Tag: Online Identity

Love on the Internet: Do Apps Lead to a Real Relationship?

In the current age of social media and digital communication, online dating has become a significant force. About 19% of all U.S. internet users currently use dating websites and apps. When we break this down and only look at singles, 66% have used online dating. For those considering online dating or who have tried it Read More…

39 Ways to Know If Your Wife or Girlfriend Is Cheating

Nobody wants to grapple with the possibility that their wife or girlfriend is cheating on them. However, whether you’re in a long-term relationship or you’ve only been dating for a few months, it might end up becoming a possibility. Sadly, plenty of people cheat on their significant others, and your wife or girlfriend may be Read More…

How to Handle a Social Media Data Leak

No one wants to hear that their favorite social media site has suffered a data leak. Unfortunately, it happens often, as many websites continue to figure out the best way to set up security protocols to keep internet criminals out. When you see that your favorite social media site has been compromised, it’s easy to Read More…

3 Reasons to Clean Up Your Old Social Media Profiles

Almost everyone has them: old accounts from their earlier days on social media. However, a surprising amount of people never delete those profiles; they stay online for anyone to see. It might be because deleting the profile is a bit of a pain, or just because you never really got around to it. The thing Read More…

How to Effectively Maximize Your Privacy on the Internet

If you’re like most people, privacy is a huge deal in your everyday life. You may have a home security system, and your car probably has an alarm to detect theft attempts. However, despite these efforts, you may not have considered the one place where privacy and security also matter a lot: the internet. You Read More…

Why You Should Keep Your Phone from Tracking Your Location

Location services are a built-in part of the online experience of nearly everyone. However, some experts have started to raise concerns about privacy when it comes to location tracking. That’s why, in recent years, it’s become more of a movement to turn off your cell phone’s location services when you’re not using the feature. If Read More…

Important Things to Keep in Mind Before Accepting a Stranger’s Friend Request

While certain social media sites like Twitter allow you to follow anyone you want–usually without having to request to follow–sites like Facebook and Instagram require you to submit a friend request to keep up-to-date with someone. Many active Facebook users receive friend requests from people every day. Although most of these are likely friends you Read More…

Why Do People Put Tape Over Their Laptop Webcams?

Twenty years ago, people had to set up a webcam on top of their desktop computer in order to record themselves. Webcams didn’t come with computers, and frankly, they were rarely used. However, as laptops started to become widespread, and there were more sites and apps dedicated to video, webcams became part of everyday life. Read More…

Using the Internet to Find Childhood Friends

It’s natural that you’re going to fall out of touch with people as you grow up. You’ll part ways when someone’s family moves, when someone goes to a different school than you, and when you graduate. All sorts of reasons exist that explain why you might no longer be in contact with an old acquaintance. Read More…

The Facts About Introverts Versus Extroverts

If you’ve ever taken a personality quiz, you’ve probably been asked whether you’re introverted or extroverted. It’s an important part of many personality assessments, and it’s an intrinsic one in MBTI typing. Whether you’re the picture-perfect party animal extrovert or you’re an unassuming introvert who’d rather stay in your room, you’ve probably spent some time Read More…