Social Networking

Survey: Kids Aren’t Afraid To Friend Their Parents

According to a study by Kaplan Test Prep, the company that provides tutoring and study services for all the major college and grad school entrance exams, about two-thirds of American teens aren’t afraid to friend their parents on Facebook. (Maybe it’s just teens who don’t mind being so open: I’m still terrified to friend my …

The Social Network Filmmakers Thank Zuckerberg During Golden Globes

The Hollywood-types behind cultural juggernaut The Social Network want you to know they really do “Like” Mark Zuckerberg, even if his film counterpart is something of an unflattering shadow.

The film picked up trophies for Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Score and Best Picture at Sunday’s Golden Globes, and while acceptance …

5 Failed Social Networks Even Worse Than MySpace

The once-king of social networks, MySpace has fallen beyond repair – or so say the hundreds of blogs calling for a mercy killing after this week’s massive employee layoffs. Just three years ago, News Corp.’s Rupert Murdoch pooh-poohed Facebook as it headed straight for them saying that MySpace was more than just “looking up …

AMBER Alerts Are Now Dispatched Via Facebook

In a partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, AMBER Alerts will now be available on Facebook.

Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs Laurie O. Robinson made the announcement in a press conference today, saying, “These efforts demonstrate the high priority this Administration places …

Can You Tell When a Celeb’s Tweet is #Endorsed?

When actress Elizabeth Hurley tweets that she loves a specific Estee Lauder product, she could be getting paid the big bucks to say so. Since the actress has been the face of the brand for over 15 years, it seems like quite the coincidence that every once and awhile she gives Estee Lauder shout out.

Although the FTC ruled late last …

New Year’s Resolution: A Savvier Facebook Profile

With Facebook’s ever-evolving profile, sometimes it seems simpler to leave your profile information untouched than update it, even if your fondness for The Amazing Race has seriously dwindled over the last few years. Still, your online identity could be in serious need of some readjustments.

As Facebook profiles are now considered a …

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