GMail, Iowa, Twitter, More: Morning Buzz, July 8, 2014
GMail supports 13 more languages. That’s a total of 71 if you’re counting. “These 13 new languages are joining the Gmail family: Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani (Azeri), Chinese (Hong Kong), French (Canada), Galician, Georgian, Khmer, Lao, Mongolian, Nepali, Sinhala, and Zulu.”
Monitoring/trend tool Bottlenose has some new features.
Christopher Null explains it all. Well, not everything. But he does lay out Google’s different Drive offerings.
More Google: Google Street View — now for cruise ships.
More More Google: it’s still ironing out all the kinks in this “right to be forgotten” idea. ” Google’s efforts to carry out a European court order on the “right to be forgotten” took another twist on Friday as the company restored search-engine links to several newspaper articles from The Guardian whose delinking had stirred a public furor only a day earlier.”
A new historical Iowa newspaper archive is now available online. “It holds historic editions of The Messenger, the Fort Dodge Daily Chronicle, the Gowrie News, Dayton Leader and more dating back to 1856.”
Twitter and the World Cup. The World Cup and Twitter. “This World Cup could have been designed for Twitter – it’s the perfect conduit for mutterings. In the US it’s been pointed out that it may do for soccer what radio did for baseball, allowing fringe supporters such as Stonestreet and millions of other Americans a way to come closer to the fire.”
Beth M. tipped me to a nifty blog called Rare Cooking. Early modern (1600-1800) recipes are updated for today and tried out. Very new but I like what I see so far.
On the drawing board: a new encrypted instant messaging project.
Social Media Examiner has an interesting article on how to schedule and edit Facebook posts. Too bad that Facebook’s organic reach is getting so rotten that it hardly seems worth the effort.
Interesting: a concept redesign of Wikipedia.
But do they have DF Tram? Lifehacker looks at Four alternatives to SoundCloud.
Genealogists, if you want to contribute to GenForum, You better hurry up. Good morning, Internet…
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