There can be all sorts of reasons why people become Catfish online [create fake profiles], but two I’ve read of this week are: one woman who did it to fool her employers and a man who did it to kill his girlfriend, by posing as an online stalker before he killed her. One woman did it to humiliate her boyfriend and one man created 130 fake Facebook accounts to harass...

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...

Today’s review will be on one of the newer paid survey sites out there, MintVine. I’m going to assume most of you haven’t ever heard of MintVine, as it seems the company has only been around since 2013. Considering this is a newer paid survey site, that there are a lot of scams out there, and there’s not a whole lot of established trusted information...

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...

Every day, every minute, millions of pictures, videos and other forms of data are being dumped on to the internet via websites like Facebook, YouTube etc. Ever wondered where this data is being stored to be used effectively year after year? The growing number of data sources like social media are challenging the big data technologies. Being the latest sensation, media...

A question is a statement that solicits for a response or answer. On a daily basis, you get to ask to be asked questions. Some questions a open ended requiring explanation, elaboration and so on while other questions are closed requiring just a Yes or a No. In some instances others ask questions that do not necessarily require a response but just for someone to listen...

Use social networks to find someone’s email address It’s funny how something like an email address can become so important in everyday life and yet it can be so difficult to find one sometimes. Almost everyone has an email address today. Well, at least most of the people that I know have one and I expect that you are the same. Sometimes, if you don’t...

Like any other technology, the web is evolving and it is evolving rather quickly. Due to lack of standards, there seems to be a little bewilderment regarding its evolution and versions but the most acceptable stages of evolution are as follows:   Web 1.0 Web 2.0 Web 3.0 (Also known as Semantic Web) So, what is the difference between these versions? Web 1.0: The Internet...

Have you ever been poked on Facebook and wondered exactly what it meant? Well, in this article, we will take a look at the meaning of a Facebook poke. It might just mean much more than you think. Whenever I go on Facebook, I see a little portion of the screen saying that people have poked me. Facebook claims that a poke can be used “to say hello” to your friends....