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The Heatbeat of The World Wide Web

Greetings Rob here. I been busy over on social media again, updating avatars to match on the world wide web. The heart beat of any media prescence is continuity. So with that said I will update you guys here on what has been going on in 2020.

Without getting into to much of the logistical changes happening around the world, I just want to share with you briefly some thoughts on networking online via the world wide web. Due partly to dispell myth and invisible fears people go through I suspect you know some people who do not wish to be seen online. Is there good reason for this, perhaps as we know some do not feel confident enough to begin and justify this with trust issues about even starting. So these beliefs are embedded and without ever knowing any different understand this, these people are happy. One thing is true though more and more tasks need doing online. The avoidance of online activities will be fine if you have a secretary of a carerer to do these things for you. I would suggest just creating an email is enough to boost your confidence. No doubt in my mind this will help you progress from land line thinking to smart phone technology. Is a simple solution for a perhaps age old issue but is one which is subtle and very effective. Cultivating intrigue in people instead of overloading them with the possibilities in far more attractive.

There are people who have emails and have concerns about logging in. Changing a password is much more simple than a few years ago. A few years ago you would go in an internet cafe and the guy in the cafe would help you type on computer creating your email. He would use his email as back up because you needed a back up email, does this sound familiar? Now you can back up your email with a mobile text messaging mobile phone. Over the years phones get lost, numbers change. Having a back up email is still possible. So todays solution although much easier to have with more and more cheap mobile phones is still the same. If you are in a library and helping people get started I think everything starts with a Gmail. Creating a Gmail might need a back up email too, so perhaps create an email you like. At home we are lucky, we have a router or parents have a router. Who ever is your provider and you know this provider is good and has served you Internet household many years might be the best email to select. The world is a big place. One email that has not let me down all these years is Yahoo. That said the company has merged so perhaps Hotmail (Microsoft) is key. I would reccomend if you are just getting someone started use all three. Write down the password and email for people if you are doing it for them. Write in something personal to them like there own contact book or rolodex so they know where to find it should they forget. Frustration and fear of forgetfullness only adds to the problem. I want more people to get ready for the splurdge. Even if they never login or move to getting a smart phone at least they have when asked. Having another family member there who is internet savvie will help even more because they can guide family members practising these new skills. Any hand holding these days is really helpful. Helping is important even if you live in a igloo the other side of antartic.

Mobile phones are good for this for recieving the text message and yes I know the battery lasts longer and the minimal format is a look easier to land line users to recognise but truth be told smart phones are fine. Price wise you can pick ones up online really cheap, good ones. New ones batteries last long though like any phone if you leave it charging all day then it will effect uptime also sockets can get dusty, damaged even. You know you can clean these sockets by chewing a cotton bud flat, using a stitching needle to scrape around the rim. Also new phones are becoming wirless chargers, the same phones us BlueTooth headphones so bear this in mind when choosing a top phone for someone just starting out. A good phone for Gmail email is an Android, Galaxy, Motorola etc even Nokia smart phones access Play Store now. Apple is good for any email. Yahoo, Hotmail Gmail and even uses its own email for phones. Apples are posh and you could get one with headphones still up to iPhone 6 I think. 5S is still good, 5c and below and not updating apps properly in 2020 so be mindful of this. Sometimes looks are the best and being very practical is the best you can do for anybody. If you are giving a family member novice a device tape your name and number on it so they know to call you if they are struggling. More and more forgetfullness is a thing, we all get forgetful and yes alzeiemers is real and a bit of a big deal.

world wide webIf you would like me to expand further on this topic please leave a comment. Or if you want me to be a helper for one of your friends or family who are started and feel confident that I won’t like many of us cant help doing then use there new email in the comment and be sure to subscribe to new entries. Thanks for reading todays entry about the heatbeat of the world wide web. Have a great Day! Rob

By Robert Bridge

Hi my name is Robert Bridge. I like wordpress websites and write about various topics online.