So you’ve heard about Facebook—maybe your friends
have invited you to join or it’s the hot topic around the
water cooler—but you’re not sure what it’s all
about. Relax and join in. There are more than 110 million members
of Facebook these days, and adults are the fastest-growing segment
of users. And it’s about more than just kid stuff; Facebook
can actually be a good business tool as well as a great way to
promote creative projects. In Facebook Me! Dave Awl shows
you around the newly redesigned Facebook and helps you take full
advantage of all it has to offer, while helping you avoid some of
• Find out what you can do on Facebook, and what it can do for you. Reconnect with old friends and make new ones, let your friends know what you’re up to, send greetings, share photos or video, or just goof around with applications like SuperPoke.
• Learn Facebook etiquette: how and why to friend someone, how to socialize politely, and whether to friend your boss.
• Publicize your projects, business, or causes: Post to your Wall, set up a Page, put up a Marketplace listing, or invite friends to Events.
Look for the official Facebook Me! Group on Facebook, to connect with the author and other readers of this book.