Internet Technologies & Hearing Loss – Introduction to Facebook Heidi Walsh
<ul><li>Over the next few weeks, we will look at an Internet Technology per week including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Forums  ...
What is Facebook? <ul><li>Is a social networking site </li></ul><ul><li>Huh? </li></ul><ul><li>It is a way for people to c...
<ul><li>You can share  </li></ul><ul><li>Comments with your friends – regardless of where they are in the world </li></ul>...
www.facebook.com <ul><li>You need to create a free account before you can use Facebook </li></ul>
<ul><li>Based on your homepage or ‘ newsfeed ’ </li></ul><ul><li>This is a web page where you add ( post ) your comments (...
<ul><li>You also have an  album  – an area for sharing photos </li></ul><ul><li>Private messaging  – so you can contact yo...
Groups <ul><li>You can also create  pages  on Facebook where you can share information </li></ul><ul><li>Or you can create...
Information Source <ul><li>You can also use Facebook to find and share information </li></ul><ul><li>Many organisations ha...
To find information/people <ul><li>Use the search box on Facebook </li></ul>
LIKE <ul><li>If you ‘ like ’ a Facebook user/page/group, then posts from that user will appear on your homepage and you be...
Examples of Facebook pages
 
 
<ul><li>Some Facebook pages/groups have a discussion forum </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
 
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  1. 1. Internet Technologies & Hearing Loss – Introduction to Facebook Heidi Walsh
  2. 2. <ul><li>Over the next few weeks, we will look at an Internet Technology per week including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Forums  14-03-2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chatrooms  21-03-2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs  28-03-2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul></ul><ul><li>And how these technologies can support people with hearing loss </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Facebook? <ul><li>Is a social networking site </li></ul><ul><li>Huh? </li></ul><ul><li>It is a way for people to communicate with other people </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It enables you to communicate with people you know </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And find new friends </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Breaks down barriers due to hearing loss as it is text-based not verbal </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>You can share </li></ul><ul><li>Comments with your friends – regardless of where they are in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Links to things on the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Much more … </li></ul>
  5. 5. www.facebook.com <ul><li>You need to create a free account before you can use Facebook </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Based on your homepage or ‘ newsfeed ’ </li></ul><ul><li>This is a web page where you add ( post ) your comments ( status ) and where your friends’ status posts and replies appear </li></ul><ul><li>Your status is a comment about anything – it could be something you have been doing, or found funny, or useful ….. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>You also have an album – an area for sharing photos </li></ul><ul><li>Private messaging – so you can contact your friends ‘privately’ </li></ul><ul><li>Chat – this tells you who is online and you can send instant messages to them </li></ul><ul><li>Your profile settings restrict who can and cannot see your information </li></ul>
  8. 8. Groups <ul><li>You can also create pages on Facebook where you can share information </li></ul><ul><li>Or you can create a group where people can communicate for a specific purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Campaigning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revolution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An online class </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Information Source <ul><li>You can also use Facebook to find and share information </li></ul><ul><li>Many organisations have Facebook pages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RNID </li></ul></ul><ul><li>There are campaigns run through Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Even revolutions! </li></ul>
  10. 10. To find information/people <ul><li>Use the search box on Facebook </li></ul>
  11. 11. LIKE <ul><li>If you ‘ like ’ a Facebook user/page/group, then posts from that user will appear on your homepage and you become a friend </li></ul><ul><li>This is an easy way of keeping up-to-date with what is going on – following </li></ul><ul><li>Some companies post special offers for their Facebook ‘friends’ this way </li></ul>
  12. 12. Examples of Facebook pages
  13. 15. <ul><li>Some Facebook pages/groups have a discussion forum </li></ul>
  14. 21. Connevans – equipment supplier

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