E. A. Vander Veer has authored or edited more than a dozen books to date, including PowerPoint 2007: The Missing Manual and PowerPoint 2007 for Starters: The Missing
Manual. Her work has appeared in dozens of on-and offline publications, including Byte, The Writer, Salon.com, and CNN.com. Currently, she lives in Texas with her husband and daughter.
"Explanations and examples are detailed and up to date. I was able to do some searching in ways I had not considered. It also took some of my fear away from creating my own page which I have been playing with. Overall I would say this is one of the most complete and overall best Facebook manuals around. "
--Alan Fluhrer, Amazon.com
"he gave me more information than I had known, and gave me new approaches. She starts with the simple, then moves on to exactly how a task is done, such as Creating a Page, step by step, with color illustration. Well done."
--Gary Miller, Alaskan Apple Users Group Blog
"The title says it all. It is the missing manual for Facebook."
--James W. Sywilok, Amazon.com
"Lets say you want to join the revolution and enter the realm of Facebook with its 400 million users. The book you want is Facebook: The Missing Manual..."
--Tim Boxer, 15 Minutes Magazine
"Would I buy Facebook: The Missing Manual, Second Edition? As someone who has often felt lost in Facebookland, absolutely!"
--Miss Bob Etier, Blogcritics.org
"If you want guidance through the whole process of starting to use Facebook you will welcome this manual."
--Lucy Black, I Programmer
"Bob finds himself totally confused by Facebook and is thinking of joining the International Luddite Society. This book will straighten him out."
--Bob and Joy Schwabach, On Computers
"Facebook fans at all levels can benefit from The Missing Manual, and the book serves as a classic example of how simple language, numerous graphics, and a touch of humor appeal to various learning styles."
--Kit O'Toole, Blogcritics.org
"What I like about the book, it points you in the direction toward new approaches, or features that I didnt use or hadnt figured out how to use. "
--Gary Miller, AAUG Reviews
"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 youre a veteran Facebook user, just starting out, or simply wondering what the fuss is all about, youll find plenty of useful, well-presented information in Facebook: The Missing Manual."
--Elsa Travisano, NewsBreak, Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY
"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 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
"This book is a users manual; like a tourist guide for someone traveling through Facebook-land. Enjoy the journey."
--Douglas Vos, Vos Virtual Network
"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
"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
"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