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Facebook & Twitter for Seniors for Dummies, 2nd Edition : For Dummies - Marsha Collier

Facebook & Twitter for Seniors for Dummies, 2nd Edition

For Dummies


Published: 8th August 2014
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Published: 29th July 2014
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New to social media? This easy-to-use guide will get you started in no time!

Social media is a ton of fun, and this updated guide makes it easy to set up a Facebook or Twitter account to catch up with old friends, communicate with your family, and enjoy your online experience. Printed in large font for easy reading, this book offers hands-on guidance to connecting to the Internet with a computer or mobile device, creating social media accounts and profiles, searching for friends, joining groups, sharing photos and videos, and more.

If you're one of the 100+ million seniors using Facebook or other social media sites, this 2nd Edition of Facebook & Twitter For Seniors For Dummies will take you through the entire process setting up your online accounts and taking full control over what you post and see on popular social media sites. It also covers popular sites where you can read and share opinions on entertainment and travel options, view movies and television shows on your computer or mobile device, and even create your own blog.

  • This Second Edition covers new social media options that weren't previously available
  • Take the pain out of working with an Internet service provider, checking e-mail, and staying in touch with your mobile device
  • Make it easy to put your photos on Facebook, create a profile, connect with friends, and add other info
  • Learn how to share the latest updates on Twitter or search for exciting travel destinations on TripAdvisor

If you're a senior looking for simple advice on how to use social media sites to strengthen your connection with loved ones?or to reconnect with friends from your past?this hands-on guide has you covered.



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      Didn't answer my questions. The first 100 pages describe the 5 minute process of signing up for an account. Couldn't find any advice on how to select who is on the newsfeed, or the difference between following or favourites. Threw it out in frustration

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      Introduction 1

      Part I: Getting Started with Social Networking 9

      Chapter 1: Getting Equipped for the Internet 11

      Chapter 2: Connecting to the Internet 27

      Chapter 3: All About E-Mail 45

      Chapter 4: Speaking the Social Networking Language 65

      Part II: Putting Your Face onto Facebook 79

      Chapter 5: Preparing Your Facebook Profile 81

      Chapter 6: Preparing to Share Info 101

      Chapter 7: Connecting with Friends and Family 121

      Chapter 8: Adding Photos and Videos to Facebook 145

      Chapter 9: Exploring Groups, Events, and Games 161

      Part III: And Now, It’s Twitter Time 183

      Chapter 10: A Beginner’s Guide to Twitter 185

      Chapter 11: Conversing on Twitter with Friends, Family, and More 209

      Chapter 12: Gathering Tools of the Twitter Trade 223

      Part IV: The Rest of the Social Networking Story 247

      Chapter 13: Sharing (and Grabbing) Posts, Photos, and Videos 249

      Chapter 14: Giving or Taking an Opinion 277

      Chapter 15: Get Profiled! You Think You Want to Blog? 303

      Index 321

      ISBN: 9781118921173
      ISBN-10: 1118921178
      Series: For Dummies
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 360
      Published: 8th August 2014
      Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
      Country of Publication: US
      Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 18.8  x 1.78
      Weight (kg): 0.48
      Edition Number: 1
      Edition Type: Revised