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Social Media Etiquette for Weddings

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weddings
Diane Gottsman

Posting during a wedding or other celebration requires adhering to a few guidelines and practicing common courtesy. Here are some etiquette tips to start the wedding season off on the right foot:

News Flash! No One Actually "Likes" Your Social Media Bragging

Alissa Dean | Posted 05.26.2014 | Technology
Alissa Dean

Now, in less time than it takes to say, "Okay. This time... sexy faces!", we can flash our "goods" around the web without so much as a thought as to how it might be affecting (and potentially offending) those around us.

My Facebook Faux Pas

Robert Weiss | Posted 05.21.2014 | Technology
Robert Weiss

My husband Jon and I are only 12 years apart in age (I'm 52, he's 40), yet we are from profoundly different generations, with very different ways of viewing the world.

WATCH: How To Break Up In The Age Of Social Media

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Break-ups are always tough, but in the age of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, it's even harder to move on and get your ex out of your head. So wh...

6 Tips for Proper Social Media Etiquette in the New Year

Diane Gottsman | Posted 03.08.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

As you set out 2014 with fresh goals and resolutions, don't overlook your social media profiles and activity. Your online presence can support or damage your professional (and social) image. Start the New Year off by paying closer attention to your social media presence.

Help! My Ex Keeps Bashing Me Online

Posted 08.16.2013 | Divorce

What's the best way to deal with an ex who continually badmouths you on social media? That's the dilemma one of our readers brought to us earlier...

5 Social Media Rules All Divorcing Couples Should Follow

Michelle Crosby | Posted 10.13.2013 | Divorce
Michelle Crosby

These days, with the advent of social media and other technology, there are a lot more shades to our relationships. This change is having a big impact on how we share news of our separation or impending divorce with family and friends.

Social Media Does Not Make Anyone Socialized

Erin Havel | Posted 09.28.2013 | Impact
Erin Havel

When we remove the context we receive simply by sitting in front of another person, we also remove our filter.

Are You Minding Your (Digital) Manners?

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 08.12.2013 | Teen
Noah Fitzgerel

As the world is more intimately connected, our generation's digitization should not be berated by columnists as cover for laziness. When we make online birthday cards, our innovative implementation of timeless niceties should be lauded instead of pilloried.

Technology Etiquette: How to Properly Address a Negative Online Comment

Diane Gottsman | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
Diane Gottsman

If you manage a blog, business, Twitter profile or Facebook page, the chances you'll receive a negative comment, tweet, rating or review are high. Before you panic and respond with something you may later regret, refer to my tips below.

The Fastest Way To Ruin A Wedding

Posted 05.29.2013 | Weddings

In an age when smartphones with cameras are ubiquitous, almost any wedding guest with a steady hand can act as a photographer and share the photos on ...

The Dos And Don'ts Of Facebooking At Weddings

Posted 05.10.2013 | Weddings

If any of your guests have smartphones, you can expect to see details of your wedding pop up on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. But there are new eti...

Your Guide To Pre-Frosh Social Media

| Posted 04.22.2013 | Teen

By Lily Herman Congrats, seniors! You’ve survived the draining college admissions process and are now surfing the web trying to learn more about ...

11 Social Media Mistakes You Don't Even Know You're Making

Heather Dugan | Posted 01.08.2013 | Small Business
Heather Dugan

Navigating social media is no "one and done" endeavor. It's all fair game and enlightening information is generally available to all. Privatizing the personal is basic good sense, but consider the following tips as well.

Separation of Twitter and Facebook in the Age of Obama

James Sims | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
James Sims

My resolution for the next presidential election is to let "grandma" share my stupid dog pictures with her retirement community cronies and reserve my playing of pin the tail on Donald Trump to Twitter.

Social Media Etiquette: Do You Kiss and Tell?

Julie Spira | Posted 09.18.2012 | Style
Julie Spira

Posting your first kiss and details of your romantic life on social media sites is no longer considered exploitative. It's actually expected. But where do you draw the line between kiss-and-tell and kiss-and-post?

I Hate Social Networking

Susan Harrow | Posted 05.20.2012 | Technology
Susan Harrow

I don't want to know when you're going to sleep or if you sweated up a storm in your latest workout. I don't want to hear about your baby's poop habits, or the tiff with the neighbor. On social networks I want five things.

Netiquette 101

Julia Allison | Posted 04.01.2012 | Technology
Julia Allison

Thanks to social media and the Internet, we have the means to offend or upset people on an unprecedented scale. With every new technology, there are new ways to make an absolute fool of yourself. What is your netiquette?

Nick Kroll's Guide to Social Media Etiquette

Posted 10.24.2011 | Comedy

"Social Media Etiquette 101" is today's "Typing 101"; a basic skill that everyone should master if they want to be successful. But since it's not yet ...

An Open Letter To My Facebook Friends: Your Status Update = FAIL

Joseph Satto | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Satto

By updating with minutiae and daily grind stuff, you run the risk of triggering the "boy who cried wolf" label. However, use your updates sparingly and they are likely to reach a larger audience and to much greater effect.

Essential Social Media Etiquette For College Students: Six Tips

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's all too easy to use -- and abuse -- the powers of social media. In our overly connected world, one has to retain a modicum of control over their ...

Where Are Your Manners? Is Social Media Killing Simple Etiquette?

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jack Myers

The media, advertising and marketing community is being plagued by a lack of simple etiquette. Are your e-mails being ignored and phone calls not returned?