I'd like to start a new Facebook meme: Tag five people whose posts you're envious of in today's newsfeed.
Other parents understand the urge to brag about every little thing, but social media is a give and take. Be thoughtful about what you're sharing, why and with whom. And make sure to comment, like, or otherwise interact with what friends and family post to keep it, you know, social.
Since the Internet provides very few ways to trick you into thinking that your shoelace is untied, I thought it far more convenient to trick you into thinking the following ten headlines somehow represented reality.
While these accounts were deleted by Facebook, the actual account creation process has not changed very much, if at all. Programs pass updates to the people who have purchased them, and "likes" sellers simply create more accounts at the click of a button.
For a device to be truly personal, it must be integrative. Not just integrative on the business level, or even the social level, but holistically across all platforms of our lives, including the spiritual. After all, our goals and intentions give meaning to our daily activities. If we lose sight of them, we risk losing sight of ourselves.
It goes without saying that your teen will pay much more attention to what you do than what you say. If you are constantly on the phone, text at stop lights, bring your phone to bed and are not present for your own kids, then they will follow your lead.
In many cases, companies that previously built their businesses on promises not to collect or share personal data then were absorbed by companies without such commitments, betraying the trust users had placed in the original companies.
Every business struggles with naming their company and for good reason. For most of you, it's a process that's unfamiliar, necessitating skills that are at times one off, with not a lot of clear guidelines for finding your way home.
Marketers have gotten "too good" at using the Web to promote their products. Philosopher David Weinberger, a co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto, warns that we need to be vigilant in order to preserve what the Internet and the Web started out as: a place primarily about connection and not solely about content. He offers these ideas.
I promise you, generals have more things to do with their time, especially while overseas, than find a love interest back home. So stick to a few golden rules if ever one of these military Romeos comes a knockin':
Americans today aren't racist people, but we live in a country where vapid outrage masks grandiose systemic racism.
Facebook's head of Global Policy Management Monika Bickert and Deputy General Counsel Chris Sonderby wrote that the company is providing "more detail and clarity on what is and is not allowed" in such areas nudity and hate speech.
Why has #FatisNotaFeeling inspired such rage from the Internet trolls? Why are the women behind it meriting hate blogs and Internet stalkers? We're talking about a Facebook emoticon, here -- not a federal law or a constitutional amendment.
There has never been more ways to find a Starbucks. You can go to the store locator on the website. Chances are, it will be the mobile version, because that's how local search happens more often than not.
The steady loss of data by individuals into the hands of increasingly centralized corporate hands is helping drive a large portion of the economic inequality that has become central to the political debate in our nation.
Philadelphia drag queens have been raptured. Last week, one by one, queens disappeared without notice, without a trace. They disappeared from Facebook, that is. I know because I am one of those queens.