What is a Page? And for that matter, what is a Fan? Pages and Fans go hand in hand.
What is a Page?
A page is Facebook's way of letting members market a product, service, concept or celebrity without having to create a group or having that product/service/concept/celebrity accept friend requests. It basically is a method of having a presence on Facebook without all the administrative duties that come along with groups, etc.
Finding a Page
For this post, I will be referencing certain genealogy-related pages on Facebook. Let's say you wanted to find ppages related to genealogy.
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2. Facebook will display all results that contain the name genealogy including people, pages, groups and more.
3. Click the Pages tab.
4. Note the entry Genealogy Guys Podcast. Click the link to view the Genealogy Guys Podcast page. (Note: in the image below I have masked out the actual listing of fans due to privacy concerns)
Becoming a Fan
1. Click the Become a Fan link and your name/profile will be added to the list of fans.
2. Reviewing the list of fans for a page is a good way to find potential new friends on Facebook - you already have something in common, right?
Who Can Create a Page?
Any Facebook member can create a page but in order for the page to be approved, it must fit within certain categories. To create a page use this link: http://www.facebook.com/pages/create.php.