social media

  1. Well-being

    Cyber-stalking: Self-defense tips to avoid cyber-bullying by your ex

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    Break-ups are hard enough to handle, but add the technology component, and that gives a jilted ex just the tools he needs to take...
  2. Well-being

    Fighting back against epilepsy: One woman’s success story

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    Alysse Mengason of Birmingham, Michigan, had a grand mal seizure in her sleep and went into a coma. When she woke up she had no...
  3. Living

    Prevent tipsy Facebook posts with The Social Media Sobriety Test

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    The new web application The Social Media Sobriety Test makes questionable emails, tweets and Facebook posts a thing of the past....
  4. Dating

    How to flirt your way to a date on Facebook

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    Flirting online can be fun. And the popularity of Facebook and other social media sites gives you plenty of flirting opportunities...
  5. Living

    SheKnows 2010 Parents' Choice Awards: Websites For Parents Winners!

    Behold... the winners of the SheKnows 2010 Parents' Choice Awards! You voted. We listened. Now give yourselves a big pat on the...
  6. Children's Health

    Social network promotes girls and sports

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    With rising obesity rates for kids and more time spent sitting in front of the TV and computer, adults need to encourage young...
  7. Tips & Advice

    Social media’s impact on modern parenting

    Social media is the modern coffee klatch -- a place where people gather and converse. But that conversation can take can cruel...
  8. K-12

    Spying on teens online

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    There are dangerous waters for parents to navigate these days – namely, social media sites and cell phones. But does spying on teens...
  9. School & Education

    Facebook in the college admissions process

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    As one of the most popular social networking platforms, Facebook has begun to take on a role in the college admissions process....
  10. K-12

    Is your teen inappropriate on Facebook?

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    One of the most pervasive aspects of the computer age is the non-stop presence of Facebook in our kids' lives. Parents may take a...
  11. Television

    Justin Bieber in a prison jumpsuit from CSI

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    Justin Bieber is many things -- dance sensation, pop phenomenon, tousled hair expert. Now the My World 2.0 hitmaker is adding...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Mommy bloggers balance writing and privacy

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    Can moms who want to blog have it all -- the freedom to write what they want, the foresight to keep their family safe and the power...
  13. Living

    Creating common courtesy on the internet

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    Etiquette has changed over the years, and recently, breaches of protocol have been occurring online more and more, as various...
  14. K-12

    The hidden dangers of blogging

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    When parents blog, do kids get hurt? In your quest for comments and recognition, have you cast off the cloak of anonymity that once...
  15. K-12

    7 Tips for Facebook parents

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    If you have a tech-savvy tween in the house, then you've probably heard the question already: 'When can I have a Facebook account?'...
  16. Parenting

    Want to argue about nothing or bicker over political correctness? Welcome to the web!

    I've engaged in my fair share of spats, arguments, confrontations and fisticuffs as a youngster. Now that I'm a grownup, I'm less...
  17. Parenting

    Are your grandchildren on Facebook and MySpace?

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    When Pat Burns wants to catch up with her 15-year-old grandson, Dylan, she logs on to his MySpace page. Within seconds, she's...
  18. Tips & Advice

    Should moms be on Facebook?

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    Should you be facebook friends with your teen? Your kids are all about Facebook, but have you ever thought about getting your own...
  19. K-12

    Is Facebook safe? Safety tips for teens

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    Your teens love their Facebook friends and their MySpace pages and whatever other social networks they've joined. And while once...
  20. Tips & Advice

    Facebook, MySpace and beyond: Social networking for fun and understanding

    Sometime last summer, I was searching for something -- I can't remember what -- and the search results included a Facebook link. The...