Geolocation

Buzzwords: Geolocation Geolocation = Technological process of determining the geographical location of an Internet user Quotes You’re on the right road. – Signage Slideshare Geolocation Now Headlines Your Old Tweets Give Away More Location Data Than You Think – Wired Planeta.com Earth Maps

WordPress

Logo WordPress – wordpress.org – is the platform for this website. And to mix metaphors, it is also the current mystery box we are currently unpacking. There is a brand new version of WordPress called Gutenberg. Gutenberg Key Links https://wordpress.org https://dailypost.wordpress.com/blogging-university Questions How often do administrators have to log in? #tk How do I install …

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 …

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. …

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 …

Marketing Travel on the Social Web

Photo: Benleigh Workshop, 2006 This article was originally written in 2006. There are a few updates and suggestions are welcome. 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 …

Livestreaming and archived video

Buzzwords Among our challenges – digitizing old video tapes, movies, slides and presentations and weaving participant-made videos in today’s live events and conferences. This page is a special shoutout to organizers and participants featured and linked from Planeta.com. Request: let us know how to watch and encourage official and individual videos. Why Live Video Live …