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Publisher Comments:

A clear, super quick, easy-to-understand guide for new Facebook users

 

  • Fully updated with all the changes to Facebook since the first edition
  • Fast access to instructions for every common task, plus reliable, concise answers to the most widely asked questions
  • Organized into lessons that distill the most crucial information on each Facebook topic
  • Tips and cautions point out shortcuts, solutions, and help readers avoid common pitfalls
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    Sams Teach Yourself Facebook in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers for fast results. By working through the 10-minute lessons, you learn everything you need to know to quickly and easily get up to speed with Facebook. Step-by-step instructions walk you through the most common questions, issues, and tasks... "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice and shortcuts... "Watch Out!" alerts help you avoid problems. Sams Teach Yourself Facebook in 10 Minutes will provide beginner and experienced users with fast at a glance tips pointing out helpful shortcuts and solutions, cautions to help avoid common Facebook pitfalls, and is written in a clear easy to understand format. Coverage includes how to create and set up personal and professional accounts (called profiles and pages), manage friend connections, communicate and share news and interests (messaging, newsfeeds, and updates features), share photos and videos and other media, guard privacy, find applications, and more.

    Book News Annotation:

    Through 15 10-minute lessons, Gunter, who writes books on computer topics, shows beginners how to use Facebook's features. She explains how to set up a profile; find and view friends; find help with services and etiquette; guard privacy; track posts, news feeds, and notifications; communicate with messages, links, notes, chat, actions, and gifts; share photos and videos; join groups; track and create events; add applications; create pages for businesses and organizations; use the Marketplace to sell and buy things; and make Facebook mobile. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

    Synopsis:

    Sams Teach Yourself Facebook® in 10 Minutes, Second Edition offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to know to quickly and easily get up to speed with Facebook.

     

    Tips point out shortcuts and solutions

     

    Cautions help you avoid common pitfalls

     

    Notes provide additional information

     

    10 minutes is all you need to learn how to…

    • Start a new account and build a profile page
    • Connect with friends, coworkers, and family members
    • Post status updates, comments, and view news feeds
    • Communicate through Wall posts, messages, and live chat
    • Create a blog with Facebook notes
    • Share photos, videos, and favorite links
    • Add applications to enhance your Facebook experience
    • Share a hobby or interest using Facebook groups
    • Keep track of upcoming events and happenings
    • Create an official Page for a band, business, or other organization
    • Keep connected with Facebook through your mobile device
    • Control your privacy settings and keep your information safe

     

    About the Author

    Sherry Kinkoph Gunter has written and edited oodles of books over the past 17 years covering a wide variety of computer topics, including Microsoft Office programs, digital photography, and web applications. Her recent titles include Easy Microsoft Word 2010, Craigslist 4 Everyone, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Bible, and Master VISUALLY Dreamweaver and Flash CS3. Sherry began writing computer books back in 1992 for Macmillan, and her flexible writing style has allowed her to author for a varied assortment of imprints and formats. Sherry’s ongoing quest is to aid users of all levels in the mastering of ever-changing computer technologies, helping users make sense of it all and get the most out of their machines and online experiences. Sherry currently resides in a swamp in the wilds of east central Indiana with a lovable ogre and a menagerie of interesting creatures. Sherry is also hopelessly addicted to Facebook.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction     1

    About This Book     1

    Who This Book Is For     2

    What Do I Need to Use This Book?     2

    Conventions Used in This Book     3

    Screen Captures     3

     

    1  Introduction to Facebook     5

    What Is Facebook?     5

    Facebook History     6

    Facebook Uses     7

    Looking at Facebook Pages     8

     

    2  Setting Up a Profile     13

    Signing Up for an Account     13

    Building Your Profile     19

    Accessing Your Account Info     28

     

    3  Connecting with Friends     31

    Finding Friends     31

    Viewing and Editing Friends     37

     

    4  Finding Help with Facebook Services and Etiquette     43

    Understanding Facebook’s Terms of Service     43

    Facebook Etiquette     46

    Finding Help with the Help Center     48

     

    5  Guarding Your Privacy     51

    Understanding Privacy and Security Settings on Facebook     51

    Controlling Account Access     53

    Customizing Your Privacy Settings     54

    Reporting Abuse     64

     

    6  Tracking Wall Postings, News Feeds, and Notifications     67

    Understanding Facebook Information Flow     67

    Managing Your Wall     68

    Tracking News Feeds.     74

    Managing Notifications     76

     

    7  Communicating Through Facebook     79

    How to Communicate on Facebook     79

    Sending and Receiving Messages     80

    Sharing Links     85

    Sending Actions and Gifts     .88

    Blogging with Notes     89

    Chatting with Friends.     92

     

    8  Sharing Photos     95

    Sharing Photos on Facebook     95

    Viewing the Photos Application Page     97

    Adding Your Own Photos     101

    Tagging People in Photos     110

    Organizing and Editing Your Photos      111

     

    9  Sharing Videos    115

    Sharing Videos on Facebook    115

    Adding a Video     116

    Viewing Videos     119

    Editing Your Videos     121

    Recording a New Video     122

     

    10  Joining Groups     127

    Socializing with Facebook Groups     127

    Finding a Group     129

    Joining a Group     132

    Starting Your Own Group     135

    Managing Your Group     139

     

    11  Tracking Events     143

    Events Overview     143

    Finding Events     145

    Creating Your Own Events     149

    Managing Your Events     152

     

    12  Adding Applications     155

    Applications Overview     155

    Finding Apps     159

    Managing Applications     166

     

    13  Understanding Pages     171

    Understanding Facebook Pages     171

    Finding and Following Pages     175

    Setting Up a Facebook Page     177

    Managing and Editing a Page     183

     

    14  The Facebook Marketplace     187

    What Is the Facebook Marketplace?     187

    Navigating Around the Marketplace     189

    Looking at Listings     191

    Adding Your Own Listing     193

    Summary     194

     

    15  Making Facebook Mobile     195

    Facebook’s Mobile Features Overview     195

    Activating Facebook Mobile for Text Messages     196

    Sending Text Messages from a Mobile Device     200

    Surfing Facebook with a Mobile Browser     201

    Uploading Photos or Videos     201

     

    Index     203

     

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780672333408
    Author:
    Kinkoph Gunter, Sherry
    Publisher:
    Sams Publishing
    Author:
    Gunter, Sherry Kinkoph
    Author:
    Gunter, Sherry
    Subject:
    Internet - General
    Subject:
    General-General
    Subject:
    Internet - World Wide Web
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Series:
    Sams Teach Yourself -- Minutes
    Publication Date:
    August 2010
    Binding:
    Paperback
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Pages:
    216
    Dimensions:
    8.22 x 5.4 x 0.436 in 238 gr

    Related Subjects

    Computers and Internet » Internet » General
    Computers and Internet » Internet » Information
    Computers and Internet » Internet » Web » Social Networking

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    Sams Teach Yourself Facebook® in 10 Minutes, Second Edition offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to know to quickly and easily get up to speed with Facebook.

     

    Tips point out shortcuts and solutions

     

    Cautions help you avoid common pitfalls

     

    Notes provide additional information

     

    10 minutes is all you need to learn how to…

    • Start a new account and build a profile page
    • Connect with friends, coworkers, and family members
    • Post status updates, comments, and view news feeds
    • Communicate through Wall posts, messages, and live chat
    • Create a blog with Facebook notes
    • Share photos, videos, and favorite links
    • Add applications to enhance your Facebook experience
    • Share a hobby or interest using Facebook groups
    • Keep track of upcoming events and happenings
    • Create an official Page for a band, business, or other organization
    • Keep connected with Facebook through your mobile device
    • Control your privacy settings and keep your information safe

     

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