Chapter 1. Welcome to Facebook—It’s Not Just for Kids Anymore

You probably think of Facebook as the place where all the young people hang out online.

Now, I know you’re only as young as you feel, but if you’re reading a book called Facebook for Grown-Ups, you’re probably a tad past your school years. In other words, you’re not that young anymore. So why should you care about Facebook?

There’s a simple answer to that question: Facebook isn’t just for young people, at least not anymore. Facebook is now a social network for people of all ages, young and old alike.

You see, it doesn’t matter how old you are; Facebook and other social networks help you keep in touch with family, friends, and coworkers. Chances are you can find lots of friends already ...

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