Internet Technology

We look to the Internet for news, socializing, shopping, research and more. From HTML code to instant messaging, we'll break down what's really going on whenever you log on, send an e-mail, visit a popular Web site or post to a blog.

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How to Add Music to Facebook

Playing and sharing music in Facebook takes social networking beyond what words alone can express.

How to Make a Twitter Background

Add style and personality to your Twitter page by customizing your background. Your visitors will thank you.

How to Link Facebook and Twitter

Although Facebook and Twitter serve different social networking functions, the two sites overlap when it comes to sharing. How can you link the both accounts together?

How to Delete Facebook Games

It's easy to get addicted to a game, and that's certainly true of social games on Facebook. But are they safe to play? And how can you delete them when you're bored with them?

How to Check In Somewhere on Facebook

Your friends can know exactly where you are and what you're doing when you use the Facebook Places feature. But how does it work and what should you watch out for?

How to Make a Facebook Business Page

Facebook can be a fantastic marketing tool for your business. But what's the best way to set up and manage a Facebook Business page?

How to Make an Event on Facebook

Scheduling a party or event with e-mail or online invitations may be easy, but Facebook has way more features to enhance the process.

How does Groupon work?

If you shop online, you've probably heard of Groupon -- that is, if you haven't used it already. It's been called the fastest-growing company in history, but how does it work?

How to Browse the Web on Your iPad

Apple claims that when you browse the Web on your iPad, you hold the Internet in your hands. How can you optimize your online time with this popular tablet?

How to Block Other Facebook Users

Getting constant status updates from Facebook friends can be fun -- or frightful. When your virtual pals' posts are no longer amusing, what are your options?

How to Update Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Protecting your personal information online is not easy, but tweaking your Facebook preferences can give you greater control over your social network visibility.

How to Post a Perfect Tweet

Anyone can open a Twitter account, but what does it take to command an audience in 140 characters or less?

How to Post on Facebook via Twitter

Trying to post repeat information to all your social networks can be a drag. If you have a message you want to broadcast widely, is there a way to do it easily?

How to Artfully Cull Your Facebook Friends List

Sometimes, your Facebook Friends list simply gets out of control. How do you determine who makes the cut? Don't stress. We'll help.

Who should you follow on Twitter?

Want to optimize your Twitter feed by following the right people? We'll help you sort and prioritize your list.

How to Manage Your Twitter Feed

Twitter might seem like an exercise in (entertaining) brevity, but even it can get out of control. What are the best ways to tame your feed?

Is Facebook sharing your personal information?

Most of us understand that the Internet only has the information that we provide it: "Think before you click" is a common warning for all users. But for a site like Facebook, that can get complicated. Does Facebook share your personal information?

How Facebook Photo Tags Work

It's fun to point out the faces of people you know in real albums, and you can do the same thing with Facebook phototagging. What are photo tags, and is there a faster way to identify your friends?

How Twitpic Works

These days, all sorts of people -- from celebrities to average Joes -- post pictures on Twitter. How do they do it? Find out in How Twitpic Works.

10 Ways to Get the Most Out of iTunes

iTunes is like most other complex tools. It works well right out of the box, but it can become a powerful, personalized media manager with a few simple modifications and adjustments. So, what can you do to get the most out of iTunes?

How to Use Google Earth to Show and Share GPS Routes and Tracks

Do you want to know how to use Google Earth to show and share GPS routes and tracks from your travels? Learn how to how to use Google Earth to show and share GPS routes and tracks in this article.

How to Put a Photo Album on a Web Page

You'd like to learn how to put a photo album on a Web page and share it with others. Learn in this article how to put a photo album on a Web page.

How to E-mail Pictures

You'd like to know how to e-mail some old pictures and new digital ones your family and friends. Learn how to e-mail pictures in this article.

How to Organize Emails by Utilizing the Files Function

You can organize e-mails by assigning mail to specific files for later retrieval. Learn about how to organize e-mails in this article.

How Mobile Web Pages Work

Often, the Web site you see on your smartphone is quite different from the version you see on your computer screen. How do Web servers know you're using a mobile device, and how are pared-down mobile pages designed?