Sneaky Facebook! Apparently, you’ve got to keep a close eye on the social network to make sure they haven’t made any changes to your account without informing you first. This time around, Facebook has changed users’ default e-mail addresses to the @Facebook e-mail address you forgot you even had! “As we announced back in April, MORE »
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Q: How is Following different from Liking someone?
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Paula Bernstein is an experienced writer, reporter, and social media manager with an expertise in entertainment journalism. She contributes to Babble Mom. Bernstein is co-author of "Identical Strangers: A Memoir of Twins Separated and Reunited," which she wrote with her long-lost identical twin sister (for real). She has appeared on various radio and TV programs, including ABC News' Good Morning America, NBC News' Today, and NPR's All Things Considered. She lives -- where else? -- in Park Slope, Brooklyn with her husband, two daughters, and a cat. You can read more about her at www.paulabernstein.com.
Still obsessing over that awkward, indelicately worded comment you posted on Facebook months ago? Good news! You can go back and polish it to make yourself sound more insightful and intelligent. Seriously, Facebook recently told Mashable that users now have the ability to edit old comments on Facebook. No doubt Facebook was inspired, at least MORE »
It’s common knowledge (as well as common sense) that women rule Pinterest. In fact, I don’t know any guys who are on Pinterest (or who will admit they are). But did you know that Reddit users are overwhelmingly male? According to an infographic created by information is beautiful (see below), 72% of Pinterest users are female, MORE »
I have 1,061 followers on Twitter, 838 Facebook friends, and more than 500 contacts on LinkedIn as well as assorted friends on Foursquare, Pinterest and other social networking sites. My Klout score is 50. Yet I still don’t feel “popular” online. When I tweet something and nobody replies or retweets, I think of the old MORE »
Not long ago, I blogged about my mixed feelings about Foursquare. I saw it as a fun diversion, but not much more. What’s the big deal about getting points and earning badges for checking in at new places? What was the point of all the points? The next day I was contacted by the Foursquare PR MORE »
Last month, I told you 10 Things Not to Do on Twitter, but I have even more things to add to the list. A recent online poll by Econsultancy suggests that if you do these things too often, people will un-follow you on Twitter. According to their (unscientific) findings, the top 3 reasons people will MORE »
It was bound to happen. Facebook is considering new technology that would allow kids under 13 to join the social network, The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday. Although the new Facebook Jr. (my name, not theirs) wouldn’t permit advertising, it’s obvious why Facebook wants to allow young kids. The company needs to invest in future MORE »
As a camper and later as a counselor, I spent more than 10 summers at sleep away camp growing up. Of course, back then we didn’t have cell phones, so there was no question that I couldn’t bring one to camp. Now, my daughter is about to begin her third summer at sleep away camp MORE »
I recently chatted with Betty Buckley, Salman Rushdie, Craig Bierko and Molly Ringwald. No, I’m not a fellow songstress, jet-setting best-selling author, Broadway star, or former teen idol. So how did I get to meet this motley crew? On Twitter, of course. I tweeted about them and they responded to me. It’s safe to say MORE »
You know the saying about how pictures speak a thousand words? Well, now they literally can–maybe not a thousand words, but a handful at least. Voicepic, the new iPhone app, lets you take pictures, add audio captions, and then share them with friends on Facebook or with strangers on the Voicepic web site. Think Instagram, MORE »