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In the Era of Synopticon, We Are Being Watched

AsiaToday | Posted 11.14.2016 | World

By AsiaToday reporter Kim Yujin - "I can't afford to buy a house anyway. I'd rather go out for nice brunch." The youth of today will be outraged if y...

Deconstructing LinkedIn

JD Gershbein | Posted 12.31.2016 | Business
JD Gershbein

Dubbed as "the largest professional network in the world," and rightfully so, LinkedIn is an ever-expanding, interactive social medium that serves its constituents in a variety of ways.

Here Comes the Boom: 15 Things You Should Know About the Next Wave of Seniors

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 05.26.2016 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

If you're like many baby boomers, you possess an unfailing optimism about the future, while also waxing nostalgic about the past.

The Life Out Loud: Fostering a Creative Community

MeiMei Fox | Posted 12.14.2014 | Arts
MeiMei Fox

I'm not afraid to say, and I say it with zero ego, but when it comes to the dreams of those who choose a life of creating for film, television and the...

A Shift from Online to Offline: Adolescence, the Internet and Social Participation

Undergraduate Awards | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology
Undergraduate Awards

Participants described their enhanced social self-esteem through positive peer feedback via online comments and 'likes' which reiterates their desire to ultimately seek social validation.

How To Keep Facebook In Perspective

meQuilibrium | Posted 10.23.2013 | Healthy Living

Facebook was not designed to be a divine oracle. It's supposed to be fun. It's your own personalized tabloid news feed, except it's people spreading gossip about themselves. Which in itself is laughable. Keep that in mind and you'll be just fine.

Is This The Brainy Teenager's Social Network?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.29.2013 | Technology

Is this the social networking site for the next Bill Gates or Steve Jobs? Its creators hope so. The International Gateway for Gifted Youth (IG...

5 Things All Employers Want Job Seekers to Know

Sudy Bharadwaj | Posted 05.13.2013 | Impact
Sudy Bharadwaj

Oftentimes, we hear job seekers gripe about employers in regards to their job search.

When Will Facebook And Twitter Be Seriously Challenged?

Craig Kanalley | Posted 01.28.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

A futurist once told me that Facebook and Twitter will be gone in 20 years. As I wrote previously, Johannes Koponen cited "technological advances, ...

If Opportunities Aren't Knocking...

Sophie Gold | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business
Sophie Gold

Invite everyone you meet for drinks, coffee or dinner. Having just moved to New York I didn't know anyone, so decided to take bold action. I had r...

Doctors Behaving Badly in Social Networking Sites: What Would Prompt State Boards to Investigate?

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 03.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Investigations into online inappropriate physician conduct will be up to the state boards. Online behavior from physicians and any other licensed health care professional should mimic their professional life offline. It's imperative that professional ethics is maintained online and offline.

Why Are More Teens Turning to Tumblr?

Sue Scheff | Posted 03.17.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Over the past week, you may have seen the recent study by Posterous co-founder Gary Tan, which stated that more teens are on Tumblr than on Facebook or Instagram. So what is going on?

Strong vs. Weak Links

Amanda Slavin | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

I gravitate toward certain people. I meet tons of people and usually end up loving most of them, but some pull me in deeper immediately. I get an instant connection that I can't deny or ignore; it doesn't make perfect sense but just happens.

Lucas Kavner

Is Instagram Saving Or Ruining The Art Of Photography? | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts

Like most people, Emily Reid started using Instagram on a lark. She'd taken a picture of the view from her friends' rooftop, decided it looked pretty ...

Social Networks Have Modest Political Impact, Poll Finds

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Social networking sites play a modest role in influencing most U.S. users' political views, with the biggest impact among Democ...

Too Much Hype in the Mobile Health App World?

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 09.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

It doesn't seem as if there is too much hype -- just little guidance. The push to move the mHealth app world forward may be in the power of consumers to clamor for health and wellness apps that are safe, reliable and trustworthy.

Katherine Bindley

Is Facebook Depression Real? | Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.10.2012 | Technology

Despite all its merits in keeping people connected, Facebook has been suspected of leading to unfortunate side effects, such as jealousy, low self-est...

A New Kind of Social Network

Phil Simon | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business
Phil Simon

Experience Project is the leading online network of people who share life experiences. It's the optimized platform that connects folks that understand each other. Its fundamental tenet is that people who share your experiences "just get it."

What the Plus! What's Up With Google+? An Interview With Guy Kawasaki

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 06.14.2012 | Technology
Penny C. Sansevieri

They were saying that MySpace was destined to control the world and it would be the operating system of the Internet. Today MySpace is basically gone. What the experts say would be successful, failed. And what the experts say would fail, succeeded.

Our Facebook -- Led by Mark Zuckerberg, We Define an Era

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 07.14.2012 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

This week's scheduled IPO is merely an extension of what's been happening in the past 8 years -- ordinary people from around the world investing on Facebook with their lives. It's not only Zuckerberg's Facebook -- it's our Facebook.

Site Helps You Stay In Touch From Beyond The Grave

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.28.2012 | Technology

Ever worry about what will happen to your social accounts if, one day, you suddenly bite the dust? Well, now you don't have to. Rather than let you...

Social Media: The Inscrutable Bubble! When the Bubble Bursts, Does It Make a Sound?

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 06.23.2012 | Media
Eric Yaverbaum

I maintain that there was never a bubble; at least, not in the sense that we call any market conditions a "bubble."

Social Gaming Network May Have Led To Sexual Assaults

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.17.2012 | Detroit

A social gaming network is the common thread between three recent cases of sexual assault, according to Detroit police. In three separate incidents, w...

Social Media Mash-up! Pinterest + Instagram = Pingram

The Huffington Post | Marissa Piazzola | Posted 03.12.2012 | Teen

Instagram and Pinterest have had a lovechild, and its name is Pingram. Fans of the parent apps can rejoice, as the new site allows photos to be viewed...

The Everyday Behavior That Could Be Used Against You in Court

Ken Altshuler | Posted 04.24.2012 | Divorce
Ken Altshuler

While many people are beginning to realize the risks posed by thoughtlessly posting comments and pictures on Facebook, I still find myself regularly shocked by the incriminating messages and images that can be so easily accessed in a divorce case.