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My Facebook for seniors

Author: Michael Miller
Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana Que, [2015] ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The perfect book to help anyone 50+ learn Facebook--in full color! Whether you are new to Facebook or would like to explore more of its features, My Facebook for Seniors makes learning to use the world's most popular social media site simple and fun. The full-color, step-by-step instructions make it easy to connect with family, friends, and colleagues; share digital photos; play social games on Facebook; and much  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Miller
ISBN: 9780789754318 0789754312
OCLC Number: 902597755
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 345 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Signing Up and Getting Started 3Understanding Social Networking 3Signing Up for Facebook 4 Create a New Facebook Account 5Signing In--and Signing Out 8 Log On to the Facebook Site 9 Log Out of Your Facebook Account 10Finding Your Way Around Facebook 10 Navigate Facebook's Home Page 11 Use the Facebook Toolbar 12 Navigate with the Left Side Menu 13 Use the Right Side Menu 15Chapter 2 Finding Old (and New) Friends on Facebook 17Finding Facebook Friends 18 Accept Facebook's Friend Suggestions 18 Find Email Contacts 22 Search for Old Friends 24 Look for Friends of Friends 27Accepting Friend Requests 27 Accept a Friend Request 28 Decline a Friend Request 28Unfriending Unwanted Friends 29 Unfriend a Friend 29Chapter 3 Discovering What Your Friends and Family Are Up To 31Viewing Updates in the News Feed 31 Display the News Feed 32 Display Most Recent Posts 33Viewing Status Updates 34 View a Status Update 34 View Links to Web Pages 35 View Photos 36 View Videos 37 Responding to Status Updates 38 Like an Update 38 Comment on an Update 39 Share an Update 40Chapter 4 Exploring News Feed Posts 43Posts with Photos 43Memes 47Surveys 49Countdown Lists 51Links to Other Web Pages 52Games 53Chapter 5 Updating Friends and Family on Your Activities 57Updating Your Status 57 Post a Basic Status Update 58 Post a Link to a Web Page 59 Post a Photograph or Video 61 Add Your Location to a Post 62 Tag a Friend in a Post 64 Tell Friends What You're Doing 65 Determine Who Can-or Can't-See a Status Update 67Sharing Content from Other Websites 69 Post Content from Another Site 69Chapter 6 What You Should--and Shouldn't--Share on Facebook 73What's Good to Post on Facebook 73 Post Interesting Information 74 Post Important Information 75What Not to Post on Facebook 76 Avoid Uninteresting or Unwise Posts 77 Avoid Posting Personal Information 78Learning Facebook Etiquette 79 Carefully Compose Your Status Updates 79 Know the Shorthand 80Chapter 7 Viewing and Sharing Family Photos 85Viewing Friends' Photos 86 View Photos in Your News Feed 86 View a Friend's Photo Albums 87 Comment On and Like a Photo 90 Share a Photo 91 Tag Yourself in a Friend's Photo 92 Remove Your Name from a Photo-or Remove the Photo 93 Download a Photo 96 Print a Photo 97Sharing Your Photos with Friends 98 Upload Photos to a New Photo Album 99 Upload Photos to an Existing Photo Album 103Editing Your Photos and Albums 105 Edit a Photo's Description 105 Edit a Photo Album 106 Tag Friends in a Photo 107 Delete a Photo 109 Delete a Photo Album 110Chapter 8 Viewing and Sharing Home Movies 113Viewing Videos from Friends 113 View an Uploaded Video 114 Comment On and Like a Friend's Video 116 View All of a Friend's Videos 116Sharing Your Own Videos on Facebook 118 Upload a Video File 118 Edit Video Information 120 Delete a Video 122Sharing YouTube Videos on Facebook 123 Share a YouTube Video 123 View a Shared YouTube Video 125Chapter 9 Personalizing Your Profile and Timeline 127Changing the Look and Feel of Your Timeline 127 Change Your Profile Picture 128 Edit Your Picture Thumbnail 130 Add a Cover Image 131Editing the Contents of Your Timeline 133 Hide and Delete Status Updates 134 Highlight Your Favorite Status Updates 135 View and Edit Your Facebook Activity 135 Update Your Profile Information 137 Add a Life Event 140Chapter 10 Exchanging Private Messages 143Sending Private Messages 143 Send a Private Message 144 Share a Photo via Private Message 145 Attach a File to a Message 146Viewing Private Messages 147 Read a Message 147 View All Messages 148Chapter 11 Chatting with Friends and Family in Real Time 151Text Chatting on Facebook 152 Start a Chat Session 152 Respond to a Chat Invitation 154 Add More Friends to a Chat 155Video Chatting on Facebook 156 Start a Video Chat 157Chapter 12 Liking Pages from Companies and Public Figures 161Finding Companies and Public Figures on Facebook 161 Search for Companies and Public Figures 162 View a Facebook Page 163Following Companies and Public Figures on Facebook 164 Like a Facebook Page 165 View Posts in Your Pages Feed 166Managing the Pages You Follow 167 View Your Favorite Pages 167 Unlike a Page 168Chapter 13 Participating in Alumni and Nostalgia Groups 171Finding and Joining Facebook Groups 172 Search for Groups 172 Browse for Groups 173 Join a Group 175Participating in Facebook Groups 175 Visit a Group Page 176 Read and Reply to Messages 176 Post a New Message 178 View Group Members 179 View Group Photos 180 Upload Photos to the Group 180 Get Notified of Group Activity 182 Leave a Group 182Creating Your Own Facebook Group 184 Create a New Group 184 Invite Others to Join Your Group 186 Send a Message to Group Members 187Chapter 14 Attending Events and Celebrating Birthdays 189Dealing with Invitations to Events 189 Respond to an Event Invitation in Your News Feed 190 Respond to an Event Invitation in Your Notifications 191 View an Event Page 192Scheduling a New Event 194 Create an Event 195 Edit an Event 197 Cancel an Event 199Celebrating Birthdays 200 View Today's Birthdays 200 View Upcoming Birthdays 201Chapter 15 Playing Games 203Discovering Facebook Games 203 Browse for Games by Category 204 Search for Specific Apps and Games 206Playing Social Games on Facebook 207Exploring Popular Apps and Games 209Managing and Deleting Facebook Games 210Chapter 16 Searching Facebook for Useful Information 213Understanding Facebook's Graph Search 214Using Facebook's Graph Search 215 Perform a Basic Search 215 Understand Your Search Results 216 Fine-Tune Your Search Results 218Searching for Specific Things 219 Search for Facebook Pages or Groups 219 Search for Games and Apps 220 Search for People 221 Search for Local Businesses 223 Search for Books, Movies, and Music 224 Search for Photos 225Chapter 17 Keeping in Touch with Your Kids and Grandkids on Facebook 227Are Kids Still Using Facebook? 227How to Connect with Younger Users on Facebook 229 Make Friends with Your Kids and Grandkids 229 Put Your Family Member in a Special Friends List 231 Send a Private Message 235 Share Photos and Videos 236 Chat via Text and Video 237 Play Games Together 238Five Things Not to Do with Your Kids and Grandkids on Facebook 239Other Places You'll Find Your Kids and Grandkids Online 241 Facebook-Like Social Networks 241 Photo- and Video-Based Social Media 242 Mobile Messaging Media 244Chapter 18 Managing Your Privacy on Facebook 249Determining Who Sees What You Post 250 Configure Facebook's Default Privacy Settings 250 Select Who Can See (or Not See) Individual Posts 252Limiting Contact from Other Members 254 Control Who Can Contact You 254 Control Who Can Send You Friend Requests 255Controlling Tagging 256 Restrict Who Sees Tag Suggestions in Photos That Look Like You 256 Limit Who Can See Posts You're Tagged In 258 Approve Tags People Add to Your Posts 259Controlling Who Sees What on Your Timeline 260 Control Who Sees Specific Information 260 Hide Sections of Your Timeline 262Chapter 19 Managing Your Facebook Account 265Changing Your Account Settings 265 Configure General Account Settings 266 Configure Security Settings 267 Configure Privacy Settings 269 Configure Timeline and Tagging Settings 271 Manage Blocked Users 273 Configure Notifications 275 Configure Facebook for Mobile Use 276 Manage Following and Followers 278 Manage Apps and Games 280 Configure Ad Settings 282 Manage Facebook Payments 283 Configure Video Playback Options 284Leaving Facebook 285 Deactivate Your Account 285 Permanently Delete Your Facebook Account 287Dealing with Death 289 Memorialize an Account 289 Remove an Account 291 Download Content from a Deceased Person's Account 293Chapter 20 Using Facebook on Your iPhone, iPad, or Android Device 297Using Facebook on an iPhone 297 Navigate Facebook's iPhone App 298 Read and Respond to Posts 301 Post Status Updates 302Using Facebook on an iPad 303 Navigate Facebook's iPad App 303 Read and Respond to Posts 306 Post Status Updates 307Using Facebook on an Android Device 308 Navigate Facebook's Android App 308 Read and Respond to Posts 311 Post a Status Update 312Using the Facebook Messenger App 313 Send and Receive Text Messages 313 Create a Group Conversation 319Using Facebook's Paper App 321 Navigate the Paper App 321 Read Posts 324 Create a New Post 325Index 327
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