Author(s): Michael Miller
Easy Facebook has everything a new Facebook user needs to visually learn how to use Facebook.
*100+ hands-on, step-by-step tasks show novices and inexperienced users the easiest, fastest, most direct way to accomplish common tasks.
*The perfect step-by-step, full-color visual complement to facebook.
*Thoroughly updated to reflect the newest features and capabilities.
Easy Facebook is the perfect companion for everyone who wants to get up-to speed with facebook fast. This full-color, utterly simple, step-by-step book has been carefully crafted to provide instant access to the tasks beginner-to intermediate users need to master. Like all books in the Easy series, it's designed to teach visually: readers never have to work their way through lengthy text explanations. Here's just some of what readers will learn how to do...
*creating an account.
*personalizing your timeline.
*finding friends on Facebook.
*share photos and home videos.
*organizing your friends into lists.
*reading your news feed and ticker.
*posting status updates.
*communicating via text or video chatting.
*sharing events and birthdays.
*managing your Facebook Account.
*And much more...
Michael Miller is a successful and prolific author with a reputation for practical advice, technical accuracy, and an unerring empathy for the needs of his readers. Mr. Miller has written more than 100 best-selling books over the past two decades. His books for Que include Facebook for Grownups, Easy Computer Basics, Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, My Pinterest, and The Ultimate Digital Music Guide. He is known for his casual, easy-to-read writing style and his practical, real-world advice-as well as his ability to explain a variety of complex topics to an everyday audience. You can email Mr. Miller directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. His website is located at www.molehillgroup.com.
CHAPTER 1: HOW FACEBOOK AND SOCIAL NETWORKING WORK 2 Understanding Social Networking 4 How Facebook Got Started 6 How Facebook Works 8 CHAPTER 2: GETTING STARTED WITH FACEBOOK 10 Creating a New Facebook Account Logging In to Facebook Logging Out of Facebook 15 Using the Facebook Toolbar 16 Navigating the Facebook Site 18 CHAPTER 3: FINDING AND VISITING WITH YOUR FRIENDS 20 Finding New Friends 22 Finding Friends via Email 24 Accepting a Friend Request 28 Blocking Unwanted Users 29 Unfriending a Friend 30 Viewing a Friend's Timeline 32 CHAPTER 4: READING YOUR NEWS FEED AND TICKER 34 Viewing the News Feed 36 Viewing the Ticker 39 Commenting on Friends' Posts 40 Liking a Post 41 Hiding Posts from Friends You Don't Like 42 Hiding Posts from Apps and Games 44 Displaying More or Fewer Updates from a Friend 45 CHAPTER 5: POSTING STATUS UPDATES 46 Posting a Simple Status Update 48 Posting a Web Link 49 Posting a Photo or Video 50 Posting a Question 52 Adding Your Location to a Post 54 Tagging a Friend in a Post 55 Determining Who Can View a Status Update 56 CHAPTER 6: PERSONALIZING YOUR TIMELINE 58 Changing Your Profile Picture 60 Adding a Cover Image 64 Personalizing Top-of-Page Elements 66 Hiding and Deleting Status Updates 68 Highlighting Your Favorite Status Updates 69 Viewing and Editing Your Activity Log 70 Adding Life Events to Your Timeline 72 Updating Your Profile Information 74 CHAPTER 7: ORGANIZING YOUR FRIENDS INTO LISTS 78 Viewing Your Friends Lists and Posts 80 Creating a New Friends List 82 Adding Friends to a List 84 Removing a Friend from a List 86 Posting to a List 87 CHAPTER 8: SHARING PICTURES 88 Viewing a Friend's Photos 90 Adding Your Comments to a Friend's Photo 94 Sharing a Friend's Photo 95 Tagging Yourself in a Friend's Photo 96 Downloading a Friend's Photo 98 Printing a Friend's Photo 100 Uploading Your Pictures to a New Photo Album 102 Uploading Your Pictures to an Existing Photo Album 108 Tagging Friends 112 Editing a Photo's Description 114 Deleting a Photo 116 Deleting a Photo Album 117 Editing a Photo Album 118 CHAPTER 9: SHARING VIDEOS 120 Viewing a Friend's Video 122 Commenting on a Friend's Video 124 Liking a Friend's Video 125 Viewing All of a Friend's Videos 126 Uploading Your Own Video 128 Recording a Webcam Video 132 Editing Video Information 136 Posting Videos from YouTube 138 CHAPTER 10: TEXT AND VIDEO CHATTING 140 Sending a Private Message 142 Viewing Your Messages 144 Starting a Chat Session 146 Launching a Video Chat 148 CHAPTER 11: WORKING WITH FACEBOOK PAGES, APPS, AND GAMES 150 Liking a Facebook Page 152 Discovering Apps and Games 154 Viewing and Managing Your Apps and Games 156 CHAPTER 12: SHARING EVENTS AND BIRTHDAYS 158 Searching for Events 160 Responding to an Event from a Status Update 161 Viewing the Event Page 162 Creating a New Event 164 Celebrating Friends' Birthdays 168 CHAPTER 13: KEEPING PRIVATE THINGS PRIVATE 170 What Not to Post on Facebook 172 Controlling Default Privacy Settings 176 Controlling How You Connect 178 Controlling Timeline Posts and Tags 180 Controlling What Gets Shared with Ads, Apps, and Other Websites 184 Limiting Who Can See Old Posts 190 CHAPTER 14: MANAGING YOUR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT 192 Changing Your Account Settings 194 Deactivating Your Facebook Account 198 Deleting Your Facebook Account 200 CHAPTER 15: USING FACEBOOK ON THE GO 202 Navigating Facebook's iPhone App 204 Viewing the News Feed 206 Posting a Status Update 208 Taking and Posting a Picture 210 Posting a Picture from Your Library 212 Checking in with Your Current Location 214 Viewing a Friend's Timeline 216 Checking Your Messages 218 Chatting with Friends 220 GLOSSARY 222 INDEX 226