Your Digital Tattoo: How Permanent is this Ink?

Before you post, know this will be around for a LONG time

In today’s Tech Tip Chet addresses the permanence of the posts we share on social media. And provides suggestions for making sure what you post is something you’ll be happy seeing 10 years from now. This is #2 in a 5-part video series on Choosing Your Own Digital Tattoo.

Choosing your Digital Tattoo – thoughtfully posting on the internet

What will this post look like to a stranger?

In today’s Tech Tip Chet Davis – Your Technology Tutor shares the first of five videos focused on Choosing Your Digital Tattoo. Today “What does this look like to a stranger?”. Your digital tattoo or digital footprint is something you create every time you share some on social media today – and it will be […]

Are You Happy With Your Digital Tattoo?

Interview: What it is and how to shape it

Had a great time talking with my friend and colleague Valda Ford recently about a very important topic – Your Digital Tatoo. For folks using Social Media it’s important you know that you are everyday adding to your Digital Tatoo, leaving a track – a record that friends, future bosses, co-workers, and your future mate […]

In today’s Tech Quick Tip Chet Davis – Your Technology Tutor teaches you how to easily turn off or disable the notifications when someone goes live with  Facebook video. This can be an annoyance on your mobile device – there’s a single setting in Facebook on your laptop or desktop computer to turn this off.

In today’s Tech Quick Tip Chet Davis – Your Technology Tutor teaches you how to use a free website to easily (and quickly) create automatically a collage of your best nine Instagram photos (posts) from the last year.

The importance and acceptance of video in Social Media continues to grow.  Today Instagram begins roll-out of increased video capabilities on the social media service previously thought of as a photo sharing site… 15-second videos have been incorporated and soon users will be able to post videos up to 60-seconds long.  In addition to the length […]

Instagram To Adjust What You See In Your Feed.

http://blog.instagram.com/post/141107034797/160315-news

If you are an Instagram user, be ready for them to adjust your “feed” starting this week. Instead of seeing those you have chosen to follow showing up in posting order, Instagram will begin curating your feed – determining for you what they believe you would like to see.

Facebook to launch new emoticons

http://techcrunch.com/2016/02/24/facebook-reactions/

New emoticons coming to Facebook – more than just the “Like” we’ll have Love, Wow, Haha, Sad, and Angry options. This is designed to allow your Friends to share a more accurate reaction to one of your posts. For example, Liking a post when you announce an illness – when they were doing that to show support – now they can show support and can instead communicate their feelings with you (or about your latest public post) by selecting one of the 5 new emoticons.

Facebook's New Emoticons

Facebook’s New Emoticons