O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Lesson 5. Navigating the Home Page

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 use the Home page to view the 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 latest link someone ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required