Getting Started with Facebook

If you are just getting started with Facebook, learn all about creating a page, using the Facebook login feature, and more.

Exploring Facebook

Once you create your account, you'll want to spend a little time becoming familiar with the different parts of Facebook, including the homepage and the Timeline.

The homepage

The homepage appears whenever you sign in to Facebook. The homepage displays your News Feed, which shows the things your friends have shared on Facebook. The homepage also allows you to navigate to other parts of Facebook, such as your Timeline.

Click the buttons in the interactive below to become more familiar with the homepage.

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The Timeline

The Timeline (also called your profile page) is where you'll share information about yourself. Whenever you post an update, it appears on your Timeline. Your friends can also share posts on your Timeline.

Click the buttons in the interactive below to become more familiar with your Timeline.

edit hotspotsthe facebook timeline or profile page