Chapter  25

Social Networking

Some of the most popular places to “connect” these days are those sites that are often called social networking sites—places that allow you to create your own page and connect with friends and family to see what is going in their lives. Some of the biggest web sites for social networking are Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

In this chapter, we will show you how to access these sites. You will learn how to update your status, tweet, and keep track of those who are both important or simply of interest to you.


Facebook was founded in February of 2004. Since that time, it has served as the premier site for users to connect, re-connect, and share information with friends, co-workers, and family. Today, over ...

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