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How to Boost Your IQ Using Your Facebook News Feed

Lauren Cahn | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
Lauren Cahn

Some people think of Facebook as a time-suck. I am not one of those people. I use Facebook to make myself smarter. I think of it as my own personal "L...

When It Comes To Facebook, Avoid Playing With Fire

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 01.04.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

Here are some tips on how to navigate (and avoid) awkward social media situations -- before they escalate into real-world repercussions.

Why It's OK To Participate In Defriend Day

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

If you haven't heard, it's Defriend Day today, March 4, 2011, at least according to author Mark Dice. Dice, who has espoused conspiracy theories in...

Top 10 friendship dilemmas of 2010

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Friendships, even very good ones, typically change over time. But the "rules" or etiquette on how to best adapt to a changed friendship are often murk...

My one-sided friendship: How can I get her to stop IM-ing me?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, I'm in an awkward situation with a friend and I'm at a loss about how to proceed. We've been friends for about 6 years. We met ...

I can't believe she defriended me!

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

This week, I received an email from another writer who reminded me that she had once defriended me on Facebook. We both belong to the same professiona...

How to Handle A Facebook Frenemy

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, After years of friendship, my relationship with a colleague was damaged while both of us were enduring major losses in our l...

What To Do with My Social Media Accounts in the Event of my Untimely Death

Samara O'Shea | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samara O'Shea

There are plenty of people I'm friends with only through social networking. They need to know that I've died, too. I'd hate to have them think I defriended them.

Defriended Facebook Lets You Track Facebook Defrienders

Macworld | Posted on Timestamp(1263474000000,'longDateTime')Jan 14, 2010 8:00 Am by David Dahlquist , Macworld.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Defriended, by i-Doodz, solves this dilemma quite elegantly. A simple iPhone app that scans your Facebook friends list each time you run it and compar...

How Many Friends Would You Give up For a Whopper?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Burger King's new marketing campaign -- called the WHOPPER Sacrifice and created by Crispin Porter Bogusky: Delete ten of your Facebook friends and you're rewarded with a coupon for a free Whopper.