You try to access Facebook at workplace, offices, colleges e.t.c. and come across a firewall preventing the access
The admins there block the usage of websites like Facebook which in turn is a big problem for you. However one can still access Facebook or your favorite websites there. Once can find ways to pass through the firewalls evolved in blocking that website you can have the website of your choice in front of you.
But for the organizations using firewalsl like Sonicwall, people would not be able to access Facebook via proxy, cause the only way to beat sonicwall is translating the website through Bing or Yahoo translator.
For ease and tricky purpose use www.fb.com instead of www.facebook.com . Below we have listed possible and easy ways to access the Facebook wherever it is blocked.
1. Using a Proxy/Tunnel Website
Itís a basic way of opening the blocked website. Open a proxy website , which generally uses the proxy server and enter the website you want to open.
Ex : Vtunnel.com
2. By using the ip of the Website
Enter the ip address of the website you want to open instead of the website address in the address bar. You can get the ip address of that website here.
Or to get the IP address of Facebook, go to your Computer Run command box and put the following command and hit Enter.
ping facebook.com -t
Now you can see the IP address of the Facebook, as shown in the above image. Just enter the IP address in the browser address and hit enter to access the Facebook.
3. Change DNS of the network
Go to Control Panel > Network and Internet Connections > Network Connections and right click on connection youíre using and click again on properties and then TCP/IP.
Use 126.96.36.199 , 188.8.131.52 or 184.108.40.206 , 220.127.116.11 ad dns servers.
4. Use short URLs
Use the URL shortening websites like goo.gl , bit.ly or adf.ly and get the short the URL for facebook.com or any other website that are firewalled. Paste in the Address bar.
Many applications are available there with easy user interface for opening blocked websites. This is a simple way of opening the blocked sites and has the best chance of success.
Browse to Settings>Labs>Add a gadget by url. Click enable. Now go to gadgets tab under settings.
Add http://hosting.gmodules.com/ig/gadgets/fil...37/facebook.xml to the field and click add button. The facebook link appears below chat label, its ready for your use.
Or you can also Update Facebook Via Email
This one is last method which allows you to update your Facebook status easily from your mail account. With this trick you can upload images, videos and update your Facebook status by email.
7. Use VPN
When nothing else works, a vpn service will definitely work. Install this free vpn service calledProxpn.
One of the latest trick to avoid the firewalls in schools and offices now a days is very popular known as Translator. Just enter www.facebook.com in Bing Translator and hit Translate button.
Thus above are the possible ways to access facebook when it is blocked.