Social networks cover every topic imaginable. Understanding which social networks are safe and which ones aren't is an important step.
More than half of people who post comments on news articles haven't read the articles. Is the point of online article to inform, or to provide a forum for discussion?
By Patrick J. Kiger Aug 22, 2017
Trying to get verified on Twitter? It's way more random than you think.
By Michelle Konstantinovsky Aug 7, 2017
Do we portray a consistent self across different social media platforms? A new study examines the faces we share.
By Chris Opfer May 24, 2017
President Trump is an avid tweeter, and not always the best speller (remember unpresidented?). Can he delete his tweets or are they now public property?
By John Perritano Feb 9, 2017
Bummed out by the Internet and how much more fun everyone else seems to be having? Seeking out better times offline may ease your FOMO.
By Lauren Vogelbaum Oct 19, 2016
News organizations have been dropping their commenting sections for years, and NPR has recently joined them. But not everyone thinks ditching comments is the way to go.
By Kate Kershner Oct 4, 2016
There's a lot of live-streaming going on lately. As a result, courts may soon be busy defining when it's appropriate to record or broadcast video.
By Jonathan Strickland Aug 8, 2016
In an odd twist, retweeting could be negatively affecting your memory of the content, and causing comprehension declines even after your Twitter session is over.
By Kate Kershner May 3, 2016
After the pepper-spray incident, UC Davis paid a company to repair its online image. But can anyone make negative search results disappear?
By Dave Roos Apr 21, 2016
The hugely popular streaming platform wants you to know that it isn't just for gamers.
By Christian Sager Apr 13, 2016
Some couples have a shared Facebook account, even though Facebook frowns on the practice. What does it say about their relationship?
By Alia Hoyt Mar 23, 2016
Because sometimes sad, angry, haha, love and wow just don't properly describe your emotional state.
By Robert Lamb Feb 26, 2016
You can do all sorts of things on Facebook, right? Find a high-school buddy. Post pictures of your cat. Buy a gun. Except that last one may have just gotten tougher.
By Julie Douglas Feb 3, 2016
Peach went from boom to bust in about a week. Why do some apps get hot very fast — and then go the way of Meerkat?
By Dave Roos Jan 21, 2016
"Finstagram" stands for "fake Instagram" but for its users, it's a chance to be authentic.
By Alia Hoyt Dec 2, 2015
Tired of swiping left for Tinder? Fret not. AI could soon streamline your dating life.
By Jonathan Strickland Oct 26, 2015
Six seconds isn't much time to convey an idea, so why is Vine, with its microvideo social network model, so captivating?
By Nathan Chandler
Failbook is set up to showcase all the wins, fails and facepalms that haunt the spidery halls of Facebook (and other social networks). So what is a "fail," and how do you know if you're committing one?
By Jessika Toothman
Google has tried to launch social-based products before with limited success. Could Google Plus break the trend and become the next big social network?
By Jonathan Strickland
Use the Facebook application, Notes, to add a blog to your Facebook page. Learn how to add a blog to your Facebook page from this article.
By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors
You can change default Facebook settings to enable or block friends from sharing specific content, such as posts or pictures. Learn how to unhide friends in this article.
Smartphones enable us to interact with the world around us in many different ways. Foursquare turns a night on the town into a great big game with real rewards.
How many of you have lost touch with an old school friend? Classmates.com was founded to help people reconnect with one another. But why is the site so restrictive?
USENET has been offering Internet users the chance to talk to one another since 1979. But true USENET fans want more. What does EasyNews offer them that their ISPs don't?
By Josh Briggs
Social networking sites on the Internet have brought people with all kinds of interests together. Knitting and crocheting enthusiasts hang out on Ravelry. But what can you do on the site?
By Stephanie Crawford
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