Synopses & Reviews
Connect with old friends and make some new ones with Facebook and this one-of-a-kind reference
AARP Facebook: Tech to Connect is packed with examples and guidance to familiarize you with Facebook and all it has to offer. People over 55 are among Facebook's fastest-growing user segment, with well over six million users, and this guide shares the insights of many 50+ users. It covers signing up, creating a profile, adding friends, posting status updates, chatting online, uploading photos and video, creating events, joining groups, and much more.
- Covers creating and tweaking a profile, finding and adding friends, creating events and groups, subscribing to news feeds, creating status updates, and sending messages to friends
- Explains how to become a fan, play social games, add and manage applications, post notes, share links, add and tag photos, and adjust privacy options
- Features task-oriented tutorials arranged in such a way to make it easy to find material and achieve success
You might as well face it. You'll love Facebook, and this guide is filled with the essentials you need to enrich your experience and have some Facebook fun.
Get social, add friends and have fun on Facebook
Whether you're a current Facebook member or ready to join the world's largest social network, this guide gives you the know-how to get the most out of your experience—quickly and safely. It shows you how easy it is to set up your account, create your profile, connect with friends and family, share photos, join groups for all your interests, and much more. You'll also find helpful tips and inspiring stories from other 50+ users who share how they used the site to keep connected and have a little fun.
How to build your online profile and make an exciting timeline
What you need to know to find old friends and make new ones
Tips for fine-tuning your account and privacy settings to protect your info
Helpful advice about posting, chatting, liking and sharing on Facebook
Ways to update friends by adding photos, videos and music
Steps for creating events, accepting invitations and celebrating birthdays
How to have even more fun by playing around with Facebook's games and apps
About the Author
Marsha Collier is a social media and online business guru. She is the author of Facebook & Twitter For Seniors For Dummies, eBay For Dummies, and The Ultimate Online Customer Service Guide.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Signing Up and Starting Up on Facebook 7
Chapter 2: Finding and Making Friends: Old and New 27
Chapter 3: Friendly Interactions 41
Chapter 4: Adding Photos and Videos to Your Timeline 55
Chapter 5: Fine-Tuning: Account and Privacy Settings 85
Chapter 6: Facebook Timeline — Your Virtual Scrapbook 103
Chapter 7: More Conversations via Pages and Groups 115
Chapter 8: Embracing Events, Messaging, and Birthdays 131
Chapter 9: Playing Around with Facebook Games and Apps 145