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7 Reasons to Be Thankful This Mom Isn't on Instagram

Toni Hammer | Posted 11.21.2014 | Parents
Toni Hammer

When everyone's going around the table announcing what they're thankful for in a few days, keep the fact I don't have Instagram in mind just in case you can't come up with anything else.

The Dos and Don'ts of Digital Kindness

Dr. Jodi Gold | Posted 11.20.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jodi Gold

Most parents teach their children to be kind and caring -- but only IRL (in real life). So how do we teach Digital Kindness? My list of Dos and Don'ts gives families a checklist all technology users should memorize -- grown-ups included.

How Instagram Helped Me Love Food Again

Katerina Lopez | Posted 11.20.2014 | Women
Katerina Lopez

Instagram has given me a platform to find the fun in food again. So go ahead and say I'm basic. Say that I've given in to mainstream media, and lost my originality. I think I've gained something that's more than worth it.

Yagana Shah

This Is What Julia Louis-Dreyfus Looked Like Long Before She Was 'Elaine'

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.20.2014 | Fifty

It's hard to imagine Julia Louis-Dreyfus as anything other than her trademark snarky, sarcastic, self-deprecating characters, from the legendary Elain...

I'm Proof That Online Friendships Are Just As Important As Real Life Ones

Isabel Song | Posted 11.19.2014 | Teen
Isabel Song

My then-limited connections on Twitter weren't enough for me. I felt rather overwhelmed with life and alone in my problems, and even though I told myself that I'm not the only one going through these issues, it didn't help.

Finding Soul in LA: Five Creative Adventures in the City

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 11.20.2014 | Los Angeles
Roxie Sarhangi

I love taking classes. I love learning. Since graduating college, I've signed up for courses all over LA, from UCLA Extension's writing seminars (they're great!) to improv workshops at The Groundlings (good too!). And I won't even get into all the acting classes I have experienced.

Why Instagram Matters

Jeff Pulver | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Jeff Pulver

The success of Instagram is disruptive to marketing strategies, which are passive. The idea of building bottom up community is still foreign to many. Yet in 2015 community will have an even bigger role.

Single Work Appreciation Day: '#textme,' Peregrine Honig

Daniel Maidman | Posted 11.18.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

In the self-portrait, the artist is, perhaps romantically, expected to display his or her most profound understanding of psychology, wisdom, hope, and despair. The proliferation of digital cameras, either aimed at mirrors or with the lens pointed backward, has recently overlaid the "selfie" on this antique genre.

The New Language Of Online Safety

Diana Graber | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents
Diana Graber

Teaching kids the resiliency and coping skills that will help keep them safe online is not happening on a wide scale, at least not in American classrooms.

Let's Not Forget That Men Have Impeccable Winter Style, Too

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 11.17.2014 | Style

Christmas came early, ladies. We're well aware that women know how to look cool and stay warm, but have you lurked the stylish men on Instagram? C...

6 Dogs Who Are Ready for Thanksgiving Dinner

Kait Sawyer | Posted 11.15.2014 | Comedy
Kait Sawyer

Before we know it, the bird will be going in the oven and we'll be announcing what we're thankful for with our closest friends and family. In an effort to get in the spirit, here are 6 dogs that are more ready for Thanksgiving than I am.

Yagana Shah

Bush-Clinton Social Media War Is Wonderfully Playful

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.14.2014 | Fifty

Forget the 2016 elections. The best presidential debates can be found on social media. On Wednesday, former president Bill Clinton tweeted this pho...

7 Accounts To Follow For Instagram's Most Busy Day of The Year

Matt Richardson | Posted 11.12.2014 | Good News
Matt Richardson

The season of gratitude and giving is coming upon us soon. And Thanksgiving is Instagram's busiest day of the year (!) with over 226 photos shared per second.

The American InstaDream -- Fame Over Talent?

Mich Cardin | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
Mich Cardin

Is it better to be void of all talent but be famous, than be full of talent and an unknown? In America, the answer is yes. Or at least that's what society teaches us.

How Teens Have Become The Foodie Generation

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Emily Schwartz, Walter P...

#TBT: Looking Back

Anneli Lucia Tostar | Posted 11.11.2014 | College
Anneli Lucia Tostar

Today is Veterans Day, and every year the poppies blossoming from lapels mark a time to reflect upon the personal sacrifices that it took for us to have many of the freedoms we enjoy, as imperfect as our democracy may be.

This Is What It's Like To Fly Above Manhattan

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.10.2014 | Arts

George Plimpton once wrote, “From above, the city looks empty: so little moves that is discernible. All the descriptive adjectives about New York --...

Rejoice! Instagram Now Lets You Edit Captions

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Technology

Instagram announced on Monday that you can now edit photo captions after you've posted them. Many of us need only one word to summarize our feelings a...

The Fashion Set Shows Us How To Look Cool But Stay Warm

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 11.13.2014 | Style

To wear or not to wear -- your heavy winter coat. Cold air, you sly fox, where did you come from and can you please bring back the pleasantly temp...

Divorce Confidential: The Case for Privacy in Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 11.08.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Divorce is not an easy process, but it may be even more difficult for individuals who value their privacy. Fortunately, there are options for those interested in a confidential divorce, and it's definitely something to consider if it's important to you and your family.

Why I'm Still On Facebook

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 11.07.2014 | Parents
Jennie Sutherland

Yes, Facebook has its haters. Got that. Teens and Millennials have all but abandoned Zuckerberg's social project for the shiny new Snapchats and Instagrams of the world. But let's be honest... some of us are still on it. You're probably even reading this right now on your news feed, right? It's the guilty pleasure that we love to hate.

Beating the Drop: Gen Y's Obsession with EDM and Instagram

Lucy Sandwick | Posted 11.05.2014 | College
Lucy Sandwick

I think that both electronic music and social media have extraordinary powers to teach us skills and theories about creative efficiency that will bind us to our generation in the most positive way.

In Defense of the Selfie

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.05.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

It's popular for people my age to complain about selfies or call people who take them narcissistic. And I'm sure, as with every single thing on this...

Gay Serial, The Prospectives, Uses Instagram to Tell the Story of Gay Men in a Brand-New Way

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 11.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

The Prospectives, written by Adam Hurly, follows a gay man making his way in New York City. Hurly is garnering attention not only because he's telling a great story but because of the platform he's using to tell it: Instagram. Every week a new part of this serial unfolds, paired with an illustration by Sam Kalda. I sat down with Hurly to talk about this exciting project.

Best Obamagram Yet?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Whatever his mood headed into what looks to be a difficult day for Democrats, President Barack Obama shook it off to two-step with an a cappella group...