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Beach Hazards &3 Ways Earth Networks Can Help

Beach Hazards &3 Ways Earth Networks Can Help

Beaches are a popular destination for those looking to get away for a summer vacation and enjoy some time in the sun. However, there are some hazards associated with the beach that you should be aware of. Many are severe weather related, which Earth Networks can help with. Consider some of these beach hazards and the benefits of EN with hazards which can help by utilizing real time weather trackers and other equipment that work to predict severe weather conditions.

Weather Warnings

Earth Networks has systems that can provide severe real time lightning alerts and weather warnings to beachgoers in order to communicate that there is severe weather in the area. Lightning and thunderstorms can be dangerous to people on the beach.

High winds created by storms can make for rip currents and cause the water to be unsafe for swimming. Rip Currents can be deadly if not respected and paid attention to.

Being in the water when lightning is present is very dangerous. Having weather sirens and alerts available on the beach in order to warn people of these conditions is essential to safety.

Weather Trackers

Weather trackers are also an important piece of what Earth Networks can do for the safety of beach vacationers. Weather trackers use real time weather data to track severe weather in the area and predict its arrival down to the minute. Constant updates can help people know how long their beach day can last and when they should begin to head back to their hotel. Severe thunderstorms that are not tracked effectively can lead to unnecessary injuries and drowning if swimmers are not notified in enough time to leave the area.

In order to have a safe and fun beach vacation, weather trackers and weather alert systems are the best way to know what to expect out of the weather each day so that everyone can stay safe.

 

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7 Actions to Do in Facebook for a Beginner

7 Actions to Do in Facebook for a Beginner

I hope I don’t attract smirks when people read the title and guess what follows further down. By now Facebook might have a billion users but still, it can accommodate another billion may be in its member database. It implies there is a billion potential newbies to Facebook; I thought I would target at least 10% of them through this blog post.

I agree the world population is online savvy; still, equal numbers of people are not. I address them here with some very basics of Facebook working.

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  1. Create a Facebook profile.

Creating a profile is the first action when you want to enter world of digital communication. It is a very simple task of signing up with name and upload your profile photo. If you don’t upload your own image, Facebook members would not be free to communicate with you. It is FACE BOOK mate, so stay true it by using your real photo. Do not use pictures of animals, birds or your college emblem or your company logo. You don’t have to fill all your true information in your profile. Fill only the information you are comfortable sharing with others.

  1. Make friends in Facebook.

People join Facebook to make new friends, find and revive lost contacts and try to convert the friends into business leads. So, there is no point shying away. The Facebook search function find friends for you who are already active in Face book using your emails addresses of your contacts in gmail, yahoo! And hotmail, etc.

Once you get a few friends in a day or two, Facebook will notify you of new friendship requests from people either you know already or strangers.. You can also try to locate your school mates, past colleagues by using the ‘search’ function or send new friendship requests based on location, age, gender, field of interests and more filters.

  1. Posting updates

Either on an hourly basis or on a daily basis nor on any other schedule that suits you, you can post updates on your wall in the form of text, images or even videos. If you have a blog, you can post your blog post URL and the Facebook will retrieve the title of your published blog post plus a small snippet of your blog post.

  1. Pictures or videos

Pictures or videos can be related to your travel or an event involving you or your son or your spouse can be uploaded with ease. Your updates on your profile page will attract more readers’ reactions if they contain pictures and videos.

  1. Tagging

While uploading a picture or naming a few of your Facebook friends, it is easy to tag them too so that as and when your tag, the tagged members of Facebook will be notified of the mention by you and they will click on the notification to land on your post and read it fully and leave a ‘like’ or comment on it.

 

  1. Join a few Facebook groups.

Facebook groups are created by the members of Facebook for a specific cause or purpose. It is free to created and free to join to expand your friends’ list and to expose your own personal or business interests. In addition, you can create your own group and invite your friends and people with similar interests to join the group.

 

  1. Interacting with friends and strangers

Based on your expressed interests, your friends’ posts and strangers’ posts would appear on your wall if you have configured your setting accordingly. Under each of the post, there would be ‘like’ button that you can press to let them know you have read and liked their post. Moreover, one can also publish a comment under the text or image updates.

There is more that Socialmedia offers but as you gain experience and when you have real online business, you will come to know about them. Nevertheless, whether you have a blog or a website, whether you do online business or not, a Facebook presence for everybody can be a real learning experience.

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How to See What Twitter Thinks It Knows About You

How to See What Twitter Thinks It Knows About You
Twitter tracks surfers through the netTo learn more about users, Twitter now uses so-called tracking cookies. If you do not want to be observed during surfing, you can turn it off 🙂

The Twitter short message service has changed its privacy policy and its terms of use. Most important innovation: The Twitter button, which is installed on many websites to share their content, now has an espionage function.

On the company’s blog, Othman Laraki, who is responsible for “growth”, announced that it would make Twitter more accessible to new users, and to implement “tailored suggestions”, ie, user-specific recommendations.

Twitter is actually a cross for beginners. The real benefit can be drawn from the service, who has assembled a list of people who are interested in and whose tweets he wants to follow. This search however can be frustrating in the sea at pseudonyms and nicknames. As a result, new users will be offered interesting accounts for them.

A comprehensible idea for a manager who cares about the growth of the company. The problem is the necessary data. In order to be able to suggest something new to a new user, it must already know it before it logs in at all. Exactly this is now a big task!.

Tracking cookies

The Twitter button, which is integrated on many pages, to share texts, videos or pictures, can therefore be even more in the future. It now contains a script that looks at every browser and leaves it a so-called cookie

It is as if a couple of joking folks put a piece of paper on the back of the schoolyard. Anyone who can see the note afterwards now knows that the bearer has passed the rumble. And thanks to these so-called tracking cookies, Twitter now knows which websites a browser and its users have visited before.

If a new user comes to the page of Twitter, they search for the cookies and sees, for example, that the one was often at Spiegel Online and rarely at the Focus. As a result, Twitter suggests to follow users who have a similar surfing behavior – tailored suggestions. This is currently being tested with “some users”, says the announcement. In the future, however, it could become the standard to recommend regular things for regular twitter users

Although these data will be deleted after 18 months and Twitter is assured that it will not be passed on to anyone. Nevertheless, such collections are regularly used by data protectors to shake the head. Twitter is trying to dispel these concerns with another announcement.

Privacy is not the default setting

At the same time, the company stated that the service would respect the so-called Do-Not-Track Initiative. Different browsers now offer the possibility to tell other websites that the user does not want to be tracked. To do this, the Firefox in the settings under Privacy, the point “Websites that I do not want to be tracked” must be attached. Internet Explorer and Chrome also allow this, the latter via a program, which must be installed additionally.

This works however only, if the opposite, ie the visited website, which also accepts. The fact that Twitter is part of it is at least a signal. However, it is nice and good and more than Facebook is willing to do. It is not enough. In fact, such monitoring procedures can only be used if the surfer has explicitly agreed with them and not if they can shut them down, but they can only apply to them all.

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15 Secret WhatsApp Features That Everyone Should Know About

15 Secret WhatsApp Features That Everyone Should Know About

15 Hidden Whatsapp Features That You Didn’t About

Whatsapp has made our lives so much easier with its instant messaging service that most of us remain its loyal users. Not only did it make text messaging and BBM obsolete but it also became an alternative to social media for a lot of people, so much so, that social media giant Facebook had to acquire it for 19 billion dollars. The app comes with a ton of features, a lot of which is probably not known to you. Find out about all the secret Whatsapp features that you’ve been missing out on.

15 Secret Whatsapp features

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  1. Discover Who You Talk to the Most

If you’re an iOS user, head to Settings > Account > Storage Usage.

  1. Stop Other People From Reading Your Pop-up Notification

On iOS go to Settings > Notifications > Show Preview. Add password through third party apps on Android.

  1. Use Whatsapp Web on Your Computer

Open web.whatsapp.com on computer and scan the QR code with your phone camera. Alternatively, download the desktop app. Use it to transfer files through self-message by creating a group with a single friend and then deleting the person.

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  1. Reply without Opening the App

Android users can go to Settings > Notifications > Popup notification and select Always show popup.

  1. Get Homescreen Shortcuts for Specific Chats

Long press a chat and select Add conversation shortcut on Android phones.

  1. Choose Who Can See Your Profile Picture

Head to Settings > Account > Privacy > Profile photo.

  1. Broadcast Messages without Them Knowing

Go to Chats > Broadcast Lists > New List > Add Contacts. Write your messages and send them. Whatsapp _3

  1. Avoid Blue Ticks

Don’t open messages and dismiss notifications. Turn off Wifi and data and open the app to read messages. Close the app and turn the internet on. If you don’t want this Whatsapp feature at all, go to Settings > Account > Privacy > turn off Read receipts.

  1. Write Messages in Bold, Italics and Strikethrough

Add * on both sides of a word for *Bold*. Add _ on both sides of a word for _Italics_. Add ~ on both sides of a word for ~Strikethrough~.

  1. Control Data Usage and Stop Auto-Download of Pictures and Videos

Go to Settings > Data Usage and turn on Low data usage. From Data usage options, you can also control auto-download of media.

  1. Stop Strangers in Groups from Reading Your Personal Info

Head to Settings > Account > Privacy. Restrict Last seen, Status and Profile photo to My Contacts.  Whatsapp_4

  1. Automatically Add dates to Calendar

iOS users can tap and hold dates within chats and select Create event to directly add an event on their calendars.

  1. Get Special Notifications from Certain Contacts

Go to Chats and open a chat from the person. Tap on contact name and select Custom notifications.

  1. Bookmark or Star Messages

Tap and hold the message and then press the star symbol.

  1. Read a Chat and then Mark Unread

Android users tap and hold the chat to Open Menu and Mark as Unread.

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Facebook F8: Four Things Worth Your Attention

Facebook F8: Four Things Worth Your Attention

Facebook F8 – Major areas focused at the conference

At a recent conference of Facebook F8, CEO and some other executive members of the company have made some significant declarations. Though the target of these announcements is mainly at the team of developers, the users may also find them to be valuable.

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