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Facebook All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Jamie Crager, Scott Ayres, Melanie Nelson, Daniel Herndon, Jesse Stay

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Chapter 2

Creating Your Account

In This Chapter

arrow Creating your Facebook account

arrow Finding friends on Facebook

arrow Understanding your account settings

arrow Setting up your cellphone to receive Facebook updates

arrow Deactivating or deleting your account

Creating your Facebook account is easy: Fill out a short form, and you’re on your way. And when customizing your account, Facebook walks you through the three most important steps: finding friends, filling out your profile information, and uploading a profile picture. But you'll want to know about a few other features, such as where to find your account settings so you can manage your password, username, and security options. This chapter discusses all these tasks, as well as how to connect your cellphone to your account and how to deactivate or delete your Facebook account.

Signing Up

It’s easy to create a new Facebook account! Just point your browser to www.facebook.com to get started. You begin by completing the form on the front page. You need to ...

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