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Tip of the Week: How To Keep Twitter From Telling The World Where You Live

Tip of the Week: How To Keep Twitter From Telling The World Where You Live

You may have noticed how social media platforms like Facebook or Twitter often share the location of any pictures you post, if they are set up to do so. Well, you’ve probably asked yourself if your device will share this information automatically, or if you have to enable this setting yourself.

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Tip of the Week: Online Tool Explains Complex Tech Terms Without Being Techy

Tip of the Week: Online Tool Explains Complex Tech Terms Without Being Techy

Without a background in technology, understanding technical jargon can be a daunting task. To help you out, The Washington Post and Alphabet have put together a free online tool called Sideways Dictionary. With Sideways, technical terms are explained using non-technical analogies.

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Tip of the Week: Feel Uncomfortable About Having Your Family History Online? Here’s How to Opt Out

Tip of the Week: Feel Uncomfortable About Having Your Family History Online? Here’s How to Opt Out

However far back you’re able to recall your family tree, it’s likely that the Internet can go even further; all by typing your name into a genealogy website like FamilyTreeNow.com. While such a tool is helpful for those curious of their origins, it can also creep out those who have a problem with too much of their personal information being publicly available online. Therefore, for this week’s tip, we’re going to show you how to opt out of FamlyTreeNow.com.

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Tip of the Week: Achieve Your Goal By Getting a Sassy Bot to Nag You

Tip of the Week: Achieve Your Goal By Getting a Sassy Bot to Nag You

People who constantly nag, typically only do so because they care. Yet, nagging is counterproductive because doing so only pushes people away. Thanks to the Nagbot app, you can find the motivation you crave by outsourcing your nagging needs to a bot!

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