Facebook: Guide for Beginner Users

  • Sam Delton
  • 12 Jan 2021
Facebook: Guide for Beginner Users

Facebook is the world's largest social networking site, and according to the site's developers, has more than 500 million active users.  The social networking site is very popular, and popularity is one of the reasons for its success. Facebook provides a number of social networking features, including the ability to share photos, videos and messages with other members. 

Facebook app has a lot of features and it is very easy to use. This article is about Facebook app tips, which are very important for you to know before you use it.

Why Facebook?

The Facebook application for mobile phones provides access to all of Facebook's features, including photo and video uploading, messaging, and news feed browsing. Facebook's mobile application is available for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone platforms. 

One of the most popular features is the ability to share photos and videos. The Facebook mobile application features a camera to take and upload photos and videos. 

The Facebook mobile application also offers a number of settings for users' convenience. These settings include the capability to update the user's location, control the notifications they receive, and select the type of browser they would like to use. The Facebook mobile application also offers a number of privacy settings that allow users to adjust their profile information and who can see and contact them.

Where to Begin: Signing Up for Facebook


To begin, you will need to sign up for Facebook. You can do this via the Facebook website - or you can download the official Facebook app.

If you use the official app, you will use Facebook as you normally would. 

If you use the Facebook website, you will be prompted to sign up for a Facebook account. Once you have signed up, you will see a page with a bunch of information, such as your profile picture.

Setting up your Facebook profile

Once you sign up for Facebook, you will need to set up your profile. Here are some tips to help you get started with your profile:

  • Write a profile description. Your profile description will appear in search results, so you need to make it as descriptive as possible.

  • Choose a profile picture. Your profile picture is the first thing that you and all your friends see on your profile.

  • Write a profile link. Your profile link will appear in search results, so you need to make it as descriptive as possible.

  • Make a list of friends. It is very important that you make a list of your friends. 

  • Make a list of interests, your favorite topics, your favorite places and a list of your favorite websites. This is a great way to make new friends and to show people what you like.

  • Write a profile biography. Your biography is a short summary of who you are.

Something New 

Facebook for Android has announced the beta release of a new update that includes a bottom tab system. The update will make the Facebook app more accessible to users who use their phones with one hand. The new bottom tab system will include a feed, notifications, messages, and settings, and will be located at the bottom of the screen. Users will need to tap the tab to see the content. A small icon on the tab will show users which tab they are in at any time. The update will also allow users to tap and hold a post to like, comment, or share it. The update will also include an improved notifications system that will include alerts when people are tagged in a post. The new update will be available for beta users soon in the Google Play Store

Actually Easy to Use

This article covered the basics of Facebook. You now know how to sign up for Facebook, set up your profile, and add friends and it cover some important tips for using Facebook.  If you would like to read more of my articles, please click here.