If you’re writing on Twitter in Spanish, don’t forget to use accents in the hashtags. So says one of Fundéu BBVA’s latest recommendations to help speakers navigate the pitfalls of using the language online.
Want to delete a Facebook group that you created but can’t work out how? Here’s what you need to do – it’s straightforward once you know. Go to the page of the group that you administrate. Click ‘Edit members’ in the left-hand menu. Delete all members until it’s just yourself left in the group. ReturnContinue reading “How to delete a Facebook group”
In the second of this (very) occasional series about things I use to help me work, I want to talk about Delicious. It’s been around for a while, and indeed I’ve been using it since I started up as a freelancer. Its staying power can only be a good thing! It’s ideal for keeping trackContinue reading “Useful tools: Delicious”
Last Wednesday I pottered into lovely Palma de Mallorca to be part of Mashable’s Social Media Day. There’s not a very big local networking scene locally (except for TwittPalma) so I thought I should make the most of it. Of course, it was a Spanish event that also attracted some English speakers like myself. AndContinue reading “Social Media Day, Palma – 30 June 2010”
As if I needed another distraction, this week I discovered Busuu.com. It calls itself a ‘language learning community’ and is basically another social network with a twist: you create a profile for yourself and add details of the languages you’re learning. Busuu.com offers courses in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian at the moment. AsContinue reading “Learning languages online”