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    • “Figuring Out Facebook” Tuesday March 19 th , 7pm Maynard Public Library Created by Jeremy Robichaud
    • Why use Facebook?Plan an eventGarner support for a causeCheck out what your friends are up to todayFind the phone number of an old friendRemember everyone’s birthdayLearn more about an organization or business. ◦ Can also get coupons and special offers!Show off pictures from your latest vacationCan be linked to a smartphonePlus much more!
    • Getting Started (login or sign up)
    • Glossary of Facebook TermsProfile- YOUR page with your info, photos, videos, list of friends, and whatever else you want to include.Post- message of 420 characters or lessWall- where you and your friends post to your profile“like”- Button used to indicate appreciation without having to add a comment.News feed- A collection of stories by or about your friends. continuous stream of updates from other people’s “walls.”
    • Setting up your profile
    • Editing your Profile
    • Some Items You Can Put in YourProfile Profile picture Education (High School/College) Employers Hometown / Current Town Relationships / Family Languages spoken Religion Political views Contact info (e-mail address, phone number, website, Twitter handle, etc) Favorite quotations A short blurb about yourself (no more than 1-2 paragraphs)
    • Connecting with Friends and Family3 Tools to find them… 1.) Facebook Friend Finder- scans your e-mail address book for people that are already on Facebook 2.) People You May Know- shows names of people you likely know. Selected based on where you live/work/friends in common, etc. 3.) Search - this is used if you already have a name in mind to look for
    • Where to look…
    • Adding or Messaging a Friend
    • Your NewsfeedA collection of stories by or about your friends.Common story types: ◦ Status updates ◦ Links ◦ Photos ◦ Videos ◦ Check-ins ◦ Likes ◦ Friendships ◦ Events
    • Getting to your Newsfeed
    • # of likes / comments / shares
    • Your ProfileOnly shows information about you along with the posts that YOU have made, pictures YOU have posted, events YOU have created, etc.
    • Getting to Your Profile
    • Profile View
    • PhotosClick on “Photos” on the left side.Click “Add Photos”Locate the photo on your hard drive.Give the photo a name and/or put it in an album of photos.Add a date that the photo was taken.
    • Adding Photos
    • Click on “Add Photos.” Selectphotos from your computer.
    • Account Settings vs. Privacy Settings Change your Facebook Privacy Settings username Limit who can look Add/change networks you up (friends, friends you belong to of friends, anyone, only Change your certain people) password/ add a Limit what content security question certain people can see Change your primary on your account e-mail for messages Block certain users related to Facebook from seeing anything account
    • Changing your Account Settings
    • Changing your Privacy Settings
    • EventsEvents are simply online invitations to things such as parties, games, fundraisers, etc.You can either create an event or attend an event.
    • Creating an Event
    • Click on “Create Event”
    • Stuck on something we didn’t go over?
    • Staying Safe on FacebookBe careful what you post on Facebook. Depending on your security settings, ANYONE might be able to see what you post.Be cautious about sharing personal info.Adjust security settings to a level you feel comfortable with.Block and report anyone who sends you unwanted or inappropriate communication.
    • Thank you for coming!