Facebook for Dummies

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-08-12
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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There's no time like the present: get started on Facebook today with this friendly beginner guide!

Facebook is constantly changing and evolving, replacing old features and introducing new ones. And while it can difficult to keep up with everything that it has to offer, its ever-changing features allow you to jump in and get started at any time! This edition of the popular For Dummies guide to Facebook covers the latest updates and guides new users into the Facebook experience quickly and easily. It explores the new look for photos and videos, the updated features in messaging service, expanded options for Timeline user profile, updates to popular Facebook apps, and much more.

  • Covers Facebook's relaunched mobile application and integration with Windows 8
  • Offers a straightforward approach to demystifying Facebook for newbies
  • Features expanded updates on the photo/video sharing services, timeline profile, and more
  • Updates all the changes to existing Facebook apps that are used by millions of people every day
  • Helps Facebook newcomers get up to speed and use the site safely and confidently

Facebook For Dummies, 5th Edition is the resource you need to get the most from your Facebook experience.

Author Biography

Carolyn Abram began working for Facebook when it was still merely a playground for college students and remained there throughout the company's largest period of growth. She has been the author or coauthor of all editions of Facebook For Dummies, and her first fiction work will be published in 2013.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Facebook 5

Chapter 1: The Many Faces of Facebook 7

Chapter 2: Adding Your Own Face to Facebook 21

Chapter 3: Finding Your Way Around Facebook 33

Chapter 4: Timeline: The Story of You 45

Chapter 5: Privacy and Safety on Facebook 73

Part II: Connecting with Friends on Facebook 103

Chapter 6: Finding Facebook Friends 105

Chapter 7: Keeping in Touch with News Feed and Timelines 127

Chapter 8: Just between You and Me: Facebook Messages 147

Chapter 9: Sharing with Facebook Groups 165

Part III: What to Do on Facebook 185

Chapter 10: Filling Facebook with Photos and Videos 187

Chapter 11: Scheduling Your Life with Events 209

Chapter 12: Facebook on the Go 219

Chapter 13: Creating a Page for Promotion 237

Chapter 14: Games, Apps, and Websites on Facebook 259

Part IV: The Part of Tens 283

Chapter 15: Ten Great Games, Apps, and Websites 285

Chapter 16: Ten Ways Facebook Uniquely Impacts Lives 289

Chapter 17: Ten Frequently Asked Questions 295

Index 303

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