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

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Lesson 4. Navigating Your Timeline

In this lesson, you learn how to utilize all the different elements of your timeline page, formerly known as a profile. You’ll learn how to navigate your way around the new timeline, change your profile picture and cover picture, post status updates, and more.

Timeline Basics

New to Facebook, the timeline is an evolution of the old profile page of just a profile photo and a list of interests into a visual account of your ongoing story. Whether you still call it a profile or a timeline, it’s basically still a page containing information about you.

In past renditions of Facebook, the profile page included an area called the Wall in which you and your friends could post comments, stories, photos, links, and other ...

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