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Facebook for Seniors

Book Description

Facebook for Seniors offers 12 step-by-step lessons for getting set up on the world's largest networking site.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Brief Contents
  5. Contents in Detail
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. Introduction
    1. About This Book
      1. Who Should Read This Book?
      2. What You’ll Need
      3. How to Read This Book
      4. What’s in This Book?
    2. What Else Do I Need to Know?
  8. Lesson 1: Joining Facebook
    1. What Is Facebook?
      1. What Can I Do with Facebook?
      2. Why Choose Facebook?
    2. Creating a Facebook Account
      1. Opening Facebook
      2. Signing Up
      3. Choosing a Strong Password
      4. Problems Signing Up
    3. Adding a Profile Picture
      1. Using a Picture Already on Your Computer
      2. Using Your Computer’s Camera
    4. Phew, We Did It!
  9. Lesson 2: Meeting Facebook
    1. What Is Facebook For?
    2. Oh Dear, Do I Need My Password?
      1. Logging In to Facebook
      2. I Forgot My Password!
      3. Logging Out of Facebook
      4. Activity #1
    3. Welcome to the News Feed Page
      1. The Facebook Toolbar
      2. Activity #2
      3. The Side Menu
      4. The News Feed Column
      5. Chat
    4. Phew, We Did It!
    5. Lesson Review
  10. Lesson 3: Your Profile
    1. Why Your Profile Is Useful
    2. Just How Famous Will I Get?
    3. Getting to Your Profile Page
      1. Activity #3
    4. Meeting Your Profile
      1. Navigation Pane
      2. Intro Box
      3. Timeline
      4. Activity #4
    5. Your Profile Picture and Cover Photo
      1. Changing Your Profile Picture
      2. Activity #5
      3. Adding a Cover Photo
      4. Changing Your Cover Photo
    6. Your Biography
      1. Adding Biographical Information
      2. Activity #6
      3. Editing and Changing the Privacy of Biographical Information
    7. Phew, We Did It!
    8. Lesson Review
  11. Lesson 4: Facebook Friends
    1. Why Add Friends?
    2. Friendship Privacy Settings
    3. Tips for Finding Friends on Facebook
    4. Finding a Friend
      1. Help! The Search Hasn’t Found Any Results
      2. Activity #7
      3. Confirming You’ve Found the Right Person
      4. Adding a Friend
      5. Activity #8
      6. Receiving an Answer to Your Friend Request
    5. Receiving Friend Requests
      1. Accepting or Rejecting a Friend Request
      2. If I Reject a Friend Request, Will They Be Told?
    6. Viewing the Profile Page of a Friend
    7. Now How Do I Remove a Friend?
      1. Removing a Friend
      2. Activity #9
      3. Unfollowing a Friend
    8. Phew, We Did It!
    9. Lesson Review
  12. Lesson 5: Creating Text Posts
    1. Why Post on My Own Profile?
    2. Creating a Post
      1. Posting from Your Profile Page
      2. Activity #10
      3. Naming Friends in Your Post
      4. Activity #11
      5. Adding How You’re Feeling
      6. Adding a Location to Your Post
      7. Activity #12
      8. Changing Privacy Settings for Posts
      9. Activity #13
      10. Posting from the News Feed Page
    3. Viewing Your Posts on Your Timeline
    4. Receiving Likes, Reactions, and Comments
      1. Receiving Likes on Your Post
      2. Receiving Reactions on Your Post
      3. Receiving Comments on Your Post
      4. Replying to Comments on Your Post
    5. Deleting Posts
    6. Phew, We Did It!
    7. Lesson Review
  13. Lesson 6: Posting Photos and Videos
    1. Working with Digital Photos
      1. Activity #14
    2. Posting Individual Photos and Videos
      1. Choosing a Photo
      2. Writing a Message to Accompany a Photo
      3. Changing Who Can See Your Photo
      4. Posting Your Photo
      5. Activity #15
      6. Activity #16
    3. Posting Photos and Videos in an Album
      1. Choosing the Photos
      2. Creating the Album
      3. Adding and Removing Photos in an Album
      4. Changing Who Can See the Album
      5. Posting the Album
      6. Activity #17
      7. Viewing Photos in an Album
      8. Activity #18
    4. Receiving Comments on Your Photos and Videos
      1. Activity #19
    5. Phew, We Did It!
    6. Lesson Review
  14. Lesson 7: Posting with Friends
    1. Visiting a Friend’s Profile
      1. Activity #20
      2. Exploring a Friend’s Profile
      3. Responding to Posts
      4. Saving Photos from a Post
    2. Posting on a Friend’s Profile
      1. Posting Written Messages
      2. Activity #21
      3. Posting Photos and Videos
      4. Activity #22
    3. Receiving Posts from Friends
      1. Viewing Posts on Your Profile
      2. Responding to Posts on Your Profile
      3. Spicing Up Your Comments with Stickers
      4. Activity #23
    4. Keeping Up with Friends Using News Feed
      1. Viewing Text and Photo Posts
      2. Viewing Video Posts
      3. Viewing Web Links in Posts
    5. Phew, We Did It!
    6. Lesson Review
  15. Lesson 8: Playing Games
    1. Why Play Games on Facebook?
      1. But What’s the Cost?
      2. The Name of the Game Is Privacy!
    2. Meeting the Games Page
    3. Finding Games
      1. Finding Games by Category
      2. Activity #24
      3. Finding Games by Name
      4. Activity #25
      5. Finding Games by Popularity
    4. Setting Up a Game
    5. Playing the Games You Love
      1. Activity #26
    6. Exiting a Game and Playing Again
      1. Activity #27
    7. Deleting Your Old Games
    8. Playing with a Friend
      1. Setting Up Word Battle
      2. Playing Word Battle with a Friend
      3. Inviting a Friend to Play
    9. More Great Games to Try
    10. Phew, We Did It!
    11. Lesson Review
  16. Lesson 9: Groups
    1. Why Would I Use a Facebook Group?
    2. How Do I Protect My Privacy in Groups?
    3. Searching for Groups
      1. Finding Groups by General Hobbies
      2. Finding Groups by Specific Interests
      3. Activity #28
    4. Is This Group for Me?
      1. Activity #29
    5. Joining a Group
    6. Let’s Join the Discussion!
      1. Posting to a Group
      2. Receiving Replies to Your Post
      3. Posting Photos to the Group
      4. Responding to Group Posts
      5. Activity #30
    7. Staying Current with Groups
    8. Unfollowing and Leaving Groups
    9. Phew, We Did It!
    10. Lesson Review
  17. Lesson 10: Messenger and Chat
    1. Why Converse on Facebook?
    2. Facebook Messenger
      1. Sending a Message
      2. Activity #31
      3. Sending Photos and Videos
      4. Sending Stickers and GIFs
      5. Activity #32
      6. Reading and Responding to Messages
      7. Activity #33
    3. Lights, Camera, Chat!
      1. Finding the Chat List
      2. Meeting the Chat List
      3. Enjoying a Chat Conversation
      4. Activity #34
    4. Exploring Video Calling
    5. Phew, We Did It!
    6. Lesson Review
  18. Lesson 11: Events
    1. What Is a Facebook Event?
      1. Activity #35
    2. Receiving an Invitation to an Event
      1. Taking a Closer Look at the Event
      2. Activity #36
      3. Responding to the Invitation
      4. Posting on the Event Page
      5. Reviewing the Invitation
    3. Creating Your Own Event
      1. Event Privacy
      2. Event Photo
      3. Event Name
      4. Event Details
      5. Creating Your Event
      6. Inviting Friends
      7. Activity #37
      8. Receiving Responses and Posts
      9. Activity #38
      10. Editing or Deleting an Event
    4. Phew, We Did It!
    5. Lesson Review
  19. Lesson 12: Privacy and Security
    1. Why Is Privacy Important?
    2. Viewing Your Public Profile
      1. Activity #39
    3. Protecting Your Profile
      1. Changing the Privacy of All Future Posts
      2. Changing the Privacy of an Older Post
      3. Changing the Privacy of All Older Posts
    4. Controlling Who Can Contact You
    5. Blocking a Facebook User
    6. Choosing the Perfect Account Settings
      1. Reaching the Settings Page
      2. Changing Your Name
      3. Changing Your Password
      4. Changing Email Notifications
    7. Securing Your Account
    8. Bidding Facebook Adieu
    9. The Help Center
      1. Activity #40
    10. Phew, We Did It!
    11. Lesson Review
  20. Solutions
    1. Lesson 2
    2. Lesson 3
    3. Lesson 4
    4. Lesson 5
    5. Lesson 6
    6. Lesson 7
    7. Lesson 8
    8. Lesson 9
    9. Lesson 10
    10. Lesson 11
    11. Lesson 12
  21. Index
  22. Footnotes
  23. Join the Fun, Find Your Friends, Get Connected