Category Archives: Tips

Social Media Etiquette [Infographic]

The infographic below (Credit: TollFreeForwarding) provides tips for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest. Whilst aimed at business there are some useful pointers for everyone to take away. In short good manners are equally important online in these social spaces … Continue reading

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Why ‘googling’ yourself should be part of your digital health check

When was the last time you googled yourself? Some may ask why on earth would I want to do that? Well it is an effective way of finding out what others can learn about you from the Internet. What information … Continue reading

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New on WordPress.com: Sharing Buttons for WhatsApp, Telegram, and Skype

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
Our users — and your sites’ visitors — share millions of WordPress.com posts every day across social networks, and today we’re excited to announce sharing buttons for three more services: WhatsApp, Telegram, and…

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Nettiquette and appropriate use of Web 2.0

Definitions of netiquette The informal code of behaviour on the internet Rules about the proper and polite way to communicate with other people when you are using the Internet The etiquette of the Internet; polite online behavior A breach of … Continue reading

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12 simple tips to get started on Twitter

1 – Your Username Choose a name that is easy for others to remember and use Don’t make it too long as this will eat into the 140 characters if others retweet your posts 2 – Your Avatar Don’t be … Continue reading

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Guidance for students on using social media effectively

Social media is a constantly evolving landscape of tools and functionality that affects the way that most of us live, learn and work. Regardless of how you currently use (or don’t use) it, as an educator or as a student … Continue reading

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Good practice tips for professional social media profiles

For many our first experience of social media has been Facebook. There are also a number of us who will also have engaged with the likes of Friends Reunited, Friendster or Myspace. Typically we have used these spaces to connect … Continue reading

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Social media etiquette – some useful reminders

  The social media etiquette guide for business presented below as an infographic provides some excellent tips that ALL users of social media can learn from and adopt. It is important to consider etiquette both as polite and acceptable behaviours but … Continue reading

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Every little minute helps: Using Chrome to auto launch your most visited sites on start up

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 … Continue reading

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Google Search has finally added a simple way to search for images that have reuse rights!

Google Search has finally added a simple way to search for images that have reuse rights! First of all enter your search keyword, then click on Images. You will then see Search tools. Select this and it reveals Usage Rights … Continue reading

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