Thing 7 – Twitter

Todays ‘thing’ focuses on Twitter. I love using Twitter! I use it every day for work. However, I didn’t know you could create lists of specific Twitter users so I had a look…This is a very useful feature for my Twitter account as it meant I could cat…

Thing 7 – Twitter

Thing 13

I tried to watch the suggested video about YouTube in Lynda.com but it doesn’t exist anymore! The one I did watch was 3 years old. I couldn’t find a specific training video for YouTube so I guess it is either lumped in with other social media or not as common anymore. It has been aroundContinue reading “Thing 13”

Thing 13

Thing 13: Video

Well, friends, the world sure looks different than it did when I last posted. These next two things (Thing 13 is video and Thing 14 is audio) are now incredibly topical as everyone who works in a university adjusts to teaching and learning online. For thing thirteen, we are asked to choose one of three… Read more Thing 13: Video

Thing 13: Video

Social Media

I am on Facebook & Twitter but more to keep aware of people & events & keep up with what’s happening at the library. When I get home I don’t want to be in front of a screen too much (& my eyes appreciate it:)) so I tend to do jigsaw puzzles and read (IContinue reading “Social Media”

Social Media

Quickly on wikis

This is one of the #23things which links today’s internet with its historical origins. It is based on:”collaborative websites which can be directly edited merely by using a web browser…by anyone with access to it”. That quote comes from Wiktionar…

Quickly on wikis

Thing 8 – Facebook

Around the world more than 1.62 billion people log onto the social media platform Facebook on a daily basis (I have to admit to being one of those Facebook fans), and  5 new Facebook profiles are created every second (Zephoria Digital Marketing, October 2019).  Thing 8 explores some aspects of this highly popular social media …

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Thing 8 – Facebook

Thing 3

Thing 3 from the 23 Things for Digital Knowledge Course.

Thing 3

Thing 4 – Digital Security

This week Digital Security was the topic surrounding “Thing 4”. After reading the Smartphone Security Informationprovided by the Information Commissioner’s Office, I’d say I’m quite secure when using phones as I use pin protected passwords and on …

Thing 4 – Digital Security

Thing 3 – Digital Footprint

Hi everyone, I’m back with Thing 3 to cover Digital Footprint, which is basically described as the print(information) we leave behind in the digital world. Apparently, the first and best place to start is by Googling yourself, so that’s what I did!&nbs…

Thing 3 – Digital Footprint

Thing 1 & 2 – Introduction

Hi all, this is my first ever blog post and it’s quite exciting! I came across this really cool course on Twitter called 23 Things for Digital Knowledge by University of Edinburgh and just had to check it out. What makes it even better is that its abso…

Thing 1 & 2 – Introduction