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Facebook for Grown-Ups

Format:  Paperback,

319 pages

Publisher: Pearson P T R

Publish Date: Dec 2011

ISBN-13: 9780789749024

ISBN-10: 0789749025

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Facebook started out as a social network for high school and college kids. But now grown-ups like you are getting connected, too -- even if you use Facebook much differently than your kids do. If you're a grown-up looking to join the Facebook bandwagon, "Facebook for Grown-Ups" is just the guide you need. You'll learn how to use Facebook to reconnect with old friends and family members and keep them up-to-date on what's happening in your life. "Facebook for Grown-Ups" shows you how to open a Facebook account, find new friends, post status updates, and share family photos and videos. You'll learn how to become a fan of your favorite performers, join a business network, and create your own topic-specific groups. And if you're worried about privacy, "Facebook for Grown-Ups" shows you how to keep your personal information from becoming public knowledge. You'll even learn how to keep track of what your kids are doing on Facebook -- without them knowing it. This revised and updated edition shows you how to best use Facebook's new Timeline profile page. You'll learn how to customize your Timeline, edit and highlight events, and add your own personal cover image.

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Publisher: Pearson P T R
Publish Date: Dec 2011
ISBN-13: 9780789749024
ISBN-10: 0789749025
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 319
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.15
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.0 x 9.25 x 0.75
Walmart No.: 9780789749024

Chapter outline

Introduction
How This Book Is Organized
Conventions Used in This Book
Get Ready to Facebook
Getting Started with Facebook
Welcome to Facebook-It's Not Just for Kids Anymore
What Social Networking Is and How It Works
What Is a Social Network?
Why Do People Use Social Networks?
What Other Stuff Does a Social Network Do?
Who Uses Social Networks?
How Did Social Networks Develop?
Say Hello to Facebook
Things You Can-and Can't-Do on Facebook
Things to Do
Things Not to Do
Why Grown-Ups Use Facebook
Signing Up and Getting Started
Before You Sign Up
Creating a Facebook Account
Find Friends and Complete Your Profile
Filling Out Your Profile
Selecting Privacy Level
Getting Around the Facebook Site
What's What and What's Where on Facebook
Signing In
Welcome to the Home Page
Profile Pages
Navigating the Facebook Toolbar
Searching Facebook
Signing Off
Facebook for Friends and Family
How to Find Old Friends-and Make New Ones
How Facebook Helps You Reconnect
Why Friends Are Important
Finding Friends with Connections
Finding Friends via Email
Searching for Long-Lost Friends
Accepting Friend Requests
Finding Friends of Friends
Visiting Friends and Family on Facebook
Catching Up with the Facebook News Feed
Viewing the News Feed
Fine-Tuning Your Top Stories
Hiding Friends and Posts You Don't Like
Displaying More-or Fewer-Updates from a Friend
Hiding Updates from Applications and Games
Commenting on Friends' Posts
Liking What You See
Sharing a Posted Attachment
Subscribing to People Who Aren't Your Friends
Getting to and Getting to Know Your Friends' Profile Pages
Displaying a Profile Page
Navigating a Profile Page
Keeping Tabs on Your Kids
Making Your Children Your Friends
What to Do If Your Kids Hide from You on Facebook
Viewing Updates Without Being a Friend
Subscribing to Your Child's Updates
Creating a Surreptitious Identity
Using Facebook to See What Your Kids Are Up To
Using Facebook to Contact Your Grown Kids
Organizing Groups of Friends
Working with Friends Lists
Viewing Your Lists
Understanding Facebook's Smart Lists
Creating a New Friends List
Adding Friends to a List
Reading Posts from a List
Posting to a List
Getting Rid of Unwanted Friends
Blocking Unwanted Users
Keeping in Touch with Facebook
Updating Your Friends on What You're Doing
What Is a Status Update?
Where to Update Your Status
How to Update Your Status
Posting a Simple Text Update
Attaching a Photo or Video
Attaching a Link to Another Web Page
Asking a Question
Tagging a Friend in a Post
Deciding What to Write About
Employing "Facebook Grammar
Exchanging Private Messages
Understanding Facebook's Messages System
Using Facebook's Email System
Understanding Facebook's Email
Claiming Your Email Address
Reading Your Messages
Sending a Private Message or Email
Chatting with Family and Friends-Live
What's Chat-and Who Uses It?
Understanding Instant Messaging
Welcome to Facebook Chat
Who's Chatting with Whom?
Chatting in Facebook
Seeing Who's Online
Starting a Chat Session
Managing Your Chat Settings
Getting Real Face Time with Video Chat
Understanding Video Chat
Launching a Video Chat
Integrating Facebook with Skype
Sharing Your Life on Facebook
Sharing Family Pictures
Understanding Photo Sharing on Facebook
Facebook Photo Sharing: The Old Way
Facebook Photo Sharing: The New Way
How Facebook Photo Sharing Works
Uploading Photos to Facebook
Uploading to a New Photo Album
Uploading to an Existing Photo Album
Tagging Friends in Your Photos
Understanding Facebook's Face Recognition
Feature
Tagging a Friend's Face
Managing Your Photos and Albums
Editing a Photo's Description
Tagging Friends
Deleting a Photo
Adding a Description to a Photo Album
Deleting a Photo Album
Sharing Photos with Others
Viewing Other People's Photos
Viewing Photos and Photo Albums
Adding Your Comments
Tagging Yourself in a Photo
Sharing a Photo
Downloading a Photo
Printing a Photo
Sharing Home Movies
The Ins and Outs of Sharing Videos on Facebook
Shooting Videos for Facebook
What to Upload
Editing Your Videos
Uploading Your Videos
Recording a Webcam Video
Editing Video Information
Sharing Uploaded Videos
Posting YouTube Videos
Watching Your Friends' Videos
Watching a Video in the News Feed
Watching a Video on Its Own Page
Sharing Birthdays and Events
Why You Might Like Events
Searching for and Attending Events
RSVP'ing to Events
RSVP'ing from the Event Page
RSVP'ing from a Status Update
RSVP'ing from an Email Invitation
Creating New Events
Viewing Your Events
Celebrating Birthdays
Managing and Protecting Your Facebook Account
Managing Your Facebook Account
Changing Account Settings
General
Security
Notifications
Applications
Mobile
Payments
Facebook Ads
Leaving Facebook
Deactivating Versus Deleting
Deactivating Your Account
Deleting Your Account
Keeping Some Things Private: Managing Facebook's Privacy Settings
Understanding Facebook Privacy
Controlling Your Default Privacy
Setting Custom Sharing Options
Controlling How You Connect
Controlling How Tags Work
Controlling What Gets Shared with Apps and Other Websites
Limiting Who Can See Old Posts
Managing Your Block Lists
What to Say-and What Not to Say-Online
How Private Is Your Information on Facebook?
Keeping Private Information Private
How Facebook Uses Your Personal Information
Is It Safe to Use Facebook?
What to Keep Private-and What to Share
How Much Personal Information Should You Share?
Sharing Information with Other Sites
Facebook Do's and Don'ts
Do These Things
Don't Do These Things
Doing More with Facebook
Personalizing Your Profile Page
What Can You Personalize on Your Profile Page-and Why Would You Want To?
Changing Your Profile Picture
Adding a Cover to Your Page
Hiding, Deleting, and Featuring Status Updates
Viewing and Editing Your Activity Log
Updating Your Profile Information
Liking Public Pages
Understanding Pages
What Is a Facebook Page?
Visiting a Facebook Page
Creating Your Own Facebook Page
Creating a New Page
Customizing Your Page
Selecting Page Elements
Networking for Business-and for Jobs
Understanding Facebook Networks
Joining Your Work Network
Networking Professionally
Finding Other Business Professionals on Facebook
Managing Your Professional Contacts
Networking via Facebook Groups
Job Hunting on Facebook
Reworking Your Profile
Becoming a Fan of Potential Employers
Asking for a Job
Finding Fun Games and Applications
Understanding Facebook Applications
Discovering Applications and Games
Using an Application or Game
Viewing, Managing, and Deleting Your Applications
Apps for Grown-Ups
Buying and Selling in the Facebook Marketplace
Understanding the Facebook Marketplace
Shopping for Something to Buy
Browsing the Marketplace
Searching the Marketplace
Viewing an Item Listing
Sharing and Commenting on a Listing
Contacting a Seller-and Buying Something
Selling Your Own Stuff
Listing an Item for Sale
Ending Your Listing
Using Facebook on the Go
Connecting from Your iPhone
Viewing the News Feed
Posting a Status Update
Posting a Picture
Checking In
Navigating Other Functions
Viewing Friends' Profiles
Checking Messages
Chatting with Friends
Connecting from Other Mobile Phones
Connecting via Text Message
Exploring Twitter, LinkedIn, and Other Social Networks
Examining Other Social Networks
Google+
LinkedIn
MySpace
Twitter
Using Third-Party Tools to Consolidate Multiple
Social Networks
Connecting Facebook to Other Sites and Services
Liking and Sharing Pages
Connecting Other Sites to Facebook
A Getting the Most Out of Facebook-for Grown-Ups

Book description

Face book started out as a social network for high school and college kids. But now grown-ups like you are getting connected, too — even if you use Face book much differently than your kids do. If you’re a grown-up looking to join the Face book bandwagon, Face book for Grown-Ups is just the guide you need. You’ll learn how to use Face book to reconnect with old friends and family members and keep them up-to-date on what’s happening in your life.

Face book for Grown-Ups shows you how to open a Face book account, find new friends, post status updates, and share family photos and videos. You’ll learn how to become a fan of your favorite performers, join a business network, and create your own topic-specific groups. And if you’re worried about privacy, Face book for Grown-Ups shows you how to keep your personal information from becoming public knowledge. You’ll even learn how to keep track of what your kids are doing on Face book — without them knowing it.

This revised and updated edition shows you how to best use Face book's new Timeline profile page. You'll learn how to customize your Timeline, edit and highlight events, and add your own personal cover image.

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