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Numerous Connections classes updated and translated

Numerous Connections classes updated and translated

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A number of Android, Facebook, Google, Internet safety, iOS and Windows courses have be updated. Ten of these classes were also translated to Spanish.

Tuesday, June 04, 2019/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (197)/Comments (0)/
Did you miss Facebook Watch?

Did you miss Facebook Watch?

If you missed the grand rollout of this feature, you're not alone.

Facebook Watch. Did you miss the grand rollout? It's not too late to catch up on this feature.

Monday, September 17, 2018/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (1407)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Technology
Want to ditch your Facebook account? Read this first!

Want to ditch your Facebook account? Read this first!

Closing your account might cause issues with other sites tied to your Facebook account

If you find yourself not using Facebook as much as you used to, or you simply would like to take a break, there are a few options at your disposal. Before taking the plunge of deleting your account, you could just un-follow Facebook friends you don't want to talk to and unsubscribe from some groups. However, if you’ve set your mind on getting rid of Facebook once and for all, here’s what you need to do.

Monday, February 05, 2018/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (3437)/Comments (0)/
Categories: TechnologyNational
Facebook Announces New Tech to Prevent Fake News from Trending

Facebook Announces New Tech to Prevent Fake News from Trending

Trending news has been fooled by farces and hoaxes. Facebook is re-tooling to try and prevent future mistakes.

Facebook displays trending topics next to your news feed. But the prevalence of Internet hoaxes has posed challenges for the social media giant, which is responding with changes to algorithms and staffing.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (9640)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Technology
Course updates

Course updates

Facebook, Safety First: Privacy & Safety Online, and Windows 10 get updates.

Facebook, Safety First: Privacy & Safety Online, and Windows 10 get updates. 

Thursday, June 09, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (17428)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Course updates
Staying connected on Mother's Day and all year through

Staying connected on Mother's Day and all year through

Forget email--Ernestine Mathis has moved on to Skype, Gmail chat and more

Forget email--Ernestine Mathis has moved on to Skype, Gmail chat and more

Friday, May 06, 2016/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (11704)/Comments (0)/
Facebook adds reaction emojis so you can express more than a simple "Like"

Facebook adds reaction emojis so you can express more than a simple "Like"

New animated emojis give you more choices of expression when reacting to posts

Facebook has released an expanded set of  emojis you can use to express your reaction to posts. And, of course, you can use more than one at a time.

Monday, February 29, 2016/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (13483)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Technology
Facebook has updated News Feed controls to put you (more) in charge

Facebook has updated News Feed controls to put you (more) in charge

New settings allow you to choose the pages and people you want to see first

Facebook has decided to take a step out of the way and let you choose—to an extent—the friends and pages that you want to see at the top of your feed when you first log on. According to Facebook “you’re the only one who truly knows what is most meaningful to you”, so they have expanded settings in News Feed Preferences to let you prioritize.

Friday, July 10, 2015/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (15741)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Technology

Facebook update

Facebook 2 updates include deleting groups and pages, new download instructions

You asked, we delivered. Facebook 2 has a few new features.

Friday, May 15, 2015/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (21685)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Course updates
Facebook adds legacy contact feature to accounts

Facebook adds legacy contact feature to accounts

What happens to your account when you die? Now you have a choice.

What happens to your digital history when you die? Should your presence be erased or should you grant access to someone to handle—and perhaps clean up—your online social media accounts? Facebook's new legacy contact feature lets you choose someone to have limited access to your account after death to memorialize your account.
Monday, February 16, 2015/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (16007)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Technology

Facebook 2 update published

New screenshots and the new Facebook Groups app for mobile devices

Facebook 2 v3.0 is now available for partner/instructor access on the Downloads page. The course was refreshed with new screenshots and information about the new Groups app Facebook recently released for mobile devices.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (20778)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Course updates

Facebook 1 update

Course update includes the new graphics and instructor-requested subjects

Facebook 1 has been updated to include the new icons and graphics as well as more complete coverage of topics requested by instructors.
Thursday, November 13, 2014/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (19958)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Course updates
Tags: Facebook

Facebook launches Nearby Friends feature

Here's what you need to know about the new location-sharing feature

Facebook has launched Nearby Friends, a new feature that shares your location with your Facebook friends, and shows you where your friends are as well. Here are the details of the new feature, including how to opt-in and set it up.
Monday, August 11, 2014/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (12169)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Technology

Facebook wants to be in the middle of your free Wi-Fi

Like to surf the Internet using free Wi-Fi at the local coffee shop? You might soon find that you are asked to check in via Facebook for the privilege.

Facebook Wi-Fi might be coming to your favorite free hotspot soon. It'll ask you to check in to the business' s Facebook Page in order to access the free Wi-Fi. Using Facebook Wi-Fi can result in posts of your location to your timeline, even automatic posts in future visits. Find out what this means and how you can control your privacy settings.
Monday, June 02, 2014/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (11543)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Technology

New in your News Feed: Facebook Trending

It’s what people are talking about on Facebook

Facebook has introduced a new feature you may have noticed on your homepage. Trending, which lies to the right of your News Feed, is a compilation of some of the hot topics trending on Facebook. Each suggested topic has a title and a short explanatory introduction.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (9804)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Technology
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