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Oversharing Online

Whose Life Is It, Anyway?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 09.16.2016 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

Congratulations on the new baby! Would you like some tips for getting along with your eventual teenager? What you do as the parent of a newborn will determine the relationship you have with the adolescent version of that bundle of joy.

When it Comes to Sharing Online

Mardra Sikora | Posted 05.06.2016 | Impact
Mardra Sikora

How many times have we told our children, "The internet is forever" and "You can't take it back." This tragedy brought to me the realization we must also tell our children: "And yet, nothing on the internet is worth dying for."

My Facebook Vacation

Lev Raphael | Posted 02.28.2017 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

In January, Facebook was working my last nerve, so I decided to avoid it for a full month (except for a private group with extremely limited posts).

6 Things You Should Never Post About on Facebook

Sydney Latimer | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Sydney Latimer

My Facebook feed is filled with all types of people who range in experiences, maturity, lifestyle, opinion, and willingness to share. For the most part, I enjoy hearing about people's lives. But there's always somebody on your list that goes a little too far. Sometimes that person can be you. Here are six things that you should never write about on Facebook and the reasons why.

The Cost of Internet Defamation

Sue Scheff | Posted 05.05.2014 | Parents
Sue Scheff

With the electronic frontier evolving, online defamation has reared an ugliness that has ruined lives both emotionally and financially.

What's the Line Between Authenticity And TMI?

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Dorie Clark

It's so critical for all of us to determine our own preferred protocols. If you focus on sharing information that's important to you, helpful to others, relevant to the discussion and with the right people, you'll be ahead of the information curve.

5 Ways to Avoid the Oversharing Epidemic

Blake Landau | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business
Blake Landau

To be strong is to shut your mouth at Thanksgiving. To be strong on social media is to do the same. Just because you can't see the looks of horror on your audience's face doesn't mean they aren't horrified.

Study Sheds Light On How To Use Facebook On Valentine's Day

Craig Kanalley | Posted 02.12.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

You may want to think twice before declaring to the world your love for your "valentine" this Valentine's Day. Through three separate studies, psyc...

Ultrasound Parties Latest Trend In Public Displays Of Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

The increasingly public nature surrounding various aspects of pregnancy has gone one step further: Ultrasound parties are now growing in popularity, a...

Rich Cats Of Instagram: Send Us PHOTOS Of Your Spoiled-Rotten Kitties

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.19.2012 | Technology

If you haven't already heard about the $assy felines taking over photo streams everywhere, then it's time to check out the "Rich Cats of Instagram," o...

TMI! 7 Things You Don't Want To Share On Facebook (But Probably Are)

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.17.2012 | Technology

We share heaps of personal information on Facebook: birthdays, relationship statuses, geographical location and much, much more. In fact, with News Fe...

SPOILED ROTTEN: The Rich Cats Of Instagram

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.13.2012 | Technology

All hail prissy kitties and divine felines! The internet's unofficial mascot, the cat, is taking over photo-sharing site Instagram -- and in $tyle! ...

All or Nothing: On Ambiguity

Gloria Lin | Posted 05.01.2012 | Teen
Gloria Lin

We create blogs with the intention of having others read them, and then we shield away most of what we want to blabber on and on about for the simple reason that we don't want others to read it.

4 Things I Wish I Hadn't Seen On Facebook

HelloGiggles | Posted 02.06.2012 | Women

I wasn't aware of fellow HelloGiggles contributor Bobby Box's previous post on the top ten most inane Facebook statuses when I hit a social media wall...

Half of Social Network Users Are 'Oversharing,' Endangering Privacy: Consumer Reports | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Consumer Reports, a longtime trusted name in product ratings and reviews, has today released their annual "State of the Net" report, whose findings su...

How To Over-Share Every Detail Of Your Life Online | Nick Saint | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

For some bizarre reason, there is a startup out there -- it's called Blippy -- that has the sole purpose of allowing its users to broadcast to their f...