Making the most of Slideshare

Logo Breaking News: Scribd will begin operating the SlideShare business on December 1, 2020 As of this date, Scribd will manage SlideShare accounts and any content you may have on SlideShare, and Scribd’s General Terms of Use and Privacy Policy will apply. If you wish to opt out, please close your SlideShare account. Learn more. …

Twitter

Logo In the pantheon of the social web, Twitter – twitter.com – allows users to publish short messages of 280 characters of less. Twitterers can post their tweets across devices, including the iPhone, Android, Blackberry, or Windows devices and traditional computers. Our take: Twitter is a global poetry slam. Say something brilliant or quote someone …

What is the Social Web?

Photo: San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya It’s easier than ever to use the social web. Popularly called social media, these platforms, channels, and apps allow members to post, share, rank, 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 and move …

City Parks

Photo: Henderson, Bark in the Park Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are your favorites? What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and explore the natural world. Parks offer a respite from …

Upgrade

Verbs Upgrade = To raise (something) to a higher standard Upgrade your world by making the most of old-school allies and the expanding universe of the social web This presentation shows how the messages of environmental conservation and responsible / conscious / local travel is told using hi-tech and lo-fi communication. Engage! Comments are welcome …

Sharing Cultures

Photo: Guelaguetza Exploring sharing, culture, and sharing cultures. 2017 WorkshopsPlaneta.com’s director Ron Mader presented four workshop sessions under the rubric of Sharing Cultures on the Social Web, introducing examples from around the world of cultural conservation using the social web at the Native Innovation Educational Technology Conference (June 2017). World Heritage Day 2020The theme for …

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 attention as paid ads. Planeta.com would like to help friends and colleagues make the most of Facebook, particularly via pages, groups and events … …

Flickr

Poster There are some gripes, but on the whole, Flickr is our old-school sweetheart. 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. Key Linksflickr.com WishlistVideos from Flickr administration explaining changes.Better explaining of the …

Australia

Photo:  Channon Market Australia is an island continent and country. Neighboring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. Australia’s capital is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney. Much of the continent has lain flat for …