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National Humor Month Survey Shows Laughter Wins Over a Smile Online

Julie Spira | Posted 04.01.2016 | Style
Julie Spira

April is National Humor Month. Starting with April Fool's Day and continuing until the end of the month, it's time to find ways to bring laughter to your life and to fill your date card if you're single.

Women in Business: Portia Kersten, CFO, Skout

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.28.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Portia Kersten is the Chief Financial Officer of Skout, the largest global platform for meeting new people. For more than a decade, she has worked wit...

Grilled Cheese Lovers Have More Sex And Are Better People

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.15.2015 | Taste

Bow chicka bow wow. Did somebody say fromage?

What Are Your Kids Really Doing on Their Cell Phones and How Can You Keep Them Safe?

Risa Ferman | Posted 06.03.2013 | Parents
Risa Ferman

How many of us have handed over a mobile device that gives our children complete access to the world, with all of its lures and dangers? Many of us feel helpless when faced with youthful demands for technology and our own inability to understand how it can be used -- or misused.

Lonely and Horny? Married But Open? Seeking Men or Women? Something In-Between? There's an App for That!

Robert Weiss | Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology
Robert Weiss

As modern life has shifted away from the home or office-based computers and become all about the smartphone, we now have apps that allow us to literally "hook-up" on the go.

Digital Teens and the Three T's

Stephen Balkam | Posted 07.18.2012 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

It would certainly change the culture of deception that leads kids and many of their parents to lie about their dates of birth to join social networking sites in the first place and provide a much safer environment for tweens who are already there in droves.

Skout's 'Flirt, Friend, Chat' May Be Fine for Adults, But Not for Kids

Larry Magid | Posted 08.20.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

There is nothing wrong with services like Skout as long as they're used with appropriate safeguards, and Skout does offer safety tips for meeting people offline. But there have been three reported cases of teenage users being raped by adults -- posing online as teenagers -- who found them on Skout.

Flirting App Bans Minors After Third Child Rape

Posted 06.15.2012 | Technology

In a story that illustrates the real-life risks of meeting strangers through social networking, the popular flirting app Skout has shut down its app f...