Monthly Archives: March 2014

Privacy in a wired world

The other night I was at the grocery store and used my reward card to get the discounts. Suddenly coupons started spitting out. I have to admit that it creeps me out a little that so much of my personal … Continue reading

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Use Dipity to build interactive timelines

Create and share digital timelines using Dipity. You can customize the timelines and they’re embeddable. Below is a timeline of the publication dates of my books. Author Buffy Andrews on Dipity.

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Social media from Central York Mini Thon

Here’s some photos from Central York High School’s Mini Thon, which took place over the weekend. [View the story “Central York Mini Thon 2014” on Storify]

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Flipboard: Create a magazine to share

View my Flipboard Magazine. I’ve used Flipboard in the past to curate news I care about. If you aren’t familiar with Flipboard, it’s basically an RSS reader that presents content in a beautiful digital magazine format. But there is also … Continue reading

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Facebook post: What’s your ringtone?

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News.

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Facebook post: Sounding off about gum

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News.

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Find anyone’s first tweet

My first tweet was at 5:33 p.m. April 16, 2009. It consisted of three word: Editing a story. Now you can find anyone’s first Tweet just by entering their @username on this site.    

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Blast from the past: Dover square

I have two more postcards I’d like to share with you. They came from my aunt, Madelyn Shermeyer, who bought them for 10 cents a piece at W. H. Crone in 1952. The first photo is of Main Street in Dover … Continue reading

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Google search results, ads look different

   Google has changed the way it displays search results and ads to desktop users.  

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Blast from the past: Jordan’s Super-Thrift

I recently wrote about starting the Facebook page: I grew up in Manchester/Mount Wolf and surrounding areas.   The page currently has 1,090 likes and continues to grow. If you get a chance, check it out. We share a variety of … Continue reading

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