnect my Facebook account from my Mereb.com.et account?
To disconnect your Facebook account from your Mereb.com.et account, first make sure you are logged in to Mereb.com.et. Then submite your request for disconnection.
After you have disconnected your accounts, your Facebook activity and friends will no longer appear in the Facebook modules on Mereb.com.et. You can reconnect your accounts at any time.
Registration via Third-Party Tools: You can sign up for Mereb.com.et account by using third-party login credentials, such as your Facebook account information. This single sign-on service allows you to associate your existing third-party profile with Mereb.com.et account. As part of this process, Mereb.com.et may access certain information contained in your third-party profile, such as your screen name.
User-Generated Content and Public Activities: We offer opportunities for you to engage in public activities on Mereb.com.et, including submitting comments, recommendations, product reviews and ratings in a number of areas throughout Mereb.com.et. Any information you disclose in your public activities, along with your screen name, becomes public and may be used by Mereb.com.et. Your public activities may also be read and collected by other users of the public activity areas on Mereb.com.et. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
Do you store my Facebook data?
When you create Mereb.com.et account with Facebook or link an existing Mereb.com.et account to your Facebook account, Mereb.com.et will store selected profile information about you (such as your name and email) if you have explicitly authorized us to do so during the login or linking process.
Mereb.com.et abides by the data retention guidelines of Facebook.
When I comment and review on Mereb.com.et products, will my comment and review appear on Facebook?
No. Only the items you recommend and share on Mereb.com.et will appear on Facebook.
How do I stop sharing my Mereb.com.et activities on Facebook?
To stop sharing Mereb.com.et items on Facebook, simply stop recommending and sharing items on Facebook. Your other activity (such as commenting, reviewing and rating on a product) will never appear on Facebook.
See also How do I disconnect my Facebook account from my Mereb.com.et account?
Who can see my Mereb.com.et activity?
When you connect with Facebook, your Facebook privacy settings (such as share only with friends, share with friends of friends, or share with everyone) will control the visibility of your Mereb.com.et recommendations and shares on Facebook and among your Facebook friends who use Mereb.com.et.
No one can see your Mereb.com.et activity (beyond inherently public activity such as reviewing, commenting and rating on a product) if you do not use the social media tools on Mereb.com.et and do not connect your Mereb.com.et account to Facebook.
How do I "opt out" of all social media tools on Mereb.com.et?
You are not required to use any social media tools on Mereb.com.et, but social media options will continue to appear on the site even if you do not use them. Please consider the following options as you use Mereb.com.et:
If you do not connect your Mereb.com.et account to Facebook, your activity on Mereb.com.et will never appear on Facebook.
Your Facebook privacy settings (such as share only with friends, share with friends of friends, or share with everyone) control the visibility of your Mereb.com.et recommendations on Facebook and among your Facebook friends who use Mereb.com.et.
To disconnect your Mereb.com.et and Facebook accounts, see How do I disconnect my Facebook account from my Mereb.com.et account?
When you are logged out of Facebook and logged out of Mereb.com.et, your activity will not be visible on either site.
What are the software and hardware requirements for social media tools?
Will other people be able to tell that I'm on Mereb.com.et?
Not explicitly. But if you make recommendations, sharing and use the reviewing, commenting and rating on Mereb.com.et, other people will see your shared activity (subject to your Facebook privacy settings, if you have logged in with Facebook).
How do I provide feedback on the Mereb.com.et social media tools?
We welcome your comments. Please contact us at social [at] Mereb.com.et.