Social Networking for the Over 50s In Simple Steps

Social Networking for the Over 50s In Simple Steps

By: Tom Myer (author)Paperback

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This title helps the over 50 reader come to terms with the benefits of social networking.


Top 10 Social Networking Tips for the Over 50s1 Set up a Twitter account2 Tweet!3 Tweet a reply to a specific person4 Use a Twitter hashtag5 Set up a Facebook account6 Share what you're doing on Facebook7 Share photos on Facebook8 Share videos on Facebook9 Start blogging with Tumblr10 Introduction to Google+ 1. Getting Started With Social Media Who uses social media? Why participate in social media? Is social media 'viral'? Privacy and security concerns Finding your friends and colleagues on social media Using social media to meet new friends Using social media to follow a hobby or passion Using social media to organise people for a cause or movement Using social media to promote a business 2. Twitter Set up a Twitter account Tweet! Tweet a reply to a specific person Use a Twitter hashtag Finding friends on Twitter Using Twitter search Sending a direct message Installing Tweetdeck Using Twitter on an iPhone 3. Facebook Basics Set up a Facebook account Adding a bio Uploading a profile picture Finding friends on Facebook Share what you're doing on Facebook Adding a comment to a friend's Facebook status Viewing a friend's profile Friending someone on Facebook Liking on Facebook Share photos on Facebook Share videos on Facebook Share links on Facebook Tagging people on Facebook 4. Advanced Facebook Using the notes feature to 'blog' on Facebook Asking a question on Facebook Posting to someone's wall Tagging someone in a post or a comment Sending a private message Creating an event on Facebook Liking a fan page Telling others about a fan page Facebook on your iPhone 5. Google+ Getting to know Google+ Sharing on Google+ Sharing a photo on Google+ Sharing a photo album on Google+ Viewing photos from your circle on Google+ Sharing a video on Google+ Adding comments on Google+ Adding a +1 on Google+ Muting a post on Google+ Sharing on Google+ Restrict sharing on Google+ Working with circles in Google+ Notifications in Google+ Viewing a specific stream on Google+ Viewing your own profile on Google+ Starting a hangout on Google+ Sparks on Google+ Your Google+ settings 6. Blogging Starting your own blog Finding quality blogs Before you start a blog Nine ideas for keeping your blog going Start blogging with Tumblr Start blogging with Posterous Start blogging with Blogger Start blogging with 7. Photos and Video Introduction to Flickr Create a Flickr account Upload an image to Flickr Organise images into sets Search for images Connect with people on Flickr Introduction to Instagram Downloading the application Taking a picture with Instagram Finding friends on Instagram Introduction to YouTube Searching for and watching videos on YouTube Signing up for YouTube Uploading your first video Subscribing to a channel on YouTube Introduction to Vimeo Signing up for Vimeo Uploading a video Exploring Vimeo 8. Music Introduction to Starting a profile Get music recommendations from Downloading the Scrobbler Adding favourite artists to manually Listening to music on Seeing recommended music on Introduction to Signing up for Searching for a song on Blipping a song Introduction to Spotify Getting a Spotify account Installing Spotify Importing your music to Spotify Playing a song on Spotify Seeing an artist's playlist Seeing all songs on an album Starring songs Creating and sharing playlists on Spotify Finding Facebook friends on Spotify 9. Location-based services Downloading Gowalla Checking in to a location About Me in Gowalla Finding friends on Gowalla Introduction to Foursquare Downloading the app Checking in to a location Using Foursquare to explore Using Facebook check-ins Using Google+ check-ins 10. Fun social websites to try out DailyBooth Delicious Flixster Friends Reunited GoodReads The Hotlist TravBuddy Yelp DailyMile RavelryTop 10 Social Networking Problems Solved1 Privacy issues2 Security issues3 Oversharing4 Inauthenticity5 Friending too many people6 Friending too few people7 Trolls8 Forgetting the social part of social media9 Getting distracted by too much social media10 Not participating enough in social media

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780273761075
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9780273761075
  • weight: 472
  • ISBN10: 0273761072

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