Posts tagged "google"

Should You Google A Date?

You knows the scenario. You meet somebody new, finagle a first and last name, go home, let it gel and then your computer screws it all up. “Find out more!”… | April 17, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Google Completes This Sentence: How Do I Get My BF/GF To…

David McCandless at Information Is Beautiful put together this handy charticle based on the most common autofills when you type “How do I get my boyfriend to…” and “How do…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 30, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Google Is All For Freedom Of Expression, Unless You’re Talking About CEO Eric Schmidt

Google CEO Eric Schmidt is all for the free sharing of information on the interwebs … unless it’s about his love life. When his former mistress Kate Bohner (a former…

Ami Angelowicz | February 23, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Girl Talk: I Googled My Dates Until One Of Them Googled Me

For some women, first date preparation is a leg wax, a blowout, and brand-new, five-inch pumps. For others, it’s a swipe of lip gloss.

But for me, it’s always…

Anna Davies | February 23, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Google Wants To Help You Plan Your Wedding

Wedding uber-website Style Me Pretty has teamed up with the folks over at Google to bring brides-to-be wedding-specific (and brand-new) Google Docs Templates to keep their big day organized. They’re…

Nina Carbone | February 16, 2010 - 7:10 pm

Google Apologizes For Buzzing You

It’s like Google is right in my head, watching my every move and tracking my every thought. Only days after I deactivated my Twitter and Facebook accounts, Google introduced the…

Wendy Atterberry | February 15, 2010 - 2:15 pm

Google’s Latest Launch: A Fashion Line

Not only is Google trying to take over the entire world, but they’re also attempting to invade your closets. Apparently, the Internet giant is selling some rather high-fashion goods in…

Leonora Epstein | February 9, 2010 - 7:20 pm

Which “Sesame Street” Muppet Were You?

This week Sesame Street’s 40th birthday, and everyone is celebrating. Google is honoring the fabulous Muppet-tastic show with a prime spot for Cookie Monster (surrounded by cookies — none of…

Erica Maxwell | November 5, 2009 - 6:50 pm

After You’ve Googled Your Date, Check Out His Persona

Yesterday’s cautionary tale about Googling your date got me thinking. My last blind date (before which I did no investigation) was seriously a nightmare.

As Tom and I…

Ami Angelowicz | August 21, 2009 - 1:15 pm

Google Comes Out For Gay Pride Month

Google has come out with a new coming out feature! If you type “gay,” “lesbian” or “homosexual” into the search engine, a rainbow banner will appear above your search results…

Simcha | June 25, 2009 - 3:40 pm

We Knew This Was Coming: Google Unveils Its Next Phone

Google is trying to make magic happen twice with the launch of the mytouchG3, their follow up to the insanely popular G1 mobile phone. Hundreds of personalized applications and seamless…

Zandile Blay | June 22, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Do You Google Stalk Your Dates?

Marie Claire’s Diana Vilibert has something crazy to admit: “Give me his name and 30 minutes, and I’ll give you his life story as told through Google, from the name…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 21, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Google Users Prefer Hairy Bush

Contrary to what we’ve heard from the guys on our IM, Google searches seem to indicate that men prefer women to have a wild, out of control bush over waxed…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 21, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Face Off: Online Snooping Versus Stalking

According to a new poll, women are way more likely than men to “stalk” an ex online, with 62% of the 1700 people polled admitting to looking up a former…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 19, 2009 - 5:30 pm

What’s The Juiciest Thing You’ve Learned Googling An Ex?

Several years ago, fresh out of a long-term, live-in relationship, I started seeing a guy I met in a bar who was also on the rebound. I was searching for…

Wendy Atterberry | December 15, 2008 - 6:00 pm

This Year’s Up-And-Coming Search Terms

Google recently released its “2008 Year-End Google Zeitgeist” lists of the fastest rising search terms, which are the terms that have seen the biggest increase in searches from last year.

Catherine Strawn | December 10, 2008 - 9:30 pm

Commenters Ball: Our Favorite Comments Of The Week

We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say, you bitches crack us up! So in honor of you, our smart, sexy,

Simcha | November 21, 2008 - 8:30 pm

Facebook Will Kick You While You’re Down

Hey, see that ad to the left? Kind of sad huh? I woke up on my 29th birthday (last Sunday), checked my Facebook profile for birthday well-wishers and saw that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 20, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Gmail To Prevent Drunk Messaging (Well, On The Weekends, At Least)

We’ve all been there, we’ve had a bit too much to drink — more than some of us would care to admit — and suddenly, calling, texting, or emailing an…

Wendy Atterberry | October 7, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Do We Really Need To Know Who’s Googling Us?

It used to be you had to wait until you had ringing ears to know someone was thinking about you, but these days you can get an email alert any…

Wendy Atterberry | October 1, 2008 - 3:30 pm