The social network Facebook allows its users to invest in publicity and to promote posts, events and other types of content so as to reach a segmented audience.
Amazon is launching Echo Show, an assistant for your living room in the form of a speaker that allows a glimpse of the next leap in technology: machines we can talk to.
This way of communication can help create a corporate image of the organisation and its activities. We introduce you to 5 simple tools within the reach of non-profit entities.
Real Dreams Foundation has created the Donalo.org platform, a meeting point for businesses and individuals to donate a product for non-profit organisations that will receive it free of charge.
If your organization is looking for resources on where to get computer technology and internet connections, you may find the following helpful:
Firefox or Chrome? Mozilla or the imperial Google? Or simply good old Internet Explorer? How to choose the appropriate navigator server continues to be a mystery. There are two essential tests that give the best results for choosing the correct server.
Google Public DNS (for Domain Name System) is a simple and free service by Google. Users from outside the United States will notice a drastic increase in their navigation speed. Changing your DNS is quick and easy. Here’s the scoop and the instructions on how to change your DNS provider to Google Public DNS.
A few days ago, we were updating two new tools to improve parental control about the infantile use of the Internet. We are sharing a presentation that we prepared for a group of parents. Iwith.org is neither specialized in security on the Internet nor on children education. But we have a lot of experience about the use of the Internet and how kids use it.
Nowadays, your mobile can help you from being threatened. In Kenya, Ory Okollo created a website, named Ushahidi.com, to denounce social and political violence, murder, torture and sexual abuses.
Quite often, you have bad surprises while opening your website in other browsers. To avoid it, it's better to test it in different browsers and operating systems. Indeed, a page doesn't react the same and its design can change and give you unlikely results! Nowadays, there is an online and open-source tool to test your page before publishing it: Browser Shots.
Some time ago, we told you about how Electronic Books
represent an improvement in the access to culture. For this reason, every year we organize a Literature Contest
which is aimed at uploading the selected works of authors, mainly unknown. This situation is being called into question by the EU, who blames multinational Google
of heading towards becoming a monopoly. The multinational argues their interest is “to help people find books”.
Many times you will need to publish an e-mail address on your website, but then become quickly overwhelmed by SPAM and junk e-mails. We have tricks that can help you if such problems develop.
Google Chrome, Google’s web browser, from now on offers to see a web page in a whole new way.
or micro-blogging. In other words, the possibility to post on your account short messages of 140 characters maximum. More verbal logorrhoea, concision and especially massive amount of links. Twitter is like helping information, improving its spreading.
Internet use without any risks is a topic that concerns all parents. Here, we deliver two interesting propositions so that they are able to surf the web without any problems.
Laboratorio de Innovación social published an article which illustrates social sector's position regarding ITCs.
A book has just been published and it is 100% on line, available in PDF format on a site for Brazilian readers with a forum to discuss issues of common interest. Entitled ‘Understand Internet – ideas, practices and communication challenges on line”, the book is written by 38 Brazilian authors, expert on diverse fields.
Internet´s greatest achievement is the democratization of information, not only regarding how users access it, but also how it´s released. That is the very reason why taking control over the Internet is the objective of authoritarian systems, which fight for its domination whilst depriving it of this merit. However, the NGO “Reporters without borders” has published a report specifically to condemn Internet´s enemies.
To avoid printing is not the only way to prevent harming the environment. A group of Dutch professionals believe that even when you put your texts in paper, you can be ecologic if you use an ink-saving font. It's called ecofont.
The office of the High place Commissioned for the Human Rights of United Nations has put at the disposal of the organizations a guide for the agents of the civil society who work with this program of the International organization. The guide explains how the diverse mandates and the mechanisms of the human rights of United Nations work, and how the members of such of civil society, as organisations defenders of the human rights, the not governmental organizations and the academic institutions, can interact with them an as efficient as possible way.
Maybe you would like to upload that presentation that you prepared so carefully to Alternative Channel, You tube
, or maybe simply you don’t have the knowledge necessary to edit a video. If so, here you have a good tip.
It has become natural to have an account in facebook or in any of the hundreds of social networks available in the internet. Through them we, as individuals, create societies united by certain features in common. Scoutle allows you to socialize in the network too but this time as a blogger.
If you use Abcore web mail you should be aware that even if you delete your emails you also need to empty the Trash to make them disappear forever. In the times of assessments, cleanings and making new resolutions, pay attention to the following recommendation.
Poverty is no longer that tattered old woman, begging and dressed in black. Poverty today has a thousand faces - happy ones, young ones, child-like ones, ones with dark skin and others with white gloves - but all of them would be subject to less poverty if they had the Internet at their disposal. With “Blog Action Day 2008 poverty”
in mind, which takes place on 15 October, I want to share this post with you. Perhaps it'll make a child smile or bring a tear to the eye of a grown man.