Avoid Wasting Time On Social Networks By Creating A Game Plan First

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.


Find And Remove Twitter 'Egg' Followers With This Google Script

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.


Electoral Quickly Builds And Finds Popular Twitter Lists

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.


Chat Heads For Mac Brings Facebook Messenger To Your Desktop

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.


A Shy Person's Guide To Making Yourself Heard In A Group Conversation

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.


Make Meeting New People Easier With A Brief 'About Me' Script

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.


Facebook's 'Personality Judgments' Are Getting Spookily Accurate

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…


'Good Friends Show Up'

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.


Introduce Friends With What They Mean To You, Not What They Do

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.


Three Things People Look For When Forming A First Impression Of You

On first meeting, most people immediately evaluate you based on your trustworthiness, your perceived power and your ego. Here’s what we mean.