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Facebook Essentials (Video Training)

Facebook Essentials (Video Training)

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Lesson 1

Understanding Facebook, Downloadable version

What is Facebook -- and why would you want to use it? Michael Miller tells you what Facebook is and what it does, as well as how people use the Facebook site to connect with friends, family, and colleagues. It's all about social networking -- and sharing your life with others.

Duration: 00:07:01  File Size: 10 MB

Lesson 2

Setting Up a Facebook Account, Downloadable Version

Before you can connect with friends on Facebook, you have to sign up for a Facebook account. It's free and relatively easy to do, as Michael Miller explains in this video lesson.

Duration: 00:05:43  File Size: 14 MB

Lesson 3

Navigating Facebook, Downloadable Version

What is where on Facebook? In this video lesson, Michael Miller takes you on a tour of the Facebook site, including how to navigate with the Facebook toolbar.

Duration: 00:07:37  File Size: 12 MB

Lesson 4

Changing Your Account Settings, Downloadable Version

There's a lot you can personalize about Facebook, including who can see what you post. In this video lesson, Michael Miller walks you through all of Facebook's account settings, including the important privacy settings.

Duration: 00:17:56  File Size: 39 MB

Lesson 5

Personalizing Your Profile, Downloadable Version

Your profile page is your public home on the Facebook site. In this video lesson, Michael Miller shows you how to personalize your profile page -- including how to change your profile picture, how to reorganize the boxes in the sidebar, how to add new tabs, and how to determine what posts that visitors see.

Duration: 00:15:28  File Size: 44 MB

Lesson 6

Updating Your Status, Downloadable Version

Facebook is all about letting people know what you're doing -- which you do by making status updates. This video lesson shows you how to make status updates, how to attach photos, videos, and links to your updates, and how to display your updates only to selected friends.

Duration: 00:07:34  File Size: 19 MB

Lesson 7

Finding Friends, Downloadable Version

The people you connect with on Facebook are dubbed "friends," and the more people you add to your friends list, the more connected you are. In this video lesson, Michael Miller shows you the many ways to find new friends on the Facebook site -- from scouring your email and IM contacts, to discovering people you went to school or worked with, to searching for specific people by name or email address.

Duration: 00:05:08  File Size: 14 MB

Lesson 8

Organizing Your Friends, Downloadable Version

The more Facebook friends you have, the more difficult it is to keep track of them. In this video lesson, Michael Miller shows you how to find specific people in your friends list, and how to organize your friends into handy lists.

Duration: 00:05:24  File Size: 12 MB

Lesson 9

Visiting Your Friends' Profiles, Downloadable Version

What can you expect to find when you visit a friend's profile page? In this video lesson, Michael Miller walks you through a typical profile page -- and shows you how to post a message to your friend's profile.

Duration: 00:09:12  File Size: 24 MB

Lesson 10

Using the Facebook Home Page, Downloadable Version

You keep abreast of your friends' activities via the news feed on Facebook's Home page. But did you know you can change which status updates get displayed in the news feed? Or that you can use the Home page to navigate to other important pages on the Facebook site? You'll learn these things and much more when you watch this video lesson from author Michael Miller.

Duration: 00:05:48  File Size: 24 MB

Lesson 11

Sending and Receiving Messages, Downloadable Version

Facebook may be a site devoted to public social networking, but it also offers its own private email system for members. In this video lesson, Michael Miller shows you how to send and receive private messages to and from other members -- and how to attach photos and other files to those messages.

Duration: 00:05:46  File Size: 14 MB

Lesson 12

Chatting with Friends, Downloadable Version

In addition to its public status updates, Facebook also includes a real-time instant messaging system. In this video lesson, Michael Miller shows you how to chat one-on-one with your friends using Facebook's IM service.

Duration: 00:04:45  File Size: 14 MB

Lesson 13

Uploading and Sharing Pictures, Downloadable Version

Believe it or not, Facebook is one of the Internet's largest photo sharing sites. In this video lesson, Michael Miller shows you how to upload digital photos from your hard drive to a Facebook photo album -- and how to share those pictures with your Facebook friends.

Duration: 00:14:24  File Size: 22 MB

Lesson 14

Uploading and Sharing Videos, Downloadable Version

In addition to sharing digital photos, you can also share your home movies and other videos with friends on the Facebook site. In this video lesson, Michael Miller shows you how to upload digital videos to Facebook -- as well as how to post YouTube videos to your Facebook feed.

Duration: 00:11:08  File Size: 17 MB

Lesson 15

Working with Facebook Applications, Downloadable Version

Facebook applications and games let you do more and have more fun on the Facebook site. Whether you're interested in finding family members with FamilyLink or becoming a crime lord in Mafia Wars, there are plenty of social applications that might interest you. Learn more -- including how to find and use Facebook applications -- in this video lesson from author Michael Miller

Duration: 00:11:12  File Size: 25 MB

Lesson 16

Joining a Group or Network, Downloadable Version

A Facebook group is a page devoted to a topic or activity; a network is a Facebook group for a particular school or company. In this video lesson, Michael Miller shows you how to find and join groups and networks -- as well as how to create your own Facebook group.

Duration: 00:14:27  File Size: 14 MB

Lesson 17

Working with Fan Pages, Downloadable Version

Facebook hosts fan pages for your favorite musicians, actors, and celebrities -- as well as your favorite companies and products. In this video lesson, Michael Miller shows you how to become a fan on Facebook -- and create your own fan pages.

Duration: 00:10:46  File Size: 30 MB

Lesson 18

Managing Events, Downloadable Version

A Facebook event can be anything from a private doctor's appointment to a school study group meeting to a big community party. In this video lesson, Michael Miller shows you how to find and RSVP to events, as well as how to create your own events -- and invite your Facebook friends to attend.

Duration: 00:10:08  File Size: 23 MB

Lesson 19

Buying and Selling in the Facebook Marketplace, Downloadable Version

Did you know that Facebook lets members buy and sell items with each other? It's all done in the Facebook Marketplace, a Craigslist-style listing service exclusively for Facebook members. Learn how to buy and sell items in this video lesson by author Michael Miller

Duration: 00:10:30  File Size: 27 MB

Lesson 20

Tips for Using Facebook -- Safely and Securely, Downloadable Version

Facebook can be a fun place to connect with friends and family -- or it can be a very dangerous online neighborhood. In this video lesson, Michael Miller shares tips and advice on how to be a cautious Facebook user -- and how to avoid sharing embarrassing information with people you don't want to see it.

Duration: 00:10:26  File Size: 15 MB

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  • Copyright 2010
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-4528-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4528-6

More than 2 hours on how to use the most popular social networking site, Facebook. This video demonstrates how to use Facebook on a day-to-day basis. Viewers will learn how to sign up for a Facebook account, create a profile, find and communicate with friends, update their status, upload their favorite pictures and videos, and more -- everything they need to become social on the Internet's largest social network.

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