My Facebook for Seniors, Fourth Edition

Book description

Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do.


Step-by-step instructions for the tasks you care about most

Large, full-color, close-up photos show you exactly what to do

Common-sense help whenever you run into problems using the Facebook app and website

Tips and notes to help you connect with family and friends


The full-color, step-by-step tasks–in legible print–walk you through sharing posts, photos, and videos on Facebook.


Whether you are new to Facebook or would like to explore more of its features, My Facebook for Seniors makes learning to use the world's most popular social media site simple and fun. The full-color, step-by-step instructions make it easy to connect with family, friends, and colleagues; share digital photos and videos; interact with topic-oriented groups; and much more.


Veteran author Michael Miller has written more than 200 nonfiction books and is known for his ability to explain complex topics to everyday readers. Michael wrote this book from the 50+ point of view, using relevant examples and covering all the most popular tasks.


Here are just a few things you will learn how to do in this top-selling book:

· Sign up for Facebook (it's free!) and create a new account

· Use Facebook on your smartphone, tablet, or computer

· Configure Facebook's privacy settings to keep your personal information private

· Discover how to avoid fake news posted in your News Feed

· Find out what you should–and shouldn't–share on Facebook

· Find old friends who are also on Facebook

· Discover how best to use Facebook to keep in touch with your kids and grandkids

· Use the News Feed to discover what your friends and family are up to

· Update your friends and family on your current activities

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. About This E-Book
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Contents at a Glance
  6. Table of Contents
  7. About the Author
  8. Dedication
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. About AARP
  11. We Want to Hear from You!
  12. Reader Services
  13. 1 Getting to Know Facebook on Your Computer
    1. Understanding Social Networking
    2. Signing Up for Facebook from Your Computer
    3. Signing In—and Out—of the Facebook Website
    4. Finding Your Way Around the Facebook Website
  14. 2 Getting to Know Facebook on Your Mobile Device
    1. Using Facebook’s iPhone App
    2. Using Facebook’s iPad App
    3. Using Facebook’s Android App
  15. 3 Finding Friends on Facebook
    1. Finding Facebook Friends
    2. Accepting or Declining Friend Requests
    3. Controlling What You See from Your Friends
  16. 4 Personalizing Your Profile
    1. Viewing Your Profile
    2. Changing the Look and Feel of Your Profile
    3. Editing the Contents of Your Profile
  17. 5 Discovering What Your Friends and Family Are Up To
    1. Viewing Status Updates in the Facebook Mobile App
    2. Viewing Status Updates on the Facebook Website
    3. Personalizing Your News Feed
    4. Exploring What Others Are Talking About
    5. Viewing Your Friends’ Stories
    6. Viewing a Friend’s Profile
  18. 6 Updating Friends and Family on Your Activities
    1. Updating Your Status
    2. Posting Content from Other Websites
  19. 7 What to Post—and What Not to Post—on Facebook
    1. What’s Good to Post on Facebook
    2. What Not to Post on Facebook
    3. Learning Facebook Etiquette
  20. 8 Dealing with Fake News and Other Questionable Stuff
    1. Understanding Fake News
    2. Recognizing Different Types of Fake News
    3. Some Fake News Is Real News
    4. How Fake News Is Distributed on Facebook
    5. Why Some People Believe Fake News
    6. How to Tell Real News from Fake News
    7. How Not to Spread Fake News
  21. 9 Managing Your Privacy on Facebook
    1. What Facebook Tracks—and Why
    2. Configuring Privacy Options
    3. Configuring Account Security Options
    4. Configuring Advertising Preferences
    5. Viewing Your Facebook Information
  22. 10 Viewing and Sharing Photos and Videos
    1. Viewing Friends’ Photos and Videos
    2. Sharing Your Photos and Videos with Friends
  23. 11 Broadcasting Live with Facebook Live
    1. Shooting a Live Video
    2. Watching a Facebook Live Video
  24. 12 Chatting with Facebook Messenger
    1. Exchanging Text Messages on the Facebook Website
    2. Mobile Messaging with the Messenger App
    3. Video Chatting on Facebook
  25. 13 Liking Pages from Companies and Public Figures
    1. Finding and Following Companies and Public Figures
    2. Managing the Pages You Follow
  26. 14 Participating in Interesting Facebook Groups
    1. Finding and Joining Facebook Groups
    2. Working with Facebook Groups
    3. Using Groups to Reconnect with Old Friends
  27. 15 Attending Events and Celebrating Birthdays
    1. Responding to Event Invitations
    2. Scheduling a New Event
    3. Celebrating Birthdays
  28. 16 Buying and Selling in the Facebook Marketplace
    1. Shopping for Items in the Facebook Marketplace
    2. Selling Your Items in the Facebook Marketplace
  29. 17 Tips for Communicating with Your Kids and Grandkids on Facebook
    1. Are Kids Still Using Facebook?
    2. How to Connect with Younger Users on Facebook
    3. Five Things Not to Do with Your Kids and Grandkids on Facebook
  30. 18 Managing Your Facebook Account—Even When You’re Gone
    1. Changing Your Account Settings
    2. Leaving Facebook
    3. Dealing with Death
  31. Glossary
  32. Index

Product information

  • Title: My Facebook for Seniors, Fourth Edition
  • Author(s): Michael Miller
  • Release date: August 2018
  • Publisher(s): Que
  • ISBN: 9780135228722