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A Dad's Hysterical Attempt at Decoding Hashtags

Stephen Mariani | Posted 07.30.2014 | Comedy
Stephen Mariani

I asked my 60-year-old dad to define some popular hashtags. And even I couldn't have imagined all of the glorious, absurd things he came up with.

To 'Like' or Not to 'Like': The Facebook 10 Commandments

Courtney Garcia | Posted 07.30.2014 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

As an OG of Facebook, I feel inclined to offer advice. There are rules to this shit, as Biggie once said. Thus, I've written a 'Liking Manual,' a step-by-step booklet to clean up the Feeds, and help tweetsters get their digital game on track.

16 Instagram Accounts Every Pit Bull Lover Should Follow

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.30.2014 | Green

It's #PitBullWeek here at HuffPost, a time to celebrate the often overlooked and under-appreciated pups that many have come to know and love. Whil...

Here's How a Mountain Dweller Became a Highly Sought After Photographer

Michael Price | Posted 07.30.2014 | Arts
Michael Price

His work has been described as cinematic as it exudes the beauty, landscape and design straight out of a Hollywood movie set in a lush International destination.

Teen Behind Hilarious Celeb Parody Photos: Ignore Bullies And 'Embrace Difference'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.30.2014 | Teen

Liam Martin is Instagram's teen version of "Weird Al" Yankovic. His cheeky celebrity tributes toe the line between parody and promotion, but the re...

11 Ways To Lose All Your Friends On Social Media

The Huffington Post | Hadley Walsh | Posted 07.30.2014 | Teen

Social media affords you the chance to be a wonderful mix of creative, connected and ever-so-slightly self-centered. The right balance keeps your frie...

We Found The Instagram Account Of Our Dreams

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 07.27.2014 | Style

Sometimes it's hard to believe that photos on Instagram are taken with a camera phone. How does a bowl of granola look so gosh darn appetizing? How do...

Are 'Dronies' The New Selfies?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.26.2014 | Travel

Selfies are so last season. Meet "dronies," the cooler, more adventurous, amped-up sibling of the oft-maligned selfie. A "dronie" is basically...

What's The Relationship Between Art And Instagram?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.25.2014 | Arts

What's the relationship between Instagram and art? The social media platform from which picturesque images flow like so much water is often condemned ...

30 Signs Your Kid Is Turning Into A Hipster

Jennifer Latch | Posted 07.28.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Latch

20. Somehow they acquired their own sourdough starter and plan to open their own pop-up bread stand in their friend's garage.

Instagram Leaks What Looks A Lot Like A Snapchat Clone

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 07.24.2014 | Technology

Instagram may be following in the footsteps of its parent company, Facebook, by developing a Snapchat clone -- and prematurely leaking it, too. Las...

12 Secret Reasons Why People Like Your Posts on Social Media

Brian Hanley | Posted 07.25.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

After all, the two of you haven't spoken in months. Why emerge from the woodwork now? Did she really like Game of Thrones, or was it rather your attention that she sought, and succeeded, to garner?

Emoji Are Taking Over The World, And One Artist Is Documenting The Damage

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts

Emoji are taking over the world. If we wanted to write that in pithy little caricatures, we'd probably include that evil image of two ballerinas or ev...

#FatherhoodForum: Can Fathers Lead the Fight to Reform Education?

Curtis Valentine | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Curtis Valentine

The academic impact on children with a highly involved father is strong, but the benefit of an involved father on a child's life skills is just as valuable. T

Tattoo Artist Brings Dots And Lines To New Heights In Stunning Geometric Ink Designs

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts

Imagine this scene: Sharp waves stretch back for as far as you can see, eating up the horizon in a vast display of stunning movement. Like the peak...

This Is Just The Arm Candy Inspiration You Need On A Sunday

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 07.28.2014 | Style

It's probably time to just accept the fact that we can't stop scrolling through Instagram this summer. This week, we couldn't take our eyes off ou...

Defining Our Role in Social Media

Gil Laroya | Posted 07.18.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Social Media is so ingrained into our collective lives that many of us would feel lost without it. But what is the role of a social media citizen? Just like in real life, it depends on what you do with it.

Teen Says Instagram Tried To Fat-Shame Her By Deleting This Photo

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.17.2014 | Teen

Once the victim of vicious bullying, Samm Newman struggled with self-esteem issues as a child and adolescent. She used to engage in self-harm and tota...

4 Social Media Platforms to Empower Your Employees

Ted Rubin | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Ted Rubin

Who knows your business as well (if not better) than you do? The people who work in your business, of course!

Reaching Gen Y-Fi: Tween Girls and the Power of YouTube

Wendy Sachs | Posted 07.16.2014 | Parents
Wendy Sachs

t's the authentic way in which they share, reporting from their bedrooms or living rooms, that make these YouTube sensations feel trusted to their young fans. Many of the so-called stars are still wearing braces themselves. They admit their own imperfections and share strategies on how to hide pimples or overcome awkward moments and that is part of their charm. It's an accessorized Judy Blume on YouTube.

What You Aren't Seeing on Social Media

McKenzie Maxson | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology
McKenzie Maxson

It's easy to forget that there's still a lot going on outside the realm of the screen or the smartphone. Beyond the Facebook statuses we comment on and the profile pictures we "like," there are real people out there who are carefully choosing what to post, and more importantly, what not to.

How I Used Instragram to Buy a New Outfit

iJustine | Posted 07.16.2014 | Style
iJustine

Having a social following is great and I often look to you guys to help me make decisions.

Instagram, Aby Warburg, and the Physical Structure of the Internet

Matthew Israel | Posted 07.15.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

#1 Consciousness on-off switch discovered deep in brain "One moment you're conscious, the next you're not. For the first time, researchers have switc...

What Type of Selfie Are You?

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

Quick! Are you the kind who combs your hair before a selfie or do you just go for it? While many have said that this growing phenomenon has caused us to become even more concerned about our looks than in previous times, there may actually be something a bit deeper going on beneath the surface.

The Power Social Media Has Over Teen Lives

Patrick Hess | Posted 07.14.2014 | Media
Patrick Hess

When setting up for a live video stream of a rehearsal for Spencer Kane's summer tour in the studio at Remedy Live in Fort Wayne, Indiana, he and I to...