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Easy Facebook® by Michael Miller

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Chapter 5. Posting Status Updates

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On Facebook, you keep your friends and family up-to-date with your activities by posting regular status updates. Every status update you make is broadcast to everyone on your friends list, displayed in the news feeds on their home pages.

A status update is, at its most basic, a brief text message. It can be as short as a word or two, or it can be several paragraphs long; that’s up to you. (Facebook lets you post updates with more than 60,000 characters, which should do for most folks.)

Although a basic status update is all text, you can also attach various multimedia elements to your status updates, including ...

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