How to Use Social Networking Sites for Beginners
But first, a thumbnail: Facebook is the Internets most widely used social network, with nearly 1 billion people using it to connect with old friends and meet new ones. Its stated mission is to make the world more open and connected by connecting people and facilitating communication between them.People use Facebook to create personal profiles, add other users as Facebook friends and share information with them in myriad ways. How Facebook works can be a bit mysterious to new users, but its all about communication, so learning the networks core communication tools is essential.After signing up and adding friends, people communicate with some or all of their Facebook friends by sending private, semi private or public messages. Messages can take the form of a status update (also called a post), a private Facebook message, a comment about a friends post or status, or a quick click of the like button to show support for a friends update or a companys Facebook page.Once they learn Facebook, most users share all kinds of content photos, videos, music, jokes, and more. They also join Facebook interest groups to communicate with like minded people whom they might not otherwise know. After growing familiar with how Facebook works, most people also use special Facebook applications that are available to plan events, play games and engage in other activities.