Facebook is a social networking website that enables you to connect with the entire world and a new Facebook account can help you do so. A Facebook account is an individual’s account where he/she can add pictures, share thoughts and opinions, make friends, etc.
Nowadays, most people join Facebook to connect with their old friends. So, if you also want to get in touch with some old friends, to open an online business, to promote it or just for time pass, creating an account on Facebook is the first step towards it. To do so, we just have to follow these 4 simple steps.
Create a new Facebook account:
To create a new Facebook account, these are the following steps:
- First, you need to download the app from Google Play Store or you can simply go to Facebook.com to create a new account.
- After you have downloaded the app, click on the Facebook icon to open it. If you’re doing it through the site, then this page will appear. Do not worry, the same page will appear on your mobile as well.
- Click on “Create new account”. Then a new page like this will pop up. Enter your name, surname, mobile number, email address, birth date, and the other necessary information.
- Now comes the fun part of creating a password. The password should be 6 characters long and strong so that no one can guess. Press “Next” after that.
- If you haven’t added any Email account then you might get an option to add. You can simply skip this step if you want to. Click on “Sign up” and now your account has been created.
Now that you’ve created a Facebook account for yourself, let’s go through some fun activities that you can do.
Things to do on Facebook:
On Facebook, an individual can do many simple things but they might intrigue new users. From posting to creating friends, let’s see some fun things to do on Facebook.
Create a post/story-
To create a post on Facebook, go to the main page and click on “write something here”. Now here not only you can write but also post photos, video, your exact location, etc. suppose you want to post a photo then click on the “Photo/video”, select an image and click on “Post”.
You have to allow Facebook the access to go to your gallery. Also, Facebook has various effects and filters to choose from. Similarly, you can create a story on Facebook.
Find Friends on Facebook-
You can find a lot of your real-life friends on Facebook and also make some new virtual friends. To do so, go to your profile, scroll down and click on “Find Friends”. A list will appear that may have two sections. “Friend request” and “People you may know”. You can accept the friend request by clicking on “Confirm” or deny them by clicking on “Delete”. The section “People you may know” consists of mutual friends, or people from the same locality, etc. Click on “Add friends” to send them a friend request.
Edit your Facebook profile-
Now that you are on Facebook, you might want to change how your profile looks. You can change your profile picture, cover photo, edit your bio, add some details. Details may include where you work, live, study, etc. You can also add your hobbies and change your relationship status. You can edit these details and update your profile later if you want to.
Send messages on Facebook-
To send messages to your Facebook friends you need to download an app called Messenger. After downloading connect it with your Facebook account and now you can send messages, call, or video call your friends. There are a lot of customizable options on messenger that you should try for yourself and let us know in the comments down below.
If both the apps are taking too much space on your phone then you can go with Facebook Lite and Messenger Lite which takes little space and less internet usage as well.
So these were few things that you can do on your Facebook account. Other things like joining groups, uploading reels, going live can also be done here.
Pros and Cons of having a Facebook account:
Facebook or any other social networking site has a huge impact on society these days. There are few positive advantages as well as few disadvantages of using a Facebook account. Let us go through some of them.
|Facebook is fairly easy to use.||Scrolling can be addictive and staring at the|
screen for longer time period isn’t healthy.
| You can join groups that can be |
educative and follow celebrities on Facebook.
|It creates FOMO(fear of missing out) and |
causes an unhealthy comparison of oneself
to one’s peers.
| It helps you to stay connected |
with friends, family, etc.
|Identity theft is one of the major issues|
|You can also run your online business on |
Facebook by creating a business page.
|You can easily do marketing of your business.|
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