Social Networking Information

Social networking information improves the way you use the web. By learning about the different social networks, you'll be able to use the ones most suited for your tastes.

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Want to change your name on Facebook? It's easy to do in just a few simple steps.

By Jeremy Glass

"Metaverse" may be a term you're unfamiliar with, but the blend of real and virtual worlds is something we may all have to get used to.

By Nick Kelly

Whether you want to break up with Facebook for good — or just take a breather — we've got step-by-step instructions so you can do either.

By Nathan Chandler


Its very existence has been debated for years, so what is shadowbanning, and how can you avoid it?

By Nathan Chandler

Depending on who you talk to, social media is either a blessing or a curse. It has certainly helped us to connect with one another in ways we never thought possible, but on the other hand, and quite ironically, it has made us far more antisocial. We’ve seen many platforms comes and go over the […] The post 10 Reasons to Quit Social Media appeared first on Goliath.

By Rachel Despres

Periscope lets you broadcast what's in front of you in real time, and interact with the people watching. Is this simply a novelty, or is it here to stay? And what are the legal ramifications?

By Bernadette Johnson

Internet sensations like LOLcat and the Harlem Shake didn't happen overnight. OK, maybe they did. But what did these phenomena have in common (besides inanity)? Are there any rules for making pictures, videos or blogs go viral?

By Chris Opfer


In early 2012, Facebook rolled out its new Timeline, which replaced the personal wall format that users had been accustomed to. Some love it, some hate it -- but what's the logic behind the change?

By Jacob Clifton

Facebook is more than just a social network; it is also an advertising platform. How can you get rids of all those ads on Facebook?

By Contributors

Facebook is a great way to network and contact people instantly when they are online, but sometimes you may want to remain invisible. Learn how to go offline when using Facebook in this article.

By Contributors

Privacy settings on Facebook can be customized to hide certain friends. Learn how to hide friends on Facebook in this article.

By Contributors


There are long-running jokes about addiction to the computer. Crackberry, anyone? But it's a very real and, possibly, very dangerous thing that shouldn't be taken lightly. Especially when children are involved. Here's how you can stay on top of it.

By Sara Elliott

While Facebook stipulates kids should be at least 13 to create an account, it's not that hard for younger children find a way into the social networking site. How young is too young to be on Facebook?

By Jessika Toothman

Everybody's heard of Facebook, MySpace and Friendster. But that wasn't always the case. How do you start your own social networking site?

By Jonathan Strickland

Everyone's using social networking these days, including mom and dad. In fact, there's a whole category of social networking sites devoted to parenting.

By Josh Briggs


People talk about Facebook, MySpace and Twitter, but those are only a few of the social networking sites on the Web. What makes a social networking site?

By Ed Grabianowski

Still on the fence about joining the social networking revolution? We might be able to help you figure out which side you'd rather come down on.

By Jonathan Strickland

Millions of people are using social networking sites to meet others, play games and find jobs. But if all these sites are free, how do they pay the bills?

By Jonathan Strickland

It's not exactly your high school cafeteria. But, yes, cliques do pervade cyberspace. Is there a cool group within your network of online friends?


They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks. If that's true, then how is online social networking bleeding into the baby boomer generation?

By Debra Ronca

People share embarrassing information online for a variety of reasons -- narcissism, naivitity, just because everyone else is doing it -- but the fact remains that people from all walks of life reveal too much on the Internet.

By Victoria Vogt

Good news. It may not mean that you're a big loser and nobody likes you. What else could affect your chances of gaining and keeping contacts on Web sites like Twitter and Facebook?

By Amy Hunter

The Internet's a good place to project a false image of yourself. It's also a good place to message out your truest innermost thoughts as if no one is listening. Which happens more on social networking sites?

By Charles W. Bryant


At 9:30 a.m., your friend updated her Facebook status with, "got the job!" which triggered five thumbs ups and a "w00t!" Does the fact that you know this make you a distracted or productive employee?

By Sarah Winkler

How many of your Facebook friends and Twitter followers would you invite to your birthday party or wedding, or call for a ride when your car breaks down? Are these online connections any good to you in real life?

By Debra Ronca