What is Fortnite? Fortnite is a player-vs-player (PVP) co-op sandbox survival game from Epic Games, that runs on multiple platforms, including PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, iOS Apple phones, and Mac OS X. It has become wildly …[Continue]
Tech Tips for Families and Classrooms
What is a Facebook Shadow Profile?
Facebook “shadow profile” is an industry term for personal data amassed by Facebook from multiple sources: info you provide, plus information shared by your friends (via the sharing of their contact lists, for example), and online tracking pixels. Because the …[Continue]
Two Truths and a Lie: How to Fact Check the Internet
Two Truths and a Lie is a parlor game where each participant tells two truths and one lie about themselves, and then everyone in the group gets to guess which tidbit is the lie. On the Internet, however, it seems …[Continue]
How to Post a Facebook Privacy Notice
No, no, no, NO! There is NO legalese that you can post on your Facebook wall that will protect your privacy nor the ownership of your posts and photos. The agreement between you and Facebook is completely defined by the …[Continue]
What is a Facebook Trusted Contact?
Facebook has added an interesting security feature called Trusted Contacts that will help you get back into your account if you ever find yourself locked out. For example, you may have forgotten your password and be unable to access your …[Continue]
How to Add Painterly Effects to Your Photos
According to Wikipedia, “An oil painting is painterly when there are visible brushstrokes, the result of applying paint in a less than completely controlled manner, generally without closely following carefully drawn lines.” It also describes the effects created by a …[Continue]