Facebook and Twitter For Seniors For Dummies
By Marsha Collier
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: August 2010
Pages: 336

Get steps and advice for connecting with friends on Facebook andTwitter!

So you've decided to find out why all the world seems to be intosocial networking? That's great! Let this book be your guide tosetting up Facebook and Twitter accounts, catching up with oldfriends and making new ones, communicating with the grandkids,avoiding shady characters, foiling identity thieves, and maximizingyour online experience!

  • If you're starting from scratch — get advice on buying acomputer, setting up Internet access, and establishing an e-mailaccount in Part 1

  • Face the world on Facebook — create your account andprofile, upload your photo, set privacy controls, and explore yourhome page

  • Reach out and find someone — learn how to search forfriends, send friend requests, chat, and retrieve privatemessages

  • Fun and games — join groups, play games, and createevents

  • All a-Twitter — set up a Twitter account, learn theshorthand, find people you want to follow, use hashtags, and createlists

  • Intermediate social networking — find places to sharephotos and videos, read movie and restaurant reviews, andcontribute your opinions

  • Venture into the blogosphere — try your hand atblogging

Open the book and find:

  • How to find your friends and family on Facebook

  • Suggestions on how to build your Facebook profile

  • Facebook privacy tweaks so only your friends can see yourprofile

  • How to post photos and send private messages on Facebook

  • Tips for condensing your thoughts to 140 characters forTwitter

  • Sites that review restaurants, rate hotels, and recommendmusic

  • Where to get Web-based e-mail for your social networking

Learn to:

  • Get a Web-based e-mail account and sign up on Facebook

  • Update your Facebook profile, find friends, share photos, andpost messages

  • Share quick thoughts with your friends using Twitter

  • Find the best sites for dining, travel, and musicrecommendations

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