Facebook and Twitter For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Marsha Collier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118921180
Release Date: 2014-07-29
Genre: Computers

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.

Facebook for Seniors QuickSteps

Author: Carole Matthews
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071772662
Release Date: 2011-11-05
Genre: Computers

Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics! Start using Facebook right away—the QuickSteps way. In Facebook for Seniors QuickSteps, color photos and screenshots with clear instructions show you how to enjoy the benefits of the world’s most popular social networking site. Written by a senior for seniors, this easy-to-follow guide shows you how to create your Facebook account, control privacy settings, find and manage friends, and share posts, links, and videos. You’ll also learn how to use Facebook email and the Facebook Mobile App, create and join groups, use Facebook apps and games, and secure your account. Stay connected with family and friends using Facebook and this practical, hands-on resource. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Personal insights from other seniors Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid The unique, landscape-oriented layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your computer.

Facebook For Dummies

Author: Carolyn Abram
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119453833
Release Date: 2018-02-22
Genre: Computers

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.

My Facebook for Seniors

Author: Michael Miller
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780135228739
Release Date: 2018-08-24
Genre: Computers

Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do. Step-by-step instructions for the tasks you care about most Large, full-color, close-up photos show you exactly what to do Common-sense help whenever you run into problems using the Facebook app and website Tips and notes to help you connect with family and friends The full-color, step-by-step tasks–in legible print–walk you through sharing posts, photos, and videos on Facebook. Whether you are new to Facebook or would like to explore more of its features, My Facebook for Seniors makes learning to use the world’s most popular social media site simple and fun. The full-color, step-by-step instructions make it easy to connect with family, friends, and colleagues; share digital photos and videos; interact with topic-oriented groups; and much more. Veteran author Michael Miller has written more than 200 nonfiction books and is known for his ability to explain complex topics to everyday readers. Michael wrote this book from the 50+ point of view, using relevant examples and covering all the most popular tasks. Here are just a few things you will learn how to do in this top-selling book: · Sign up for Facebook (it’s free!) and create a new account · Use Facebook on your smartphone, tablet, or computer · Configure Facebook’s privacy settings to keep your personal information private · Discover how to avoid fake news posted in your News Feed · Find out what you should–and shouldn’t–share on Facebook · Find old friends who are also on Facebook · Discover how best to use Facebook to keep in touch with your kids and grandkids · Use the News Feed to discover what your friends and family are up to · Update your friends and family on your current activities

AARP Facebook

Author: Marsha Collier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118283042
Release Date: 2012-04-27
Genre: Computers


My Social Media for Seniors

Author: Michael R. Miller
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780134277646
Release Date: 2015-11-02
Genre: Computers

Learn Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Skype, and More! My Social Media for Seniors helps you learn what social media is all about, and how to use it to connect with friends, families, and more. The full-color book provides a general overview of what social media is and what it does, then offers step-by-step instruction on how to use the most popular social media-- Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter. It also covers other social media, including online message boards and group video chat services such as Skype and Google Hangouts. In addition, the book offers strategies for using social media to find old friends and colleagues, as well as how to use social media safely and securely. Here are a few things you will learn: What Social Media is and why we use it What to share and what not to share on Social Media Using Social Media safely and privately Comparing the most popular Social Media Keeping in touch with friends and family on Facebook Sharing pictures and videos on Facebook Discovering interesting groups on Facebook Configuring Facebook's privacy settings Pinning and repinning on Pinterest Finding other users and boards to follow on Pinterest Fine-tuning your professional profile on LinkedIn Connecting with people and businesses on LinkedIn Tweeting and retweeting on Twitter Sharing photos with instagram Getting social on special interest message boards Playing social games Getting social with video chats Using Social Media to find old friends Using Social Media on your smartphone or tablet Exploring other social media

Facebook for Seniors

Author: Carrie Ewin
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593277918
Release Date: 2017-01-10
Genre: Computers


The Twitter Book

Author: Tim O'Reilly
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449318963
Release Date: 2011-11-07
Genre: Computers

Twitter is not just for talking about your breakfast anymore. It’s become an indispensable communications tool for businesses, non-profits, celebrities, and people around the globe. With the second edition of this friendly, full-color guide, you’ll quickly get up to speed not only on standard features, but also on new options and nuanced uses that will help you tweet with confidence. Co-written by two widely recognized Twitter experts, The Twitter Book is packed with all-new real-world examples, solid advice, and clear explanations guaranteed to turn you into a power user. Use Twitter to connect with colleagues, customers, family, and friends Stand out on Twitter Avoid common gaffes and pitfalls Build a critical communications channel with Twitter—and use the best third-party tools to manage it. Want to learn how to use Twitter like a pro? Get the book that readers and critics alike rave about.

Pinterest For Dummies

Author: Kelby Carr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118328002
Release Date: 2012-05-08
Genre: Computers

Describes the features of the social networking site that allows users to share images and ideas.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Facebook

Author: Ben Harvell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118462072
Release Date: 2012-09-21
Genre: Computers

Your easy access portal to learning the ins and outs of Facebook the visual way At your fingertips, this easy-to-use guide offers visually rich, step-by-step instructions that show how to get the most enjoyment from Facebook. Discover the latest Facebook features, such as the new timeline and messaging system, and learn how to set up an account, work with the most popular and commonly used apps and integrated sites, find friends, and enjoy groups. Includes everything you need to know, from simply setting up an account to personalizing a timeline or starting a group for a personal interest Introduces the latest features, including the new messaging system Offers full-color screen shots and numbered, step-by-step instructions that show everything you need to get the most out of Facebook Teach Yourself VISUALLY Facebook gives you all the guidance necessary to enjoy the best Facebook has to offer.

eBay For Dummies

Author: Marsha Collier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470497416
Release Date: 2009-06-29
Genre: Computers

The bestsellng guide to successfully buying and selling on eBay, fully revised and updated eBay is the world's #1 shopping and selling site, where millions find bargains and make money with their own sales. Marsha Collier is the #1 eBay expert and bestselling author, with more than a million copies of her books in print. And eBay For Dummies has been the bestselling book on eBay since the original edition in 1999. Thoroughly updated to cover all the changes in the eBay site, eBay For Dummies, 6th Edition gets you started with information about signing up and navigating the site. It shows you how to find the best bargains, bid to win, and complete your purchase securely. Then it guides you into become a successful eBay seller, showing you how you can pick up extra money in a tight economy with eBay sales. Covers how to find bargains on eBay, bid successfully, and pay for your purchases safely Helps new users become comfortable with the site and shop with confidence Shows you how to set up a seller account, list items, offer customer service, ship merchandise, and receive payment securely Prepares you for other issues that may arise Explores eBay's special features, showing you how to work within the rules, use the community, and even set up a charity auction Includes insider tips on becoming a better buyer and seller eBay For Dummies, 6th Edition prepares you to save money on your purchases and make money on your sales, all from the comfort of your home.

The Facebook Guide for People Over 50

Author: Paul McFedries
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118023976
Release Date: 2011-06-16
Genre: Computers

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.

Twitter For Dummies

Author: Laura Fitton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118960097
Release Date: 2014-12-05
Genre: Computers

A fully updated new edition of the fun and easy guide to getting up and running on Twitter With more than half a billion registered users, Twitter continues to grow by leaps and bounds. This handy guide, from one of the first marketers to discover the power of Twitter, covers all the new features. It explains all the nuts and bolts, how to make good connections, and why and how Twitter can benefit you and your business. Fully updated to cover all the latest features and changes to Twitter Written by a Twitter pioneer who was one of the first marketers to fully tap into Twitter's business applications Ideal for beginners, whether they want to use Twitter to stay in touch with friends or to market their products and services Explains how to incorporate Twitter into other social media and how to use third-party tools to improve and simplify Twitter

Everything You Need to Know about Social Media

Author: Greta Van Susteren
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781501132452
Release Date: 2017-11-14
Genre: Computers

A simple, step-by-step guide to the major social media platforms—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat, and more—by former news anchor and media maven Greta Van Susteren.