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Sams Teach Yourself Facebook in 10 Minutes, Second Edition by Sherry Kinkoph Gunter

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Lesson 6. Tracking Wall Postings, News Feeds, and Notifications

In this lesson, you learn how to keep track of news and activities on Facebook. You’ll learn how information flows on the site, and how to manage your Wall, news feed, and notifications to keep abreast of the latest information.

Understanding Facebook Information Flow

As a social networking site, Facebook acts much like a broadcasting service, sharing news about its members wherever they are. However, rather than tuning in to see general news about everyone on the site or stories selected entirely by Facebook, your news is narrowed down to just the people you know—your friends, family, coworkers, or colleagues. The news that is shared, whether it’s status updates, photos, or the ...

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