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Facebook For Dummies, 5th Edition by Carolyn Abram

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Chapter 12

Facebook on the Go

In This Chapter

  • Capturing and sharing the moment with Facebook Mobile uploads
  • Keeping yourself connected with Facebook Mobile Texts
  • Staying up-to-date with Facebook Mobile
  • Discovering special versions of Facebook designed to work on your phone

Throughout this book, you discover how Facebook enriches relationships and facilitates human interaction. But what can Facebook do to enrich your relationships when you're not sitting in front of a computer? Life is full of beach weekends, road trips, city evenings, movie nights, dinner parties, and so on. During these times, as long as you have a mobile phone, Facebook still provides you a ton of value.

Don't take this as license to ignore a group of people you're actively spending time with to play with Facebook on your phone (unless, of course, you want to ignore them). Moreover, don't think you can tune out in class or in a meeting to poke your friends. But knowing the ins and outs of Facebook Mobile actually enriches each particular experience you have — while you're having it. With Facebook Mobile, you can show off your kids' new photos to your friends or broadcast where you're having drinks, in case any of your friends are in the neighborhood and want to drop by.

Facebook Mobile serves another function — making your life easier. Sometimes you need something, say, a phone number, an address, or the start time of an event. Maybe you're heading out to have dinner with your friend and her boyfriend whose ...

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