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Windows 8 All-in-One For Dummies by Woody Leonhard

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Chapter 1: Getting Started with Facebook

In This Chapter

arrow.png Establishing a Facebook account

arrow.png Nailing down your settings

arrow.png Building your Timeline

arrow.png Locking down your Facebook info

arrow.png Connecting to Windows

If you don’t yet have a Facebook account, about a billion people are ahead of you.

askwoodycom_vista.eps I have friends who figure Facebook is some sort of fad that’s going away soon. They’d rather be drawn and quartered than put anything on Facebook. “You lose your privacy,” they say, “I don’t see any need for it.”

Of course, many of them said the same thing about mobile phones a decade ago. ATMs. Online banking. Two decades before that they lambasted the newfangled color television stuff — it’ll never catch on, you know? Mimeographs. Eight-track tapes. Wringer washing machines. Vinyl records.

Facebook’s become an important part of the daily routine of hundreds of millions of people, and it claims just less than ...

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