As the lead administrator for Pollak Library’s Facebook Page, there are serious changes I would like to see Facebook make in its next upgrade or redesign to Facebook Pages. These are not cosmetic changes. These are missing features and functionality that seriously impair our ability to effectively manage our organizational Facebook Page and our relationship […]
While setting up the Fan Page for Pollak Library, I kept racking my brain over how to update the Page’s Status with our Twitter account, which is often fed by our blog via the WordPress Twitter Pools plugin. Now, your immediate response is probably that I just need to install the Twitter application for Facebook.
The Library of Congress officially launched its YouTube channel yesterday. This initial collection includes more than 70 videos, many from the late 1800s and early 1900s. Following is the first moving image ever made, in 1894, a sneeze by Fred Ott.
I am bad about using and following through with Google Analytics. I install the code snippets on every site I develop, but then I just kind of forget about it, unless it’s for a company with whom I’m employed. They usually have their own marketing people who run with and analyze the data. But, as
Ancestry.com has released a new browser toolbar, which allows you to save web page links and attach them to an individual in your Ancestry family tree. I just down downloaded and installed the Firefox version, but haven’t had time to actually try it out yet.
I’ve been playing around the past week with my new license to TNG (The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding) to run my family history site, as a replacement to my previous home-grown PHP/MySQL application. So, far I absolutely love the program. It’s entirely web-based, all I had to do was FTP the files to my