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Treasure kids’ artwork with Artkive and Art My Kid Made

For our last bit of visual fun online, let’s look at two apps that take real-world visual art and turn it into a digital treasure. What Is It? Art My Kid Made and Artkive are apps for iPhone or iPad … Continue reading

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Listgeeks – for people who love lists

Sometimes, the simplest tool is the most interesting. This week on Learning for Life Online, let’s look at Listgeeks a social sharing tool that’s all about lists. What Is It? Listgeeks is just what it sounds like: it’s a social … Continue reading

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I’ll Tumblr For Ya…

This week, we’ll finish this month’s ‘social finding and sharing’ theme with a look at Tumblr, a social sharing site that mixes blogging and image linking with great results. What Is It? Tumblr‘s tagline is Follow the world’s creators, and … Continue reading

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Finding and Sharing…and Being Social

Last week, we took a look at using more traditional sources of news online to find neat stuff to share. Now, let’s look at the social news sites that make finding and sharing news a much more interactive experience. What … Continue reading

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Finding Neat Stuff Online

Last week, we described many of the ways you can share the interesting links, images and videos you find online. Before we look at some places to find that neat stuff, let’s answer a reader question first: Why Share? What’s … 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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Stay on Schedule with Google Calendar

Continuing our theme of going deeper with online accounts, this week we’ll take a brief look at Google Calendar. What Is It? For starters, it’s a calendar that is easy to check and edit from anywhere you can log in … Continue reading

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Flickr and Online Photos – The Basics

Sharing your favorite photos has come a long way from vacation slide shows and sticky-paged photo albums. Web-based photo sites like Flickr will store your digital photos and other images online and let you arrange them for easy viewing, but … Continue reading

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The Social Library Catalog

Learning for Life Online tool #4: The social Boston Public Library catalog As more and more people join social networks like Facebook and buy from online retail stores like Amazon, they have come to expect the same kinds of features … Continue reading

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