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Craigslist Meets Its Match: RoomMatchers

Greg Jacobs | Posted 06.05.2013 | New York
Greg Jacobs

The site was launched last year and has really started to take off.

20 Ways to Enjoy Free Online Learning and Classes: MOOCs and More

Scott Steinberg | Posted 06.04.2013 | College
Scott Steinberg

Here's a look at several of the best websites, services and solutions that can help you tap into the benefits these online lectures and lessons offer.

Top 3 Internet Success Tips For Digital Health

Catherine Calarco | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Catherine Calarco

Converting health-conscious programs to a mobile platform offers an enormous opportunity to help wellness and improve health for so many people.

We Don't Need Six Strikes

John Tarnoff | Posted 05.07.2013 | Technology
John Tarnoff

Last month, audiovisual content rights holders announced the new Copyright Alert System, a.k.a. "Six Strikes" that they and ISPs have put in place to discourage peer-to-peer file sharing of copyrighted files. Good luck!

Plenty of Catfish-- The Dating Site That Lets You Find Your Fantasy Match (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.06.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

"Plenty of Catfish" is the new online dating site that brings attractive, imaginary women to lonely, gullible, horny men with large bank accounts -- you know, Manti T'eo style!

Technology and Schools: 10 High-Tech Lessons Every Teacher Should Know

Scott Steinberg | Posted 05.05.2013 | Technology
Scott Steinberg

It's important for teachers to consider how kids' seemingly constant use of technology when outside the classroom impacts both their everyday lives and educational development.

How All Businesses Can Leverage Online Promotions

Dave Kerpen | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Dave Kerpen

The brands that thrive online (as well as offline) are the ones that create an engaging, rewarding experience for their customers. Online promotions are a powerful way to say thank you. Leverage online promotions to build your social media fan base and convert them into loyal customers.

Electronic Community of Interest: The Easiest Way to Reach Your Target Market

Daniel Burrus | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Want an easy way to reach your target buyers? Joining or forming an electronic community of interest may be just what you need. What is an electronic...

Stranger Than Nonfiction--A Look at the Online Homework Racket

Andrew Lam | Posted 04.07.2013 | Home
Andrew Lam

SAN FRANCISCO--"Dear Mr. Lam. I loved your essay, 'The Palmist,' but I can't figure out what the main theme is. Is it dying and being all alone? My te...

The Two Types of Online Communities That Can Drive Growth

Daniel Burrus | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Two types of online communities exist: communities of interest and communities of practice. A community of interest may be people who love dogs, sail...

Can We Disagree Without Being Disagreeable?

Jamison Doran | Posted 03.31.2013 | DC
Jamison Doran

The discourse in this country relies on personal attacks instead of discussing the issues. No one -- not our elected officials, not our pundits, not even us -- can seem to have a civil conversation about the issues. It just turns into bullying.

Why Your Online Activity - Right Now - Matters

Craig Kanalley | Posted 01.21.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

This post was originally published in The Daily Collegian, Penn State's student newspaper. It was cross-posted to The Huffington Post with permission....

The A, B, C of Online Branding

Jack R. Miles | Posted 03.04.2013 | Small Business
Jack R. Miles

For marketers, the Internet is like a building site, except houses are replaced with brands.

Social Media Has Made Products of Us All

Dori Hartley | Posted 02.18.2013 | Technology
Dori Hartley

In real life, we do not share space with strangers from the internet. And the worst thing we can do to our real relationships is check in through social networking to see how they're doing. Real life, real friends, real family -- they belong in the real world. Hold tight to these people who have eyes and a body.

Social Media Fuels Hyper-patriotism

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 02.05.2013 | Media
Gregory G. Allen

When can we just go back to being Americans and not have to continue to label ourselves so we can instantly pick a fight? I long for that day to arrive.

Is This Site Better Than Pinterest?

www.businessinsider.com | Posted 12.04.2012 | Weddings

"I'm always cutting it close!" a breathless Kellee Khalil said Friday morning during our scheduled press call. "My flight is boarding right now."...

Keegan-Michael Key Talks Key & Peele Season 3 and Bringing Sketch Comedy to YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.28.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

To celebrate the recent news that his hilarious sketch series Key and Peele has been renewed for a third season, co-creator/star Keegan-Michael Key joins What's Trending to talk about how the show got started, getting to meet President Obama and bringing sketch comedy to YouTube.

Why Cyber Monday Drives Me Senseless

Janie Emaus | Posted 01.26.2013 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

I used to love to touch soft cashmere sweaters that I might buy for my daughter. Or pick up a book and flip through the pages. Now I touch my keyboard and scratch my head. Is the waist really that small on that jacket? Are those stripes too gaudy for my sister? Tapping on the screen enlarges the image. But I still can't feel the texture.

Facebook Is Not the Problem: Friendship in an Online World

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

When I'm interviewed by reporters about friendship, I'm often asked about my feelings about Facebook. And then they seem surprised, and a little disappointed, when I simply answer, "I love Facebook as one of the tools we can use for our friendships."

Bill Nye on Climate Change: Hurricane Sandy Is Just The Beginning

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.13.2013 | Science
Shira Lazar

Everyone's favorite multi-platform professor, Bill Nye the Science Guy, streams into What's Trending via Google+ Hangout to discuss evolution, climate change, online learning and much more.

LinkedIn Everywhere

Stephanie Sandberg | Posted 01.13.2013 | Technology
Stephanie Sandberg

This morning I received an e-mail from LinkedIn asking if I wanted to be LinkedIn with even more people in my extended universe. I did not, so closed the e-mail and went to heat up my coffee. When I returned there were 50 LinkedIn replies to people politely agreeing to be LinkedIn with me.

Lizzie Bennet Diaries Modernizes Pride and Prejudice for the YouTube Generation

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Home
Shira Lazar

The stars of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries YouTube phenomenon -- Ashley Clements (Lizzie Bennet) and Daniel Vincent Gordh (William Darcy) -- join What's Trending to answer fan questions about the webcam adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

When Smaller Really Is Better

Donna Randall | Posted 10.30.2012 | College
Donna Randall

At most liberal arts colleges, the majority of classes have fewer than 20 students. In this environment, faculty can guide students in sharing perspectives, debating ideas and making discoveries in ways that are just not possible when enrollments number in the hundreds or thousands.

Our Voting Problem

Daniel Koas | Posted 12.25.2012 | College
Daniel Koas

We need to ask ourselves why high turnout is so significant. The answer is simple: legitimacy. An election with high voter turnout underscores the strength of democracy and demonstrates that the elected government is in power because of the will of its people.

Branding Your Business the Creative Way

Clarissa Burt | Posted 12.11.2012 | Small Business
Clarissa Burt

With the right strategy, it is possible to have a website that generates a consistent, income stream of ideal, high-paying, ready-to-get-started clients and customers.