Tag: Social Media

28 Ways to Find Long-Lost Relatives and Friends

Everyone falls out of touch with loved ones at least sometime in their lives. Unfortunately, it’s just part of growing and changing. However, if you find yourself thinking about old friends, or you decide it’s time to reconnect with a loved one, you’ll need to have somewhere to start. You don’t have to wish that 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…

Easy Ways to Get Someone’s Number Without Asking Directly

Everyone’s been in a situation when he or she wanted to get in touch with someone, but didn’t have the right phone number. It might be someone you were flirting with at yesterday’s party, or a long-lost relative with whom you don’t currently converse. Either way, it can be frustrating not to have any direct Read More…

3 Quick and Easy Ways to Find People Online

The internet is a big place, and it holds a significant amount of information about nearly everyone in the world. If you’ve ever used the internet, you’ve put at least some of your information out there, even if you didn’t mean to; it’s the same for everyone. Therefore, if you’re looking for someone, you can 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…

Is a Social Media Curfew a Good Idea?

Curfews have been around forever; most kids have a certain time when they’re expected to be home. And in some areas, that curfew is even enforced legally. There’s even something of a curfew on cable television, as some television shows with more adult-centered content are only allowed to be shown after a certain time, when Read More…

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 Research a Deceased Person You Think May Be One of Your Relatives

Whether you’re adopted, estranged from your family, or just not very connected to your familial history, you may decide to research your family to get more information about where you came from. Many people do this, which means plenty of resources are available to connect with other living people who may be similarly disconnected from Read More…

How to Become Friends Again with Your Ex

Breakups may or may not come with bad blood behind them. If your relationship ended with a huge fight, or the breakup happened because one party was cheating, it would make sense not to want to see the other person again. However, relationships sometimes just end because the two of you don’t work together well Read More…