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3 Ways to Plan Digital Afterlife

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 09.18.2014 | Technology
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Facebook, Google and Twitter all have different policies dealing with your digital afterlife. State laws are emerging in the social media afterlife world. That being said, here are 3 ways to plan your digital afterlife now.

5 Million Gmail Usernames And Associated Passwords Leaked

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.12.2014 | Technology

It's time to change your Gmail password -- again. Around 5 million Gmail usernames and associated passwords were leaked on a Russian Internet foru...

Google To Recognize Emails That Use Special Characters

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology

If you only speak English, you've probably never noticed that the only letters allowed in any email address have always been limited to "A" through "Z...

A Judge Just Gave Prosecutors Access To Someone's Gmail

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a crimi...

Orwell's Nightmare: The NSA and Google -- Big Brother Meets Big Business

John W. Whitehead | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

What would happen if the most powerful technology company in the world and the largest clandestine spying agency in the world joined forces?

Leaked Photos Give Us A First Look At The New Gmail

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.12.2014 | Technology

Google is rumored to be testing a redesign of Gmail, and tech site Geek.com says it gotten its hands on a leaked version of how it might look. In o...

Facebook's 'Nearby Friends' Is a Really, Really Bad Idea

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 06.19.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

Facebook has introduced a new feature for its mobile users allowing them to share their location with friends. It is an "opt in" feature, meaning you don't have to sign up for it. On the surface, it seems to be a useful tool for people to use. But the new Facebook "feature" is pretty dangerous.

Gmail's 'Shelfie' Prank Mocks Selfie-Obsessed Culture

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology

It's not even April Fools' Day yet, and already Google has released multiple pranks. In addition to a Google Maps-based Pokémon challenge, the co...

8 Super-Specific Steps To Dealing With Gmail Overload

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology

Next time you're checking your Gmail for new messages, ask yourself this: Is my inbox a free-for-all where Amazon daily deals are jumbled with importa...

Why Is Google Finishing My Sentences, and Facebook Reading My Mind?

Russell C. Smith | Posted 05.24.2014 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

I wish Google would stop thinking it knows what we're thinking. It doesn't. It's often ludicrously off base, and usually simply annoying. Obviously not what they were going for.

Why Right Now the Future Belongs to Google, Not Apple

Mudit Kakkar | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology
Mudit Kakkar

Google one upped all its rivals, all in one fell swoop. Offhand, it's rash to say that Google is winning the race. To better discern the tussle within the Valley, many files need to be decoded.

Why Can't Google Stick With Its New Products?

Robert Scoble | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology
Robert Scoble

Larry Page is on stage at TED right now. I'm at home watching. He is not wearing Google Glass. This fits the new narrative that's going on in my head: that Google doesn't know how to stick with a product.

How To Deal With The Horribleness Of A Gchat Outage

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology

Gchat is down, but that doesn't mean you need to be. If your work and social life depends on Gchatting (full disclosure: ours do), maybe you'll app...

Facebook Dominates in Mobile Apps

Michael R. Levin | Posted 05.03.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

Measured By Use Frequency, Facebook Is Over Three Times More Popular Google App Portfolio Also Has Significant Numbers of Users Consumer Intelligenc...

7 Secret Gmail Features You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology

Let's be real: Most of us are pretty dependent on our email. I mean, don't you guys often wake up to an inbox that looks like this? No?? Reme...

Horrifying Gmail App Informs People When You Open Their Email

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.13.2014 | Technology

Bye bye, everyone. It's time to quit the Internet. There's a Google Chrome extension called Streak that, when installed, lets you see when someone ...

Your Gmails May Have Accidentally Been Deleted

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology

If you're using the Gmail app on your iPhone or iPad, some of your emails may have been deleted or marked as spam, according to a notification from G...

Gmail Went Down And Everyone Panicked

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

It's not just you. Gmail went down, and everyone flipped out. At around 2 p.m. EST, Google's email service became largely inaccessible, as confirme...

The 12 Types Of Emails Everyone Has In Their Draft Folder

Jen Glantz | Posted 03.21.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

Whenever I start to give in to the itch and the urge to miss my ex-boyfriend, I can just type his name in the Gmail search bar and see just exactly how our relationship unfolded. Threads of 'I want to break up with you' emails will resurface -- and to put a cherry on top of disaster, a play-by-play of our final words. Woo-hoo!

Your Gmail Is About To Get Even Less Private

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

If you're a Gmail user, you probably also have a Google+ account. Until now, that likely meant nothing to you. However, with a new Gmail update, ra...

5 Gmail Tips Everyone Should Know

Andrea Smith | Posted 03.01.2014 | Technology
Andrea Smith

Last week the Internet was buzzing with news of Gmail's incredibly useful "undo send" feature. Sorry to break it to you, but that "new" feature has been around since at least 2010.

7 Ways to Improve Your Email Response Rates

Simon Tam | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
Simon Tam

From introductions to pitches and proposals, chances are that your initial impression with someone will often be through this medium. Despite the importance of this system, few really take the time to learn it well in order to get better results.

'We Are Very Sorry'

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 12.14.2013 | Technology

Yahoo and CEO Marissa Mayer have had a no good, very bad week. Mayer acknowledged as much on Friday night in a post on her Tumblr, where she wrote ...

Is an 800 Number Necessary Anymore?

Brian Penny | Posted 12.25.2013 | Small Business
Brian Penny

The social media platforms you sign up for will again depend on your type of business, available resources, and how tech-savvy your business is. At the very least, register an account with every social community you can find in order to reserve the name.

Timothy Stenovec

Marissa Mayer Sparks Outrage From Longtime Yahoo Mail Customers

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.16.2013 | Technology

A lot of people are unhappy with the recent redesign of Yahoo Mail. Since a major overhaul of the tech giant's mail service last week, many custome...