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Question of the day: Tweet from your mobile phone (or change your number)

I know this info is available online, but it’s my question of the day, so here goes. 😉 Note> You can set it up twitter to use web or wifi if you have a smartphone; in that case, you may just want to use the appropriate Twitter app for your phone: Iphone; or Android (ton of choices). On your menu bar, choose> Settings On the ...

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Question of the Day: Get rid of the fake antivirus software/ System Tool Virus/Malware (Windows)?

I’m not going to claim to be an expert (nor do I play one on TV), and when one of these sorts of things slipped through all of my layers of protection/malware/antivirus, I had to manually remove it. Anyhow, one of my friends has been struggling to get rid of this and posted a plea for help, so here are my recommendations. If you’re on ...

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Question of the day: What to use to catalog a small church library?

So, the question of the day was about how to catalog a church’s library. This article has some great suggestions especially in regards to collection management decision making. In addition to determining which audience level, type of media, and subject headings schema to use (Sears, LCSH, etc.), I would add to also figure out how you want to provide access to the catalog and what ...

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Question of the day: How do I delete a note in facebook?

Q: How do I delete a note in facebook?A: Although not intuitive, this is easy to do. Type Notes into the Search field at the top OR start with your home page (In the news feed list on the left side, click on More, if you do not immediately see ‘Notes’). You may also be able to access notes via a button on your profile, ...

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Question of the day: where to find free stock footage

Internet archive has both moving images and stills including publicdomain; others are licensed under creative commons (CC).http://www.internetarchive.org and here are the various searches by CC license type:http://is.gd/dMHCl Also searching flickr by CC licensehttp://www.flickr.com/search/advanced/?flickr does have some very short film clips. I’m sure there are other tools, even the creativecommons website hassearching functionality. Youtube allows searching by license, too. Also, fair use may come into play ...

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Question of the Day: Delete or rename friends list in facebook

Q: How do I delete a friends list? I created one for a special event and I don’t need it anymore. A: Facebook always seems to be moving things around and deleting or editing a friends list is no different. It’s easy enough to create a list (several ways, one being> Under the Friends link on the left menu, click on Friends and the first ...

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Question of the Day: Upsize a 72dpi to 300dpi?

Q: Can you take a 72 ppi photo and make it look good at 300 ppi? Or, is it only used for taking a 300 ppi image and making huge posters? A: My first thought (depending on what the image is of and whether I could get a higher res one easily -- because that would seem to be the better choice) would be to ...

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Question of the day: How to embed youtube videos & make them fit…

Depending on what browser and resolution you are using, you may find that your content (such as blog posts) which have embedded videos are running over your blog post area. You COULD change your stylesheet, but if everything works except for embedded Youtube videos, an easier answer might be to change the width of the Youtube player. This is super easy to do. First you ...

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Question of the Day: How to search your own tweets at twitter

So, this was MY question today: as in, I wanted to re-post a tweet about moonshine arts & literary magazine. I couldn’t quite remember what I wrote and I didn’t use a #hashtag. So what to do? How do you search your own twitter feed? There are lots of cool trending tools out there, but those are very limited in terms of timeframe. I personally ...

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Question of the Day: how does texting to email work?

A question asked by one of my coworkers (and you all thought I just answered social media, opensource, or database questions, right? LOL) Q: How does a phone text to email? Does the computer have to have anything magic?A: You can text to any email system. It’s the phone that has the magic. Each texting phone (which is just about every cell phone except for ...

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