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Frisky Rant: Please Stop Bragging About Your Husband On Facebook

When women brag on Facebook about having the “best hubby in the world,” I want to buy advance tickets and popcorn to their inevitable divorce. If you really and truly…

Sara Benincasa | June 25, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Aunt Befriends Niece With Fake Facebook Account; Niece Allegedly Asks Her To Murder Family

An Alabama woman’s duplicitous attempt to befriend her niece with a fake Facebook account may be what saved her life. The niece was allegedly looking for someone to murder her…

Huffington Post Weird News | June 12, 2014 - 6:15 pm

Frisky Rant: Stop Calling Social Media Managers “Professional Tweeters”

I met a man last night who, upon telling him that I’m a Social Media Manager, replied by saying, “So you’re a professional tweeter. Aren’t all girls?” Not only was…

Katie Oldenburg | June 11, 2014 - 10:00 am

Do You Think Instagram Is More Personal Than Facebook?

I don’t spend much time on Facebook or Twitter, but it’s not because I’m “above” social media — I just happen to pour all of my social media obsession into…

Claire Hannum | June 6, 2014 - 2:30 pm

True Story: Unfriending My Ex-Boyfriend On Facebook Was One Of The Most Empowering Choices I’ve Ever Made

I did it. I actually did it.

What may sound unsubstantial, I experienced with a great deal of deliberation ending in elation. I felt heroic even. What I…

Meghan Murphy | June 5, 2014 - 12:00 pm

What Happens When I Change My Relationship Status On Facebook? Sadly, Not A Whole Lot

One night last week, I was doing a final sweep of online headlines before I allowed the Xanax to sink in and take me away, Calgon-style, when I came across…

Leslie Simon | May 29, 2014 - 11:15 am

The Soapbox: Hating On Social Media Is Trendy, But It’s Also Wrong

It seems like lots of people lately wax poetic about the good old days before we were all staring at computer screens. Take, for example, the popularity of the “Look…

Kitty Stryker | May 9, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Facebook Removes 40-Year-Old Woman’s Boudoir Photo For Being “Obscene”

Amanda Schoonover seems like a pretty rad lady: she’s covered in tattoos, she loves her body, and she’s an actress who appears frequently on the Philly stage. For her 40th…

Jessica Wakeman | April 25, 2014 - 3:00 pm

New App Figures Out Who Your Happiest Facebook Friends Are

TIME magazine has created a new app which hooks into your Facebook account and measures the happiness of your friends based on the language they use in their posts. I’ve…

Jessica Wakeman | April 15, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Proud Mama Announces Son Is Transgender In The Most Awesome Way Possible

Las Vegas hairstylist Proud mama Jodi Gholson Oliver is definitely in the running for mom-of-the-year, at least in my book. Oliver recently took to Facebook to announce her 19-year-old son as a…

The Stir | April 8, 2014 - 4:15 pm

Facebook Is Trying To Stop You From Humiliating Yourself

Acts of self-destruction on Facebook have apparently become so rampant that the site is getting involved and testing a reminder system to try to save you from yourself. When you’re…

Claire Hannum | March 29, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Beyond “Male” And “Female”: Facebook Now Allows More Inclusive Options For Gender Identity

The gender options on Facebook have worked well enough for those of us who identify as “male” or “female.” But what about folks who wish to publicly identify as something…

Jessica Wakeman | February 13, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Take A Pic And Show Us Your Snow Day!

Holy crap, you guys. It looks like Jack Frost’s wet dream outside.

Here in New York, the snowstorm is so bad that I’m pretty sure even the Dunkin’

Katie Oldenburg | February 13, 2014 - 1:40 pm

Courageous Breast Cancer Survivor’s Naked Facebook Photos Reveal The Reality Of Fighting Cancer

A breast cancer survivor in Australia posted powerful, naked photos on Facebook to show the hidden effects of breast cancer on a woman’s body, which is something that goes largely…

The Gloss | February 13, 2014 - 12:50 pm

Science Says Facebook Is An Actual Epidemic, And It Will Die Out Sooner Than You Think

You know those moments when you roll your eyes and half-joke to your girlfriends that Facebook is a social disease? As it turns out, that’s exactly what it is –…

Claire Hannum | January 26, 2014 - 11:00 am

Woman Posted Bloodied “Selfie” On Facebook After Domestic Violence Attack

On Monday, December 30th, Facebook friends of Kentucky resident Susann Stacy would have seen a post of her bloodied face and the message “Help please anyone.”

Susann had…

Jessica Wakeman | January 6, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Here’s A Resolution: Stop Complaining About People Taking Over Your Gym, And Encourage Them Instead

It’s safe to say that if you’re a human between the ages of 18 to 65 with a Facebook account, your friends’ New Years Resolutions have been popping up on…

Katie Oldenburg | January 3, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Facepalm: Woman Was So Engrossed In Facebook That She Walked Right Off A Pier

A woman in Melbourne, Australia, got so caught up on Facebook on her phone this week that she walked right off a pier and into the water. The tourist was…

Claire Hannum | December 19, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Facebook Feed: 15 Most Talked About Topics Of 2013

Facebook is the social media hub people log on to, to check in with their loved ones, keep up with the world and share details of their lives.

Hello Beautiful | December 15, 2013 - 9:30 am

The 4 Types Of Awkward Facebook Encounters

If you have a Facebook account (which is pretty much everyone but people over 90 and religious fundamentalists), then you are familiar with the awkward and uncomfortable feeling that occurs…

Ami Angelowicz | December 14, 2013 - 1:00 pm
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