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  • Copyright 2013
  • Dimensions: 8" x 10"
  • Pages: 264
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5026-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5026-6

See It Done. Do It Yourself. It’s that Easy!  Easy Facebook teaches you the fundamentals to help you start sharing with friends and family on Facebook, the Internet’s largest social network. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common Facebook tasks. No need to feel intimidated--we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.

• Join Facebook and create your personal account
• Find and follow friends online
• View your friends’ status updates in Facebook’s news feed and ticker
• Comment on and like friends’ posts
• Post your own status updates for your friends to read
• Personalize your timeline profile page
• Upload and share digital photos and videos
• Manage your Facebook privacy--and keep some things private

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1:  HOW FACEBOOK AND SOCIAL NETWORKING WORK     2
Understanding Social Networking     4
How Facebook Got Started     6
How Facebook Works     8
CHAPTER 2:  GETTING STARTED WITH FACEBOOK     10
Creating a New Facebook Account     
Logging In to Facebook     
Logging Out of Facebook     15
Using the Facebook Toolbar     16
Navigating the Facebook Site     18
CHAPTER 3:  FINDING AND VISITING WITH YOUR FRIENDS     20
Finding New Friends     22
Finding Friends via Email     24
Accepting a Friend Request     28
Blocking Unwanted Users     29
Unfriending a Friend     30
Viewing a Friend’s Timeline     32
CHAPTER 4:  READING YOUR NEWS FEED AND TICKER     34
Viewing the News Feed     36
Viewing the Ticker     39
Commenting on Friends’ Posts     40
Liking a Post     41
Hiding Posts from Friends You Don’t Like     42
Hiding Posts from Apps and Games     44
Displaying More or Fewer Updates from a Friend     45
CHAPTER 5:  POSTING STATUS UPDATES     46
Posting a Simple Status Update     48
Posting a Web Link     49
Posting a Photo or Video     50
Posting a Question     52
Adding Your Location to a Post     54
Tagging a Friend in a Post     55
Determining Who Can View a Status Update     56
CHAPTER 6:  PERSONALIZING YOUR TIMELINE     58
Changing Your Profile Picture     60
Adding a Cover Image     64
Personalizing Top-of-Page Elements     66
Hiding and Deleting Status Updates     68
Highlighting Your Favorite Status Updates     69
Viewing and Editing Your Activity Log     70
Adding Life Events to Your Timeline     72
Updating Your Profile Information     74
CHAPTER 7:  ORGANIZING YOUR FRIENDS INTO LISTS     78
Viewing Your Friends Lists and Posts     80
Creating a New Friends List     82
Adding Friends to a List     84
Removing a Friend from a List     86
Posting to a List     87
CHAPTER 8:  SHARING PICTURES     88
Viewing a Friend’s Photos     90
Adding Your Comments to a Friend’s Photo     94
Sharing a Friend’s Photo     95
Tagging Yourself in a Friend’s Photo     96
Downloading a Friend’s Photo     98
Printing a Friend’s Photo     100
Uploading Your Pictures to a New Photo Album     102
Uploading Your Pictures to an Existing Photo Album     108
Tagging Friends     112
Editing a Photo’s Description     114
Deleting a Photo     116
Deleting a Photo Album     117
Editing a Photo Album     118
CHAPTER 9:  SHARING VIDEOS     120
Viewing a Friend’s Video     122
Commenting on a Friend’s Video     124
Liking a Friend’s Video     125
Viewing All of a Friend’s Videos     126
Uploading Your Own Video     128
Recording a Webcam Video     132
Editing Video Information     136
Posting Videos from YouTube     138
CHAPTER 10:  TEXT AND VIDEO CHATTING     140
Sending a Private Message     142
Viewing Your Messages     144
Starting a Chat Session     146
Launching a Video Chat     148
CHAPTER 11:  WORKING WITH FACEBOOK PAGES, APPS, AND GAMES     150
Liking a Facebook Page     152
Discovering Apps and Games     154
Viewing and Managing Your Apps and Games     156
CHAPTER 12:  SHARING EVENTS AND BIRTHDAYS     158
Searching for Events     160
Responding to an Event from a Status Update     161
Viewing the Event Page     162
Creating a New Event     164
Celebrating Friends’ Birthdays     168
CHAPTER 13:  KEEPING PRIVATE THINGS PRIVATE     170
What Not to Post on Facebook     172
Controlling Default Privacy Settings     176
Controlling How You Connect     178
Controlling Timeline Posts and Tags     180
Controlling What Gets Shared with Ads, Apps, and Other Websites     184
Limiting Who Can See Old Posts     190
CHAPTER 14:  MANAGING YOUR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT     192
Changing Your Account Settings     194
Deactivating Your Facebook Account     198
Deleting Your Facebook Account     200
CHAPTER 15:  USING FACEBOOK ON THE GO     202
Navigating Facebook’s iPhone App     204
Viewing the News Feed     206
Posting a Status Update     208
Taking and Posting a Picture     210
Posting a Picture from Your Library     212
Checking in with Your Current Location     214
Viewing a Friend’s Timeline     216
Checking Your Messages     218
Chatting with Friends     220
GLOSSARY     222
INDEX     226

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