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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Facebook (Complete Idiot's Guides)by Joe Kraynak
Synopses & Reviews
A definite 'add' to any Facebook user's library.
Facebook is not as user-friendly as the service would like people to think. As a result, it leaves many users scratching their heads over even the most fundamental features. The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Facebook gets readers registered and touring Facebook in the very first chapter and never lets up as it reveals the features that have made Facebook the number one social networking platform.
?Protecting profiles, tracking down friends and family, status updates, e-mail, chat, sharing, invites, and interest groups
?Using Facebook for personal branding, marketing a business, product, service, or nonprofit, or promoting a worthy cause
Book News Annotation:
Kraynak, a blogger and author of many computer books, and Belicove, a columnist and blogger who specializes in social media present a guide to Facebook that covers aspects like finding friends; navigating the site; creating a profile; sharing news, photos, videos, links, and information; posting comments; posting to a friend's wall; messaging; protecting privacy and accounts from hackers; joining groups; chatting; using events, notes, and applications; playing games; using Facebook on a mobile phone; shopping and selling in the Marketplace; and using it for business, launching a business-based page, and using ads. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
A definite add to any Facebook user's library, this guide gets readers registered and touring Facebook in the very first chapter and never lets up as it reveals the features that have made Facebook the number one social networking platform.
About the Author
Mikal E. Belicove is an Entrepreneur magazine columnist and blogger who specializes in social media, website usability, content development, and messaging/positioning for individuals and businesses. His Internet-related books include 2009 Internet Directory: Web 2.0 Edition and Que’s Internet Yellow Pages 2007 Edition. When he’s not working, Mikal can be found musing about the world on Facebook and on his blog.
Joe Kraynak has taught hundreds of thousands of novice computer users how to master their computers and their software. His long list of computer books includes The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Computer Basics, Fifth Edition, Using and Upgrading PCs, Master Visually: Optimizing PC Performance, and Google: Top 100 Simplified Tricks. He maintains both a computer basics blog and his own personal/professional blog.
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