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Up and Running with Facebook

with Justin Seeley

Video: Welcome

Get on Facebook quickly and safely. Find out what your friends and family are up to, and share pictures and news with them—all without compromising your privacy.
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  1. 2m 28s
    1. Welcome
      1m 8s
    2. How to send feedback
      1m 20s
  2. 18m 42s
    1. What is Facebook?
      1m 19s
    2. Setting up a new Facebook account
      4m 54s
    3. Exploring the Facebook timeline
      3m 52s
    4. Filling out your Facebook timeline
      5m 54s
    5. Adding a cover photo to your Facebook timeline
      2m 43s
  3. 7m 12s
    1. Facebook friends explained
      2m 20s
    2. What is the news feed?
      2m 54s
    3. What is a like?
      1m 58s
  4. 10m 48s
    1. Finding your friends on Facebook
      1m 56s
    2. Accepting and rejecting friend requests
      1m 34s
    3. Using the People You May Know feature
      1m 51s
    4. Following users on Facebook
      1m 38s
    5. Sending and receiving private messages
      3m 49s
  5. 17m 12s
    1. Posting status updates
      4m 4s
    2. Adding, editing, and deleting Facebook comments
      3m 16s
    3. Tagging friends in a comment
      2m 36s
    4. Liking and sharing status updates
      2m 30s
    5. Sorting your Facebook news feed
      2m 46s
    6. Hiding people and updates in your news feed
      2m 0s
  6. 18m 18s
    1. Uploading photos to Facebook
      3m 12s
    2. Creating and managing photo albums
      5m 15s
    3. Tagging friends in your photos
      2m 18s
    4. Posting videos to Facebook
      2m 26s
    5. Making photos and videos private
      3m 0s
    6. Changing your profile photo
      2m 7s
  7. 32m 38s
    1. Adjusting who can see your stuff
      3m 35s
    2. Changing who can contact you
      2m 48s
    3. Restricting and blocking users on Facebook
      4m 53s
    4. Reviewing your Facebook activity log
      2m 10s
    5. Changing privacy of old posts
      2m 26s
    6. Changing who can search for you on Facebook
      2m 25s
    7. Refining your timeline privacy
      5m 36s
    8. Managing follower preferences
      4m 26s
    9. Deleting your Facebook account
      4m 19s
  8. 13m 16s
    1. Setting up Facebook on a mobile device
      1m 13s
    2. Browsing the mobile news feed
      1m 46s
    3. Sharing photos via Facebook mobile
      2m 30s
    4. Liking, commenting, and sharing on the go
      2m 7s
    5. Using the Facebook Messenger app
      5m 40s
  9. 1m 4s
    1. Wrapping up
      1m 4s

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Up and Running with Facebook
Video duration: 0s 2h 1m Beginner


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.

Topics include:
  • Understanding how Facebook works
  • Filling out your timeline
  • Adding a cover photo and profile picture
  • Accepting and rejecting friend requests
  • Sending and receiving private messages
  • Hiding posts from your news feed
  • Uploading and tagging photos
  • Blocking people and apps


Hi there, my name is Justin Seeley, and I'm a staff author here at 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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