Easy Facebook®

Book description

See It Done. Do It Yourself. It’s that Easy!  Easy Facebook teaches you the fundamentals to help you start sharing with friends and family on Facebook, the Internet’s largest social network. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common Facebook tasks. No need to feel intimidated--we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.

• Join Facebook and create your personal account
• Find and follow friends online
• View your friends’ status updates in Facebook’s news feed and ticker
• Comment on and like friends’ posts
• Post your own status updates for your friends to read
• Personalize your timeline profile page
• Upload and share digital photos and videos
• Manage your Facebook privacy--and keep some things private

Table of contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Contents
  5. About the Author
  6. Dedication
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. We Want to Hear from You!
  9. Reader Services
  10. It’s as Easy as 1-2-3
  11. Introduction to Easy Facebook
  12. Chapter 1. How Facebook and Social Networking Work
    1. Top Social Media
    2. Understanding Social Networking
    3. How Facebook Got Started
    4. How Facebook Works
  13. Chapter 2. Getting Started with Facebook
    1. Facebook’s Home Page
    2. Creating a New Facebook Account
    3. Logging In to Facebook
    4. Logging Out of Facebook
    5. Using the Facebook Toolbar
    6. Navigating the Facebook Site
  14. Chapter 3. Finding and Visiting with Your Friends
    1. Viewing Your Friends List
    2. Finding New Friends
    3. Finding Friends via Email
    4. Accepting a Friend Request
    5. Blocking Unwanted Users
    6. Unfriending a Friend
    7. Viewing a Friend’s Timeline
  15. Chapter 4. Reading Your News Feed and Ticker
    1. Elements of a Status Update
    2. Viewing the News Feed
    3. Viewing the Ticker
    4. Commenting on Friends’ Posts
    5. Liking a Post
    6. Hiding Posts from Friends You Don’t Like
    7. Hiding Posts from Apps and Games
    8. Displaying More or Fewer Updates from a Friend
  16. Chapter 5. Posting Status Updates
    1. What’s on Your Mind?
    2. Posting a Simple Status Update
    3. Posting a Web Link
    4. Posting a Photo or Video
    5. Posting a Question
    6. Adding Your Location to a Post
    7. Tagging a Friend in a Post
    8. Determining Who Can View a Status Update
  17. Chapter 6. Personalizing Your Timeline
    1. Examining the Timeline
    2. Changing Your Profile Picture
    3. Adding a Cover Image
    4. Personalizing Top-of-Page Elements
    5. Hiding and Deleting Status Updates
    6. Highlighting Your Favorite Status Updates
    7. Viewing and Editing Your Activity Log
    8. Adding Life Events to Your Timeline
    9. Updating Your Profile Information
  18. Chapter 7. Organizing Your Friends into Lists
    1. Viewing Friends Lists
    2. Viewing Your Friends Lists and Posts
    3. Creating a New Friends List
    4. Adding Friends to a List
    5. Removing a Friend from a List
    6. Posting to a List
  19. Chapter 8. Sharing Pictures
    1. Viewing a Photo
    2. Viewing a Friend’s Photos
    3. Adding Your Comments to a Friend’s Photo
    4. Sharing a Friend’s Photo
    5. Tagging Yourself in a Friend’s Photo
    6. Downloading a Friend’s Photo
    7. Printing a Friend’s Photo
    8. Uploading Your Pictures to a New Photo Album
    9. Uploading Your Pictures to an Existing Photo Album
    10. Tagging Friends
    11. Editing a Photo’s Description
    12. Deleting a Photo
    13. Deleting a Photo Album
    14. Editing a Photo Album
  20. Chapter 9. Sharing Videos
    1. Playing a Facebook Video
    2. Viewing a Friend’s Video
    3. Commenting on a Friend’s Video
    4. Liking a Friend’s Video
    5. Viewing All of a Friend’s Videos
    6. Uploading Your Own Video
    7. Recording a Webcam Video
    8. Editing Video Information
    9. Posting Videos from YouTube
  21. Chapter 10. Text and Video Chatting
    1. Text Chatting
    2. Sending a Private Message
    3. Viewing Your Messages
    4. Starting a Chat Session
    5. Launching a Video Chat
  22. Chapter 11. Working with Facebook Pages, Apps, and Games
    1. Facebook Celebrity and Company Pages
    2. Liking a Facebook Page
    3. Discovering Apps and Games
    4. Viewing and Managing Your Apps and Games
  23. Chapter 12. Sharing Events and Birthdays
    1. Viewing an Event
    2. Searching for Events
    3. Responding to an Event from a Status Update
    4. Viewing the Event Page
    5. Creating a New Event
    6. Celebrating Friends’ Birthdays
  24. Chapter 13. Keeping Private Things Private
    1. Facebook Privacy Settings
    2. What Not to Post on Facebook
    3. Controlling Default Privacy Settings
    4. Controlling How You Connect
    5. Controlling Timeline Posts and Tags
    6. Controlling What Gets Shared with Ads, Apps, and Other Websites
    7. Limiting Who Can See Old Posts
  25. Chapter 14. Managing Your Facebook Account
    1. Editing Account Settings
    2. Changing Your Account Settings
    3. Deactivating Your Facebook Account
    4. Deleting Your Facebook Account
  26. Chapter 15. Using Facebook on the Go
    1. iPhone App’s Home Screen
    2. Navigating Facebook’s iPhone App
    3. Viewing the News Feed
    4. Posting a Status Update
    5. Taking and Posting a Picture
    6. Posting a Picture from Your Library
    7. Checking in with Your Current Location
    8. Viewing a Friend’s Timeline
    9. Checking Your Messages
    10. Chatting with Friends
  27. Glossary
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E
    6. F
    7. G
    8. H
    9. I–J
    10. K–L
    11. M–N
    12. O–P
    13. Q–R
    14. S
    15. T–U–V
    16. W–X–Y–Z
  28. Index
  29. Add Pages

Product information

  • Title: Easy Facebook®
  • Author(s): Michael Miller
  • Release date: October 2012
  • Publisher(s): Que
  • ISBN: 9780133150247