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Professional Facebook Account

Facebook’s primary focus has always been to help members stay in touch with people they already know. Now that it is a publicly-traded company, Facebook generates revenue just like any other business. One way the social-networking giant does this is to encourage companies and professionals to create business pages and advertise their products and services to Facebook members. With more than 900 million registered users as of April 2012, advertising on Facebook could increase revenue for your professional practice by attracting new clients. Even if you choose not to advertise on Facebook, creating a business page for your practice and actively promoting it gains further exposure for you and the services you offer.

To create a Facebook account:

  1. Open your Facebook app and tap Sign Up for Facebook.
  2. Tap Get Started.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your first and last name, date of birth and gender.
  4. Enter your mobile phone number, or tap Use your email address.
  5. Create a password you'll remember.
  6. Tap Sign Up.
  7. To finish creating your account, you need to confirm your email or mobile phone number.

Can I join Facebook anonymously?

While you cannot use a Facebook profile anonymously, it is possible to make it difficult for others to find you. Use the "Privacy Preferences" menu to select who can find you in searches. The majority of your profile can also be hidden--your name and profile picture, however, will always be visible on your profile.

What is the meaning of profile picture?

Definition: A profile picture is the image that represents a social media account in all its interactions across a platform. Profile pictures are displayed as an avatar next to the account name on posts, comments and mentions (depending on the platform).

What is a good profile picture for Facebook?

Yes, you can upload any picture from your phone or computer for your profile picture. But Facebook profile photos must be at least a minimum size of 180 x 180 pixels. The optimal size for a Facebook cover photo is 828 x 465 pixels.

Why profile pictures are important?

It helps to take a moment to think about the purpose of the online profile picture before you change yours. One is to help other people to identify you. Another is to help you express yourself and to help others to develop the right impression of you.

How often should you change your profile picture on Facebook?

After that, the changing of profile pictures becomes more and more frequent. Snapchat users change their image every 8 months. Instagram users will typically change their profile pictures every 6 months. People who use Facebook (which owns Instagram, interestingly) change their profile picture about every 5 months.

What is facebook cover photo?

A cover photo is the larger photo at the top of your profile, above your profile picture. Like your profile picture, cover photos are public, which means anyone visiting your profile will be able to see them. To add or change your cover photo: From your News Feed, click your name in the top left corner.

Facebook Name Policy (Source Facebook)

Facebook is a community where everyone uses the name they go by in everyday life. Always knowing who you're connecting with helps keep you and the rest of our community safe from impersonation, scams and phishing.

Your name can't include: (Source Facebook)

  1. Symbols, numbers, unusual capitalization, repeating characters or punctuation.
  2. Characters from multiple languages.
  3. Titles of any kind (example: professional, religious).
  4. Words or phrases in place of a name.
  5. Offensive or suggestive words of any kind.

Other things to keep in mind: (Source Facebook)

  1. The name on your profile should be the name that your friends call you in everyday life. This name should also appear on an ID or document from our ID list.
  2. Nicknames can be used as a first or middle name if they're a variation of your authentic name (like Bob instead of Robert).
  3. You can also list another name on your account (example: maiden name, nickname, professional name).
  4. Profiles are for individual use only. You can create a Page for a business, organization or idea.
  5. Pretending to be anything or anyone isn't allowed.

Facebook username (Source Facebook)

Usernames and user IDs are part of your public profile, which can help your friends find you on Facebook. A username is the web address for your profile or Page (example: Facebook.com/yourname). Learn how to create a username. Username. Your username is often a variation of your name, like jane.

Why Important To Claim Your Facebook UserName?

It is important to know that your @username will create a custom Facebook URL which will show up in internet searches much easier. ... With a @username your Facebook URL will end with the name that you use in your username making it so much easier to find you and your wonderful products or services.

Keeping Your Account Secure (Source Facebook)

Security is built into every Facebook product and we offer several security features, such as login alerts and two-factor authentication, to help you add an extra layer of protection to your account. You can also review and update your security settings at any time. Learn more about what you can do to keep your account secure.

Facebook Your profile Intro

That Intro section is the very first thing someone sees when they go to your page. Asked about it, he said, That's so weird.Facebook said it wants to help users understand more about their privacy settings. ... The Intro field is meant to display the information that's most relevant to who you are on Facebook.

How do I add social links on Facebook?

Having your social media profiles linked to each other is becoming important these days. Everyone is striving for that all-round presence; it is therefore good that you are looking to link up your Instagram to your Facebook. It is a fairly simple process that shouldn not take you too long to complete.

  1. Log in to your Facebook profile and go to Profile
  2. Goto About
  3. Goto Contact and Basic Info
  4. Add Social Link. This is the place where you can add your Instagram link.

For maximum exposure, ensure that your “privacy” settings for this specific section (social links) is set on public. This will allow anyone who visits your Facebook profile to see your Instagram link.

How do I add Work, Professional skills Education on Facebook?

You can add your skills by clicking the 'about' tab at the top of your profile page. The first option is 'Work and Education' and you'll see an 'edit' button to the right. Click that and right at the bottom of that section, you will now have the option to add your professional skills.

  1. Log in to your Facebook profile and go to Profile
  2. Goto About
  3. Goto Work and education
  4. Add a Workplace. This is the place where you can add your Workplace.
  5. Professional skills. This is the place where you can add your Professional skills.
  6. Add a University. This is the place where you can add your University.

For maximum exposure, ensure that your “privacy” settings for this specific section (social links) is set on public. This will allow anyone who visits your Facebook profile to see your Instagram link.

How do I add Details About You on Facebook?

You can add your About You & Others Name so that peoples know you as a professional person.

  1. Log in to your Facebook profile and go to Profile
  2. Goto About
  3. Goto Details About You
  4. About You. This is the place where you can add your About You.
  5. Others Name. This is the place where you can add your Professional skills.