Facebook & Twitter for Seniors For Dummies

Author(s): Marsha Collier


New to social media? This easy-to-use guide will get you started in no time! Social media is a ton of fun, and this updated guide makes it easy to set up a Facebook or Twitter account to catch up with old friends, communicate with your family, and enjoy your online experience. You'll get hands-on guidance to connecting to the Internet with a computer or mobile device, creating social media accounts and profiles, searching for friends, joining groups, sharing photos and videos, and more. If you're one of the 100+ million seniors using Facebook or other social media sites, this 2 nd Edition of Facebook & Twitter For Seniors For Dummies will take you through the entire process setting up your online accounts and taking full control over what you post and see on popular social media sites. It also covers popular sites where you can read and share opinions on entertainment and travel options, view movies and television shows on your computer or mobile device, and even create your own blog.
This Second Edition covers new social media options that weren't previously available Take the pain out of working with an Internet service provider, checking e-mail, and staying in touch with your mobile device Make it easy to put your photos on Facebook, create a profile, connect with friends, and add other info Learn how to share the latest updates on Twitter or search for exciting travel destinations on TripAdvisor If you're a senior looking for simple advice on how to use social media sites to strengthen your connection with loved ones-or to reconnect with friends from your past-this hands-on guide has you covered.


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Marsha Colliers books, including the long-time bestseller eBay For Dummies , have combined to sell over a million copies. Shes also been named in Forbes Top 10 Women Social Media Influencers among other accolades.

Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Social Networking 9 Chapter 1: Getting Equipped for the Internet 11 Chapter 2: Connecting to the Internet 27 Chapter 3: All About E-Mail 45 Chapter 4: Speaking the Social Networking Language 65 Part II: Putting Your Face onto Facebook 79 Chapter 5: Preparing Your Facebook Profile 81 Chapter 6: Preparing to Share Info 101 Chapter 7: Connecting with Friends and Family 121 Chapter 8: Adding Photos and Videos to Facebook 145 Chapter 9: Exploring Groups, Events, and Games 161 Part III: And Now, It s Twitter Time 183 Chapter 10: A Beginner s Guide to Twitter 185 Chapter 11: Conversing on Twitter with Friends, Family, and More 209 Chapter 12: Gathering Tools of the Twitter Trade 223 Part IV: The Rest of the Social Networking Story 247 Chapter 13: Sharing (and Grabbing) Posts, Photos, and Videos 249 Chapter 14: Giving or Taking an Opinion 277 Chapter 15: Get Profiled! You Think You Want to Blog? 303 Index 321

General Fields

  • : 9781118921173
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : 0.666
  • : August 2014
  • : 235mm X 186mm X 19mm
  • : United States
  • : August 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Marsha Collier
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : 006.754
  • : 320
  • : illustrations