Digitize

Photo: Digitize Digitize = convert images, text or sound into a digital form that can be processed by a computer. What records, videos, audio tapes, photos would you like to digitize? What are our options as we head in 2018? What would we like to see online by 2020? This page explores the practical ins …

WordPress

Logo WordPress Key Links https://wordpress.org https://dailypost.wordpress.com/blogging-university Questions How often do administrators have to log in? #tk YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/wpbeginner 5.0 / Gutenberg Gutenberg Breaking News (May 2018) https://exactmetrics.com/google-analytics-dashboard-wordpress-gadwp-now-exactmetrics https://exactmetrics.com/privacy-policy/ Plugins Google Analytics Dashboard for WP by ExactMetrics (formerly GADWP) YITH Infinite Scrolling Pages and Posts Pages are similar to posts in that they have a title, …

Pocket

Elsewhere on the Web 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 …

Digital Literacy Quiz

Poster Planeta.com’s Digital Literacy Quiz is used in tandem with our workshops and February’s Responsible Travel Week. It’s part of our internal effort of cyber housekeeping that we share with friends. The digital world changes so frequently, it is impossible to keep up. Our digital literacy skills, particularly for those working in education, conservation and …

Facebook

screenshot Facebook is a prominent and controversial social web network in which there is no single ‘home’ page but viewers see different configurations of posts displayed via algorithms calculated to monetize the members. Planeta.com would like to help friends and colleagues make the most of Facebook, particularly via pages, groups and events … and in …

Twitter Faves

Favorites Making a list of favorite accounts on Twitter. These are the people – friends and complete strangers – whose tweets brighten the Twitterverse. Not every tweet is pure gold, but that these accounts provide keen observation, humor and recommended reading, listening and viewing. Let us know your faves. Twitter List https://twitter.com/planetanews/lists/twitter-100 A Twitter List …

Libraries on the Social Web

Photo: Local author collection Publisher’s Note: Apologies for messy format. Update in progress. Reveal on September 8 International Literacy Day Library = A building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, and sometimes films and recorded music for people to read, borrow, or refer to. Many libraries are forward-thinking, digitally literate and public-facing. Others are …

Nextdoor

Logos Favorite apps Nextdoor Official spin: Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. It’s the easiest way for you and your neighbors to talk online and make all of your lives better in the real world. And it’s free. “The private social network for your neighborhood. ” Nextdoor’s mission …

Whatsapp

Logo WhatsApp Messenger – http://www.whatsapp.com – is a freeware, cross-platform and end-to-end encrypted instant messaging application for smartphones. It also incorporates a feature called Status, which allows users to upload photos and videos to a 24-hours-lifetime feed that, by default, are visible to all contacts. Key Links http://www.whatsapp.com https://web.whatsapp.com – To see whatsapp on your …