What is Facebook? Facebook is a Social Media site where you can easily communicate with friends, relatives, neighbors and others.
Facebook Started as a way of keeping college friends in contact with each other – for sharing photos, videos, comments, etc.
Ways to Access Facebook Web browser Smart Phone Specialized Software
Positive Aspects of Social Media Find old friends. Keep in touch with distant relatives and friends. Share information with a lot of friends at once.
Positive Aspects of Social Media See what others are doing. Communicate with businesses.
Negative Aspects of Social Media Default settings for a new account may allow access to information you’d really prefer was private. People from your past, whom you prefer to leave in your past, may find you. Facebook can be time consuming.
Terms FRIEND – Someone you know and allow to be listed as a friend in Facebook.
Terms POST – When you share information on your Facebook – text, picture, video or any combination. Others will see what you add to your Facebook, dependent on your privacy settings.
Terms TAG – When you or someone else identifies you in a picture, this is called tagging. You can control how you are tagged by changing your privacy settings.
Terms LIKE – You can give a friend’s comment or picture a “thumbs up” by clicking on the thumbs up icon. This tells others that you “like” the comment or picture.
Privacy Settings First, understand that even if you set privacy settings properly, you are posting information on a website which means it MIGHT be accessible. If you’re really concerned about privacy, stay off the web!