- Why People Are So Horribly Rude Online
- It Was Much Harder To Quit Facebook Than I Thought
- How To Fix Twitter's Biggest Annoyances
- Why We're Becoming Happier For Our Bosses To Spy On Us Online
- If Facebook is Making You Unhappy, You're Doing It Wrong
- Five Keys To Self-Promotion (Without Being A Spambot)
Social networks like Facebook and Twitter can be a huge time suck. To reduce the amount of time you lose reading about other people’s lives, decide on a purpose before logging in.
22 January 2015
Twitter is a great way to reach out to others, but there are an insane number of bots and fake accounts out there. If you want to remove all of your “egg” followers, this simple Google Script helps you weed them out.
17 January 2015
We’ve talked before about how lists can really help you clean up your Twitter account, but they take a lot of work to make yourself. Electoral is a simple web app that makes creating and following lists a little easier.
Mac: Chat heads may not be your favourite addition to smart phones, but it saves you from tabbing back and forth in your web browser on your computer. Chat Heads for Mac is free and available.
14 January 2015
Some folks have the gift of gab and know exactly how to run a conversation in a group setting, but some of us feel as if we’re being ignored. Here are a few tips to help you jump into a group conversation and actually be a part of it.
13 January 2015
Meeting new people is tough for some of us, but a pre-determined script that describes who you are and what you do can make the whole process a lot smoother. Nicole Markle at the Allstate Blog suggests you develop a quick “about me” script so you always know what to say.
The computer algorithms that analyse ‘Likes’ on Facebook have come a long way since the social networking service launched in 2004. According to a new scientific study, their ability to read a person’s personality is now stronger than humans. In other words, the Facebook app in your pocket knows you better than your own mother. Brrr…
9 January 2015
We all meet and get to know lots of people in our lives, but it can be tricky to figure out who your true friends are. Good friends are the ones that will respond when you’re in a time of need, or will show up to an occasion when you need or want your friends around you. In short, good friends show up.
8 January 2015
If you’ve ever been to or hosted a party, you know how tough breaking the ice can be. At your next gathering, try introducing friends by explaining what you value about them. This is more likely to lead to an interesting conversation between the two new people than if you stick to the standards, like what they do for a living.
6 January 2015
On first meeting, most people immediately evaluate you based on your trustworthiness, your perceived power and your ego. Here’s what we mean.