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Can Social Networks Rapidly Expand Knowledge?

Ken Goldberg | Posted 11.19.2012 | Technology
Ken Goldberg

Can an intangible incentive structure be designed to rapidly mobilize citizens to learn about a pressing issue?

Kathleen Miles

We'll Never Date The Same Way Again | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.12.2012 | Los Angeles

First dates are pretty much the most awkward thing ever. You're either texting your friends commentary throughout or regretting that you spent a Frida...

Workers Spend Insane Amount Of Day Just Dealing With Email

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

You've got way too much mail. Office workers spend an average of 2.6 hours per day reading and answering emails, according to a survey conducted by...

High-Tech Business Etiquette: A Professional's Guide to Social Networks

Scott Steinberg | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business
Scott Steinberg

Social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+ provide endless opportunities for entrepreneurs and business professionals to connect.

You Won't 'Like' This: Louisiana Sex Offenders Must Post Criminal Status On Facebook

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2012 | Crime

Convicted sex offenders and child predators who set up a Facebook or other social networking page will have to post their criminal status in their pro...

Facebook Data Visualizations Offer New Insight Into, Well, Us

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.05.2012 | Technology

The Facebook data team has leveraged the vast quantity of personal information collected from its 900 million users to visualize how our habits, polit...

Ron Dicker

Ford Gets In The Grill Of GM Over Facebook Withdrawal | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business

Facebook's got a friend in Ford. After General Motors announced it was killing its Facebook advertising just days before Facebook's IPO, Ford sent ...

Jason Gilbert

11 Ridiculous Social Media Mashups We Never Want To See | Jason Gilbert | Posted 05.04.2012 | Technology

Social media mashups -- the combination of two independent social networks -- into one are all the rage right now. We recently profiled Pinstagram, th...

Good Grief

Jill Robinson | Posted 06.28.2012 | Technology
Jill Robinson

As I sit alone, writing with this actual Papermate pen, which writes words you can feel, words firm and clear, that we are evolving into translucent creatures; Internet sprites, who will Twitter, text and pinterest through cyberspace.

Pinterest Popularity Soars To New Heights

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.06.2012 | Technology

Party up, Pinterest users. Your beloved social image-bookmarking site has just reached (another) all-time high. According to marketing service Expe...

How to Network in College

Her Campus | Posted 05.15.2012 | College
Her Campus

It's important to remember that any situation could turn into networking, beyond just job fairs and school events. Therefore, it's important to always be prepared.

WHOOP WHOOP! JuggaloBook, Insane Clown Posse's Social Network, Is 'Filth'

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.01.2012 | Weird News

Insane Clown Posse's new social network is a horny teenager's cough syrup-induced daymare. That's what Vice magazine is calling JuggaloBook, a Face...

PHOTOS: Not Your Grandma's Embroidery

Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts

Daniel Kornrumpf's woven portraits, exquisite in their detail and surprising in their effect, are not your Grandma's embroideries. The art has really ...

Jesse Sues Lionsgate For $3 Million Over 'Camp Hell'

Posted 01.30.2012 | Celebrity

Sometimes too much publicity can be... bad publicity. ET reports that "Social Network" actor Jesse Eisenberg is suing Lionsgate and Grindstone Ent...

Leo Tolstoy Is Quitting Facebook

Paul Greenberg | Posted 01.29.2012 | Arts
Paul Greenberg

On the 101st anniversary of his death, a look back through Leo Tolstoy's epic Facebook posts.

How Will Personal-Feedback Loops Affect the Hispanic Population?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 10.20.2011 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

Could a personal-feedback loop help recent immigrants learn English more quickly? Might the idea be applied to concepts like voter registration or proper prenatal care, both of which are issues within the Latino population?

Facebook Says New Evidence Proves Zuck Didn't Sign Away 50% Of Facebook

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 10.16.2011 | Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y. (Associated Press)— Facebook attorneys late Monday revealed evidence that they say proves a New York man fabricated a contract that he...

Dutch Politicians Question LinkedIn Advertising

AP | Posted 10.12.2011 | Technology

AMSTERDAM -- Social networking site LinkedIn says it will alter an advertising technique, following criticism and questions in the Netherlands about w...

How Companies Use Facebook To Hire And Fire

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 10.04.2011 | Business

In an increasingly digitized world, roughly 45 percent of employers now reportedly use social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to scre...

Simpsons Gets Winklevossed

Entertainment Weekly | Posted 09.21.2011 | Celebrity

Armie Hammer will double your pleasure once more: In a nod to his role(s) in last year's big-screen hit The Social Network, the 24-year-old actor has ...

Google Axes Blogger And Picasa Brands

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.04.2011 | Technology

Google will axe two popular brand names, Mashable has reported. Blogger and Picasa will be renamed as part of a branding push following the releas...

Google Shuts Down Invites To Social Network Due To 'Insane Demand'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

If you were among the lucky people given a Google+ invite, treasure it. Though users were previously allowed to invite friends to try out Google's new...

Google+ vs. Facebook: What They Have In Common

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 08.29.2011 | Technology

This hasn't been Google's best year for social. First, word got out about an internal memo in which a senior exec warned that the company was behind i...

What Big Media Can Learn From The New York Public Library

The Atlantic | Posted 08.23.2011 | Books

With all this change -- not to mention a possible $40 million budget cut looming -- it would be no surprise if the library was floundering like the mu...

Aaron Sorkin Quits Facebook

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 08.22.2011 | Technology

Screenwriter and producer Aaron Sorkin has quit Facebook, he revealed today at the Cannes Lions Festival in France. The writer of Facebook movie "T...