Tag: Facebook

Why You Might Want to Make Your Social Media Accounts Private

The world of social media is constantly growing; nowadays, there are more social media websites than ever, all competing for users’ attention. Facebook holds strong at over two billion users every month; Instagram recently hit one billion users per month; and even Twitter is climbing past 300 million users monthly. Putting your life on display Read More…

Is It Okay to Fire Someone for Something Posted on Social Media?

In the modern age, where people can livestream their existences at any point in time, it can be easy to say something online that can get you into trouble. Whether that’s something hateful, something illegal, or just something not thought through very well, it’s hard to say exactly where the line is, and posting certain Read More…

How to Use Your Twitter Account Safely and Successfully

With any social media platform, there’s the potential for danger. Whether dealing with threats or hatred from other users, trying to get a handle on what exactly is acceptable on social media, or keeping up to date on the platform’s actual official issues; there’s a lot to do. Nowhere is that more evident than on Read More…

4 Ways Social Media Can Easily Get You Fired

Social media has done some great things to modernize society. Nowadays, it’s easier to keep up with your friends and family, and you can get in contact with plenty of people that you would have otherwise lost to the ages. But there’s a dark side to social media as well. Employers can see your social Read More…

Your Online Identity Is a Modern-Day Resume — Here’s Why

When you go in to apply for a job, it’s considered general policy to create a resume and bring it with you. A resume stating past information relevant to the job you’re applying for is incredibly important to a hiring manager, so important that people often fine-tune their resumes over and over again to perfect Read More…

5 Ways to Spot Fake News

News services have been around for quite a long time, letting people all around the world know what’s going on quickly and efficiently. With the invention of the internet, that process has become even faster and more efficient! It’s great for people who need their news on demand, and it lets the news get to Read More…

How People Use Social Media to Enhance Their Relationships

Social media has changed the way we live life in the 21st century. From Facebook to Snapchat to Instagram, we often put our lives on full display — fine-tuned to how we want it, of course.  And with Facebook’s 2 billion monthly users at the end of 2017, more of us than ever are sharing Read More…

A Reunion 60 Years in the Making

For over 60 years Sam Childress, who was raised by his mother Shirley Childress, believed that his father wanted no part in his life. At the same time his father Anthony Trapani, now 81, was completely unaware of the son desperately trying to reach out to him.

You’re Invited- Join Our Family!

Social media has grown at an amazing pace over the last ten years. Today, Twitter has more than 645 million users, while Facebook has connected  1.3 billion users (though an estimated 81 million of these accounts are phony). In fact, 41% of people between the ages of 18 and 34 check their Facebook page before Read More…

Can Facebook Out-Awesome Google Plus?

Google has had a lot of Buzz since announcing their latest social networking concept, Google Plus. Of course no one expected Facebook to just ignore it. Last week Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told the world that he would make an announcement on Wednesday, July 6. He didn’t give many details, other than to say it Read More…