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Internet Or Computer Tricks. Internet History. Social Media. Search Engines. Tools. List of websites that can be useful for anyone. 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. 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

He is also the author of Me and My Web Shadow, a newly released everyperson's guide to the social web. You can find him on his blog or Twitter. 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.

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. 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 the most useful websites on the Internet that will make you smarter, increase productivity and help you learn new skills. These incredibly useful websites solve at least one problem really well. And they all have cool URLs that are easy to memorize thus saving you a trip to Google. Also see: The Best Android Apps Also see: The Best Mac Apps and Utilities seatguru.com – consult this site before choosing a seat for your next flight.webmakerapp.com — an offline playground for building web projects in HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

See: The Most Useful Tools for Programmers. 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.

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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. Once installed A Cleaner YouTube allows you to display YouTube videos without any of the "related videos," comments, or display advertising. 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.

WikiSummarizer

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. The purpose is to help the reader to quickly get the essential points in a short period of time.

WikiSummarizer automatically summarizes the Wikipedia articles. The blending of visualization with summarization, knowledge browsing, mind mapping provides you with a wide range of means to explore relevant content. 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. Learning/WebLiteracies. Web 2.0. The Commons. Useful Online Tools.