Chapter 13. Sharing Birthdays and Events

Being as Facebook is a social network, what could be more social than sharing important events with your friends? You can use Facebook to let your friends know of upcoming birthdays in your tribe, community gatherings, business meetings, parties, you name it. It’s all done via Facebook’s Events feature, which lets you both respond to other people’s events and create events of your own.

Why You Might Like Events

To be honest, events are probably one of the least used features on Facebook. I’m not sure why; they’re quite useful for scheduling get-togethers with friends, family members, and co-workers.

I guess it helps to understand exactly what an “event” is. On Facebook, an event is like an item on your ...

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