Topic:          Social Media: What the Heck are Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram?

Speaker:      Abigail Stokes, APCUG Speaker’s Bureau Speaker and Author

Abby Stokes will explain what everyone’s talking about when they bring up Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking sites. Learn what a hashtag is vs. a gif and how to responsibly determine what is factual before passing it on. She’ll also share how you can enjoy the benefits of social media without risking the loss of your privacy.

About Our Presenter:

Author of Is This Thing On? A Friendly Guide to Everything Digital for Newbies, Technophobes and the Kicking & Screaming, Abby has single-handedly helped a quarter million digitally challenged people cross the Digital Divide and get online. Over the past 20 years, she’s visited more than 22 states, 120 public libraries, over 100 senior centers and computer clubs and has hosted webinars across the country. Abby has taught courses in basic computing at Cooper Union and New York University’s School of Lifelong Learning, as well as computer skills to private and corporate clients. She has lectured on this and other topics across the country and as part of APCUG’s Virtual Technology Conferences. Website:


 Tuesday, September 11, 2018
7:30 to 9:00 P.M.
Westchester United Methodist Church
Fellowship Hall
8065 Emerson Ave.
Westchester, CA 90045

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To be announced shortly


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