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 …

Planeta.com September 2019 Preview

Poster This month we are starting experiments in livestreaming, public conversations. Some of the sessions take place on Facebook and Twitter/Periscope. Our September 3 and 5th and 12th YouTuve chats were delayed due to technical reasons via YouTube. September 19 Planeta Talks September 19, 2019 Starting Time Join us! Where is the conversation? We begin …

YouTube Links

Screenshot Links related to YouTube presented in somewhat random fashion Live Control Room Live streaming encoder Set up your live streaming encoder Before you can start streaming on YouTube, you need to download encoding software. What is an encoder? An encoder is a device or application that takes your content and converts it into a …

YouTube

Logo YouTube – https://www.youtube.com –  is a video-sharing website, created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005 and owned by Google since late 2006, on which users can upload, view and share videos. Key Links youtube.com youtube.com/new live events subscriptions Planeta Channel Ron Mader Core skills (Digital Literacy Quiz) Have you created an account on YouTube? …

YouTube TV

Screenshot Welcome to YouTube TV – tv.youtube.com. This is our brand-new look and troubleshooting guide. This page spotlights how to make the most of settings. Key Links tv.youtube.com tv.youtube.com/live tv.youtube.com/settings/liveguide Background YouTube TV includes live TV from 70+ broadcast, cable, and regional sports networks. Enter your home zip code at tv.youtube.com/welcome to see which networks are …

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 …

YouTube Faves

Logo Faves on YouTube Feature Ecuador – Viaje de la Semana (Trip of the Week) Favorite Streams: New Zealand’s Royal Cam Dizhsa Nabani Coffeebeans Routes Space Time with Stuart Gary El Foco CEHM: Studying Mexico’s History Planeta.com YouTube Google Faves

YouTube Premieres

New feature on YouTube: YouTube premieres is a feature that lets you and your viewers watch and experience a new video together, much like a movie or TV show premiere. Premiering your video allows you to schedule a video upload and to create buzz around the video with a shareable watch page. Note: Premiering a …

Sunset in Las Vegas 2017

Photo: Kevin Scuiller, Sunset Las Vegas –  If the skies are a bit cloudy, chances are there will be a magnificent sunset. Latest video from Kevin Scuiller:https://www.youtube.com/embed/j26eLlo8Owk Planeta.com Las Vegas Henderson, Nevada Drones or No Drones Kevin Scuiller

Webinar: Visitor Use Management Framework, Part 2

IUCN/WCPA Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS) in partnership with the Interagency Visitor Use Management Council (IVUMC) and Ecoturismo Genuino presented a live video webinar July 5. The Visitor Use Management Framework is a process designed for federal managers to collaboratively develop, implement, and monitor strategies and actions to provide sustainable access to lands …