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3 Tips for Managing Your Online Reputation. Antony Mayfield is iCrossing's Senior Vice President, Social Media, leading the company's services and innovation efforts related to the social web.

3 Tips for Managing Your Online Reputation

Social Media. Facebook Is Throttling Nonprofits And Activists. By B.

Facebook Is Throttling Nonprofits And Activists

Traven / valleywag.gawker.com So far coverage of Facebook's plan to squeeze the organic reach of Pages has focused on its impact on "brands" that spam us with ads and promotions. But nonprofits, activists, and advocacy groups with much fewer resources (and no ad budgets) are also being hugely affected. It's starting to look like Facebook is willing to strangle public discourse on the platform in an attempt to wring out a few extra dollars for its new shareholders.

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Search Engines. List of websites that can be useful for anyone. 25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer. It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet.

25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer

101 Useful Websites. Changelog and Updates The following websites were part of the original list but they are either no longer available or have been replaced with better alternatives. 327k Shares.

101 Useful Websites

100+ Alternative Search Engines You Should Know. If someone asks you, off the top of your head, what search engines you use or know off, chances are you’ll be naming the regulars: Google, Bing, Yahoo.

100+ Alternative Search Engines You Should Know

The Internet however is a really big place and there are plenty more search engines out there that can cater to very specific requirements. General Search Engines We’re skipping the search engines that everyone know about so you won’t be seeing Google, Yahoo or Bing in this list. Here are many other alternative search engines available out there. <img src=" width="800" height="400" alt="ecosia">Pin itMyWebSearch – MyWebSearch is search engine that shows results from Google.

Regional Search Engines. The free encyclopedia. Encyclopedia of Earth. Copy. Built on the same cloud as Barracuda's award-winning IT solutions, Copy is rooted in both security and storage technologies, making Copy for Companies a great option for businesses that want to layer control over sharing services employees use.

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And with enterprise-level security, proprietary data control, secure sharing, and as much storage as you need*, Copy is designed to give you the tools & support you need at a price that beats the competition. Small Teams Start Free. Get all the features of Copy for Companies with up to 5 personal Copy accounts. Shorten multiple urls into one. PicMonkey: Free Online Photo Editing. Technology. The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet. Here are some of the most useful websites on the internet that you may not know about.

The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet

These web sites, well most of them, solve at least one problem really well and they all have simple web addresses (URLs) that you can memorize thus saving you a trip to Google. And if you find this list useful, also check out the expanded version – The Most Useful Websites – which now offers a collection of 150+ undiscovered and incredibly useful websites to enhance your productivity. ctrlq.org/screenshots – for capturing screenshots of web pages on mobile and desktops. dictation.io – online voice recognition in the browser itself. 157 of the Most Useful Websites on the Internet. Edshelf. Online Search Tools. Internet search techniques. Niice. A search engine with taste. People search. SEEK! The search skills game. Soople. Interactive online Google tutorial and references.

The University of South Carolina Beaufort. So, you're still getting those 1,670,000+ responses to your search queries on the Web, and you're still too busy to do anything about it, like reading the lengthy, and sometimes confusing, "help" screens to find out how to improve your searching techniques.

The University of South Carolina Beaufort

12 Useful YouTube Accessories for Teachers and Students. If you can access it in your school, YouTube has a ton of useful educational content.

12 Useful YouTube Accessories for Teachers and Students

Here are ten tools that can make using YouTube in your classroom a better experience for everyone. Removing Related Content and Banner Advertisements. A Cleaner YouTube is a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. 20 best web apps you've never heard of. Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr - a few giants so dominate the web app world that it's hard for anyone else to make an impression.

20 best web apps you've never heard of

We've spent some time looking beyond the leading sites, though, and discovered a host of interesting tech startups. Vimeo. Watch Free Documentaries, Series and Episodes online. Wikipedia. WikiSummarizer. WikiSummarizer is a Web-based application specializing in automatic summarization of Wikipedia articles. Automatic summarization is the creation of a shortened version of a text by a computer program. The result is a summary that presents the most important points of the original text. A summary is a shorter version of the original information. It highlights the major points from the much longer article. Wikistream. WikiMindMap. TED: Ideas worth spreading. Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine.

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Digital literacy. Digital literacy is the ability to effectively and critically navigate, evaluate and create information using a range of digital technologies. It requires one "to recognize and use that power, to manipulate and transform digital media, to distribute pervasively, and to easily adapt them to new forms".[1] Digital literacy does not replace traditional forms of literacy. It builds upon the foundation of traditional forms of literacy.[1] Digital literacy is the marrying of the two terms digital and literacy; however, it is much more than a combination of the two terms.

Learning/WebLiteracies. Web 2.0. The Commons. Useful Online Tools.