Getting Started with FacebookPresentation Transcript
What is it? What does it do?
Create profiles / Post pictures
Share updates / Get info
Search for Users
Interact with other Users
Control your Privacy
Note: You must have a valid e-mail address to sign up for facebook.
Verify that you are human Facebook goes to these measures to ensure that potentially harmful “dataseeking” entities cannot join facebook.
Enter your e-mail address to find the people you e-mail on facebook!
Provide your information (we’ll get to privacy later) for your profile— Why? So a school friend or an old co-worker can find you and get in touch!
Take a picture of yourself. Upload it to facebook from your computer! (Camera 101 is a different class). You’re done! Don’t forget to click the link in the e-mail sent by facebook to finalize set up!
Complete registration – Check your e-mail!
Control Privacy at every turn
Share updates Post your thoughts or a picture to your profile, and it will appear in your friend’s newsfeed , an aggregation of a user’s friend’s updates.
Your newsfeed includes all the updates of all your friends!
Search for Users Use the search box (located on the top of every page) to find friends or to ‘LIKE’ your favorite business, LIBRARY, or brands.
Facebook’s Lists By sorting your friends into lists, you can select to WHOM you would like to share information
Privacy Settings Much information is public, by default. It is up to you as an informed user to decide how public or private you wish to be
This information is the utmost importance. There are 4 levels to choose from: “everyone,” “friends of friends,” “friends only,” or “only me.” Choose wisely.
Blocking & Restricted List
‘ LIKE’ an update or comment on it and let the interaction begin!
HAVE FUN – PLAY GAMES Take advantage of what ‘FB’ has to offer. There are coupons from your favorite brand, news reports from your favorite station, and games to play! NOTE: Playing some games or other APPLICATIONS may request your personal information. Think critically about giving away your information!