If you’ve been around the Internet for a while, even for a year or so, you have probably heard of one of the most popular social networking websites around called Facebook. To date, Facebook has over 64 million active subscribers worldwide – not including those subscribers who signed up this year. Most probably, you’re one of them or some of your friends...

Twibbons, or “Twitter ribbons” in support of a cause, event, sport, country, or anything else, add an extra touch of fun and personality to your social media avatars. You will likely have seen them around Christmas when people add Santa hats to their avatars; around November when people add poppies; or during the Ashes or any sporting World Cup when people...

Firstly, you need to realize why it is increasingly becoming essential to cite social media content to your research papers and reports. These socializing platforms are mostly for people to feel at home with like-minded and related personalities. It can be your professional associates, your friends and families and new contacts. Through engaging with such group of people,...

As a middle school teacher, I am thrown into the front lines of the social media war between the students and the real world. I realize that the term war, when referring to kids and social media is very strong, but we are literally in a fight to save the minds of our adolescent youth. I was in college when Facebook and MySpace were newly released to the world, so I have...

A recent study in one school in Britain has shown that Facebook has very negative impact on the performance of students in school. What is all about? The school has conducted research and testing to determine whether social networks, and Facebook as the most popular among them, affecting in any way the performance of students. The testing was done so that for a period...

What are the signs she’ll give off when an ex girlfriend still has feelings for you? Which signals are green lights, telling you to go ahead? Which are false positives, telling you to stop? Understanding the difference could spell success or disaster, when it comes to fixing an unwanted breakup. There are a TON of signs a girl might give off when she still loves...

There’s an interesting debate among some members of the Facebook community forum regarding the use of emoticons smileys in expressing one’s thoughts and emotions. One side argues Facebook emoticons are just a set of punctuation marks and so cannot fully capture human feelings. They say emoticons are not as good as words in expressing thoughts. But the many...