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How we use any of these colours in our lives can be very personal. From the way we dress, decorate our homes or even prepare food; we each may have different preferences to colour combinations. What pleases one person’s eyes can be a total turn off for another!
The Logo Company have put together an infographic on the emotions colours convey and aligned these with famous brands and the design of their logos. They say:
- yellow = optimism
- orange = friendly
- red = excitement
- purple = creative
- blue = trust
- green = peaceful
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So what’s a Tweet Chat?
A TweetChat is a virtual meeting or gathering on Twitter to discuss a common topic. The chat usually lasts one hour and will include some questions to stimulate discussion. In order to be able to view tweets relating to the chat, a pre-agreed hashtag is shared. A hashtag is a word or series of letters and/or numbers preceded by #. For example:
#LTHEchat = Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Chat
#BYOD4Lchat = Bring Your Own Devices for Learning
By including the chosen hashtag within all Tweets relating to the chat, it is then easy to view just those Tweets by simply searching for #LTHEchat (or your own chosen hashtag) using the search bar in Twitter.
Tweets containing this hashtag will then appear in your timeline below. Continue reading
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Below is a screencast outlining 26 tips for getting started with Twitter. The slides can be accessed via SlidesShare here and downloaded. They have a Creative Commons licence so may be re-used with credit.
Screencast [slides with voice over]
Creating lists is a way to filter the tweets you read into topics. Currently when you view your timeline you will see Tweets from everyone you follow, along with retweets. Wouldn’t it be nice to zoom in on Tweets from specific users? Creating lists can help you do this. It’s a bit like creating folders in Word to organise your saved files. Continue reading
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I received the message below when I logged into Facebook. It was a useful prompt to check my privacy settings, something we should ALL do at regular intervals.
Are you aware that you can make the choice to share your posts and other information just with friends you are connected to – that is the people you are friends with. If you do not check these settings you may find that you are sharing your information publicly. This means anyone can see your updates and profile. Continue reading
When you turn on your computer, it is likely that you will have a few favourite websites that you like to look at each day. Now whilst it doesn’t take that long to type in the web address for each one, there is a quick way to save these and have them open up automatically on start up using Chrome as your browser. Continue reading
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