Greece from Home

Hashtags Elsewhere on the web, during the Coronavirus Pandemic, tourism leaders in Greece are offering virtual tours. Hashtag: #greecefromhome Key Links Greece From Home Archive Media Assets Facebook YouTube Playlist @VisitGreecegr Questions = Ερωτήσεις Is there a schedule of upcoming live videos? = Υπάρχει ένα πρόγραμμα επερχόμενων ζωντανών βίντεο; What are the tourism trends in …

Libraries on the Social Web

Photo: Digital Literacy Tools 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 …

Can you make a playlist?

Roofdog: Can you make a playlist? Playlist = a list of recorded songs or pieces of music chosen Digital Literacy Quiz Can you make a playlist? Continuing our gamification of the social web, points to our friends who can make a public or semi-public playlist on GooglePlay, YouTube, and other channels. Why? Making and maintaining …

Flickr Faves

Poster We are looking forward to seeing how the freshly revamped Flickr photography site – flickr.com – develops. Will it survive? As a long-time user / member / fan, I am looking forward to seeing how good friends and wonderful strangers adjust to the revised Flickrverse. That said, here are some of our fave accounts …

Lunch Goes On

Poster March 2020 – Culinary Backstreets – culinarybackstreets.com has started a hashtag – #lunchgoeson – to document how local folks and restaurants are coping in these uncertain times. Embedded Tweets We've started a hashtag on Instagram – #lunchgoeson – to document how local folks and restaurants are coping in these uncertain times. So take a photo of …

Online

Photo: Event Horizon Telescope, Black hole at the center of Messier 87 This guide explores the ins and outs of online communication, particularly as pay attention to new opportunities – crisis-driven in 2020 – for online education and online conferences. Since Planeta.com was created in 1994, we have participated and explained how to use forums, …

Hashtags

Photo Hashtags – the tag prefaced with # – are used to aggregate information from different people. Tags are key words used to organize information. They’re like the ingredients on a label. On a blog or photo site like Flickr, you can give your uploads a ‘tag’ or keyword. These are often recycled into personal or collective wordclouds. On …

Google Translate

Logo Google Translate – translate.google.com Key Links translate.google.com Headlines Google Translate’s real time transcription feature is out now for Android Latino outreach or Google Translate? 2020 Dems bungle Spanish websites Upcoming Changes (2020) Translation history will soon only be available when you are signed in and will be centrally managed within My Activity. Past history …

YouTube TV

Screenshot Welcome to YouTube TV – tv.youtube.com. This is an in-process troubleshooting guide. This page spotlights how to make the most of settings. Special thanks to my nephew Jacob who gifts me the account. Key Links tv.youtube.com tv.youtube.com/live tv.youtube.com/settings/liveguide 2020 We purchase rights from Sinclair to distribute content to you. Despite our best efforts, we’ve …

Twitter Moments

Buzzwords Twitter Moments are a way to collect – aka curate – tweets that unfold over time on … Twitter. These moments can be promoted from member’s accounts and embedded on other websites. Key Links Help! How to create Recent Changes and a Reality Check Twitter Moments debuted in September 2016. As of October 2018 …