Meet People Online with Facebook

Facebook is an online site that lets you find people. Find people you used to know with Facebook or find out who's living around you. Create groups and events with Facebook too.

There are three sections on Facebook; high school, college and work. To register for the high school section of Facebook you need to be in high school. To register for the college section of Facebook you need to be in a participating college. To register for the work section of Facebook you need to use your work email address and work for a company that is recognized by Facebook.

Signing up for Facebook is easy, just follow these steps. Start by going to the Facebook web site and clicking on the "Register" button.

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Create a Facebook Account

Create a Facebook Account
Create a Facebook Account.
  1. On the Facebook registration page you first need to enter your name.
  2. Skip down to the area where you enter your email address and enter an email address there.
  3. Enter a password that you will use to log into Facebook. Make it something that will be easy for you to remember.
  4. There's a word in a box. Enter that word into the next space.
  5. Next, choose which kind of network you want to join: high school, college, work. If you choose high school then you need to enter some other information.
    1. Enter your birthday.
    2. Enter your high school name.
  6. Read and agree to the terms of service then click on "Register Now!"
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Confirm Email Address

Confirm Email Address for Facebook
Confirm Email Address for Facebook.

Open your email program and find the email from Facebook. Click on the link in the email to continue registering.

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Facebook Security

Facebook Security
Facebook Security.

Choose a security question and answer the question. This is for your own security so no one else can get your password.

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Upload a Profile Photo

Upload Your Facebook Profile Photo
Upload Your Facebook Profile Photo.
  1. Click on the link that says "Upload an image".
  2. Choose the photo you want to use from your computer by using the "Browse" button.
  3. Certify that you have the right to use this photo and that it is not pornography.
  4. Click the "Upload Picture" button.
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Add Friends

Find Facebook Friends
Find Facebook Friends.
  1. Click th "home" link at the top of the page to go back to the set up page.
  2. Click the "Add education" link to start finding your old classmates.
  3. Add the name of the school you want to add and the year you graduated.
  4. Add what your majors/minors were.
  5. Add your high school name.
  6. Click "Save Changes".
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Change Contact Email

Change Facebook Contact email
Change Facebook Contact email.
  1. Again click the "home" link at the top of the page to go back to the setup page.
  2. Click where it says "Add a contact email".
  3. Add a contact email address. This is the email address you want to use to have people contact you.
  4. Click the button that says "Change Contact Email".
  5. You will now need to go to your email and confirm your email address.
  6. From this page you can also change other things. Change your password if you want to, security question, time zone or your name.

Similarly, someone can search for you or you can search for someone else on Facebook by searching their email address.

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My Profile

Facebook Left Menu
Facebook Left Menu.

Click on the "My Profile" link on the left side of the page. You can now see what your Facebook profile looks like and change any part of it if you want.