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Online Behavior

Free Speech and Identity Verification: Combating the Challenge of Trolling

John Pavley | Posted 11.01.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

For the HuffPost community to grow and develop we must emphasize fairness in access, promote civil discourse,  reduce vitriol on our pages and provide a defense against trolling. A key strategy in doing all of this is our plan to require all new members to identify themselves when they create an account.

How You're Embarrassing Yourself Online Without Even Knowing It

Simone Smith | Posted 09.24.2013 | Technology
Simone Smith

We all make embarrassing mistakes online. While many warnings have been beaten into us by every cliché article on online etiquette, we have a tendency to recognize errors in other people while remaining blindly unaware of our own faux pas. Don't become another statistic.

The Like Trail: What You Like on Facebook Says More Than You Know

Matthew Hutson | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
Matthew Hutson

Previous research has shown that basic demographic information (such as age, gender, and education level) can be guessed by looking at online profiles. But a new study goes much farther, documenting clues for intelligence, sexual orientation, and drug use.

Your Obnoxiously-Political Facebook Friends: 5 Tips for Dealing With Them

Andrea Bonior | Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Andrea Bonior

We've all got them, no matter how left or right you lean. They're the Facebook friends who can't post a single status update without making it political, or who seem to share every last bit of oversimplified propaganda they come across.

Most Active Online Are The Most Educated: STUDY

thenextweb.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

People who spend the most time online are in fact the most educated claims a recent report from Eurostat....