Facebook for Seniors

Why?

Reconnect, connect, learn, share, listen, understand, volunteer, entertain, or simply be entertained!

This is a great article which explains a lot; silversurfersdigital.com/category/social-for-boomers-and-seniors/

Privacy

Online privacy and safety concerns are often the biggest barrier to older adults using social networking

http://silversurfersdigital.com/2016/02/09/taming-the-big-bad-wolf-of-facebook-privacy-concerns/?platform=hootsuite

Basics

Facebook’s mission is to make the world more open and connected. Learn about the work we do to connect you to the people and content you care most about.

https://www.facebook.com/about/basics/

Take control over who sees what you share on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/about/basics/what-others-see-about-you/

Every time you post a status update, photo or video, you can choose who can see it.

https://www.facebook.com/about/basics/what-others-see-about-you/posts/

Who can see your list of friends when they visit your profile is up to you.

https://www.facebook.com/about/basics/what-others-see-about-you/friend-list/

Learn about features to help protect your account and things you should avoid.

https://www.facebook.com/about/basics/how-to-keep-your-account-secure/

Set up trusted contacts now – a way for your friends to help you get back into your account if you ever lose your password.

https://www.facebook.com/about/basics/how-to-keep-your-account-secure/trusted-contacts/

Stay Safe Online

https://staysafeonline.org/stay-safe-online/protect-your-personal-information/social-networks

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