Facebook Messenger

Logo Making the most of Facebook Messenger Also see Facebook Wikipedia: Facebook Messenger (commonly known as Messenger) is a messaging app and platform. Originally developed as Facebook Chat in 2008, the company revamped its messaging service in 2010, and subsequently released standalone iOS and Android apps in August 2011. Over the years, Facebook has released …

Earthquakes in New Zealand

Screenshot, MyRadar Hashtags of note: #eqnz tracking earthquakes in New Zealand August 2019 We have revised our Monday morning shake to M5.2 102km deep, 20 km south-west of Motueka. We’ve had just over 2000 felt reports #eqnz #goodmorning pic.twitter.com/aTb9zEs0T9 — GeoNet (@geonet) August 11, 2019 There is a significant swarm ongoing near Taupo in New …

Google Trends

Logo Google Trends – trends.google.com – is a website by Google that analyzes the popularity of top search queries in Google Search across various regions and languages. The website uses graphs to compare the search volume of different queries over time. – Wikipedia Key Links trends.google.com US Trends @googletrends Tweets by GoogleTrends Elsewhere Google Trends …

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

Photo: Pen Waggener, Old Media, New Message 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. …

Livestreaming and archived video

Poster This page is a special shoutout to those attempting live and recorded video from the event organizers, educators, tour guides, artisans, academics, and others featured and linked from Planeta.com. Live news disasters receive around-the-clock video coverage on multiple channels. Example: 2019’s burning of Notre Dame Cathedral. What will we see in a few days? …

Digitize or Die

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

Digital Literacy Quiz

Poster Planeta.com’s Digital Literacy Quiz – planeta.com/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. Participants score their performances. Suggestions are welcome. The quiz and related handouts can be used and shared freely in classrooms and …

Livestream

Logo Livestream – livestream.com – is a video live streaming platform that allows customers to broadcast live video content using a camera and a computer through the Internet, and viewers to play the content via the web, iOS, Android, Roku, and the Apple TV. Key Links livestream.com Pet Peeves Inability to login on Livestream using …

Twitter Links

Logo Links related to Twitter presented in mostly random fashion: Headlines Twitter’s faster, redesigned site starts rolling out to everyone Twitter will launch a reply-hiding feature in June as part of its latest moderation push Is Twitter down? https://downdetector.com/status/twitter Over Capacity https://www.quora.com/What-does-it-mean-when-Twitter-says-it-is-over-capacity Snapshot: November 2018 How cool would it be to see this open letter …