getting started with facebook for journalists
Your Initial Privacy Settings
This step will guide you through setting the recommended initial privacy settings for your account. You will likely change these restrictive settings as you better understand how Facebook works and as you better understand how you want to use Facebook as a reporter.
One of the essential elements of Facebook is adding friends. Friends can see a great deal of information about you. As a working reporter you will certainly have many Facebook friends. There are important ways to limit the information various types of friends can see. Until you understand your options, click Skip this step.
Your profile information reveals information to the general public. For now, click Skip.
Click Skip. You will ad a profile picture in a following section.
After you click Skip, you will go to your personal Facebook Homepage.
Until you add friends and information there isn't much going on. In Facebook all the content is generated by you and by your friends…and advertisers, of course.
The next step is to start adding information to your account.