My Social Media for Seniors, 2nd Edition

Learn Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Skype, and more!

Produced in conjunction with AARP

My Social Media for Seniors helps you learn what social media is all about, and how to use it to connect with friends, families, and more. The full-color book provides a general overview of what social media is and what it does, then offers step-by-step instruction on how to use the most popular social media– Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter. It also covers other social media, including online message boards and the Skype group video chat service. In addition, the book offers strategies for using social media to find old friends and colleagues, as well as how to use social media safely and securely. Here are a few things you will learn:

  • What social media is and why we use it
  • What to share and what not to share on social media
  • How to distinguish between fake news and real news online
  • Using social media safely and privately
  • Comparing the most popular social media
  • Keeping in touch with friends and family on Facebook
  • Sharing pictures and videos on Facebook
  • Discovering interesting groups on Facebook
  • Configuring Facebook’s privacy settings
  • Pinning and repinning on Pinterest
  • Finding other users and boards to follow on Pinterest
  • Fine-tuning your professional profile on LinkedIn
  • Connecting with people and businesses on LinkedIn
  • Tweeting and retweeting on Twitter
  • Sharing photos with Instagram
  • Getting social on special interest message boards
  • Getting social with Skype video chats
  • Using social media to find old friends
  • Exploring other social media

Author: Michael Miller

Publisher: Que Publishing/Pearson

Published: August 2017

Page count: 319 pp.

Price: $26.99

ISBN: 0-7897-5849-0

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