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Sams Teach Yourself Facebook® in 10 Minutes

Third Edition

Sherry Kinkoph Gunter

Sams Teach Yourself Facebook® in 10 Minutes, Third Edition offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to know to quickly and easily get up to speed with Facebook.

Tips point out shortcuts and solutions

Cautions help you avoid common pitfalls

Notes provide additional information

10 minutes is all you need to learn how to…

  • Start a new account, build a profile, and start using the new timeline

  • Connect with friends, coworkers, and family members

  • Post status updates and comments, and view news feeds

  • Communicate through posts, messages, and live chat

  • Create a blog with Facebook notes

  • Share photos, videos, and favorite links

  • Add applications to enhance your Facebook experience

  • Share a hobby or interest using Facebook groups

  • Keep track of upcoming events and happenings

  • Create an official Page for a band, business, or other organization

  • Keep connected with Facebook through your mobile device

  • Control your privacy settings and keep your information safe

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Contents
  4. About the Author
  5. Dedication
  6. We Want to Hear from You!
  7. Reader Services
  8. Introduction
    1. About This Book
    2. Who This Book Is For
    3. How to Use This Book
    4. Conventions Used in This Book
    5. Screen Captures
  9. Lesson 1. Introduction to Facebook
    1. What Is Facebook?
    2. Facebook History
    3. Facebook Features
    4. Tour the Facebook Site
    5. Summary
  10. Lesson 2. Setting Up a Facebook Account
    1. Signing Up for an Account
    2. Building Your Profile Page
    3. Accessing Your Account Info
    4. Summary
  11. Lesson 3. Finding Help with Facebook Services and Etiquette
    1. Understanding Facebook’s Terms of Service
    2. Facebook Etiquette
    3. Finding Help with the Help Center
    4. Summary
  12. Lesson 4. Navigating Your Timeline
    1. Timeline Basics
    2. Working with Stories
    3. Summary
  13. Lesson 5. Navigating the Home Page
    1. Understanding Facebook Information Flow
    2. Understanding the Home Page
    3. Working with Your News Feeds
    4. Viewing and Controlling Notifications
    5. Summary
  14. Lesson 6. Connecting with Friends
    1. Finding Friends
    2. Viewing and Editing Friends
    3. Summary
  15. Lesson 7. Guarding Your Privacy
    1. Understanding Privacy and Security Settings on Facebook
    2. Customizing Your Privacy Settings
    3. Reporting Abuse
    4. Summary
  16. Lesson 8. Communicating Through Facebook
    1. How to Communicate on Facebook
    2. Sending and Receiving Messages
    3. Sharing Links
    4. Blogging with Notes
    5. Chatting with Friends
    6. Summary
  17. Lesson 9. Sharing Photos
    1. Sharing Photos on Facebook
    2. Viewing the Photos Page
    3. Adding Your Own Photos
    4. Using Other Photo Uploaders
    5. Tagging Photos
    6. Organizing and Editing Your Photos
    7. Summary
  18. Lesson 10. Sharing Videos
    1. Sharing Videos on Facebook
    2. Adding a Video
    3. Viewing Videos
    4. Editing Your Videos
    5. Recording a New Video
    6. Summary
  19. Lesson 11. Joining Groups
    1. Socializing with Facebook Groups
    2. Finding a Group
    3. Joining a Group
    4. Starting Your Own Group
    5. Managing Your Group
    6. Summary
  20. Lesson 12. Tracking Events
    1. Events Overview
    2. Finding Events
    3. Creating Your Own Events
    4. Managing Your Events
    5. Summary
  21. Lesson 13. Adding Applications
    1. What Are Apps?
    2. Kinds of Apps
    3. Finding Apps
    4. Managing Apps
    5. Summary
  22. Lesson 14. Understanding Pages
    1. Page Basics
    2. Finding and Following Pages
    3. Creating and Managing a Page
    4. Summary
  23. Lesson 15. The Facebook Marketplace
    1. What Is the Marketplace?
    2. Navigating the Marketplace
    3. Browsing the Listings
    4. Adding Your Own Listing
    5. Summary
  24. Lesson 16. Making Facebook Mobile
    1. Overview of Facebook’s Mobile Features
    2. Activating Facebook Mobile for Text Messages
    3. Sending Text Messages from a Mobile Device
    4. Uploading Photos or Videos
    5. Summary
  25. Index