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Facebook's Highest Purpose: Talking To The Dead?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.16.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Forget trips to the psychic. Increasingly, Facebook has become our conduit for talking to the dearly departed.

Why I'm So Tired Of Oversharing On The Internet

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.22.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

When Whisper co-founder Michael Heyward speaks to groups, he asks those in the room who are virgins to raise their hand. He's never seen a single hand raised, he said. He then passes out blindfolds, dims the lights and repeats the request. Generally about a third of the room puts their hands up. He uses this exercise to show what anonymity can bring to the experience of sharing, he said.

Beware The Overshare: Why You Shouldn't Always Open Up

Posted 10.03.2013 | OWN

Your new friend confides something very personal. Do not -- repeat, do not -- second that emotion. Martha Beck on how to manage people who play ...

Why Some People Have No Boundaries Online

Adam Grant | Posted 09.11.2013 | Media
Adam Grant

We're often shocked by what people post online. What shapes why some people seem to have no filter in social media, whereas others are more selective and private -- and what should your strategy be?

Facebook Tips for the Over-50 Set

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 02.03.2013 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

I'm going to take you through the basics of Facebook or, if you're a pro, review the finer points. You may still decide to give it a pass, but at least you'll be able to make an informed decision. If you're that Facebook pro, this refresher course can still help you maintain your social media edge.

Less Talk, More Action

Amanda Slavin | Posted 10.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

I think there is a time and place in a casual setting with people you love and trust to over-discuss and to over-share, and there is a time to listen, to absorb and to be strategic with your responses.

Are You An Emotional Gusher?

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 07.31.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Recognizing that you're a gusher enables you to become a better communicator by learning to balance self-sufficiency with emotional expression.