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Cyber Freaks, All the Rage?

Kimberly E. Stone | Posted 10.15.2016 | Comedy
Kimberly E. Stone

Am I missing the mark or are some of us turning into computer generated personalities that can't survive outside of cyber-space? If you feel like I'm talking to you, this may be more than a joke...could be a reality check.

4 Things You Shouldn't Do On Facebook

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 12.28.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Facebook is a SOCIAL network. Social means interactive. Everything you post on Facebook can evoke a response from friends. And if, after sharing something, you don't think your post is funny, or smart, or relevant, or interesting -- you can delete it. Here's what not to post on Facebook.

6 Reasons Why Online Friends Are the Best

Lynn Morrison | Posted 06.09.2014 | Women
Lynn Morrison

"It's 6 a.m., why are you laughing?" he asks. "My friend just said the funniest thing," I respond as I wipe the tears from my eyes. He raises his head in concern, looks around the empty room and then asks, very hesitantly, "Honey, do you have an imaginary friend?"

Buying Your Followers

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 10.12.2013 | Technology
Sidonie Sawyer

It's a dark and lonely place out there. Did you know that, should you need to have more friends, numerous companies offer to sell you some? It's not ...

What You've Always Suspected About Social Media Is True

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, April 10 (Reuters) - Rudeness and throwing insults are cutting online friendships short with a survey on ...

Would You Online 'Date' For Female Friends?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 07.18.2012 | Women

The number of users online dating sites like, OKCupid, JDate and eHarmony now attract suggests that any stigma people once felt around looki...

Queeries: Readers' Remedies for LGBT Loneliness

Steven Petrow | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Steven Petrow

Question: "I'm a 22-year-old, gay, Afro-Caribbean man living in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and I'm at my wits' end in trying to find friendship and comp...

Women's Secret Feelings About Facebook Friends Revealed

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.30.2011 | Technology

Next time you post a status update about what you had for breakfast, keep in mind that some of your friends will be less than pleased. A survey of...

Is Social Networking Destroying Our Social Lives?

Joe Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

There's no doubt you meet some great folks online, as I have, but the social animal needs to connect more than superficially with others of the tribe.

Friendship In Adulthood: What Do You Look For?

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

Even if you know what you're looking for in a friend, how do you find those friends when you're starting from scratch? And even if they're out there... will you take the time out of your busy life to "date" them?