Social Networking for the Older and Wiser
Social Networking for the Older and Wiser is a beautiful, full-colour book that guides readers as they take their first steps exploring social networks. The book is packed with step-by-step examples and teaches readers how to reconnect with old friends from school and work; how to keep in touch with friends and family online; and how to make new friends in online communities. With a focus throughout on the interests of over-50s, the book also shows how social networks can be used to facilitate real-world meetings.
Whether you're familiar with Facebook, or intrigued by Twitter, Social Networking for the Older and Wiser will show you how to create your profile, how to find others who share your interests, and how to share messages and photos. The book's reassuring guidance helps you to make the most of the opportunities at each social network without compromising your privacy, or your security.
With this book as your guide, you will be able to explore Friends Reunited, Facebook, Twitter, Saga Zone, Eons, LinkedIn, 43 Things, Last.fm, Flickr, YouTube, Ning, Second Life, and MeetUp. The book will also give you the confidence to explore other social networks, including the appendix listing of specialist networks for hobbies such as gardening, crochet and genealogy.
You need no prior knowledge - Social Networking for the Older and Wiser gently guides you from the basics of using your web browser, up to the creation of your own social network. The book will also offer advice on cutting the complexity of participating in different social networks.
Social Networking for the Older and Wiser is written in a friendly and reassuring voice and is packed with relevant full-colour screenshots to guide you through the key stages. Each chapter concludes with a fun quiz to help recap the key points.