Facebook for Dummies, 7th Edition

  • 7h 18m
  • Amy Karasavas, Carolyn Abram
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2018

Take control of your Facebook profile

When you join Facebook, you're joining a community with over two billion people spread around the globe. It helps to have the insight on not only how to set up your profile and add content, but also how to make sure you control who sees—and doesn't see—your posts. Facebook For Dummies provides the trusted guidance you need to set up a profile, add content, and apply the many tools Facebook provides to give you control of your content.

Primarily known as a way for individuals to share information, photos and videos, and calendar invitations, Facebook has gained prominence as a means to spread news, market products, and serve as a business platform. Whatever you’re looking to use it for, this book shows you how to use all the features available to make it a more satisfying experience.

  • Build your profile and start adding friends
  • Use Facebook to send private messages and instant notes
  • Discover ways to set privacy and avoid online nuisances
  • Launch a promotion page

Get ready to have a whole lot of fun on the largest social network in the world.

About the Authors

Carolyn Abram worked for Facebook when the site was in its infancy and helped it develop through its largest period of growth. She is also a published fiction writer.

Amy Karasavas helped launch app directories, developers' resources, and user testing tools for Facebook. Today she works as a freelance writer and marketing strategist.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • The Many Faces of Facebook
  • Adding Your Own Face to Facebook
  • Finding Your Way around Facebook
  • The Daily Facebook—News Feed and Posting
  • Timeline—The Story of You
  • Privacy and Safety on Facebook
  • Facebook on the Go
  • Finding Facebook Friends
  • Just between You and Me—Facebook Messages
  • Sharing with Facebook Groups
  • Filling Facebook with Photos and Videos
  • Buying, Selling, and Fundraising
  • Scheduling Your Life with Events
  • Creating a Page for Promotion
  • Using Facebook with Games, Websites, and Apps
  • Ten Ways to Make the Most of Your Facebook Content
  • Ten Ways Facebook Uniquely Impacts Lives
  • Ten Frequently Asked Questions
  • Ten Tips for Parents of Teens on Facebook