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How To Find Out If Your Facebook Friends Hate You

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.03.2013 | Technology

Facebook tries very hard to have us get along. Like a kindergarten teacher, the website encourages us to "Share" things with "Friends." And despite nu...

If Facebook Goes Down, Here's Your Back-Up Plan

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy

Does the thought of not being able to, "like," "poke" or comment your way through life scare you so much that you need a back-up plan in case Facebook...

This Is Not A Static TV Screen, It's Your Face

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.26.2013 | Technology

No need to adjust your TV: This is what it looks like if you crammed the profile pictures from all 1.2 billion Facebook members into one image. ...

Strangers You May Know: The Sociology of Facebook Friending

Galanty Miller | Posted 11.10.2013 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

Facebook, just like real life, involves a social hierarchy. For the "friend requesting" system is not random. It's a popularity contest.

How To Keep Facebook In Perspective

meQuilibrium | Posted 10.23.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

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.

Your Facebook Friends Don't Actually Like This

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.15.2013 | Technology

A new study from the U.K. confirms what we've long suspected: Oversharing of Facebook photos is more than just a nuisance, and uploading a hundred "se...

International Friendship Day: Why It's Important to Organize Your Friends

Lisa Haisha | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

Decide who you want to be in the world and what kind of friend you want to be. Then choose your A-list friends accordingly.

When It's Time to Let a Friend Go

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 09.11.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

How do you know when a friendship ends? Especially with the eternally open window that is Facebook? Seeing those images made me realize that those women, once my nearest and dearest, are no longer part of my life.

Facebook Birthday Fun Makes That Special Day Even More Special

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.08.2013 | Media
Michael Sigman

An old friend I'm back in touch with thanks to Facebook loves to rail against Facebook -- on Facebook. When our electronic bond progressed to a real-w...

Dating in the Age of Facebook

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 08.19.2013 | Divorce
Elizabeth Denham

Most of us who have ventured back out into dating in the age of social media have pondered this question. And many of us have regretted adding someone too soon.

8 Helpful Hints On Being Your Kid's Facebook Friend

Katerina Rosen | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty

Your son or daughter has finally accepted your friend request. Now what? Here are eight tips to make the most of the relationship -- without irritatin...

Man And Supermodel

Peter Mehlman | Posted 08.10.2013 | Comedy
Peter Mehlman

Facebook has transitioned from connecting us to people we know but wish we didn't to people we don't know but wish we did.

Facebook Is My Baby Daddy

Emma Johnson | Posted 07.29.2013 | Parents
Emma Johnson

As a single mom, there are lots and lots of things that I can handle really, really well. But there is one thing that I cannot do: I cannot be my own companion. And so I turn to Facebook.

In Celebration Of Women Who Powerlift

Dana McMahan | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dana McMahan

I blogged about weightlifting and grew into a community, online and off, of women and men who loved lifting heavy. My story of walking into a gym unable to do a pushup and transforming, in my mid-30s, into a record-breaking powerlifter even inspired some to take up sports or join a gym.

This Cup Makes You Facebook Friends With Anyone You Tap Glasses With

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology

If there was ever an invention that is 5 years too late, it's this one. Budweiser Brazil has created the Buddy Cup, "a cup integrated with Facebook," ...

The One Person Almost Everyone Thinks You Should NEVER Friend On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.18.2013 | Technology

There are certain people it can be awkward to friend on Facebook. It's not always the best idea to be friends with parents and coworkers on Facebook, ...

From Affliction To Joy On Facebook

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 06.12.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

In our fast-paced highly connected world, we see all too often abuse of the Internet as a means for wide-spread gossip, lies and hurtful behavior. How beautiful it is indeed when the energy of this powerful tool can be harnessed to promote healing and friendship.

Who Are You Letting Into Your Head?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Your mood, productivity, opinions and ambition are affected by the people you let into your life, and your head.

Not Realizing I Was On a Date Thanks to Facebook

Audrey Bellis | Posted 05.21.2013 | Women
Audrey Bellis

Midway through my meal, it occurred to me that all the points he was referencing and commentary he brought up sounded vaguely familiar -- almost as if we'd had this conversation before.

STUDY: Facebook Use Affects BMI And Credit Card Debt

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 03.20.2013 | Women

Social commentators have issued warning after warning that social media use can be detrimental to self-esteem. A recent paper out of the University o...

Man Enlists Help Of Kickstarter To Meet All His Facebook Friends -- All Of Them

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.22.2013 | Technology

This guy has awesome friends, and he can prove it. But he needs your help. Connecticut-based photographer Ty Morin is seeking out all 788 of his Fa...

Memo to Facebook: Moderation, the New Controversial

Marie Woolf | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
Marie Woolf

Even as technology makes everything more impersonal, it's never been more personal. Far too personal, even intimate, actually. And there's far more protection against identity theft than against relationship wreckage in social media.

Why Facebook and I Are No Longer in a Relationship #Fakebook

Mimi Minsky | Posted 05.08.2013 | Technology
Mimi Minsky

When did we begin to lose touch with our own realities? When we began to convince ourselves that everything is okay as soon as we've posted that photo of us smiling wide. When we busy ourselves with pleasing others and waste hours changing statuses and organizing albums, we lose out.

Unfriending Hurts

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.07.2013 | Technology

If you're a fan of periodically cleansing your Facebook friend list, a new study suggests you might want to think twice before you click that unfriend...

Guess What Kind Of Party Single Women Don't Need?

Cristen Conger | Posted 01.17.2013 | Women
Cristen Conger

I can empathize with the exhaustion of the wedding circuit, schlepping gifts of blenders and karaoke machines hither, thither and yon. But I dont' understand the need among some singles to be cheered on in their singledom like newlyweds dashing toward a shaving cream-streaked car.