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Facebook: The Missing Manual

Facebook: The Missing Manual

By E. A. Vander Veer

Missing CD-ROM

Additional Links not mentioned in the book

We have started a Missing Manuals Fan Page on Facebook, which you can access here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Missing-Manuals-Fan-Page/11673512550

There is also a discussion thread which you can use to talk about Facebook topics with other Missing Manual fans here: http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=11673512550&topic=3713

E. A. Vander Veer listed five Facebook tips and tricks here: http://missingmanuals.com/facebook_tips.csp

Emily on NPR's Science Friday

Listen to Emily's guest appearance on NPR's Science Friday as they discuss online privacy.

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Chapter 1: Getting Started
Firefox: http://www.firefox.com

Free Web-based Email Accounts:
Yahoo!: http://mail.yahoo.com
Google: http://www.gmail.com

Changing Your Birth Date on Facebook: www.facebook.com/cs_forms/birthday.php

Chapter 4: Sending Messages to Friends
Gifts application: www.facebook.com/giftshop.php

Chapter 5: Exchanging Automatic Updates
Free News Readers (a.k.a. Aggregators):
Bloglines: http://www.bloglines.com/
Google Reader: https://www.google.com/reader
Feed Demon: http://www.newsgator.com/

Information on Web Feeds: http://oreilly.com/feeds

Blogging sites:
TypePad: http://www.typepad.com/
Blogger: https://www.blogger.com

Chapter 11: Advertising on Facebook
Viewing Poll Results:
www.facebook.com/polls.php

Facebook’s Advertising Guidelines: www.facebook.com/ad_guidelines.php

Chapter 12: Customizing Facebook and Adding Applications
Info on Creating Applications:
http://developers.facebook.com

The Facebook Application Platform: An O’Reilly Radar Report: http://radar.oreilly.com/research/reports/facebook.html

Chapter 13: Playing It Safe: Facebook Privacy
Facebook’s Code of Conduct: www.facebook.com/codeofconduct.php

 Chapter 14: Facebook Mobile
Facebook Mobile Web Site: http://m.facebook.com

iPhone-optimized Version of Facebook: http://iphone.facebook.com

 Appendix: Getting Help
The Facebook Blog: http://blog.facebook.com

Inside Facebook: www.insidefacebook.com

The Unofficial Facebook Blog: www.allfacebook.com

People-powered Customer Service for Facebook: http://getsatisfaction.com/facebook