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What is FlashBeing?

FlashBeing is a web platform that lets you combine your daily web activities in a single page. Choose an aggregator capable of gathering the main web contents (such as websites and social networks) in a single page; a semantic search engine that also lets you listen to music and watch videos; social functions that let you communicate, share and connect with people wherever you are. You could think of it as a sort of new browser.

What do I need Flashbeing for?

FlashBeing helps you speed up your web browsing, to avoid opening dozens of websites or apps every day, saving a remarkable data traffic. It also differs from other sold web portals in commercio for not using your personal data for a profit. It’s a software designed to speed up and simplify your routine protecting your privacy.

What can I do in FlashBeing?

In FlashBeing you can aggregate websites, emails, social networks, blogs and essentially all of the web’s sources in a single page, organizing them to your best interest thanks to the division into groups of interest. Thanks to the semantic search engine and social functions you can search for contents and connect with people in a much faster, simpler and safer way compared to what you’ve experienced so far. You won’t fell the need to use more services in order to perform the same daily tasks in the web.

Is FlashBeing a free service?

It is for the final user. Only a few Buisness services require payment.

Are there any ads in FlashBeing?

No, in FlashBeing there aren’t any ads and your data isn’t used for financial purposes.

What happens to my data?

Your data isn’t shared with anyone and is always transmitted to the server using secure connections. FlashBeing, unlike almost all of its competitors, doesn’t use your personal information for financial purposes.

How can I sign up on FlashBeing?

Go to this page. Then insert in the appropriate areas your e-mail adress, password and click sign up.

Can I use FlashBeing on my smartphone?

FlashBeing and all of its functions are also available on smartphone from browser or app. You can find the official app in App Store (iOS) and in Google Play (Android). The app for windows phone is coming out soon as well.

What is a Real Network?

FlashBeing is a Real Network. According to our way of thinking, Real Newtorks are networks (comunities) that weren’t just invented as a social network, but that is capable of helping people in their routine. A real network is a service in which a user goes past the social aspect, finding a group of utilities in a single place that help simplify his day.
Access

How does one access Flashbeing?

Click here to reach the login page, then insert your email and password.

How do I disconnect (logout) from FlashBeing?

There are many ways to logout from FlashBeing. The fastest is to write logout in the search bar on top and then press enter. Otherwise click here to logout directly.

How can I modify my password?

Click here to modify your password.

I forgot my password, how can I get it back?

If you forgot your password and you enabled the recovery, click here and follow the instructions that you will find. If instead you disabled the recovery there is no way to restore it.

What kind of passwoed do I have to insert?

FlashBeing requires a password of at least eight characters. To best protect your account, we invite you to insert a complex password, made up of alphanumeric characters and special simbols.

How can I protect my account?

FlashBeing integrates many functions in order to make your acconut safer. First of all it is always important to use a password made up of alphanumeric characters and special simbols. Secondly you can enable here a two-step login, which will require the insertion of a second confermation code. Finally for the maximum protection you can disable the password recovery through email.

Why am I not able to gain access?

You probably inserted a wrong e-mail or password.If you forgot your password and you didn’t disable the recovery, click her to recover it.

How is it possible to recover a password?

If you enabled the recovery , click here and follow the instructions that you will find. If instead you disabled the recovery there is no way to restore it.
Settings

Where can I manage my privacy?

Click here to acces the pannel of your privacy settings.

Where can I chang the platform language from?

Click here to access the settings.

Where can I set up my personal data?

Click here to access the pannel of your profile information.

Where can I create a new page?

Click here to access the pannel of your pages. Then click on the "Create a new page" button and choose the type of page you desire.

How can I suspend my account?

Click here to access the pannel of your settings, then click "Suspend account".

How can I delete my account?

Click here to access the pannel of your settings, then click "Delete account".

What is the differnece between the suspensin and the deletion of the account?

If you suspend your account you will make it visible for everyone, but the data will still be saved in our servers and when you wish you will be able to reactivate it. If you choose to cancel it instead, within 24 hours you can decide to cancel the operation, afterwards your profile and all of the related data will be eliminated perminently. Once you conclude the process you will recieve a confirmation e-mail of the cancellation.

How can I change my e-mail adress?

Click here to access your e-mail settings.

Ho wcan I change the password?

Click here to change the password.

How can I manage my Twitter, Facebook o Linkedin accounts that are connected?

Click here to access the management of your social accounts.
Privacy

What happens to my data?

All of your data is saved safely in our servers. We don’t share any personal information of yours with others.

Can I use FlashBeing without inserting my first and last name?

Yes of course, the only required piece of information is a nickname that you can choose freely.

If I use an Invisibile account am I really invisibile?

Yes, by using an Invisibile account nobody can find you or see your profile. Only if you message with someone, comment or like something people will be able to see your nickname, but they still won’t be able to access your profile.

Where can I manage my privacy?

Click here to access your privacy settings.

Can I delete all my data?

Click here to access your user pannel and then click "Delete account". Within 72 hours all of your data will be deleted permanently and there won’t be any way to recover it.
Account

Can I suspend my account?

Yes of course, click here to access your user pannel and then click "Suspend account". Your account will be immediately suspended and will be invisible to everyone untill you activate it.

Can I delete my account?

Yes of course, click here to access your user pannel and then click "Delete account". Within 72 hours your data will be deleted permanently and there won\t be any way to recover it.
Research

How does Flashbeing’s search engine work?

Flashbeing’s search engine, called Flash Semantic Engine (FSE), is a search engine that lets you search for people, pages and perform special operations. Its main characteristic is the capability of understanding what you write; for example if you want to change password, write directly "change password", if you want to create a club, write "create a club", if you want to listen to classical music, write "play classical music" and so on. Amongst the various available functions with the FSE it is possible to watch videos, search for news, define words, look up the weather forecast and make calculations. To not waste time in understanding "how it works", write what you need directly.

Can I view more than one search result at the same time?

You can use as many functions as you want at the same time: each action will create its own window. You will be able to access your search history by clicking the top button shaped like a magnifying glass and scrolling through the various windows.These can be shrunk by clicking the title bar or cancelled by pressing the "X" key.

How can I listen to music or watch videos on FLashbeing?

You only need to write "play" followed by the song’s name or "video" followed by the video’s name. While you listen to music you can also continue navigating through the many platform sections without interrupting the reproduction.
Browsing

What is a source?

A source is a group of contents that can be aggregated together with other sources in a stream of contents. In FlashBeing sources aren’t only websites (RSS feeds) but they can also be:
  • Your e-mail
  • Your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account
  • Weather forecasts
  • Facebook pages
  • Youtube channels
  • Pinterest profiles
  • Flickr profiles
  • Tumblr blogs
  • Vimeo channels
  • Feedburner feeds
You can ad sources by clicking the "Add a souce" button on the top left in your Flashbeing home page.

What is a stream?

A stream is a group of contents that can be browsed by scrolling the page or by navigating one piece of news at a time thanks to FLashbeing’s Board function.

What is Flashbeing’s "Board" function?

The Board function is the screen that appears when you click on a content of your stream and it lets you view it fullscreen in the most convenient way. When you’ve opened the Board, you can pass from an article to another by pressing the arrows on the keyboard or you can stat an automatic presentation of the contents by pressing the "P" key.

What is the main stream?

The main stream is your own group of streams. It’s the stream that appears on your homepage when you open FlashBeing.

Can I change the stream’s aspect?

Yes, you can choose between 4 different types of visualization of your stream. To go from one type of visualization to the next, press the "1", "2", "3" or "4" keys when you are in the homepage.

Why do some articles only contain part of the text?

Each webpage is free to choose if to let you view the text as full or not in Flashbeing. If you need to view the original article, click "View the original article" at the bottom of the text.
Stream

What is FlashBeing’s stream?

A stream is a group of contents that can be browsed by scrolling the page or by navigating one piece of news at a time thanks to FLashbeing’s Board function.

How can I add some sources/websites/contents to my stream?

To add sources to your stream click the "Add a stream" button in the top left corner of the homepage, then follow the instructions on the screen.

I can create more streams other than my main stream?

Yes, of course. In FlashBeing you can create an infinite number of stream groups. To do that, click here to access the editor. Or here you can access all the streams you created.
Flash

What is a Flash?

A Flash is the equivalent of the post in the other networks, with three other characteristics:
  • Once sent, the Flash tells you right away the number of people reached
  • A part from images and videos, with Flashes it’s possible to share files
  • It’s possible to chare a Flash directly with Facebook and twitter
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How can I add tags to a flash?

You simply need to insert the “#” simbol before the words (without spaces) that you want to use as tags. If you want to tag your friends, select them after having clicked on the first icon to the left in the Flash bar.

What can I add to a Flash?

At the bottom of the Flash window there’s a menu that lets you tag friend, attach photos, any kind of file and share your position.

How can I manage my Flashes’ privacy? Who can see them?

In the bottom right o fthe Flash editor you can find a lock shaped icon. By clicking on it you can decide if to make the Flash visible for everyone, for friends or just for you.

Where are my Flashes published?

Your Flashes will be published in the main stream of your profile. If you are the owner of a page in FLashbeing you can publish it directly in the page’s stream by clicking the button to select the destination right next to the "Send" button. It is also possible to decide to automatically publish a Flash on Facebook and Twitter.

Can I cancel a Flash of mine?

Yes of course. To cancel a Flash, click on the flipped over arrow in the top right corner of the flash window of your stream. A menu will appear with a curtain effect from which you will be able to delete it.

Can I modify a Flash of mine?

Yes of course. To modify a Flash, click on the flipped over arrow in the top right corner of the flash window of your stream. A menu will appear with a curtain effect from which you will be able to modify it.
Profile

Where can I chenge my personal information from?

Click here to acces your settings pannel.

It’s possible to modify your profile layout?

Yes of course. You can choose from 4 types of profile:
  • Generic
  • Photographer
  • Professional
  • Celebrity
. Based on the layout the possible interactions will be modified as well, for example it isn’t possibole to send a friend request to a celebrity, instead it is possible to like him or her. Click here to access the settings.

Can I make my profile invisible?

Yes of course. You can do it in two ways. By setting here your account as invisible, or by going to modify the settings once you’ve clicked the privacy button "Personalized".
Club

What is a club in FlashBeing?

A club is a mix between a group chat and a common group in social networks. In clubs you can chat with the other members, share images, files and specific information. There are four types of clubs:
  • Public: it’s visible to everyone on the web.
  • Private: it’s only visible to your friends.
  • Exclusive: you can only access it through an invite.
  • Anonymous: it’s a club where all messages remain anonymous.
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How can I create a club?

You can create a club by writing "Create a club" in the top search bar.

Where can I find my clubs?

You can find your clubs and those you participate in by clicking the armchair shaped button in the top left of Flashbeing’s homepage.
Events

What is an event in Flashbeing?

An event in Flashbeing is a utility that lets you organize real events and invite people to them. Events in FlashBeing allow you, other than inserting information, to access a group chat about the event and to send invites by email.

How can I create an event?

You can create an event by writing "Create an event" in the top search bar.

Where can I find my events?

You can find your events and those you participate in by clicking the ticket shaped button in the top left of Flashbeing’s homepage.
Sharing

What can I share in Flashbeing?

Everything that you see. To do it you just need to click the button made up of three connected rings which is visible under the contents that can be shared. You can then share the content in the following ways:
  • With a friend.
  • On your profile.
  • On a page.
  • On current social networks.
  • By email.

How does Flashbeing’s automatic share work?

In the people bar on the left, under their name you can see what they’re doing in that moment. This type of automatic share in FlashBeing is called Autoshare. You can manage what you want to share with autoshare by clicking here and by modifying the "Personalized" options of your privacy.

How do you disable the automatic share of what I’m doing?

You can manage what you want to share with Autoshare by clicking qui and by modifying the "Personalized" options of your privacy.

Who can see what I’m doing?

By clicking herer and by modifying the "Personalized" options of your privacy you can manage the information you want to share with Autoshare.
Conversations

How do you open the chat?

You can open the chat with a person in multiple ways. Usually you will find a message button to the left of the person’s name or in the users’ profile,under the profile image there’s a black button with "+ Message" written on it; by clicking on it you will open a chat with that person.

Can I open a chat in a separate window?

Yes of course. Once you’ve opende the chat, you just need to drag it out of the window by keeping the black edge clicked. The conversation will automatically open in a new window.

Can I chat with multiple people at the same time?

Yes of course. you can open multiple conversations and organize them in the window as you wish.

How do you share photos?

To share photos click on the camera shaped icon in the bottom right corner of the chat befor ewriting, or click the "+" button in the bottom left and then click "Send an image".

Is it possible to share files?

Yes of course, you can share any type of file to a limit of 5MB. To share a file click the "+" button in the bottom left and then click "Send a file".

How do you send stickers and emoji/smileys?

To share a sticker or an emoji click the "+" button in the bottom left and then click "Smiley" or "Stickers".

How do you disable the chat?

By clicking here and modifying the "Personalized" options of your privacy you can choose if everyone, friends only or nobody can chat with you.

Why do the recipient’s messages change color?

The recipient’s messages change color based on their chat status:
  • Red = offline.
  • Orange = online but not chatting with you.
  • Green = online and chatting with you.
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How can I see my conversations?

Click here to see your conversation list.
Topics

How do you create a new topic?

To create a new topic or to publish in an existing one, you just nees to insert the "#" symbol followed by the topic’s name in your Flash.

Where can I find topics in FlashBeing?

You can find topics with the search engine or by clicking on the hashtags (word precede by the "#"symbol) to reach a topic’s page

How can I follow a topic?

Click on the "Follow" button in the top left of the topic page. The topic’s news will appear in your stream as if it were another source.

Is it possible to tag photos by topic?

Yes of course. In FlashBeing as well as tagging people in photos, you can also tag objects and topics. To di it, when you are tagging something, instead of the person’s name insert the "#" symbol followed by the topic’s name.
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