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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Facebook, 3E by Mikal E. Belicove, Joe Kraynak

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In Your Face with the Interface

When you log in, Facebook gets in your face with all the buttons, bars, links, icons, and menus you need to access everything. Facebook has done a nice job of organizing all this stuff, but the interface can seem a little overwhelming at first. Here, we highlight the main areas you need to focus on, then describe them in more detail in the sections that follow.

Facebook’s interface.

Scooting Up to the Top Menu

The top menu (formerly known as “the blue bar”) is Old Reliable. It appears at the top of the window no matter where you are or what you’re doing on Facebook, providing quick access to the following features ...

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