Facebook Tutorial

You’re about to be discovered!

Don’t be alarmed. It’ll be fun connecting with family and friends as you show off your new computer skills.

If you don’t have a Facebook account yet, click the play button on the video below to watch a quick demonstration on how to set up a new account

During the account setup process, you will be asked a series of questions about adding new friends. If you want to skip this part for now you can by clicking on the grey “Skip” button located on the bottom of the web page (as seen in the video above). There will be plenty of opportunity to do this later. For now, let’s just get you started with a new account.

TIP: you can always ask for “Help” by clicking the little upside-down triangleFacebook Help

Click the “Master lock” icon to access “Privacy” settings. Here you can decide who gets to see whatFacebook Privacy Settings

Please take 20-minutes to watch the Beginner’s Guide To Facebook video below to review the fundamentals of using Facebook’s Homepage, News Feed, Timeline, Friend requests, Private messages, Notifications and more

To learn more about uploading pictures to Facebook, and the difference between a profile picture and cover photo, click on the image below

Additional Facebook Resources


Audrey Ostoyic of SocialMedia4Beginners.com has a YouTube channel with easy to follow Facebook tutorials

GCFLearnFree.org is a free online training program developed by the Goodwill Community Foundation®

Learn about the sociology “Friending and unfriending”, and the types of “Status” updates that are appropriate for sharing

What’s the Most Annoying Kind of Facebook Update? Find out what Facebook survey respondents really think of their friend’s posts

[CLICK HERE] to download the Facebook classroom handout

Thank you for taking the time to review our class content!

If you have any questions about the material on this page please Leave A Comment below. I hope this material has helped provide you with the insight and tools to help you get started with Facebook.

Visit http://kitsapcomputingseniors.org/ to get the latest updates about the computer lab training sessions, General Monthly Meetings, and our local special interest groups (SIG).

Keep on Clickin!


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