COLOV 2018

Oaxaca City hosts the 8th Coloquium of Otomangan and neighboring languages (8vo Coloquio sobre Lenguas Otomangues y vecinas, COLOV). The event takes place this week at Biblioteca de Investigación Juan de Córdova in the San Pablo Center, Independencia #904. Hashtags: #COLOV2018, #COLOV8 Key Links https://www.colov.org The Colloquium on Otomanguean and Neighboring Languages ​​(COLOV) is a …

Smugmug acquires Flickr

April 20, 2018 – Breaking social web news SmugMug announced it has acquired Flickr, the once uber-popular photography site from Yahoo/Oath. Smugmug: “Photographers have always found ways to share their passion, work, and inspiration with each other. Together we are home to the creators, the shutter pressers, the doers and makers. We’re home to you.” …

Making the most of Facebook Live

While we have questions about Facebook, we are big fans of live videos. The social web channel makes it very easy to stream from personal or institutional accounts. The videos can be seen live and later on demand. Some videos are made for a general audience, introducing topics or recapping news. Others are more specialized. …

Responsible Travel Week Challenge #rtweek18

@Okudart Las Vegas One of the objectives of Responsible Travel Week is to improve communication skills using new and existing technologies. Shorthand: Digital Literacy Specifically: Apps, Smartphones, Tablets, Widgets Apps/Platforms: Facebook, Flickr, Google Maps, Instagram, Stack, Twitter, YouTube, Wikispaces We explore these tools through the lens of responsible and conscious travel and vice-versa. Do they …

Reconsidering Facebook

Poster Given the recent scandal regarding Cambridge Analytica, we are reconsidering our use of Facebook. While some call for people to delete Facebook accounts, we are decidedly on the fence, finding the social web channel a useful tool to stay in touch with friends. This page will be updated accordingly. Your thoughts? Making the most …

Flickr Lessons

We have been big fans of Flickr, the user-generated photography website which launched in February 2004. This pioneering social web site rewards interaction and offers access to Creative Commons-licensed images. There are some gripes, but on the whole, Flickr is our old-school social web darling. April 2018 news – Flickr has been acquired by Smugmug …

South Australian Natural Resource Management Science Conference #SANRM18

Poster The South Australian Natural Resource Management Science Conference takes place this week at the University of Adelaide. Motto: Science for policy in a changing world. Hashtag: #SANRM18 Organized by the NRM Research and Innovation Network, the conference is a chance to showcase the NRM science underpinning environmental decision making, policy and management in South …

Marketing Travel on the Social Web

Photo: Benleigh Workshop Successful tourism marketing requires an understanding of how to make effective use of one’s website and its connections on the social web. Yes, it is helpful to have a website but even moreso the dedicated space on sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Insider Tips Planeta.com‘s role as an online facilitator/clearinghouse for …

Pocket

For mobile adventurers, Pocket is an app/extension that can be used across devices. For those who formerly used Delicious to bookmark favorite pages and sites, this is a recommended replacement. Background Pocket was founded in 2007 by Nate Weiner to help people save interesting articles, videos and more from the web for later enjoyment. Once …

#DeleteFacebook

Hashtag: #DeleteFacebook Embedded Tweets 🐨👎 In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal that violated user's privacy and collected logs of their phone calls & text messages, many are deleting their Facebook accounts. We have deleted our Facebook accounts. Have you? #DeleteFacebook #facebook #CambridgeAnalytica pic.twitter.com/Nbt9JKBhT3 — Australia Great 🐨👍 (@AustraliaGreat) March 29, 2018 On the …