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How it works


Getting set up, making connections and navigation. Read more

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Customising privacy settings


Our step-by-step guide to privacy settings. Read more

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Tips for first-time users


Tips for beginners, and a glossary. Read more


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How to get started on Facebook and protect your privacy.

Social-media sites like Facebook have made keeping in touch with friends and family faster and easier than ever before. The increased use of smartphones has accelerated this.

We explain how to get started, how to protect your privacy and what you need to know about copyright.

Coming soon! This is the first of two reports; in the next we look at Twitter, You Tube and other content-sharing sites.