Cyberspace for Peace: Resources
How to Use Facebook
With over 1 billion users, the chances are pretty high that most of the people you know use Facebook. From chatting with friends and sharing your opinion, to creating events and making new friends, Facebook is one of the most important aspects to many people’s social life. In the following steps below we will tell you how to connect with and use Facebook. To know more please click here
WhatsApp is a messenger App that allows usage of Internet to make voice calls, video calls; send text messages, images, GIF (Graphics Interchange Format), videos, documents, user location, audio files, phone contacts and voice notes to other users. It also incorporates a feature called Status, which allows users to upload photos and videos to a 24-hours-lifetime feed that, by default, are visible to all contacts. To know more please click here
Twitter is an online news and social networking service where users post and interact with messages, “tweets,” restricted to 140 characters. Registered users can post tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them. To know more please click here
(pronounced Google plus) is a social networking project by Google. The Google+ design team sought to replicate the way people interact offline more closely than is the case with other social networking services, such as Facebook and Twitter. The project’s slogan is “Reallife sharing rethought for the web.” To know more please click here
A blog is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries (“posts”). Posts are typically displayed in reverse chronological order, so that the most recent post appears first, at the top of the web page. To know more please click here
Create a channel with a business or other name
What is a YouTube channel:
Making it simple for you, Channel in YouTube is like your own account like your Facebook or Twitter account? A personal YouTube channel is available to everyone who joins YouTube as a member. The channel serves as the home page for the user’s account. … A YouTube member can open a new business channel using a Brand Account.To know more please click here
LinkedIn is a social networking site designed specifically for the business community. The goal of the site is to allow registered members to establish and document networks of people they know and trust professionally.To know more please click here
Instagram is an easy-to-use mobile application that lets you capture and edit photos or videos on your tablet computer or smart phone. You can then share your creations on Instagram or other various social media websites, such as Facebook (which is currently Instagram’s parent company), Twitter, and Foursquare.To know more please click here
Internet Trolls: How to Politely School an Internet Troll on Social Media
We all have our own opinions, that’s what makes us unique and beautiful in our own way.
We’re at an age where social media is a platform that allows us to spread our opinion quickly . For many of us, visiting social media platforms are a part of our daily routine. It’s a great way to keep in contact with your family and friends.
But we also need to understand that there are people who do not use social media the same way as you or me. To some, social media can also be used to raise awareness for important causes. To others, it can also be used to spread hate.
Social media does amplify polarized opinions. It can get way out of hand for those who can’t have an educated discussion without putting someone down. This is the same for both vicious trolls and common friends.
The morning after and we may no longer be friends.
It’s sad. I’ve seen that happen over and over again. I’ve even been part of it when people chose to suck the life out of my posts just because I had a different opinion. I opted to unfriend them. I felt they weren’t planning to listen (at least they came across that way).
We’ve all had friends who disconnect with one another on social media instead of having a friendly conversation (like it should be).
Can it be avoided? Today, we will try.
So, how can we share our point-of-view on polarizing topics without getting exiled by our family or friends?
With the intention of assisting you or your friends in the future when commenting or posting on social media, we asked social media experts to weigh in on how to handle an Internet troll.
Here are the responses our experts gave on how to have a civilized conversation and keep trolling under bridges where it belongs:
Graphic Design Hacks: Using Microsoft Office to Create Images
Creating professional event posters, annual reports and blog images are easy when you have the right talent and the right tools (ie. Adobe Photoshop), but what if your nonprofit is not equipped with them? No problem!
This blog posts summarizes the 7 Microsoft Office tips and tricks covered in our event, Graphic Design Hacks for Nonprofits. You can view a copy of the presentation on SlideShare or watch the event recording on our YouTube channel. Now before we get started, remember that this post is on graphic design hacks, so many of the tips and tricks we cover will be shared in the context of using software that weren’t meant to be graphic editors (e.g., Microsoft Word). To know more please click here