Facebook & Twitter for Seniors for Dummies

Facebook & Twitter for Seniors for DummiesFacebook and Twitter For Seniors For Dummies by Marsha Collier
Published by John Wiley & Sons on July 29th 2014
Genres: Computers, Web, Social Media, Internet, General
Pages: 360
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New to social media? This easy-to-use guide will get you started in no time!
Social media is a ton of fun, and this updated guide makes it easy to set up a Facebook or Twitter account to catch up with old friends, communicate with your family, and enjoy your online experience. Printed in large font for easy reading, this book offers hands-on guidance to connecting to the Internet with a computer or mobile device, creating social media accounts and profiles, searching for friends, joining groups, sharing photos and videos, and more.
If you're one of the 100+ million seniors using Facebook or other social media sites, this 2nd Edition of Facebook & Twitter For Seniors For Dummies will take you through the entire process setting up your online accounts and taking full control over what you post and see on popular social media sites. It also covers popular sites where you can read and share opinions on entertainment and travel options, view movies and television shows on your computer or mobile device, and even create your own blog.

This Second Edition covers new social media options that weren't previously available
Take the pain out of working with an Internet service provider, checking e-mail, and staying in touch with your mobile device
Make it easy to put your photos on Facebook, create a profile, connect with friends, and add other info
Learn how to share the latest updates on Twitter or search for exciting travel destinations on TripAdvisor

If you're a senior looking for simple advice on how to use social media sites to strengthen your connection with loved ones—or to reconnect with friends from your past—this hands-on guide has you covered.

Some feel uncomfortable with “For Dummies” books but for me, they’ve been some of the best learning resources ever. Since buying ‘DOS for Dummies’ in 1991, I’ve been hooked on them for fast, painless, humorous education. You’ve got friends that you’ve lost touch with, grandchildren who are online nearly all day long, and Masonic Brothers you’ve never met but where can you connect with all of them? Facebook is the place! Ah, but you don’t understand that foolishness, right? Here’s your answer: grab the book pictured on the left and learn all about it! $15 and you’ll be amazing yourself in no time. You’ll find friends from years past – and reconnect with distant or near family painlessly. It’s well worth the effort to learn this stuff and you’ll be amazed at the many Masonic connections you can make out there. Friend me by looking up ‘Ed King – masonicinfo’ and then look at my friends list to get started. It’s something I think you’ll really enjoy once you start. (PS: avoid the games which are time wasters!)

The Great Hurricane: 1938

The Great Hurricane: 1938The Great Hurricane: 1938 by Cherie Burns
on January 1st 1970
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On the night of September 20, 1938, the news on the radio was full of Hitler's pending invasion of Czechoslovakia. In a matter of hours, however, a hurricane of unprecedented force would tear through one of the wealthiest and most populated stretches of coastline in America, obliterating communities from Long Island to Providence, destroying entire fishing fleets from Montauk to Narragansett Bay, and leaving seven hundred people dead. Using newspaper reports, survivor testimony, and archival sources, Cherie Burns reconstructs this harrowing day and the amazing tales of heroism, survival, and loss that occurred. Those who survived still remember the Great Hurricane as the most terrifying moment of their lives. Burns's masterful storytelling follows the storm's monstrous path and preserves for posterity the way the Great Hurricane changed New England forever.

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