5. Being Social with Messages, FaceTime, Twitter, Facebook, and Game Center

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In this chapter, you learn how to use your MacBook to be social online, including:

• Configuring instant messaging in Messages

• Conducting video and audio chats

• Chatting across computers and iOS devices

• Sending Tweets and Facebook Updates from applications throughout OS X

• Setting up Game Center

• Comparing gaming stats with your friends

In addition to providing methods of sending and consuming content, the Internet (and Mountain Lion) gives us new ways to be social. Using the tools built into OS X, you can send instant messages, conduct video chats, send tweets, ...

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