Don't Quit the Social Networks You Hate. Bend Them to Your Will

We get it: No one likes Facebook. Twitter is full of trolls. Social networks can be a pain, but they're also great ways to stay in touch with friends and talk to new people. Even so, every few weeks we hear from someone who wants to just "quit" Facebook altogether. Here's why that's a silly idea, and what you can do… »2/04/15 1:09pm2/04/15 1:09pm


Women Are Genetically Predisposed to Internet Addiction, So It's Not Your Fault That You Can't Stop Stalking Your Ex on Facebook or Whatever

Despite the internet being relatively new technology, your attachment to the web is genetic. According to a study conducted at the University of Bonn, researchers have found a biological link between Internet addiction and smoking addiction, pinpointing it to a specific gene—and it's usually found in women. »8/31/12 10:50am8/31/12 10:50am

Man Allegedly Assaults Wife For Not Liking His Facebook Status

Many have said Facebook's "poke" function is pointless, but at least it hasn't been at the center of any actual violence. Alas, the same cannot be said for the "like" function. Benito Apolinar of Texas was arrested last week and charged with battery for allegedly punching his estranged wife in the cheek over failing… »10/10/11 3:00pm10/10/11 3:00pm

French President Bans Use Of Words 'Facebook' And 'Twitter' On TV

"President Nicolas Sarkozy's colleagues have agreed to uphold a 1992 decree which stipulates that commercial enterprises should not be promoted on news programs. Broadcasting anchors from now on are forbidden to refer to the popular social networking site and the microblogging phenomenon, unless it is pivotal and… »6/06/11 10:40am6/06/11 10:40am

Flirting Website Takes Missed Connections To A New Level

Everyone has had a moment where they wish they'd flirted a bit more (or flirted at all) with someone they met in passing. Some of those people post vague missed connections ads on Craigslist, and now some of them can turn to, a new flirting site that has become increasingly popular on college campuses. »3/26/11 11:50am3/26/11 11:50am