Posts tagged "social networking"

10 Things That Are Great About Life Off The Internet

Oh, hello, Frisky readers! I’m back! I just spent a week in Oregon with my new spouse. Both my personal and work computers were jacked up, and Michael forgot to

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 21, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Virtual Reality Facebook Sounds Like A Dystopian Nightmare To Me

Facebook’s developers are working on a virtual reality version of the social network. Oh my god, just kill me now.
Facebook acquired Oculus VR last year, and at first everyone…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 19, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Why I’m Switching From Facebook To Ello

Since Facebook announced that it was going to suspend accounts unless users used their legal names earlier this month, many people have been looking for a new place to socialize,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 26, 2014 - 3:30 pm

How Many Of Us Are Online At Any Given Second?

Ever wonder just how fast the Internet moves? PennyStocks put together one of the scariest, most mind-blowing GIF charts I’ve ever seen, illustrating just how much activity happens in…

Claire Hannum | June 5, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Catmoji Is Pinterest For Crazy Cat People

Feeling like Pinterest and Instagram aren’t really covering your demographic? Too many decadent desserts and not enough … cats? Then Catmoji might be your image posting site of choice. Founded…

Julie Gerstein | January 6, 2013 - 5:00 pm

10 New Ways To Be That Obnoxious Facebook Friend

Let me ask you something. When was the last time you took a bubble bath? How many minutes did you work out at the gym today? What exactly went into making your…

The Stir | January 5, 2013 - 2:30 pm

7 Important Life Skills We Learned From Myspace

So apparently Myspace is trying to reinvent itself. Again. And while its redesign is apparently quite beautiful and it’s got Justin Timberlake as a mascot, I’m going to wait to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 26, 2012 - 9:00 am

Lady Gaga Is Launching Social Networking Site For Little Monsters

Lady Gaga, the first celebrity to register 18 million followers on Twitter, will soon launch her own social networking site devoted entirely to her fans. is still in the incubation…

Tiffanie Drayton | February 7, 2012 - 10:40 am

“Cathy” Is Alive And Well On Facebook And Twitter

Above, recently retired cartoon heroine Cathy. But the words are not hers (as penned by cartoonist Cathy Guisewite); no, they’re words I wrote on Twitter recently. You see, I am…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 23, 2011 - 2:00 pm

5 Weird, Crazy Things I Have Done With Facebook

Facebook! I love it. I hate it. Sometimes I need a martini and a break from it. But let the record show, that Facebook has brought me many joys, sometimes…

Julie Gerstein | July 18, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Google+ Circles You’d Actually Use

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Have you guys started using Google+, Google’s social networking site, yet? I have, but I must admit I don’t quite get the point…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 17, 2011 - 12:00 pm

15 Reasons You Should Be Banned From The Internet

Over the weekend, my brother from another mother — and The Frisky’s Mind of Man — John DeVore posted a link to a funny slideshow on Dumb as a Blog…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 11, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Can’t “Friends With Benefits” Get Some Respect?

Single. In a relationship. Engaged. Married. “It’s complicated.” When it comes to declaring your relationship status on social networking sites, there always a handful of options, but the latter…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 5, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Lindsay Lohan Is Confused About Social Networking

Lindsay Lohan has had a rough week. She’s facing felony theft charges and she’s getting criticized for dressing inappropriately for court. It’s no wonder she’s a little out of it…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 11, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Do You Believe In A Birthday Greeting Hierarchy?

Way back in the stone age when I was a kid, there were only a handful of popular ways you could wish someone a happy birthday. There was the face-to-face…

Wendy Atterberry | October 27, 2010 - 1:30 pm

13 Super Annoying Ways People Abuse Facebook And Twitter

This weekend, “The Social Network,” a scripted movie about Facebook’s origins, opens nationwide. In honor of this momentous-ish occasion, we’ll be re-running some of our Facebook-related content that you might

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 3, 2010 - 3:00 pm

The Top 10 Gifts Facebook Has Given Us

This weekend, “The Social Network,” a scripted movie about Facebook’s origins, opens nationwide. In honor of this momentous-ish occasion, we’ll be re-running some of our Facebook-related content that you might

Wendy Atterberry | October 2, 2010 - 3:00 pm

The Frisky’s Guide To Social Networking: Make The Most Of Facebook

Social networking on the Internet is the easiest way to keep in touch with your pals, tell people what you’re up to without, you know, talking to them, promote your…

Simcha | October 1, 2010 - 2:30 pm

The Ten Commandments Of Facebook

For all the negative things one can say about Facebook, it would be hard to deny how easy the social networking site makes it to keep in touch with people.

Wendy Atterberry | August 23, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Frisky Rant: I Hate Foursquare

I remember the first time I saw a Foursquare update pop up on my Facebook homepage. “Dick* has just checked into the Seaside Inn.” My heart dropped into my stomach.

Ami Angelowicz | August 12, 2010 - 2:40 pm