This is the face of evil, my friends. The smiling, genial face of evil. Will Ferrell posted this photo to Facebook last night, urging the uninsured to go online and find health insurance. As of press time, 4,656 almost entirely angry conservative comments have flooded his page as a result. Show More Summary
A growing number of my friends have taken it a step further, and I won't stand for it. I don't know how new parents find out about these scammy little contests, but soon enough new parents are URGING their Facebook friends to vote for their baby in some random cute baby picture contest. Show More Summary
It takes effort to be a real friend and to find a true friend. I have many people in my life and many sets of friends, but there are only few that I consider to be true. My friends are more than an "accept" button on Facebook, and over...Show More Summary
A friend of mine posted this on Facebook the other day: "Sometimes I really wish I could trade my life. Start somewhere new. Have that chance to do it all over again. But then I wonder if it would be worth it. If I would be doing itShow More Summary
Is Facebook trying to tell me something? In my “Find Friends” section, more and more names of sixtyish-and-older actresses keep appearing and I am reminded of the legendary Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes’ remark at 90 as a beautiful woman passed by, “Oh, to be 80 again!” Following the lead of my teen-aged grandson [...]
My grandfather recently passed away, and while he wasn't participating on social networks, he was a popular topic on my Facebook feed these last few days. People used to find out about a family or friend passing in the newspaper or through a phone call, but today Facebook or Twitter are regularly used to spread news. Show More Summary
My friend Jacob reports on Facebook about a call with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland: Me: I don't have that information, can you please call me back in 10 minutes and I will find out? BCBS: This is a call center, we do not have the ability to call you back. Show More Summary
Being on Facebook now, oh how I had resisted, I find myself much more informed and aware of what's going on in the world of disability than I was before. As most of the people who have 'friended' me know me because of my work and writing, most of them are connected in some way to the disability community. Show More Summary
If you have an account on the popular social networking site, it is possible that your clients will find you and send you a friend request. Should you accept the request?
Facebook's Graph Search, the tool that lets you search in plain language across information shared by friends and anyone on Facebook to find stuff like "People who live in my city from my hometown," or "Friends of friends who like Paula...Show More Summary
The new Facebook social graph isn’t just a great way to find “Friends who live in my hometown,” it’s also a great tool for social search discovery. Review website Stik recently took a close look at social graph search and how it can help users find local business professionals When it comes to finding a real estate...
Google Latitude, Find My Friends, Foursquare, Facebook Places, Twitter: all can be used by your boss to surreptitiously check up on you and see where you are throughout the day, but what if it went further than that? What if your boss said that he or she wanted to track you all the time? Would you consent? More »
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Recently two friends shared the same post on my Facebook page. I clicked to find a photo of a girl holding a cover of the April 8 issue of Time featuring a photo of me kissing my wife, and I read the story of a brave girl doing something I wouldn't have had the courage to do at her age.
Hey folks, Harry here... There are days where I find something on my Facebook feed that just kind of blows my mind. I'm friends with a Steve Schnier of Canada. He had this crazy insane geek compelled notion when he saw JJ Abrams' Enterprise model. Show More Summary
Q: A friend of mine was messing around with my iPhone and now I can’t find the “Post to Facebook” option in the notification screen any more. I’ve checked my Notification settings and Facebook is still enabled for everything (badges, banners, etc), but I still don’t see the option to post to Facebook in my notification pull-down. Show More Summary
If I can recommend a great local restaurant, leave a review for future patrons, alert my followers on Twitter, update my Facebook friends on my great new find - all in a few seconds - using only Yelp and my iPhone, why can't I similarly...Show More Summary
I recently answered a question on Quora and am sharing it on my blog: How do you find insights like Facebook’s “7 friends in 10 days” to grow your product faster? Here’s my thoughts below: Why make a rule like this? It’s important to remember the goal of making a pithy goal like “7 friends [...]
A few weeks ago I thought about quitting Facebook. I can't, since I use it for work, but now I find myself envious of people who don't use it. What I realized was that I don't want to quit Facebook because of Facebook. I want to quit Facebook because of my friends. Show More Summary
Look, we all have a guilty pleasure show or two on Netflix. A show that we love dearly, but don't bring up around company, because come on, really? I like to hope my friends and relatives would be shocked to find out how many episodes of I Shouldn't Be Alive or Quanutm Leap I have binge watched, for example. Show More Summary