The development of communication technologies, in particular Information Technology (IT) has profoundly changed how people interact with technology
Today, computers and programmes continue to be essential tools for communication.
Although there are risks if technology is not used correctly, new communication technologies usually guarantee freedom of communication.
To communicate with friends, relatives, colleagues or any other person in the world, you can use:
For more effective communications and to always remain connected, both the applications and the communication platforms can be used on the PC and the mobile phone.
The most useful applications for communicating are:
In order to use WhatsApp you have to download the app and log in with your telephone number from your smartphone.
Then you can chat with anyone around the world: you only need their telephone number.
Outlook.com is one of the safest programmes for webmail, tasks and calendar services. The Outlook app allows you to receive and send E-mail with your smartphone and it is very useful for tasks and calendar as well.
Skype is an application that provides video chat and voice calls between mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, etc.) and computers. It also allows instant messaging.
Skype is the most used app to make video conference calls all around the world.
Netiquette refers to the informal rules to follow to ensure correct behaviour for Internet users. It is useful for newsgroups, mailing lists, forums, blogs, social networks or emails.
The rules of behaviour must be used mainly when communicating with other users.
Social Media is websites and applications that are designed to allow people to communicate and interact online.
With Social Media you can share very quickly and in real-time: information, ideas, photos, videos, etc.
Which are the most used Social Media?
Today Facebook has become the most widely-used social network.