Date: August 15, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Building on Baldwin
191 Fayette Street
Martinsville, VA
Event Contact:
Ruby Jones
Phone: (276) 403-5605

Let's Get Social! 
Social Media Series for Seniors 
12:00 - 1:30 p. m. 

Instructor: Melany Stowe, Assistant Director of Academics & Communication at NCI
You may register for individual sessions or the whole series! 
August 8: What is Social Media All About?
Social media has become the new standard for communicating. The first class is an overview class highlighting the basics for some of the most popular social media technologies including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, and Snap Chat.  Three specialized classes will be delivered with a more in-depth focus on specific social media technologies.  Adults are welcome to sign up for the overview course and as many of the in-depth courses as they are interested in.


August 15: Facebook... 
Yes, you can!

Facebook is one of the best-known social networking sites and in 2017 the number of over 75's using social media nearly doubled. This class will teach you more about terms associated with Facebook and its features, how to create an account, and how to send friend requests.
Prerequisite: Active email account

August 22: Twitter... Yes, you can!  #tweet
Do you tweet? Know what a hashtag (#) is for? Learn how to join the conversation by sharing photos, videos, and short messages with other users around the world.
Prerequisite: Active email account

August 29: It's 2018, no need for a photo album!
So you have a cell phone full of photos.... now what?  Learn how to share photos from your phone and the top 5 Internet sites to use to store, print, edit, and share photos.  This class will ensure you don't lose your photo memories and that you are able to share them!
Prerequisite: Active email account