Media praise for Facebook: The Missing Manual

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"One of the beauties of the Missing Manuals is that there is always something new to discover and the research is quite thorough...I kept finding snippets of information, in the way of Tips or Notes, that would give just that bit extra."
-- Graham K. Rogers, Bangkok Post

"Facebook [The Missing Manual] is relatively short at 268 pages, but contains a great deal of valuable information for new or confused users. The book is formatted to be user friendly with lots of graphics from the Facebook interface nested in large areas of white space and easily read text...If you're interested in getting the most out of Facebook, I highly recommend Facebook: The Missing Manual; otherwise, you may continue to send me virtual gifts while I ignore your pokes."
-- Jeff Myers, Blogcritics Magazine

"I have reviewed quite a number of Missing Manual books and I am always impressed with them. David Pogue is a Mac master and the depth of his knowledge shines through."
-- Roger Bernau, ACT Apple User Group Incorporated

"Facebook: The Missing Manual is a handy reminder of the breadth of content and services available to users of the iconic application, helping the user to explore beyond their usual daily routine. "
-- Imran Ali, Amazon UK

"The book has sound advice throughout in terms of the fuzzier aspects of Facebook: how to maintain a modicum of privacy, how to use the system to promote yourself or your employer. (The author also recognizes that the first thing everyone does is look up their exes, and provides helpful tips for that too.)"
-- Liza Daly, the house of camera egoists

"This most excellent book fully explains what kinds of things you can do on Facebook, and how to go about doing them. But, more importantly, this book guides you through the staggering forest of privacy options so you can get the most out of Facebook with the least amount of risk."
-- John Vacca, Amazon.com

"...this is a well written and very readable introduction to Facebook in particular and social networking in general and well worth the price of admission."
-- Neil Davis, Amazon.com

"If you want to get a overview of the site without getting totally bogged down in the details once you log on, Facebook: The Missing Manual is a good option to pursue. You'll find out the reality of what Facebook offers, why people find it appealing, and what sort of security matters you should keep in mind as you (or your kids) establish a presence there."
-- Thomas Duff, Duffbert's Random Musings

"In short, there's an awful lot to FaceBook, more than enough to provide a rationale for one of the newest volumes in Pogue Press/O'Reilly's rapidly expanding Missing Manuals series, E.A. Vander Veen's FaceBook: The Missing Manual, in which the author endeavors (successfully) to provide a comprehensive a user's guide to FaceBook."
-- Charles Moore, AppleLinks

"Emily Veer takes you through the whole process, step by step, from registering and creating your profile to joining networks and finding friends. And every one of those steps is spelled out in a commendably clear manner."
-- Roy Johnson, Mantex

"This book is a user’s manual; like a tourist guide for someone traveling through Facebook-land. Enjoy the journey."
-- Douglas Vos, Vos Virtual Network

"Facebook: The Missing Manual is an excellent addition to the Missing Manual series and belongs on shelves of new users wanting to learn how to use Facebok and existing users who want really delve into the nuances and secrets of Facebook. "
-- Rich Testani, Rich's Experiment

"Overall, the book was a pleasantly useful resource that I highly recommend to anyone who is starting out with Facebook and longtime users alike."
-- Manny Hernandez, Amazon.com

"Facebook: The Missing Manual is a handy and informative guide that helps you to get started, make the most of your Facebook experience, and – perhaps most important – protect your privacy...Whether you’re a veteran Facebook user, just starting out, or simply wondering what the fuss is all about, you’ll find plenty of useful, well-presented information in Facebook: The Missing Manual."
-- Elsa Travisano, NewsBreak, Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY

"What I like about the book, it points you in the direction toward new approaches, or features that I didn’t use or hadn’t figured out how to use. "
-- Gary Miller, AAUG Reviews



"Facebook [The Missing Manual] is relatively short at 268 pages, but contains a great deal of valuable information for new or confused users. The book is formatted to be user friendly with lots of graphics from the Facebook interface nested in large areas of white space and easily read text...If you're interested in getting the most out of Facebook, I highly recommend Facebook: The Missing Manual; otherwise, you may continue to send me virtual gifts while I ignore your pokes."
--Jeff Myers, Blogcritics Magazine