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The Two Faces of Facebook

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 08.26.2012 | Home
Jeff DeGraff

Technology will set you free to express the real you -- until you realize that reality places you in the inbox on your smartphone just like everyone else. No worries, its outsmarted most of us.

New Facebook Feature Will Find Friends Close To Where You Are

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.25.2012 | Technology

Facebook is testing a feature called Find Friends Nearby, a mobile app that allows users to view friends and other Facebook users in nearby locations....

School District: Violent Facebook Comments Posted By Students 'Posed A True Threat'

Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.15.2012 | Education

In Indiana, three girls were expelled over Facebook comments in which they discussed killing fellow classmates using guns, box cutters and gasoline, W...

Facebook for Dummies: What Were You Thinking?

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 08.04.2012 | Technology
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

Think about the words "social" and "media". Media corrupts and wipes away true "social" every time.

Social Media and the Promise of Eternal Life

Julie Flynn Badal | Posted 07.30.2012 | New York
Julie Flynn Badal

Facebook provides a window to the death of people we hardly, if ever, knew. While it may not promise eternal life, Facebook may just guarantee that some distorted image of you will stick around at least until the planet melts.

My So-Called Friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 07.26.2012 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

My so-called friend deleted me on Facebook because of an accidental slip-of-the-tongue. She talks about me behind my back and when I try to apologize, she ignores me. What should I do?

Will You Be My Facebook Friend? No.

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.29.2012 | Technology

Will you friend me on Facebook? Please? You don't mind if I don't know you right? Or if I'm your boss or like to friend everyone on the Internet right...

Investing in Potential: Don't Walk Backwards Into Your Future

Amanda Slavin | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact
Amanda Slavin

Now, at 26, looking at where my life is now and where I want to go, I started to think: Am I appreciating the people and the things that matter or am I letting the fast-paced life of a New Yorker distract me from what I really want?

Why I Took a Facebook Hiatus

Natalie Thomas | Posted 07.18.2012 | Comedy
Natalie Thomas

Facebook is addictive. You feel inclined to read, stalk and share. Only in this forum would stalking be the more acceptable practice of the three. In this case, it's the sharing that's the problem.

Earn Cash Off Your Facebook Friends

SmartMoney | Kelli B. Grant | Posted 05.10.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: Customers seeking the best deals may have to pester their friends. Some of the latest coupons from retailers and other businesses c...

13 Unlucky Reasons Why Facebook Is Rapidly Approaching Peak Hype

John F. Ince | Posted 07.02.2012 | Technology
John F. Ince

Facebook may be rapidly approaching a phenomenon we might call peak hype -- the moment when both usage and investor interest Facebook reach their zenith and rapidly start to decline and spiral downward.

50 People In Media You Should Subscribe To On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Mia Aquino | Posted 04.30.2012 | Media

Facebook has an interesting feature called Subscribe, which allows you to follow someone's public posts even if you're not friends. Many members of t...

Good Grief

Jill Robinson | Posted 06.28.2012 | Technology
Jill Robinson

As I sit alone, writing with this actual Papermate pen, which writes words you can feel, words firm and clear, that we are evolving into translucent creatures; Internet sprites, who will Twitter, text and pinterest through cyberspace.

Anomie in a World of Social Media

Frank A. Weil | Posted 06.24.2012 | Technology
Frank A. Weil

French sociologist Emile Durkheim gave a name to crowd loneliness: "anomie." That state of mind was believed to be often at the root of social unrest. So this condition is not altogether new, but the Internet may have amped it up a few notches.

10 Surefire Ways to Be that Obnoxious Facebook Friend

The Stir | Posted 06.24.2012 | Women
The Stir

How else will people know that you actually have a wild and crazy social life if you don't tag TONS of pictures?! HOW?

Should Teachers And Students Be Facebook Friends?

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 06.18.2012 | Education

NEW YORK — Should students and teachers ever be friends on Facebook? School districts across the country, including the nation's largest, are we...

Why Facebook Has Become Too Big For Its Own Good (And Ours)

Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.27.2012 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

Social media services suffer from their success in a way other tech companies do not. And nowhere is the Big Gang problem more obvious than on Facebook, the web's largest and most sprawling social network.

Should Bosses And Employees Be Facebook Friends?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 03.26.2012 | Small Business

Should bosses and employees be friends on Facebook? With rules about personal and professional behavior blurring, it's a bit surprising that only 21 p...

Why I Want My Parents To Join Facebook

Lori Fradkin | Posted 05.21.2012 | Women
Lori Fradkin

I want my parents to join Facebook. I want this despite the fact that I have been told by others that I do not. I want my parents to be my friends.

Facebooking With Students?

Emily Wall | Posted 05.21.2012 | College
Emily Wall

It becomes such a dreary task to fix someone's grammar, but if I know that student, if I know he was just dumped by his girlfriend yesterday and tonight he's getting a new tattoo, it's easier to write "comma splice" 30 times on a paper and not get mad.

How Facebook Exposed One Man's Double Life

AP | MANUEL VALDES | Posted 05.09.2012 | Divorce

SEATTLE — Facebook's automatic efforts to connect users through "friends" they may know recently led two Washington women to find out they were ...

The 7 Most Annoying Types Of Facebook Friends

| Ashley Brooks | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home

Although Facebook has dramatically changed the rules of social interactions, there are some things that are still not allowed. This includes writing ...

How Facebook Makes You Jealous (And Why It's Not a Bad Thing)

Jacoba Urist | Posted 04.18.2012 | Parents
Jacoba Urist

I tell parents, sometimes, wanting to keep up with the Joneses is a really good motivator.

Facebook Blocked Me From Friending: That is Soooo 7th Grade...

Katie Goodman | Posted 04.18.2012 | Entertainment
Katie Goodman

Is this what my adult life has come to? Is Facebook really in a position to take away my car keys and TV privileges? This is like the best Firm Parenting Class for teens ever. Facebook does not get tired or annoyed and cave in, and there's no way for me to contest it. What's an anti-authority political satirist to do?

Marketing Tips From Mobsters

Don McNay | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business
Don McNay

The referral process happens in every level of society. It's how private clubs and organizations select their members. Some of my friends will accuse me of "name dropping." I don't care and I'm not going to change a lifetime habit that has worked pretty well for me.