How-to: Forward Google Form Submissions To e-mail

If you have ever used a Google form for collecting information (maybe RSVPs to a party), you may have wished there was something RSS-like that would automatically alert you to the fact that you had a new submission. Good news! You can configure the spreadsheet associated with the Google form to do just that. This requires no coding experience, because Amit Agarwal has already written the code bits. …continue reading →

Beefing Up Facebook Security: How To Set Up Two-Step Verification

FacebookOne way to make it harder for bad guys to access your online accounts is to require more than a username and password to access an account. Google uses a two-step verification process tied to account credentials and your mobile phone. So does Facebook. And as Alex Howard points out, security has always been important but events are conspiring to suggest just how important. Learn how to set up two-step verification on your Facebook account. Important for anyone, the higher your public profile, the more important. This means journalists, professors engaged in public scholarship (especially when controversial), celebrities (authors, musicians, actors, directors, models, athletes ....), politicians (of all stripes, elected or candidate), political appointees, judges and high profile lawyers ... anyone who manages a Facebook page for someone else ...  the list goes on. …continue reading →