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Facebook Timeline…once more, with feeling!

Good morning. Over the weekend, many Facebook users were told that as of August 4th, their profile pages would be switching to the new Timeline format. Let’s take a look at Timeline’s features and see how you can prepare for … Continue reading

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Getting all together – Evite, Anyvite and other invitation tools

When you’re planning parties this summer (or any time), online tools can make it easy to invite guests, track RSVPs, and send out messages and updates. Different tools have different features, but most of them will let you: Create an … Continue reading

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Try One New Thing – Our 1st Anniversary Post

As we finish out June, we are also finishing up the first year of Learning for Life Online. For anyone who’s been reading along since the beginning: thank you. I’m going to work hard to make the second year of … Continue reading

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Social Games – Playing together, wherever you are

Going from practical to fun, let’s look this week at social games – those games you see everyone playing on their smartphones, tablets and laptops. What Are They? Social games are exactly that: online games that you can play on … Continue reading

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Facebook – Privacy Settings

Facebook Timeline Note: We’ve moved the short look at Timeline that was here to a later post, with more details and suggestions. Check it out! Facebook Settings That said, with Timeline and other new features Facebook has developed, it’s more … Continue reading

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Getting Social – Sharing the neat stuff you find online

When the internet began, the only way to share interesting information online was to copy and paste it into an email, or forward one email message around and around. Nowadays, the web is built for sharing neat stuff. From social … Continue reading

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The Only Constant is Change

We’ll be taking a short break from ebooks this week to talk about one of the skills necessary for living life online: being comfortable with change. “Nothing but change endures.” Whether we know this quote from Heraclitus or Isaac Asimov, … Continue reading

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Facebook – The Basics

Learning for Life Online tool #2: The Learning for Life Online Facebook page Ah, Facebook. It seems like everyone is Facebookin’ these days, from the high schooler across the aisle to your mother (it’s the only way to keep track … Continue reading

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