Using Facebook [NOOK Book]

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Get comfortable using Facebook to reconnect with old friends and loved ones, explore new interests, and express your views...instantly and safely! Don’t just read about it: see it, hear it, with step-by-step video tutorials and valuable audio sidebars delivered through the free Web Edition that comes with every USING book. For the price of the book you get online access anywhere with a web connection--no books to carry, updated content, and the...

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Overview

Get comfortable using Facebook to reconnect with old friends and loved ones, explore new interests, and express your views...instantly and safely! Don’t just read about it: see it, hear it, with step-by-step video tutorials and valuable audio sidebars delivered through the free Web Edition that comes with every USING book. For the price of the book you get online access anywhere with a web connection--no books to carry, updated content, and the benefit of video and audio learning.

Learn Fast, Learn Easy, Using Web, Video, and Audio:


  • Show Me video walks through tasks you’ve just got to see

  • Tell Me More audio delivers insights straight from the experts
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132116930
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 5/13/2011
  • Series: Using
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,337,716
  • File size: 12 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Kent Joshi has helped others understand the ever-changing digital world as an author, consultant, and university lecturer for more than two decades. Recently, he developed and released several social media and Web 2.0 projects, which successfully included Facebook as part of a larger, online presence.

He enjoys writing, public speaking, and volunteering. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Utah and is pursuing his master’s degree at Harvard. You can connect with him at facebook.com/AuthorKentJoshi.

Patrice-Anne Rutledge is the author of more than 30 books on business and technology, including Using Facebook, Using LinkedIn, and The Truth About Profiting from Social Networking, all from Pearson. As a social media expert, she is frequently quoted in major media outlets around the world, including CNN, Inc., Fox News, ABC News, MSN, and AOL.

Patrice is also the founder and principal of Pacific Ridge Media, a consulting and training firm that specializes in small business marketing, branding, and social media. You can learn more about Patrice’s books and other projects on her author website (patricerutledge.com), her business website (pacificridgemedia.com), and her Facebook page (facebook.com/PacificRidgeMedia).


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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Who Is This Book For? 1

Using This Book 2

Special Features 3

About the USING Web Edition 3

1 An Introduction to Facebook 5

The Facebook Phenomenon 5

A Tour of Facebook 7

What Does Facebook Offer? 8

2 Setting Up Your Facebook Account and Profile 11

Joining Facebook 11

Personalizing Your Profile 16

Managing and Downloading Your Account Information 42

3 Finding and Adding Friends 45

Finding and Adding Friends on Facebook 45

Inviting Friends Who Aren’t on Facebook Yet 55

Searching for People on Facebook 56

Viewing and Accepting Friend Requests 59

Suggesting Friends 60

Removing Friends 61

4 Communicating with Your Friends 63

Sharing Content with Your Friends 63

Creating and Using Friend Lists 70

Communicating with Friends on Your Wall 74

Using Facebook Messages 77

Using Facebook Chat 89

5 Keeping Up to Date with Your Friends 97

Exploring Your Home Page 97

Exploring Your News Feed 99

Viewing Friendship Pages 101

Dealing with Fake Posts and Compromised Accounts 105

6 Safeguarding Your Information on Facebook 109

Understanding Facebook Privacy 109

Manage Access to Your Account 111

Changing Your Privacy Settings 111

7 Publishing Photos 125

Viewing Photos 125

Posting Photos 128

Changing and Sharing Photos 131

Creating and Organizing Albums 136

8 Publishing Videos 143

Viewing a Video 143

Uploading a Video 146

Editing Videos 154

9 Your Mobile Access to Facebook 159

What You Can Do with Facebook Mobile 59

Activating Facebook Mobile 160

Accessing Facebook Mobile Web 165

Sending Text Messages 166

Sending Photos and Videos from Your Cell Phone 167

Using a Custom Facebook Application for Your Phone 170

Using Facebook Places 173

10 Joining and Creating Groups 179

Understanding How Groups Work 179

Searching for and Joining Facebook Groups 181

Participating in Groups 183

Creating Facebook Groups 190

Administering Your Group 193

11 Joining and Creating Events 201

How Events Work 201

Searching for an Event 202

Participating in an Event 207

Creating Your Own Event 209

Viewing and Changing Your Event 211

12 Buying and Selling with Facebook Marketplace 217

Understanding Facebook Marketplace 217

Accessing Facebook Marketplace 218

Shopping on Marketplace 220

Posting Listings on Facebook Marketplace 224

Removing the Marketplace Application 232

13 Using Facebook Applications 233

Finding an Application 234

Working with Facebook Applications 238

14 Making Business Connections on Facebook 243

Understanding Facebook Pages for Businesses and Brands 243

Creating Facebook Pages 248

Adding Applications to Your Facebook Page 257

Using Facebook as a Page 260

Promoting Your Facebook Page 261

Index 267

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2012

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