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Come learn about Twitter’s important features as well as the social importance the service has gained over the last ten years. Hosted by Senior Planet Montgomery

Articles About Technology


Keep your Digital Privacy

Mark your (online) calendars - Digital Privacy Day  - and Week - is coming up! Here's some tips about protecting your data.
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What Are Internet Cookies?

Internet cookies can be helpful but are sometimes annoying. Here's how to put your device on a cookie 'diet" and have more online privacy.
Open Thread

Open Thread Update: Predictions, Then and Tomorrow

How do your predictions match those of futurist Arthur C. Clarke--or Senior Planet readers --in predicting what's in store for us in 2022 and beyond?

Beat the ‘Bots When Job Hunting

Many older jobseekers don’t know that an ATS (Applicant Tracking System) determines who sees their resume-if ever. Here's how to beat the 'bots.
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Time To Buy a New Phone or Computer?

The effective lifespan of a smartphone or computer is a lot shorter than you think. Learn the warning signs of obsolete technology that exposes your devices to vulnerabilities.

Know a Digital Exile?

Know a digital exile you'd like to send email to, or chat by Zoom? Get advice on how to convince them....and tell them about a special event on December 16 at 11:00 am ET to get their questions answered...and maybe win a free laptop!

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