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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.

Study Finds More Facebook Friends Equals More Stress

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology

The more the merrier, right? Except, maybe not on Facebook. According to a recent study from University of Edinburgh Business School, increasing y...

Blurring the Professional and the Personal With Women and Facebook

Rachel Ryan | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
Rachel Ryan

For those of you debating whether or not to Facebook friend your boss, DO IT. Seeing pictures of your boss with a piña colada on a beach is pretty much the equivalent of a 6-year-old seeing their teacher outside of the classroom. "You're a real person?! Who likes to do things besides give me homework?"

UNPOPULAR: 7 Reasons Why People Don’t 'Like' Your Facebook Posts

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.23.2012 | Technology

Don't you hate uploading a post to Facebook, only to have absolutely no one comment on your well-thought-out witticisms? Maybe (just maybe) people ...

Facebook Is Not the Problem: Friendship in an Online World

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

When I'm interviewed by reporters about friendship, I'm often asked about my feelings about Facebook. And then they seem surprised, and a little disappointed, when I simply answer, "I love Facebook as one of the tools we can use for our friendships."

Facebook 'Friends,' Not Friends

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.19.2013 | College
Michael Shammas

What snapped? I don't know. What I do know is that my mouse clicked the "deactivate" button, and for a moment I thought I'd finally mustered up the courage to delete my pixelated existence forever.

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 12.22.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Facebook page admins have been grumbling about a sharp drop in the reach of their pages' posts, meaning that fewer fans are seeing each status update.

Do You Hate Getting Political Posts on Your Facebook News Feed?

Larry Atkins | Posted 11.24.2012 | Technology
Larry Atkins

Personally, I'm OK with sending and receiving politically oriented Facebook posts, even when I disagree with my Facebook friends.

Personal Facebook Cleanse

Shelly Palmer | Posted 11.24.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

I'm going post a simple message to my personal profile, "I'm doing a Facebook cleanse, like or comment here if you want to remain my Facebook friend." If people don't like the post or comment, I am going to unfriend them.

Farewell to Facebook

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 11.19.2012 | Technology
Kayley Kravitz

With all of the negative press against Facebook (going public, anyone?) I can't help but wonder if it's slowly but surely going the way of MySpace.

Insight From Massive Social Experiment Could Sway Voting, Spending and Other Behavior

Kare Anderson | Posted 11.19.2012 | Technology
Kare Anderson

A recent study shows that about one-third of a million more Americans voted in 2010 because of one Facebook message on Election Day.

An Open Letter to My Facebook Friends

Teresa Hsiao | Posted 09.06.2012 | Comedy
Teresa Hsiao

I'm writing this letter to all of you, my 723 closest, bestest, most wonderful friends in the world. It's true that I don't remember who some of you are, but I'm sure we shared an unmistakable bond that led us to become Facebook friends in the first place.

If Historical Figures Had Posted on Facebook...

John Blumenthal | Posted 10.30.2012 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Napoleon: Hey guys, has anyone ever been to Elba?