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AARP Facebook: Tech to Connect

ISBN: 978-1-118-23594-2
192 pages
May 2012
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Connect with old friends and make some new ones with Facebook and this one-of-a-kind reference

AARP Facebook: Tech to Connect is packed with examples and guidance to familiarize you with Facebook and all it has to offer. People over 55 are among Facebook's fastest-growing user segment, with well over six million users, and this guide shares the insights of many 50+ users. It covers signing up, creating a profile, adding friends, posting status updates, chatting online, uploading photos and video, creating events, joining groups, and much more.

  • Covers creating and tweaking a profile, finding and adding friends, creating events and groups, subscribing to news feeds, creating status updates, and sending messages to friends
  • Explains how to become a fan, play social games, add and manage applications, post notes, share links, add and tag photos, and adjust privacy options
  • Features task-oriented tutorials arranged in such a way to make it easy to find material and achieve success

You might as well face it. You'll love Facebook, and this guide is filled with the essentials you need to enrich your experience and have some Facebook fun.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Signing Up and Starting Up on Facebook 7

Chapter 2: Finding and Making Friends: Old and New 27

Chapter 3: Friendly Interactions 41

Chapter 4: Adding Photos and Videos to Your Timeline 55

Chapter 5: Fine-Tuning: Account and Privacy Settings 85

Chapter 6: Facebook Timeline — Your Virtual Scrapbook 103

Chapter 7: More Conversations via Pages and Groups 115

Chapter 8: Embracing Events, Messaging, and Birthdays 131

Chapter 9: Playing Around with Facebook Games and Apps 145

Index 161

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Author Information

Marsha Collier is a social media and online business guru. She is the author of Facebook & Twitter For Seniors For Dummies, eBay For Dummies, and The Ultimate Online Customer Service Guide.

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