Facebook [electronic resource] : The Missing Manual

Veer, E. A. Vander.
2nd ed.
Sebastopol : O'Reilly Media, 2010.
The missing manual
1 online resource (270 p.)
Web sites -- Design
Online social networks -- Computer network resources
Social networks
Facebook (Firm)
Facebook (Electronic resource)
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Online social networks.
Electronic books.
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Facebook's popularity is skyrocketing, drawing more than 400 million people to this combination online village green, personal website creator, and souped-up address book. But one thing you won't get when signing up is a printed manual. Enter Facebook: The Missing Manual, Second Edition -- the witty, authoritative guide you need, now revised and updated to include all of Facebook's latest features. Coverage includes: Getting started, getting connected. Signing up is easy, but the real payoff comes when you tap into networks of coworkers, classmates, and f
Contents; The Missing Credits; About the Author; About the Creative Team; Acknowledgements; The Missing Manual Series; Introduction; How Facebook Works; What You Can Do on Facebook; Social Activities; Professional Uses for Facebook; About This Book; Missing Manuals on Facebook; About; Safari® Books Online; Chapter 1. Getting Started; Signing Up for an Account; Step 1: Finding Your Friends on Facebook; Step 2: Creating Your Profile; Step 3: Adding a Picture of Yourself; Confirming Your Facebook Registration; Viewing Your Profile; Viewing Your Facebook Home Page
Changing Account InfoChapter 2. Joining a Network; How Networks Work; Viewing the Networks You're Already On; Joining a Network; Leaving a Network; Suggesting a New Network; Chapter 3. Finding and Adding Friends; How Facebook Friends Work; Finding Friends; Inviting People to Be Your Friend; Responding to Friend Requests; Viewing Your Friends; Organizing Your Friends; Breaking Up: Unfriending Friends; Chapter 4. Sending Messages to Friends; Sending Messages; Receiving Messages; Chatting; Poking; Writing on Walls; Sending Gifts; Chapter 5. Exchanging Automatic Updates; Types of Updates
News Feeds: What Others Are DoingMini Feeds: What You're Doing; Facebook Notifications; Subscriptions; Creating Notes (Blogs); Chapter 6. Participating in Groups; What's a Group?; Finding Existing Groups; Joining a Group; Creating a Group; Participating in Groups; Chapter 7. Facebook and the Real World: In-Person Events; Types of Events; Finding Existing Events; RSVPing to an Event; Creating Your Own Events; Chapter 8. Going Shopping; The Marketplace Application; Finding and Viewing Marketplace; Placing an Ad; Finding Stuff; Answering an Ad; Chapter 9. Hiring and Getting Hired
Recruiting New HiresVetting Prospects; Looking for a Job; Chapter 10. Collaborating on Projects via Facebook; Keeping in Touch; Exchanging Files; Keeping Up to Date with Feeds; Chapter 11. Advertising on Facebook; Facebook Pages: Profiles for Bands, Brands, and More; Social Ads (Targeted Announcements); Connect Facebook to Your Website with Widgets; High-Dollar Options; Chapter 12. Customizing Facebook and Adding Applications; Modifying Your Home Page and Profile; Facebook Applications: An Overview; Chapter 13. Playing It Safe: Facebook Privacy; Privacy and Facebook: An Overview
Deciding How Much to ShareControlling Access to Your Account; Adjusting Your Privacy Settings; Fighting Back; Chapter 14. Facebook Mobile; How Facebook Mobile Works; Setting up Facebook Mobile; Using Facebook Mobile; Appendix. Getting Help; Facebook Help; Getting Help from Other Facebook Members; Contacting Facebook; Useful Facebook-Related Websites; Index
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