Communicating online

Using your mobile devices a great tutorial
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Stay in touch with your family and friends for free on Skype. Download Skype to chat and call on a PC or device.
As we travel across the states we find the most popular communication tool is Skype in keeping in touch with family and friends. Many kiosk run Skype classes for their Seniors.


ooVoo is a free Skype replacement, which is becoming more popular each month.

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eBuddy is an online messenger for MSN, Yahoo, Gtalk, Facebook, ICQ, MySpace and AIM (AOL). With eBuddy you can chat online everywhere anytime.

eBuddy is a pioneer in the mobile messenger with 400 million users; 300 million downloads; and 650 billion messages processed. The company's flagship service is XMS, a proprietary cross-platform instant messaging service.

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Periscope is Twitter's new livestreaming social media app so you can explore the world in real time through someone else's eyes.

You can view our webinar at the broadband for Seniors website Past events

Yahoo Messenger

Features include:
  1. Instant message with one friend, or conference in a bunch
  2. Send text messages (SMS) to friends' mobile phones
  3. Join a chat room to meet new friends while you discuss your favorite topics
  4. Make free PC-to-PC calls and PC-to-phone calls for as low as 1ยข a minute (plus free voicemail!)
  5. Use the built-in media player to watch web videos and view photos with friends
  6. Show your style with emoticons, Avatars, audibles and IMVironments
  7. Share securely with automatic file scanning for users of Norton AntiVirus or Internet Security 2007/2008

Google hangouts

You can watch a video of a hangout. Explore hangouts:

Ian Hall has gathered information on Skype,Google hangouts and windows live messenger plus heaps of others to choose from over 30 services available. All included in the SERVICES PDF document or SERVICES docx.(BELOW)




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