6. Communicating on Facebook

Public conversations—the ones that take place on Walls or in comment threads—are where most of the really fun interaction happens on Facebook. But there are also times when it’s necessary to take the conversation somewhere private—either because you need to have a one-on-one conversation with someone, or because you want to communicate with a small group of friends without the whole world listening in.


So in this chapter, we’ll look at the tools Facebook gives you for private communication, including Inbox messages and Facebook’s Chat application.

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