Facebook for Beginners

Social media, services like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, have flourished in recent years as a means of keeping in touch. That said, lots of people are still sceptical about its use, while younger people hardly use anything else to communicate. As time goes on, the digital generation gap can only widen because of this communications gap.

Facebook LogoThe aim of this course is to get you using social media with confidence and in particular using Facebook to suit yourself, without feeling the whole world is watching. The content and length of the course can be varied to suit you and runs up to 3 sessions of 90 minutes each. All sessions are conducted one-to-one on your own computer at home or online.

Initial setup including privacy settings
– Register a Facebook account on your computer or install the Facebook app on your iPad or tablet, or phone and register your account
– Update your profile with any useful information
– Check your privacy settings and notifications
– Search for a friend and request to be a friend

Adding friends and getting yourself out there
– Search for a friend and request to be a friend
– Repeat for more friends and follow recommendations for friends of friends
– Understand the difference between newsfeed and timeline
– Send your first post

Getting more out of Facebook
– Understand the significance of Likes
– Add photos from your collection
– Send a photo with a post
– Make groups from your friends
– Send posts to particular groups

These sessions are open to anyone with a minimum of computer experience.

  • You must have your own equipment and an internet connection.
  • The course runs up to three session. Each session lasts 90 minutes.
  • The whole course costs £120.00. Each session costs £40.00 and you can pay at the end of each session.
  • You can opt to do only one or two sessions if you like.
  • Sessions can be conducted online.

Before we start, depending on how many sessions you want to take, I will assess your experience and decide if your computer is suitable. This service is free of charge.

Call me on 0131 554 5735 for a chat or send me an email. Take me back to the other courses I can learn at home.