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 …

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 …

LinkedIn

LinkedIn — linkedin.com — is a social web channel which allows members to maintain contact with colleagues trusted in business. Think of it as an online analog of the rolodex. Official Spin: “If you’re not tapping in, you’re missing out.” Tip: How to change your password on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/psettings Tip: Edit drafts https://www.linkedin.com/post/edit/drafts Questions What do you think of the …

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 …

Slack

In Slack, everything happens on a workspace, a group of people using Slack together. Key Links https://slack.com https://slack.com/get-started https://slack.com/your-workspaces https://slackhq.com Brand Guidelines Slack at Work https://twitter.com/SlackHQ Two heads are better than one, but how about a whole team? Here’s how you can use Slack to build off each other’s ideas. https://t.co/IEHwlv0dz9 — Slack (@SlackHQ) February …

What’s a wiki?

Poster The term ‘wiki‘ is derived from a Polynesian word meaning ‘quick.’ This is an apt descriptor since changes can be made immediately by editors. These examples lead to our very own wiki, which will come to an end on Wikispaces in July 2018. For the purposes of this site, a wiki is a particularly …

Libraries on the Social Web

Signage: Local author collection 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 learning. You have to walk before you run. Examples please! Planeta.com spotlights good practices around the …

Timestamp

Buzzwords Timestamp = current time of an event recorded by a computer. Why it’s important – A timestamp directs a viewer or listener to a particular soundbite. An hour-long conversation may be interesting, but we’d like to direct attention to the specific bits – the explanations or smart chatter. Example – if there is a …