Moon

Photo: NASA Goddard, Moonshot, 2015 The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth’s only permanent natural satellite. It is the fifth-largest natural satellite in the Solar System. Translating Moon Spanish: Luna Anniversary: July 20, 1969 July 20 and looking up at the moon Photos Embedded Tweets China’s Chang’e-4 lands on …

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: this week’s burning of Notre Dame Cathedral. What will we see in a few …

#AcademicTwitter

Hashtags #AcademicTwitter = Tweets about academic life posted by academics Embedded Tweets Honest question from a first-year prof: Are we responsible for teaching our students email etiquette, or is that something they learn in high school now? Most of my students are fine, but I get the occasional email like this one. #phdchat #AcademicTwitter pic.twitter.com/xFIlbRAA5B …

Retweet

Poster: RoofDog Retweet = a reposted (publically shared) post on Twitter Translating: How can I retweet you if you do not tweet? Spanish: ¿Cómo puedo retuitearte si no twiteas? Planeta.com Roofdog Twitter Twitter Faves Sharing Engagement 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Twitter

Logo In the pantheon of the social web, Twitter – twitter.com – allows users to publish short messages of 280 characters of less. Twitterers can post their tweets across platforms and devices, including the iPhone, Android, Blackberry, or Windows devices and traditional computers. Our take: Twitter is a global poetry slam. Say something brilliant or …

Sharing

Poster: Sharing Share = To make joint use of a resource Also see: oversharing Sharing we consider in terms of 1) generosity and 2) newoldfangled social web, where sharing is the first click. Some of our sharing remains wonderful old-school, the kind of trading that makes visiting traditional markets such a worthwhile experience. We explore …

Las Vegas Twitter

Photo: Viewing Party Las Vegas – Who to follow on Twitter? For a storied town that receives more than 30 million visitors each year, there are a lot of informative and timely tweets covering everything from road closures to bar openings and sports scores from the local stadiums and arenas. Some faves Local Voices @LasVegasLocally – …

Hangout

Poster: Are you hangoutable? = ¿Estás hangoutable? Hangout = To relax completely in an unassuming way. Also a Google term for a live video conversation, private or public, aka hangout on air. Before we get to the technical definition and how-to guide, focus on the relax part. You’re in a hammock or stretched out in a lounge …

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 …