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Get a quick-start introduction to Facebook. Find friends and family and see what they're up to, and share pictures and more—all without compromising your privacy. Justin Seeley shows you how to build an account from scratch, fill out your timeline, and personalize your profile with a cover photo. You'll learn the lingo—friends, groups, chats, likes, comments, and more—and learn how to build your friends list. You'll learn how to post status updates, tag friends, sort your news feed, and hide those unwanted updates in your feed. Plus, you'll find out how to upload photos to Facebook and manage your photo albums, and get important tips on adjusting your privacy settings. Finally you'll learn how to use the new Graph Search and access Facebook from anywhere using your mobile device.
Hi there, my name is Justin Seeley, and I'm a staff author here at lynda.com. I'd like to welcome you to Up and Running with Facebook. This course is meant to give you the basic tools you need to get started using Facebook as quickly and as efficiently as possible. We'll begin by walking you through the steps of creating a new Facebook account, including adding a profile picture and setting up your Facebook timeline. From there, I'll break down some basic terminology that will help you understand the ins and outs of Facebook as we continue throughout the course.
We're also going to cover things like building your Friends list, sending and receiving personal messages, working with the Facebook news feed, and also how to share things like photos and videos as well. Finally, I'll wrap things up by showing you how you can access Facebook from anywhere by using your mobile or tablet devices. By the end of this course I hope that you'll have a better understanding of what Facebook is all about, and how you can use it to enhance your online social life. So, if you're ready, let's get you Up and Running with Facebook.
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