How to open a Facebook account – the most popular social media platform

Facebook is a social media platform where friends connect with one another to share ideas, values, skills and so much more. With this platform, you can promote your brand, establish an online store, do project sales, and more. It is one of the most popular social media platforms and virtually every adult has space here.

If you want to connect with your friends, you can open an account. In this article, I will teach you how to open a Facebook account for free. You can create a personal and business account here.

How to open a Facebook account - the most popular social media platform

Your personal Facebook profile

This is the most common type of Facebook account and perfect for your free time and leisure. From here, you can share your interests, some personal data, and keep in touch with friends and family, even those that you thought you wouldn’t hear from again. This process is easy and fast.

How to create a personal Facebook account

  • Firstly, go to www.facebook.com.
  • Secondly, click on Create account and supply your name.
  • Thirdly, enter your email or phone number.
  • Fourthly, supply your password.
  • Also, enter your date of birth and gender.
  • If you entered your email correctly, you will get an email from Facebook requesting to confirm your account through a link.
  • Lastly, confirm it, which is all.

How to configure your personal Facebook profile or account

After creating your account, add a touch of color to your profile. This involves:

  • Adding a profile picture. This will help your friends to recognize you easily.
  • Search for friends. Work colleagues, ex-classmates, etc. All of them have a place.
  • Make your profile private. Decide who will have access to your profile and who will not. Facebook will control and have access to all your data as soon as you create an account. But, you can put some limitations.
  • Go to your Privacy Setting and Tools. This will help you set limitations.
  • Proceed to find friends through email. Find out who has a profile on Facebook by entering their email’s addresses.

From now on, you can connect with friends and acquaintances, get notifications from groups and events you like and be up-to-date.

Create your business account or Facebook page

Individuals can also create business accounts for their business, personal brand, and store or even for a public figure. To do this, choose Business or Brand. This will help a lot to reach customers.

Also, you can create your own Facebook community and share your interests. It’s perfect if your objective is to generate content about your brand or service. You can only create a business account when you already have a personal account. The two processes are simple and the same. There is only one difference which is the name you give the business account.

After creating the account: Choose your profile and cover photo, add information about your page and products if it’s an online store, etc.

How to Login to my Facebook account

  • Go to facebook.com and enter the email address used to create your account and your password.
  • This will take you to your wall. You can make posts, view, like and comment on your friends’ posts, and more.

Start a Facebook session from the app 

Interestingly, you can download and install Facebook’s app from both iOS and Android devices and start using it. It is the same way that you connect with the computer that you use on Android or iOS.

I hope you found this very resourceful. Ask your questions in the comment section.

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