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My Facebook for seniors

Author: Michael Miller
Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana : Que, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats

"We've identified the Facebook skills you need to stay connected with the people you care about; reconnect with old friends and classmates; and share your life with loved ones near and far. Big,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Miller
ISBN: 9780134589008 0134589009
OCLC Number: 959513048
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents: Chapter 1 Getting to Know Facebook on the Web 3Understanding Social Networking 3Signing Up for Facebook from Your Computer 4Create a New Facebook Account 5Signing In-and Out-of the Facebook Website 8Log On to the Facebook Site 8Log Out of Your Facebook Account 9Finding Your Way Around the Facebook Website 10Navigate Facebook's Home Page 10Use the Facebook Toolbar 11Navigate with the Left Side Menu 12Use the Right Side Menu 14Chapter 2 Getting to Know Facebook's Mobile App 17Using Facebook's iPhone App 17Navigate Facebook's iPhone App 18Using Facebook's iPad App 22Navigate Facebook's iPad App 22Using Facebook's Android App 25Navigate Facebook's Android App 26Chapter 3 Finding Friends on Facebook 31Finding Facebook Friends 32Find Friends in the Facebook Mobile App 32Find Friends on the Facebook Website 35Look for Friends of Friends 39Accepting or Declining Friend Requests 41Accept or Decline a Friend Request in the Facebook Mobile App 41Accept or Decline a Friend Request on the Facebook Website 42Unfriend a Friend 42Chapter 4 Personalizing Your Profile and Timeline 45Viewing Your Timeline 45Access Your Timeline in the Facebook Mobile App 46Access Your Timeline on the Facebook Website 47Changing the Look and Feel of Your Timeline 47Change Your Profile Picture from the Facebook Mobile App 47Change Your Profile Picture from the Facebook Website 50Add a Cover Image from the Facebook Mobile App 52Add a Cover Image on the Facebook Website 53Editing the Contents of Your Timeline 54Update Your Profile Information 54Hide and Delete Status Updates 57View and Edit Your Facebook Activity 58Chapter 5 Discovering What Your Friends and Family Are Up To 61Viewing Status Updates in the Facebook Mobile App 61Display the Newsfeed 62View a Status Update 63View Links to Web Pages 64View Photos 64View Videos 65Like an Update 66Comment on an Update 67Share an Update 67Viewing Status Updates on the Facebook Website 68Display the News Feed 68Display Most Recent Posts 69View a Status Update 70View Links to Web Pages 71View Photos 71View Videos 72Like an Update 73Comment on an Update 74Share an Update 74Personalizing Your News Feed 75Configure News Feed Preferences 76Chapter 6 Exploring What Others Are Talking About 79Posts with Photos 79Memes 83Surveys 86Countdown Lists 87Links to Other Web Pages 88Games 89Facebook-Generated Content 90Trending Topics 92Chapter 7 Updating Friends and Family on Your Activities 95Updating Your Status 95Post a Status Update from the Facebook Mobile App 96 Post a Status Update on the Facebook Website 97Post a Link to a Web Page 98Post a Photograph or Video 99Add Your Location to a Post 100Tag a Friend in a Post 102Tell Friends What You're Doing-or How You're Feeling 103Determine Who Can-or Can't-See a Status Update 104Sharing Content from Other Websites 107Post Content from Another Site 107Chapter 8 What You Should-and Shouldn't-Share on Facebook 111What's Good to Post on Facebook 111Post Interesting Information 112Post Important Information 113What Not to Post on Facebook 114Avoid Uninteresting or Unwise Posts 115Avoid Posting Personal Information 116Learning Facebook Etiquette 117Carefully Compose Your Status Updates 117Know the Shorthand 118Chapter 9 Managing Your Privacy on Facebook 123Determining Who Sees What You Post 124Configure Facebook's Default Privacy Settings 124Select Who Can See (or Not See) Individual Posts 126Limiting Contact from Other Members 128Control Who Can Send You Friend Requests 128Controlling Tagging 129Restrict Who Sees Tag Suggestions in Photos That Look Like You 129Limit Who Can See Posts You're Tagged In 131Approve Tags People Add to Your Posts 132Controlling Who Sees What on Your Timeline 133Control Who Sees Specific Information 133Chapter 10 Viewing and Sharing Photos and Videos 135Viewing Friends' Photos and Videos 136View Photos in Your News Feed 136View a Video in Your News Feed 137View a Friend's Photo Albums 140View All of a Friend's Videos 141Tag Yourself in a Friend's Photo 142Download a Photo 143Sharing Your Photos and Videos with Friends 144Share a Photo or Video in a Status Update on the Facebook Website 144Share a Photo or Video from Your Mobile Phone 146Upload Photos to a New Photo Album 147Upload Photos to an Existing Photo Album 151Delete a Photo 152Delete a Photo Album 153Share a YouTube Video 154Chapter 11 Chatting in Real Time-via Text or Video 159Exchanging Text Messages on the Facebook Website 159Send a Text Message 160Read a Message 161View All Messages 162Mobile Messaging with the Messenger App 163Send and Receive Text Messages 163Create a Group Conversation 166Video Chatting on Facebook 168Chat from the Messenger App 169Chat from the Facebook Website 170Chapter 12 Liking Pages from Companies and Public Figures 173Finding and Following Companies and Public Figures 173Search for Companies and Public Figures 174View and Like a Facebook Page 175View Page Posts in Your Pages Feed 176Managing the Pages You Follow 178View Your Favorite Pages 178Unlike a Page 179Chapter 13 Participating in Interesting Facebook Groups 181Finding and Joining Facebook Groups 181Search for Groups 182Browse for Groups 183Join a Group 185Participating in Facebook Groups 186Visit a Group Page 186Read and Reply to Posts 187Create a New Post 188View Group Members 189View Group Photos 190Get Notified of Group Activity 190Leave a Group 191Using Groups to Reconnect with Old Friends 192Chapter 14 Attending Events and Celebrating Birthdays 195Dealing with Invitations to Events 196Respond to an Event Invitation 196View an Event Page 197Scheduling a New Event 200Create an Event 200Invite Friends to Your Event 202Edit or Cancel an Event 203Celebrating Birthdays 204View Upcoming Birthdays 204Chapter 15 Playing Games 207Discovering Facebook Games 207Find Games on the Facebook Website 208Play a Facebook Game 210Managing and Deleting Facebook Games 211Chapter 16 Keeping in Touch with Your Kids and Grandkids on Facebook 215Are Kids Still Using Facebook? 215How to Connect with Younger Users on Facebook 217Make Friends with Your Kids and Grandkids 217Put Your Family Members in a Special Friends List 219Share Photos and Videos 222Chat via Text and Video 222Play Games Together 223Five Things Not to Do with Your Kids and Grandkids on Facebook 223Chapter 17 Managing Your Facebook Account-Even When You're Gone 227Changing Your Account Settings 227Access Account Settings on the Facebook Website 228Access Account Settings in the Facebook Mobile App 229Configure Specific Settings 229Leaving Facebook 234Deactivate Your Account 234Permanently Delete Your Facebook Account 236Dealing with Death 238Memorialize an Account 238Name a Legacy Contact 240Remove an Account 241Download Content from a Deceased Person's Account 243Chapter 18 Discovering Facebook's Other Apps 249Using the Moments App 249View and Share Suggested Moments 250Create a New Moment 253Request Photos from a Friend 255Using Facebook's Windows 10 App 255Navigate Facebook's Windows 10 App 256Glossary 259Index 265
Responsibility: Michael Miller.


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