The Facebook Guide for People over 50

The Facebook Guide for People over 50

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 317 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780470875179
  • DDC分類 006.754

Full Description


The Facebook guide for people over 50 People over 50 are the fastest-growing segment of the Facebook population, and they have some unique interests and concerns. This one-of-a-kind guide addresses issues of specific interest to older generations, helping them create a profile, connect with old friends and relatives, communicate with others, and maintain their safety online. If you're among this group, you'll find these tips and instructions will give you confidence and help you enjoy all that Facebook has to offer. * People over 50 are joining Facebook in record numbers; an estimated 6 million such people are Facebook users * This Facebook guide for people over 50 focuses on topics of particular interest to older generations, such as finding and connecting with relatives, friends from the past, former colleagues, and classmates * Helps you set up your profile, find old and new friends, communicate with others through the site, and protect your privacy * Facebook insiders contribute plenty of tips and ideas to make the Facebook experience more fulfilling If you're over 50 and already on Facebook or thinking of joining, The Facebook Guide For People Over 50 can help you make the most of the experience.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    xiii
Introduction xviii
Chapter 1 Getting Started 1 (37)
Taking the Facebook Plunge 2 (4)
Isn't Facebook just for kids? 2 (1)
What can people 50 and older do on Facebook? 3 (2)
Setting up your account 5 (1)
Understanding How Facebook Works 6 (4)
Understanding the site 7 (1)
Taking a tour of your Home page 7 (2)
Interacting with Facebook on other Web sites 9 (1)
Building Your Profile 10 (2)
Viewing your Facebook profile 11 (1)
Editing your Facebook profile 11 (1)
Understanding Facebook's Features 12 (26)
Understanding friends 13 (1)
Viewing your News Feed 14 (2)
Updating your status 16 (1)
Liking stories 17 (1)
Commenting on stories 18 (1)
Sharing stories 19 (1)
Posting links 19 (1)
Sharing photos 20 (1)
Sharing videos 21 (1)
Posting notes 21 (1)
Getting the hang of Wall sections 22 (1)
Exchanging messages 23 (2)
Understanding notifications 25 (1)
Understanding Pages 25 (2)
Figuring out Groups 27 (1)
Learning about events 28 (2)
Finding answers about Questions 30 (1)
Checking in with Places 30 (1)
Getting to know applications 31 (1)
Playing games 32 (1)
Searching Facebook 33 (1)
Controlling your privacy 34 (4)
Chapter 2 Making Friends 38 (20)
Finding Friends 39 (9)
Searching Facebook for people you know 39 (2)
Finding friends using your address book 41 (4)
Finding your old high-school pals 45 (1)
Finding your university friends 46 (1)
Finding your work colleagues 47 (1)
Handling Friend Requests 48 (2)
Working with Friends 50 (8)
Viewing your friends' updates 50 (1)
Viewing your friends 51 (2)
Creating and using lists 53 (3)
Hiding a friend's updates 56 (1)
Removing a friend 57 (1)
Chapter 3 Connecting with Family 58 (18)
Friending Your Kids and Grandkids 59 (1)
Adding Family Members to Your Profile 60 (2)
Adding your current relationship 60 (1)
Adding other family members 61 (1)
Using Facebook to Organize a Family Gathering 62 (2)
Working with Birthdays 64 (3)
Viewing your friends' birthdays 65 (1)
Facebook birthday applications 65 (2)
Planning a Wedding 67 (2)
Learning about Parenting and Grandparenting 69 (1)
Researching Genealogy 70 (2)
Playing with Pets 72 (1)
Dealing with Death 73 (3)
Chapter 4 Sharing Photos 76 (19)
Adding a Photo to Your Wall Section 77 (3)
Adding a Wall photo 77 (1)
E-mailing a photo to your Wall section 77 (3)
Working with Photo Albums 80 (5)
Creating a photo album 80 (2)
Viewing a photo album 82 (1)
Identifying Facebook friends in photos 83 (2)
Deleting a photo album 85 (1)
Working with Friends' Photos 85 (4)
Viewing a friend's photos 86 (1)
Identifying people in a friend's photo 87 (1)
Removing your tag from a friend's photo 88 (1)
Facebook's Photography Resources 89 (6)
General photography resources 89 (2)
Viewing famous photographers 91 (1)
Taking and editing photos 92 (2)
Working with cameras 94 (1)
Chapter 5 Politics and Society 95 (26)
Politics on Facebook 96 (4)
Accessing Government Resources 100 (5)
Learning about History 105 (3)
Facebook and the Environment 108 (2)
Connecting with Charities 110 (4)
Volunteering via Facebook 114 (3)
Facebook Activism 117 (3)
Campaigning on Facebook 120 (1)
Chapter 6 Work and Money 121 (35)
Enhancing Your Business with Facebook 122 (14)
Using Pages to promote a product or brand 122 (7)
Using Events to set up meetings and 129 (1)
conferences
Using Groups to help team members stay in 130 (2)
touch
Advertising on Facebook 132 (4)
Using Facebook to Find a Job 136 (5)
Money-Related Resources on Facebook 141 (10)
Becoming a savvy shopper 141 (2)
Saving money: freebies, bargains, coupons, 143 (4)
and more
Tracking your personal finances 147 (3)
Learning about taxes 150 (1)
Facebook and Retirement 151 (5)
Chapter 7 Fitness and Health 156 (30)
Facebook and Fitness 157 (3)
Facebook for Runners 160 (4)
Weight Loss and Facebook 164 (3)
Learning about Medical Conditions 167 (5)
Locating Support Groups 172 (3)
Learning about Aging and Longevity 175 (3)
Researching Doctors and Hospitals 178 (2)
Keeping Up with Medical News and Research 180 (6)
Chapter 8 Arts and Media 186 (35)
Getting More Out of Books 187 (6)
Connecting with Other Music Fans 193 (8)
Learning about Theater 201 (4)
Making Movies Social 205 (6)
Exploring Social TV 211 (5)
Appreciating Art 216 (5)
Chapter 9 Hobbies and Leisure 221 (38)
Getting Home Improvement Tips and Techniques 222 (4)
Sources for inspiration 223 (2)
Sources for DIY 225 (1)
Facebook for Gardeners 226 (6)
Finding Fans of Sewing and Needlecraft 232 (7)
Crosswords and Puzzles on Facebook 239 (3)
Improving and Sharing Your Writing 242 (5)
Connecting with Fellow Hikers and Campers 247 (7)
Making Sports Social 254 (5)
Chapter 10 Facebook for Foodies 259 (24)
Trading Recipes 260 (4)
Improving Your Cooking 264 (4)
Restaurants and Chefs on Facebook 268 (4)
Learning about Wine and Beer 272 (7)
Wine 272 (5)
Beer 277 (2)
Increasing Your Nutrition Know-How 279 (4)
Chapter 11 Tips for Travelers 283 (18)
Getting Inspired 284 (3)
Planning Your Trip 287 (3)
Booking Your Flight 290 (3)
Reserving Your Hotel Room 293 (3)
Booking Your Cruise 296 (2)
Sharing Your Travels 298 (3)
Glossary 301 (3)
Index 304