social networking


Study Links Facebook Use To Low Self-Esteem

A study analyzing Facebook usage and status updates found that those who spend more time on the social networking site have lower self-esteem.


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Mulkey Bothered By Griner Insults Found Online

Baylor Lady Bears coach Kim Mulkey said that she is disgusted by taunting and insults directed at star player Brittney Griner on social media.


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Study Says Teens Average 60 Texts Each Day

According to a new study, teenagers are sending an average of 60 texts per day. That number is up from 50 text messages in a 2009 survey.


This map, shown on 'Where Did You Wear It,' shows locations of people who checked-in via QR codes on condoms. (credit: Where Did You Wear It)

QR-Coded Condoms Allow Smartphone Check-Ins

Think social media couldn’t get more personal? Planned Parenthood introduced QR-coded condoms that take social sharing to another level.


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Court Rules MySpace Used Properly In Dallas Conviction

A court ruled that an accused killer’s MySpace page was properly used as evidence by prosecutors to convict the Dallas-area street gang member of murder.


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces new features for the social networking website on September 22, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fix Your Image With Facebook’s New Features

The social networking website Facebook is set to roll out new features, so now is a good time to review your online image and make any desired changes.



Financial Expert Talks Tax Breaks & Facebook IPO

Some tax advantages may be going away. And Facebook is expected to start selling stock soon. A financial expert offers advice on both fronts.


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More Teens Migrating From Facebook To Twitter

Early numbers showed that fewer than one in 10 teens were using Twitter. But then their parents and grandparents started friending them on Facebook.



Anonymous Wants To Crash Facebook On January 28

The hacking group Anonymous has announced its plans to take down Facebook on January 28. The plan was made public through a YouTube video.


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Tips For Using Social Media In Your Job Hunt

Breaking into the job market is not easy. But a favorite online addiction could be the key to finding work.


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Obama Planning To “Hang Out” In Google+ Live Chat

President Obama plans to “hang out” in a Google+ video chat room to answer questions about his State of the Union address.


The NASA logo is displayed on a camera box near the space shuttle's launchpad in Florida. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Grows Audience & Credibility On Twitter

Rocket science isn’t easily explainable in 140 characters, but NASA is asking a group of people to do just that for some ardent Twitter followers.