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Faq Menu

  • 1. Legacy Interactive Basics
  • 2. Registration/Sign-Up and Log-in
  • 3. My Profile
  • 4. Adding Friends / Joining Groups
  • 5. Articles and Post Basics
  • 6. Events FAQs
  • 7. Groups FAQs

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1. Legacy Interactive Basics


a) What is legacyinteractive.ca / What is Legacy Interactive Website?

Legacy Interactive is an online community dedicated to honouring, healing, renewing, and transforming our Indigenous legacy. We strive for this to be a safe space. Our hope is to encourage sharing that leads to healing in its many forms.

This site has a public page where anyone can view the Featured Content and any other user generated content that has been designated as public by its author. This site also offers privacy settings that allow users to decide if their content is for the public, members only, specific members, or specific lists of members only.

Each post has the ability to have comments added by members. In the interest of creating a community and informed discussions, there is no way for posts or comments to be added anonymously.


b) Will Legacy Interactive format my content for me?

The "Articles" building page gives you all the tools to add, edit, and arrange the media in your article.


c) Who owns the copyright of content on Legacy Interactive?

You maintain copyright to all content you post. Please read the Site Content section in our Terms of Service.


d) Can I publish privately or choose who sees my work?

Yes. By default all of your posts are Public every time you post. Every time you post, check the privacy setting to see that you are posting for the people you want to see your post. Additional Privacy setting are available by clicking image at the top of the site and choosing PRIVACY from the toolbar.


e) How can I become a supporter of Legacy Interactive?

The best way to become a supporter of Legacy Interactive to view and use the site and tell all of your friends and connections that they should do the same.

The second best way you can support the site is through donations. To arrange a donation please contact admin@legacyinteractive.ca. The site is presently funded to remain posted with minimal moderation and technical support until July 15, 2014. If you would like to support this site financially, the following is a list of uses your funding could be applied to:

1. Covering our web hosting charges of $55 per month past July 15th, 2014.

2. Payment to a moderator/curator to look after the site and choose what content should be featured, as well as continuously review all posts and comments and remove abusive members.

3. Payment to our programmers to change or add further functionality to the site.

4. If you would like to fund the creation of specific or non-specific content for the site we can use the funds to pay content creators to supply content and host discussions around particular issues, themes, events, teachings, history lessons etc.

5. If you would like to advertise on the site, please contact admin@legacyinteractive.ca to discuss if your product or service is appropriate for the site’s theme and audience as well as the nature of such an arrangement.


f) I have other questions, who can I contact?

Please contact admin@legacyinteractive.ca.


g) How do I report abuse, copyright infringement, etc?

Please contact admin@legacyinteractive.ca.



2. Registration/Sign-Up and Log-in


a) Why do I have to use my Facebook (Facebook Login) to sign up?

Because this site is for constructive discussions and member anonymity is not permitted to discourage non-productive conversations and abuse.


b) Why does legacyinteractive.ca want my Facebook public profile information like Name, email address, friends list, birthday?

“Name” to auto fill out the legacyinteractive.ca signup page, “email address” to send you the notifications you sign up for and contact you if there are any issues with your account, we do not need or use your facebook friends list in any way this is default Facebook API wording and request to post to your facebook friends will specifically be asked for and can be denied when you post, like or comment on posts on the Legacy Interactive site, “birthday” to auto fill out the legacyinteractive.ca sign up page where you have to agree to the legal terms of the page which requires you to be 18+.


c) Is Facebook Login my only option to sign up?

Yes.


d) Why did Legacy Interactive choose Facebook Login?

Link to Facebook’s help page on Facebook Login (aka Facebook Connect) https://www.facebook.com/help/405977429438260


e) Will legacyinteractive.ca automatically post to my facebook in any way?

No. You will be prompted by Facebook to allow legacyinteractive.ca to post to your Facebook account, if you do not desire this, disallow or skip the request when the dialog box appears to ask you for permission.


f) Facebooks asks me everytime I log in if legacyinteractive.ca can post to my Facebook Friends on my behalf, how do I stop this annoying window from coming up, I don’t want legacyinteractive.ca to post to my Friends?

Choose “Only Me” from the dropdown menu, then you get legacyinteractive.ca updates in Facebook but only to you.


g) I use a public computer, how do I make sure no one else can sign in to my profile using facebook connect?

Once you are done using legacyinteractive.ca

Step 1: Open up facebook.com and make sure you are logged out of facebook.

Step 2: Log out of legacyinteractive.ca. To double check that someone else can’t log into your account by clicking the facebook connect button.

Step 3: Click the Facebook Connect Button - if legacyinteractive.ca automatically logs you back in, click “log out” again.

Repeat Steps 2 and 3 until you are asked to enter your facebook login information at which point (as long as you don’t enter your facebook login information again) you have just confirmed you are completely logged out of legacyinteractive.ca and the next person to use that computer cannot log into your legacyinteractive.ca account without your Facebook Account info and password.


h) Sign-up Heritage Request - Why? Do I have to disclose?

If you are interested in being searchable within the site based on the Aboriginal Nation you belong to, this is the opportunity to enter this information. This is an optional field and you can leave it blank.


i) Sign-up Age Request - Why? Do I have to disclose?

In order to accept the legacyinteractive.ca Terms of Service and agree to the site’s Privacy Policy you must be 18 years of age or older.


j) Can I edit who sees my Profile information?

Yes. Select image Edit My Profile in your Profile Sidebar. Use the Privacy pulldown menu to choose between Everyone, All Members, Friends, or Only Me.


k) How do I delete my account?

Click on image at the top of the page/site. Choose image from the toolbar, then choose YES, DELETE MY ACCOUNT or cancel.


l) What happens to my stuff (Articles, Posts, Events) when I delete my account?

All of the content that was posted from your account including Articles, Posts, Events and Comments will be removed from the site, as well as all content posted by you and other within any Groups that you are the owner of.


m) How do I change Notification settings?

Click on image at the top of the page/site. Choose NOTIFICATIONS from the toolbar, then choose NOTIFICATIONS. Uncheck each Notification you no longer want the receive.



3. My Profile


a) How do I view my profile?

Once you are logged in, click on image below your picture.

b) How do I change my profile picture?

Once you are logged in, click on image below your picture.



4. Adding Friends / Joining Groups


a) How do I add/invite friends?

Two ways to add/invite friends.

1. Click on the image button in your Profile Sidebar. From the list, click the Add Friend icon the right of the name, then choose image or cancel on the pop-up. An invitation will be sent to that member which they will have to accept before you can add them to Lists (or Groups).

2. Click on the image button in your Profile Sidebar. Invite friends to the site by adding their emails in the area provided. You can personalize the invite by typing your own message in the Custom Message box.


b) How do I join/leave groups?

You need to be invited by one of the Group’s Officers. If you would like to join a Group, ask one of the members (or even better, the Group’s Owner) to be Friends and then ask that member to add/invite you to the Group by sending them a Message using the Messages Tab in the top menu while logged in.


c) Can I remove friends/block members?

Click on image in your Profile Sidebar. Click Friends in the toolbar. From the list, click the image icon the right of the name, then choose REMOVE FRIEND or cancel on the pop-up. Or, click on the image button in your Profile Sidebar. From the list, click the image icon the right of the name, then choose REMOVE FRIEND or cancel on the pop-up.


d) Adding friends to lists:

Click image button, click Friends in the toolbar. Click the image pull-down.


e) What’s the difference between a List and Group?

A Group is a place to create a collection of Posts around a particular theme. You create your own Groups and invite individual Friends to join the group so you and the other members of the Group can create content and discuss topics relevant to a particular theme.

A List, is like a mailing list. You can create Lists in your Profile page, then add particular Friends to each of your lists. This allows you to share Posts you create in any part of the site with specific lists of your Friends.



5. Articles and Post Basics


a) What’s the difference between Articles and Posts?

A Post is restricted to one section of text and has the ability to include only one attachment, either an image, an audio file or a video link. Articles can contain multiple paragraphs of text divided by multiple images, audio files and/or video links.


b) How do I create Articles?

Start by signing in. Only registered members can create and publish Articles. Click the image tab, followed by image in the toolbar (select image to edit Articles you have already created).

Fill out the side bar info: Title; Category (choose from the pulldown); add Tags if appropriate (*make sure to separate Tags with Commas or they will not separate properly);

Choose your Privacy settings from the pulldowns. You can always change these settings later by clicking image from the toolbar.

Click image to proceed (don’t worry, this doesn’t Publish or make your Article Public, it just takes you to the next step).

To get started creating your Article, click image, image , or image.

Be sure to click image (or CANCEL) at the bottom of each entry block.

You have the choice to Preview to review what the final published version will look like by clicking Preview in the right hand sidebar.

When you are satisfied, click image.

You can always edit, unpublish or delete an Article by clicking the image link on the toolbar.


c) How do I create a Post?

Click anywhere in these Post Something areas. Click the media icons to add images, audio, or video files.

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d) Can I choose who sees my Articles & Posts? (Privacy settings)

Yes. When creating a new Article or Post, you can always choose Privacy setting for viewing, comments, and search results. The default setting is Everyone.


e) What types of media can I add?

You can add text, images, audio and video. Select images (*.jpg; *.jpeg; *.gif; *.png) can be entered directly, while audio and videos files require you to post to YouTube or Vimeo first. You can then add and embed links (that YouTube or Vimeo can generate for you) to your Article or Post.


f) How do I add Images or Audio?

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g) How do I add Video?

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You must first upload your video to either Vimeo or YouTube and post the link here.

Check out Vimeo’s Video Guidelines: https://vimeo.com/help


h) Why can’t I share Articles privately with certain Friends I have organized into Lists like I do with Posts?

The Articles section was designed for the purpose of creating pieces to present to others, if you are interested in a creating content to share only with a particular sub-group of members, please use do so using Posts anywhere on the site and not the Articles section.

If you would like to see this functionality changed, please let us know by contacting admin@legacyinteractive.ca. If we are able to raise further funds through advertising or donations this is a functionality update we could consider if enough Members would like to see this changed.



6. Events FAQs


a) What are Events?

The Events section is an area within the site where you can post information about upcoming events that you believe are appropriate for this site.


b) Can I choose who can view my Events?

Yes. Like any of your Articles, use the Privacy pulldowns to choose your settings. By choosing Everyone, Events are visible to Members and Non-Members of the site.



7. Groups FAQs


c) What are Groups?

Groups are the place for smaller groups of members to share their common interests and express their opinion. Groups allow members to come together around a common cause, issue or activity to organize, express objectives, discuss issues, post images, audio and video, and share related content.

When you create a Group, you can decide whether to make it publicly available for anyone to join, require administrator approval for members to join or keep it private and by invitation only. Like with personal posts, new posts by a Group are included in the Activity Feeds of its members and members can interact and share with one another from the Group.


d) What’s the difference between a List and Group?

A ‘Group’ is a place to create a collection of Posts around a particular theme. You create your own Groups and invite individual Friends to join the group so you and the other members of the Group can create content and discuss topics relevant to a particular theme.

A ‘List’ is like a mailing list. You can create Lists in your Profile page, then add particular Friends to each of your lists. This allows you to share Posts you create in any part of the site with specifically lists of your Friends.