Facebook & Twitter for Seniors for Dummies

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Facebook & Twitter for Seniors for Dummies

Format:  Paperback,

309 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Sep 2010

ISBN-13: 9780470637548

ISBN-10: 0470637544

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A fun and easy social media guide for the over-55 set

People over 55 were the fastest-growing user group on Facebook in the first half of 2009, and they're flocking to Twitter at a faster rate than their under-20 grandchildren. From basic information about establishing an Internet connection to rediscovering old friends, sharing messages and photos, and keeping in touch instantly with Twitter, this book by online expert Marsha Collier helps seniors jump right into social media.Seniors are recognizing the communication possibilities of Facebook and Twitter and are signing up in record numbersThis plain-English guide explains how to get online, set up a Facebook profile, locate friends, post public and private messages, share photos, create events, follow local businesses and friends on Twitter, create a blog, play games, and moreMarsha Collier explains every step with the same friendly, comfortable style that has made her "eBay For Dummies" books bestsellers

"Facebook & Twitter For Seniors For Dummies" supplies everything seniors need to function confidently on these two social media platforms.

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Sep 2010
ISBN-13: 9780470637548
ISBN-10: 0470637544
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 309
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.08
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.25 x 9.5 x 0.75

Chapter outline

Introduction
Computer and Internet Basics
Getting a Computer Ready for the Internet
Hooking Up to the Internet
All About E-Mail
Speaking the Social Networking Language
Putting Your Face onto Facebook
Preparing Your Facebook Profile
Preparing to Share Info
Connecting with Friends and Family
Adding Photos and Videos to Facebook
Exploring Groups, Events, and Games
And Now, It's Twitter Time
A Beginner's Guide to Twitter
Conversing on Twitter with Friends, Family, and More
Gathering Tools of the Twitter Trade
The Rest of the Social Networking Story
Sharing (and Grabbing) Photos, Videos, and Music
Giving or Taking an Opinion
So You Want to Be a Blogger?
Index

Book description

A fun and easy social media guide for the over-55 set

People over 55 were the fastest-growing user group on Face book in the first half of 2009, and they’re flocking to Twitter at a faster rate than their under-20 grandchildren. From basic information about establishing an Internet connection to rediscovering old friends, sharing messages and photos, and keeping in touch instantly with Twitter, this book by online expert Marsha Collier helps seniors jump right into social media.

  • Seniors are recognizing the communication possibilities of Face book and Twitter and are signing up in record numbers
  • This plain-English guide explains how to get online, set up a Face book profile, locate friends, post public and private messages, share photos, create events, follow local businesses and friends on Twitter, create a blog, play games, and more
  • Marsha Collier explains every step with the same friendly, comfortable style that has made her eBay For Dummies books bestsellers

Face book & Twitter For Seniors For Dummies supplies everything seniors need to function confidently on these two social media platforms.

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