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Facebook for Grown-Ups: Use Facebook to Reconnect with Old Friends, Family, and Co-Workers

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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.

 

Read this book to discover how grown-ups can take advantage of everything Facebook has to offer. It’s not just for kids anymore!

 

Michael Miller is one of today’s most popular writers of how-to books, with more than 100 titles published and more than 1 million copies sold. His best-selling books include Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics, Windows 7 Your Way, and Sams Teach Yourself

YouTube in 10 Minutes. He also wrote Prentice Hall’s Introduction to Social Networking textbook, as well as produced Que’s Facebook Essentials video tutorial. He is known for his conversational style and real-world advice.

 

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

Facebook for Grown-Ups, 2/e, offers clear explanations and simple step-by-step instructions from Michael Miller, a world-renowned expert on simplifying complex topics. New to the second edition of this book is coverage of Facebook's new photo uploading/sharing capabilities, new "fan" pages, new groups functionality, and new (and constantly changing) privacy settings. Also new are chapters on Facebook's new unified message center; what you should - and shouldn't - post on Facebook; third-party Facebook tools; and other social networks of interest to grown-ups, including Twitter and LinkedIn.

 

Updated coverage includes:

  • Find old friends, family, and colleagues on Facebook
  • Share family photos and home videos
  • Decide what to share and what to keep private
  • Discover the Facebook applications and games that over-40 users are most likely to be interested in
  • Keep tabs on the kids on Facebook - without driving them crazy
  • Updating your friends on what you've been up to

Every topic is approached from the standpoint of adult users - not kids or grandkids!

About the Author

Michael Miller has written more than 100 non-fiction how-to books over the past two decades, including Windows 7 Your Way, Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics,Googlepedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, and How Microsoft Windows Vista Works. Collectively, his books have sold more than one million copies worldwide. He has established a reputation for clearly explaining technical subjects to non-technical readers, and offering useful real-world advice on complicated topics.

Table of Contents

I. Getting Started with Facebook — and Social Networking

1. Welcome to Facebook

2. Signing Up and Getting Started

3. Getting Around the Facebook Site

II. Facebook for Friends and Family

4. How to Find Old Friends — and Make New Ones

5. Visiting Your Friends on Facebook

6. Keeping Tabs on Your Kids

7. Organizing Your Friends List

III. Keeping in Touch with Facebook

8. Updating Your Friends on What You're Doing

9. Exchanging Private Messages

10. Chatting with Your Kids Live, Using Facebook's live Chat feature

11. Using Facebook's Message Center

IV. Sharing Your Life on Facebook

12. Sharing Family Pictures

13. Sharing Home Movies

14. Sharing Birthdays and Events

V. Managing and Protecting Your Facebook Account

15.Managing Your Facebook Account

16.Keeping Some Things Private: Managing Facebook's Privacy Settings

17.What to Say - and What Not to Say - Online

18.Personalizing Your Profile Page

19.Becoming a Fan and Creating Your Own Facebook "Fan" Page

20.Networking for Business - and for Jobs

21.Finding Fun Games and Applications

22.Buying and Selling in the Facebook Marketplace

23.Using Facebook On the Go

24.Using Third-Party Tools for More Efficient Facebooking

25.Exploring Twitter, LinkedIn, and Other Social Networks

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789749024
Author:
Miller, Michael.
Publisher:
Que
Author:
Miller, Michael
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Internet - World Wide Web
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20111220
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
408
Dimensions:
9 x 6.9 x 0.8 in 476 gr

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"Synopsis" by ,

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.

"Synopsis" by ,

Facebook for Grown-Ups, 2/e, offers clear explanations and simple step-by-step instructions from Michael Miller, a world-renowned expert on simplifying complex topics. New to the second edition of this book is coverage of Facebook's new photo uploading/sharing capabilities, new "fan" pages, new groups functionality, and new (and constantly changing) privacy settings. Also new are chapters on Facebook's new unified message center; what you should - and shouldn't - post on Facebook; third-party Facebook tools; and other social networks of interest to grown-ups, including Twitter and LinkedIn.

 

Updated coverage includes:

  • Find old friends, family, and colleagues on Facebook
  • Share family photos and home videos
  • Decide what to share and what to keep private
  • Discover the Facebook applications and games that over-40 users are most likely to be interested in
  • Keep tabs on the kids on Facebook - without driving them crazy
  • Updating your friends on what you've been up to

Every topic is approached from the standpoint of adult users - not kids or grandkids!

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