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Sams Teach Yourself Facebook in 10 Minutes, 3rd Edition

Sams Teach Yourself Facebook in 10 Minutes, 3rd Edition

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  • Copyright 2012
  • Dimensions: 5-3/8" x 8-1/4"
  • Pages: 240
  • Edition: 3rd
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-291043-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-291043-9

Sams Teach Yourself Facebook® in 10 Minutes

Third Edition

Sherry Kinkoph Gunter

Sams Teach Yourself Facebook® in 10 Minutes, Third 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, build a profile, and start using the new timeline
  • Connect with friends, coworkers, and family members
  • Post status updates and comments, and view news feeds
  • Communicate through 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

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Introduction to Facebook

What Is Facebook?

Facebook History

Facebook Features

Tour the Facebook Site

Chapter 2 Setting Up a Facebook Account

Signing Up for an Account

Building Your Profile Page

Accessing Your Account Info

Chapter 3 Finding Help with Facebook Services and Etiquette

Understanding Facebook’s Terms of Service

Facebook Etiquette

Finding Help with the Help Center

Chapter 4 Navigating Your Timeline

Timeline Basics

Working with Stories

Chapter 5 Navigating the Home Page

Understanding Facebook Information Flow

Understanding the Home Page

Working with Your News Feeds

Viewing and Controlling Notifications

Chapter 6 Connecting with Friends

Finding Friends

Viewing and Editing Friends

Chapter 7 Guarding Your Privacy

Understanding Privacy and Security Settings on Facebook

Customizing Your Privacy Settings

Reporting Abuse

Chapter 8 Communicating Through Facebook

How to Communicate on Facebook

Sending and Receiving Messages

Sharing Links

Blogging with Notes

Chatting with Friends

Chapter 9 Sharing Photos

Sharing Photos on Facebook

Viewing the Photos Page

Adding Your Own Photos

Using Other Photo Uploaders

Tagging Photos

Organizing and Editing Your Photos

Chapter 10 Sharing Videos

Sharing Videos on Facebook

Adding a Video

Viewing Videos

Editing Your Videos

Recording a New Video

Chapter 11 Joining Groups

Socializing with Facebook Groups

Finding a Group

Joining a Group

Starting Your Own Group

Managing Your Group

Chapter 12 Tracking Events

Events Overview

Finding Events

Creating Your Own Events

Managing Your Events

Chapter 13 Adding Applications

What Are Apps?

Kinds of Apps

Finding Apps

Managing Apps

Chapter 14 Understanding Pages

Page Basics

Finding and Following Pages

Creating and Managing a Page

Chapter 15 The Facebook Marketplace

What Is the Marketplace?

Navigating the Marketplace

Browsing the Listings

Adding Your Own Listing

Chapter 16 Making Facebook Mobile

Overview of Facebook’s Mobile Features

Activating Facebook Mobile for Text Messages

Sending Text Messages from a Mobile Device

Uploading Photos or Videos

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