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Is There Life After Facebook?

JD Gershbein | Posted 11.22.2014 | Technology
JD Gershbein

Think before you like. A well-populated Facebook page offers an open portal into your buying persona. Once an opportunistic marketer learns which books you read, which movies you like, and which types of food you prefer, it is game on.

The Real Value of Likes, Shares and Subscribes

Bryan Elliott | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Bryan Elliott

I wanted to share a thought on the value of "likes" "shares" and "subscribes" from the giver's perspective. In other words, what's in it for those consuming of content; then liking, sharing and subscribing to content?

A True Friend 'Likes' What You Have to Say

Andrew Cristi | Posted 09.07.2014 | Technology
Andrew Cristi

I was recently hanging out with a friend. On that particular day she was in a sad state, bemoaning her boyfriend problems. She is known for turbulen...

Generation Like

Mimi James | Posted 07.30.2014 | Media
Mimi James

My ears bleed and I suffer in silence when I'm schlepping a carful of tweens to the beach or to the movies. When these girls are not singing along to Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea, my senses are being bombarded with a symphony of "likes."

Open Letter to the Shameless Social Media Self-Promoter

Zondra Hughes | Posted 03.23.2014 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Here's a tip: If Facebook and Twitter are the only methods that you use to promote your new book, new mix tape, new whatever, just stop. You're doing it all wrong, and you're wearing us out.

How Facebook Likes Get Bought And Sold

AP | By MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 03.07.2014 | Technology

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Celebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube vi...

Hey, You Look Different..

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.06.2013 | Technology

"Like" it or not, Facebook just made a big change. Facebook announced changes to their "Share" and "Like" buttons on Wednesday, the first time the ...

Who is "LIKE"?

Lauren Galley | Posted 12.22.2013 | Teen
Lauren Galley

Who is "LIKE?" Does the person behind each "LIKE" have the power to make us feel any certain way about ourselves?

Facebook 'Like' Protected By First Amendment

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.18.2013 | Technology

A federal appeals court ruled this week that a Facebook "like" is a form of speech protected by the First Amendment. "Liking" something on the social ...

Facebook Offers Compromise On 'Dislike' Button

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 07.25.2013 | Technology

For years Facebook has balked at adding one function almost everyone wants: a "Dislike" button. But in the coming months, the social network's 1 billi...

CTRL_ALT_DELETE

David Sable | Posted 09.14.2013 | Media
David Sable

How do we bring real meaning to even perfunctory encounters and make those little annoying thumbs really powerful?

This Burning Man Project Takes Aim At Facebook

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts

If Facebook were to disappear tomorrow, what would happen to all the precious "likes" accrued over the years? This might seem like a trivial questi...

LOOK: Over 2,000 People Form Facebook 'Thumbs Up'

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 03.23.2013 | Weird News

LIKE. More than 2,400 people from Lulea, Sweden, attempted a new Guinness World Record when they formed an enormous Facebook "thumbs up" symbol on...

10 Facebook Buttons That Would Be Way Better Than 'Want' and 'Collect'

Danny Rubin | Posted 12.10.2012 | Technology
Danny Rubin

Forget about 'Want' and 'Collect.' Who needs a second Pinterest, anyway? Here are ten other Facebook buttons that make way more sense:

Get Off Your Computer and DO Something

Jamie Anne Richardson | Posted 12.05.2012 | Parents
Jamie Anne Richardson

If I sit on my couch watching The Biggest Loser while eating four scoops of Rocky Road and then update my status about how I wish I could lose the weight, I haven't actually DONE anything. Posting about politics on Facebook is NOT the same things as casting a ballot.

How Facebook Can Go From Being "Liked" to Being Loved

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.22.2012 | Technology
Sanjay Sanghoee

When dealing with people's thoughts and free speech, Facebook needs to be more flexible. By blindly applying policies, Facebook is inadvertently harming the very users whose lives it seeks to enrich.

Who Follows Obama and Romney on Twitter?

Ehsan Khodarahmi | Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology
Ehsan Khodarahmi

Numbers have become incredibly important in the world of social media; it is seen as authority and popularity, but can one buy popularity and authority?

Is Clicking 'Like' Free Speech?

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 10.08.2012 | Technology

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Attorneys for Facebook and the American Civil Liberties Union want a federal appeals court to rule that clicking "Like" on the s...

Are Social Websites Becoming More Commercial Than Social?

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.14.2012 | Technology
Gil Laroya

The other day, while I was in a local store picking up a few personal items, I noticed something printed on the side of a can of bug spray. It said "...

How Do You Define 'Friend' for Your Kids?

Dr. Jordan Shlain | Posted 08.13.2012 | Parents
Dr. Jordan Shlain

I fear that our children are witnessing the erosion of the true meaning of the words "friend" and "like.

See Me, Feel Me, Like Me, Retweet Me

Howard Sherman | Posted 08.04.2012 | Technology
Howard Sherman

I must confess, in my early days on Twitter, I trawled for followers by asking others to help be reach some round-numbered goal. But I've realized how desperate I may have sounded for approval, for achievement.

'I Care' Facebook Button Shows Support For Causes

Posted 04.19.2012 | Impact

Ever hesitate to "Like" that tragic story or update on Facebook? Now, those misstated sentiments can be be better explained with an embeddable "I C...

Do You Really Want Your Customers To "Like" You?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 03.22.2012 | Small Business

Including Facebook "like" and Twitter "tweet this" buttons on your website is widely considered a no-brainer -- a great way to encourage interaction w...

Do You 'Like' Me?

James M. Lynch | Posted 03.17.2012 | Home
James M. Lynch

I still remember my grade school days of the '60s at Our Holy Redeemer Catholic school in Freeport, Long Island, when a girl would pay a little attent...

WATCH: You Must 'LIKE MAH STATUS'

Posted 12.17.2011 | Comedy

YouTuber Miles Jai has had about enough of you and your annoying status updates, fishing for Likes when all you really want is someone to tell you you...