Re: [evonline2002_webheads] Text Chat Rooms
I'm also in shock to hear about Posterous! Thanks for letting us know.
Gosh, what a pity...I've been using Posterous for so long... and doing some
interesting mlearning projects there...
It seems that every time there is a new merge, after a while one of the
services just vanish, just like twitter + Posterous.
Trying to consider what to do now...
On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 6:22 AM, Vance Stevens <vancestev@...> wrote:
> Personally, I'm even more shocked to learn of the end of Posterous from its
> blog post yesterday
> That's going to be a hard act to follow, not to mention the hassle of
> porting over existing sites such as http://learning2gether.posterous.com.
> Meanwhile to answer John's question, these days we are using etherpad
> clones for standalone chat.
> The clone can be embedded in a website using code like this:
> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="450" width="950" src="
> Here's a list of several from Jan 2011
> Running Etherpad v1.1
> Running old version of Etherpad (mostly v0.9)
> etherpad.mozilla.org:9000 (etherpad.mozilla.com:9000)
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 10:38 PM, John Hibbs <skipper@...>
> > **
> > Like all Webheads, I was truly sorry to see the end of Tapped In. It
> > was a terrific communication tool, run by very, very nice people.
> > What I find saddest of all is that the funding for Tapped In
> > continuance couldn't be found.
> > Old fashioned guy that I am, I still believe the text chat room is a
> > GREAT way to communicate. I like the ones that offer multi language
> > capability -- type in English and others can read in Spanish or
> > French or whatever. I also liked the addition of url's inside the
> > text chat space -- very nearly as good as pushing we pages during the
> > audio conference.
> > And what may be best of all the ability to copy and paste all the
> > remarks in the text chat room and email copies to the participants.
> > (I never liked the text chat that Blackboard offers...but, oh well.)
> > Because you guys have such a wide, wide landscape, I would be
> > especially interested in learning about "stand alone" text chat
> > rooms that you can recommend.
> > Thanks!!!
> Vance Stevens
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- This might be useful. I noticed that Larry Ferlazzo posted this morning about how to migrate from Posterous to Edublogs:
I hope I am not repeating something already obvious to those of you who have already written in this thread.