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Facebook : the missing manual
Vander Veer, Emily A.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Sebastopol, Calif. : O'Reilly Media, [2008]

Physical Description:
xviii, 268 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Facebook is the wildly popular, free social networking site that combines the best of blogs, online forums, photo sharing, clever applications, and interaction among friends. The one thing it doesn't have is a user's guide to help you truly take advantage of it. This book gives you a crystal clear and entertaining look at everything this fascinating Facebook phenomenon has to offer. It outlines tasks, such as signing up, networking, shopping, joining groups, finding or filling a job, and a whole lot more. You'll discover how to create your page and make connections with other members in no time. gain instant access to the personal and professional details of all the folks you're connected with, the people they're connected with, and so on, and so on. Learn how to: join a network, receive automatic updates from Facebook friends and send updates of your own, participate in groups of particular interest and meet up with members face-to-face, buy and sell merchandise using Facebook's marketplace and classified ads, find a job or hire employees by combing through the member pool, and play it safe by using a multi-pronged approach to ensuring your privacy. Think of Facebook as a 30-million plus searchable Rolodex.
General Note:
"The book that should have been in the box"--Cover.

Includes index.
Getting started -- Joining a network -- Finding and adding friends -- Sending messages to friends -- Exchanging automatic updates -- Participating in groups -- Facebook and the real world: in-person events -- Going shopping -- Hiring and getting hired -- Collaborating on projects via Facebook -- Advertising on Facebook -- Customizing Facebook and adding applications -- Playing it safe: Facebook privacy -- Facebook mobile.
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