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How to Send a Message on Facebook

You can generate Facebook’s basic New Message Window by clicking the Messages shortcut in the big blue bar on top (it looks like two overlapping word bubbles) and clicking the Send a New Message link from [more…]

How to Share Content on Facebook

You’ve probably noticed the word share being used a lot on Facebook. In addition to the Share box at the top of your News Feed and Timeline, Facebook has a specific Share feature, designed to make it easy [more…]

How to Use Facebook Mail

Depending on your settings and whether you’re logged in to Facebook, when you receive a new message, you see either a new chat window open up or a little red flag on your Home page over the Messages icon [more…]

How to Use the Facebook Inboxes

After you’re comfortable sending and receiving messages to and from your Facebook friends, it’s time to find out about the Inbox, where all your messages are collected for easy viewing at any time. Facebook’s [more…]

How to Send a Friend Request on Facebook

Now that you have entered into the social world of Facebook, it’s time to send some friend requests, and maybe even accept some pending ones. If you’re new to Facebook, you probably have a list of people [more…]

How to Accept a Friend Request on Facebook

When you receive a new friend request from Facebook, a little red flag appears over the Friends icon in the big blue bar on top of each page. You may also be notified in your e-mail or on your phone. The [more…]

How to Import an Address Book into Facebook

Instead of creating a whole new address book for Facebook contacts, you can import an existing address book. If you’re someone who uses a desktop e-mail client [more…]

How to Find Classmates and Co-Workers on Facebook

Facebook’s Friend Finder works by looking for large groups of people you might want to become friends with. A common assumption is that you’ll want to become friends with people you’ve gone to school with [more…]

How to Search for a Specific Person on Facebook

Facebook’s Friend Finder is a great way to build your Friend List quickly without a lot of work. After you build it a bit, though, what if you find other people who may want to be your friends? Facebook [more…]

How to Manage Facebook Friend Lists

Friend Lists (capital L) are subsets of your giant list of Facebook friends (lowercase l). Confused yet? Friend Lists are a way of organizing your friends into lists to make your Facebook experience even [more…]

How to Edit Your Facebook Smart Lists

Smart Lists are the lists that Facebook makes on your behalf. These lists are created automatically based on your interactions with your friends and shared characteristics of your friends. Here are some [more…]

How to Create a Facebook Friend List

Facebook Smart Lists can usually help you figure out whom you want to share your own posts with. But sometimes you may want a specific list that Facebook can’t figure out. This might be a sub-sub-group [more…]

How to Unfriend Someone on Facebook

It happens to everyone: After a while, you start to feel like a few people are cluttering up Facebook for you and want to unfriend some. Maybe you just feel like you have too many friends, or maybe you [more…]

How to See a Facebook Friendship Page

After you’ve been on Facebook for a while, you’ll likely find that you’ve littered your closest friends’ Timelines with posts, tagged photos, and invitations. Facebook offers a quick way to see all the [more…]

How to Post on a Friend’s Facebook Timeline

Your News Feed pulls posts that your Facebook friends make into one place so you can read them all at once. But sometimes you want to read all about just one person. Fortunately, all their posts have been [more…]

How to Like and Make Comments on Facebook Posts

In addition to leaving a Timeline post, you can interact with your friends on Facebook by commenting on or liking the things they post. Frequently, people post things that you want to respond to. You may [more…]

How to Create a Facebook Group

You may find an occasion to create your own Facebook group. As a group’s creator, you’re by default the groupadministrator, which means that you write the group’s information, control its Privacy settings [more…]

How to Use the Facebook Group Share Box

Posting to the Facebook group works the same way as posting from a Timeline or the News Feed. There is a Share box at the top of the Recent Posts section of the page. A few sections of the Share box appear [more…]

How to Create a Facebook Group Event

Your group may be based around an activity, so Facebook makes it easy for people to plan events for group members, whether it’s a game of pick-up or a family reunion. To create an event, follow these steps [more…]

How to Administer Your Facebook Group

If you’re the creator of a Facebook group, you’re automatically its admin, or administrator. Additionally, you can be added as an admin of someone else’s group. After you have members in your group, you [more…]

How to Use Facebook Groups from Your Mobile Phone

If you use a smartphone, you can download the Facebook App for your phone, which allows you to use most Facebook features on the go, including Facebook Groups. To get to a Facebook group from your mobile [more…]

How to Post a Facebook Event

The first way you’ll most likely find out about a Facebook event is through a notification. When a friend invites you to an event, a small red flag appears over the notifications icon in the big blue bar [more…]

How to Create a Facebook Photo Album

Whereas a single photo can share a moment, a Facebook album can truly tell a story and spark conversations with your friends. To create an album, follow these easy steps: [more…]

How to Upload a Photo to Facebook

Facebook is a great place to keep your photos and videos because it’s the place where most of your friends will be able to see them. If you have a few photos you want to quickly share, follow these steps [more…]

How to Edit a Facebook Album

Editing a Facebook album usually consists of editing the album’s information or settings. You may also want to edit specific photos within an album. Either way, your initial album choices are not set in [more…]

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