Signal Fall 2020 Newsletter

2 www.alliancecom.n et 3 HowMuch Internet Speed Do You Need? It depends on your online activities 4 No Time Like the Present toOrganize Photos from the Past Are you finally ready to create one place for all your cherished memories? 8 Viral Challenges Can Spread Like Wildfire The fads sweeping social media can be harmless fun – or dangerously dumb 11 Are You Binge-Watching Comfort Food TV? It can be an effective coping strategy during stressful times like these 12 How to Disagree Online (and KnowWhen to Bow Out) Civil discourse can be challenging so keep these strategies in mind 14 5 Tips to Look Your Best on Video Calls Make a few changes to go from “Oh, no!” to “I look good!” Contents Board of Directors Todd Dawley Kevin Lawrence Jeff Haagenson Gary Scott Vince Hanson Randy Simons Steve Howe Bob Vosburg Terry Johnson General Manager Ross Petrick Editor Amy Ahlers Signal (USPS #010-984) is published quarterly for $3.17 a year by Alliance Communications, PO Box 349, 612 Third St., Garretson, SD 57030-0349. Subscriptions are sent to all customers. Periodicals postage paid at Garretson, SD, and additional offices. Postmaster send address changes to Alliance Communications, PO Box 349, Garretson, SD 57030-0349. USPS 010-984 No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form, electronic, photocopying, recording, mechanical, or otherwise without prior written permission of the publisher. TRADEMARKS – All brand names and product names used in this publication are trade names, service marks, trademarks, or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Signal magazine is an independent magazine and is not affiliated with, nor has it been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation, Google, Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook. All screen shots are the property of their respective owners. Alliance Communications and Cornerstone Publishing Group, Inc. (the Authors and Publishers) hereby disclaim all warranties relating to Signal magazine or its website, whether expressed or implied, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Although the Authors believe the information provided is accurate, the Authors do not have responsibility for any damage or loss of data to a user’s computer caused by utilizing this information. The Authors will not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential, indirect, or similar damages due to loss of data or any other reason when utilizing information/tutorials from Signal magazine or its websites. In no event shall the Authors be liable for any damages, regardless of the form of the claim. The person using the information contained in Signal magazine bears all risk as to the use of the information provided. Alliance Communications and Cornerstone Publishing Group, Inc. are not responsible for the quality, performance, or reliability of third-party tools or software. Copyright© 2020 by Alliance Communications and Cornerstone Publishing Group, Inc. All rights reserved. 2 w .alliance 11 12 14 4 8 SIGNAL