social networks

My Own Addiction
I'll be the first to admit I don't always jump on the technological bandwagon.  It's usually because I'm afraid that I will become obsessed.  In this case I definitely have and use it pretty much everyday.
Kony 2012 and the Power of Social Media [VIDEO]
Kony 2012.  Invisible Children.  Have you heard anything about these phrases or seen this video yet?  Have you noticed it posted on a Facebook friend's wall, or did a celebrity you follow Tweet it?  It's not only an amazing idea from one guy who wanted to change the lif…
Lady Gaga Launching Her Own Social Network
Calling all little monsters. Forget Facebook. Toss Twitter. Move on from MySpace, if you haven’t already. The Mother Monster AKA Lady Gaga is launching her own social networking site that is specifically designed to create a community among little monsters and that which will allow s…
Facedrink Claims to Offer “Social Energy”
This seems a little silly. There is an energy drink made in California called "Facedrink" and it claims to give you "social energy," whatever that is. This social beverage claims to "provide you with the extra energy needed to be social or to deal with your boss" and bo…
Study Finds Decreased Social Media Use Among Many Younger People
A study by technology research firm Gartner, which recently surveyed 6,295 people between the ages of 13 and 74, reveals almost a quarter of 18- to 29-year-olds use social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter less than when they first signed up for the services, with many saying the services s…
Can Wasting Time Online Improve Employee Productivity?
In a study that anyone who works in an office will heartily embrace, researchers found that spending small parts of the day wasting time on the Internet makes workers more productive because it acts to mentally refresh them.
“Browsing the Internet serves an important restorative function,&Close…
Scary News For Smartphone Users!
Like most people, I'm usually skeptical on the validity of emails forwarded through chains of people.  A couple people have sent me this video is from an TV station out of Kansas City, Missouri.  So it must be credible, right?  It's scary to think that predators would have the ability to find our ki…