Flickr

Poster We have been big fans of Flickr, the user-generated photography website which launched in February 2004. This pioneering social web site rewards interaction and offers access to Creative Commons-licensed images. There are some gripes, but on the whole, Flickr is our old-school darling. 2019 Migration https://identity.flickr.com/migration 2019 Headlines https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/08/flickr-says-all-creative-commons-photos-are-protected-from-deletion-not-just-past-uploads November 2018 news Flickr News …

Facebook Links

Artwork Links related to Facebook presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-mark-zuckerberg-15-months-of-fresh-hell https://qz.com/1341382/facebook-loses-120-billion-in-market-capitalization-in-a-single-day-fb/ https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/07/facing-facebook-data-portability-and-interoperability-are-anti-monopoly-medicine https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/11/technology/personaltech/i-downloaded-the-information-that-facebook-has-on-me-yikes.html https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/4/17199262/facebook-new-terms-service-data-policy-clear-language https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2018/03/27/heres-how-to-download-all-your-data-from-facebook-it-might-be-a-wake-up-call https://mashable.com/2018/03/29/examining-facebook-data-profiles How do I manage roles for my Page? https://www.facebook.com/help/187316341316631 What’s new? Frames Create art people can use in their photos and videosFrames are a creative way for people to have fun or show their support. Now you …

Webinar

Buzzwords What’s a webinar? =  ¿Qué es un webinar? A webinar is a seminar conducted on the web, aka web seminar. They can vary in style and substance, but all are hosted by a specific individual or institution and feature a set agenda. Personally, I thought webinars were synonymous with Google Hangouts. There was a major …

#VegasChat

Hashtags The Las Vegas-focused #VegasChat returns in 2019 after a three year absence. The Twitter chat takes place on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 11am Pacific. How this works The @CityOfLasVegas account poses questions. People reply. Don Jacobson: Las Vegas is at the forefront of local government, smart cities, civic technology and community …

Facebook Faves

Poster Facebook faves Questions What are your favorite (favourite) things about Facebook? Fave groups? Fave features? Planeta Page https://www.facebook.com/planetadotcom Co-hosted groups and pages https://www.facebook.com/groups/mercadosdeoaxaca https://www.facebook.com/slowadventures Groups https://www.facebook.com/groups/rtnetworking https://www.facebook.com/groups/GlobalEcotourismNetwork https://www.facebook.com/groups/TourismAlertAndActionForum Pages https://www.facebook.com/IUCNTourism https://www.facebook.com/LaCosechaOaxaca https://www.facebook.com/HendersonLibraries https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofHendersonLibraries Planeta.com Facebook Making the most of Facebook Live Digital Literacy Quiz Faves

What is the Social Web?

Photo: San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya It’s easier than ever to use the social web. What is the social web? Also called social media, these channels allow members to contribute, rank and share and often remix user-generated content. The bottom line is that we need to learn how to play, extend skills and abilities, develop core skills …

Instagram

Logo One of the tools on the social web, Instagram instagram.com is a popular photography sharing website. Initial release: October 6, 2010 Also see: #instagrammable Instagrammable Key Links instagram.com @instagram Examples https://www.instagram.com/planeta Instagram Faves Quotes The Instagrammability of a destination is apparently now the number one motivation for booking a holiday for millennials. Is it …

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 Flickr, you can give your uploads a ‘tag’ or keyword. which is like a keyword. These are often recycled into personal or …

#FlashbackFriday

Hashtags #FlashbackFriday = Posts made on Fridays, typically with vintage photos Also: #FBF Also see: #ThrowbackThursday Embedded Tweets 2007 New Zealand #Ecotourism Conference https://t.co/E9v0OOk6wY @tuisong1 @wherestrentnow #ThrowbackThursday #FlashbackFriday #wildnz pic.twitter.com/TAFZHH8cg8 — Ron Mader (@ronmader) November 16, 2017 https://t.co/8zF80nhTmt 2009 #FlashbackFriday pic.twitter.com/CTohdAFnu1 — planetanews (@planetanews) February 8, 2019 A few thoughts about refrigerator magnets (imánes para la …

Biotweeps

Logo One of our favorite accounts on Twitter. A gift to biodiversity and biology fans around the globe What it is: Biotweeps is a curated Twitter account — @biotweeps — featuring a different biologist every week. The project is organised by Anthony Caravaggi (http://www.arcaravaggi.co.uk) and Carina Gsottbauer. You can post questions or give feedback by …