Students, faculty and staff can stay connected and collaborate with the Temple launch of Google+ / Google Hangouts and BbSocial.
- Google+ is a social networking service. Google Hangouts is a component of Google+ that allows you to instant message, video chat with up to 10 people at once and share computer screens. Hangouts is available when you log into your Temple Gmail account. If you use Exchange, login to TUportal and, under TUapplications, click on Google Apps. A mobile app is also available to download via the iTunes App Store and Google Play. See the Google+ Features page to learn more.
- Through BbSocial, the new social learning tools available in Blackboard, you can create an academic “profile” and “follow” colleagues at Temple. Send communication easily via messages and posts, and you can quickly set up “spaces” for collaboration in study groups, clubs, teams, etc. To learn more, view a four minute video clip by Blackboard.
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