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How to Cope After Being "Seen-Zoned" on Facebook

Quora | Posted 09.10.2015 | Technology

You courageously click on your crush's name and type a nerve-wracking 'Hey, how's it going?' You wait for the little check mark to appear, the one that tells you that the person that you want to acknowledge you has actually read your message. And then you wait again. You check your Facebook over and over. You sneak peeks on your phone at work. You double check to see that the little check mark has actually appeared.

Friends Are Better Than Boyfriends, And Facebook Finally Gets That

Alexis Kleinman | Posted 08.25.2015 | Technology
Alexis Kleinman

Just because I don't have a boyfriend, that doesn't mean I shouldn't celebrate important milestones with the people I love.

18 People You Should Defriend On Facebook Right Now

Samantha Matt | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Samantha Matt

I've compiled a list of people who you should probably defriend on Facebook. Like right now. These people most likely aren't going to become famous one day or own a company that you want to work for. So stop justifying, and start defriending.

The Four Types of Friends You Have on Facebook

Stephen Mariani | Posted 08.19.2014 | Technology
Stephen Mariani

Through the years, you've probably accumulated a laundry list of "friends" from different stages of your life. Some "friends" you keep around because you want to see what they're up to, others you want to keep in regular contact with and the rest you're just too lazy to "unfriend." (Why do they make that so hard to do?)

Viewing Life through Facebook-Colored Glasses

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger You know those aphorisms designed to help you address some of life's challenges? The ones that c...

Man Enlists Help Of Kickstarter To Meet All His Facebook Friends -- All Of Them

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.22.2013 | Technology

This guy has awesome friends, and he can prove it. But he needs your help. Connecticut-based photographer Ty Morin is seeking out all 788 of his Fa...

Unfriending Hurts

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.07.2013 | Technology

If you're a fan of periodically cleansing your Facebook friend list, a new study suggests you might want to think twice before you click that unfriend...

Reuben Eli Mitrani -- 'How Long Is a Lifetime?'

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 11.24.2012 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

I got a text message from my father this morning that the 20-year-old son of my childhood best friend passed away early this morning. My dad couldn't get through to me on the phone, so he sent the text.

Fearless Friends Fight: 'Some Of My Best Friendships Began With Acrimony'

JJ Keith | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
JJ Keith

We all fear and avoid emotional pain, but sometimes even grown-ups need to be told to send a text message if they're going to stand someone up.

Let's Put the Media Back in Social Media

Karthika Swamy Cohen | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology
Karthika Swamy Cohen

Are we taking social media terms much too literally? They are called social media for a reason -- they are not so much social communities as they are sources of information and platforms for communication.

'This Is The End, My Friend'

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 07.09.2012 | Women
Shira Hirschman Weiss

Back in elementary school, I idealized the notion of having "tons of friends." Now I know through experience that it's not about quantity (either in real life or on Facebook), but quality.

Facebook Blocked Me From Friending: That is Soooo 7th Grade...

Katie Goodman | Posted 04.18.2012 | Entertainment
Katie Goodman

Is this what my adult life has come to? Is Facebook really in a position to take away my car keys and TV privileges? This is like the best Firm Parenting Class for teens ever. Facebook does not get tired or annoyed and cave in, and there's no way for me to contest it. What's an anti-authority political satirist to do?

Your Friends Are Now Your Customers

Daniel Gulati | Posted 04.17.2012 | Technology
Daniel Gulati

Social networks are altering the fabric of friendships, turning you into a business, and your friends and followers into customers of your content.

The Meaning Of Friendship In A Social-Networked World

Alex Pattakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

While a social connection on Facebook may be only a click away, cultivating a true friendship is not that easy or straightforward.