This single snapshot imposes a strong impression on the rest of the world and whether you are going for the fun-party-girl look or the sensitive-animal-lover facade, the right profile picture can be the key to conveying any desired impression. So how do you take the best profile picture to impress others and inspire conversation?
Everybody, quick! While perusing the exciting news of the day and munching on a delish bagel, I came across this story from Buzzfeed. They claim that if you log on to Facebook, then click a link they provide, you'll be able to see who's pages you've been snoopin' on the most.
Okay ladies, so here’s something you didn’t know. 80% of admissions officers are now using Facebook to learn more about their applicants, and that a student’s social media presence does in fact effect their decisions.
If you’ve seen The Social Network, you peeked into the founding of Facebook (and commended Jesse Eisenberg for accurately acting like such a pretentious tech genius) and left feeling disdain for the Harvard drop-out behind it.
It happens every day. You log onto Facebook and are confronted with a stream of photos and status updates. Megan’s going to the mall. Ben’s fishing with his dad. Oh, and what’s this? Chris put his dog in boxers and made it drink beer out of a Frisbee last night. Here’s hoping he isn’t friends with anyone who works for the ASPCA.
Facebook is the hallmark of our generation. It's usually a good way to see what your friends (or acquaintances, or enemies...) are up to and a good way to kill some time. But the more I think about it, the more I'm convinced that this social networking tool is actually ruining our lives and dramatically changing the way we stalk communicate...for the worse.
Poor Mike! He should have known better than to leave his Facebook profile open on someone else’s computer. Usually, I’m pretty unimpressed with jokes that hinge on dudes acting like there’s something inherently hilarious about homosexuality—unless they’re Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd—but this prank is pretty genius.
Every Week, I write College Candy's "Weekly Ten" about whatever the hard-hitting, relevant issues of the week are. Obviously. This week, I've decided to focus my Weekly Ten on my Top 10 Facebook Pet Peeves. Because it doesn't get more relevant or hard-hitting than that.
Facebook and other social networking sites have revolutionized the way humans interact with each other. Facebook allows new opportunities to make new friends, stay in touch with old friends, network with professionals in your career field, find neighbors with common interests, and, oh yeah, stalk and manipulate people.
Another week has come and gone bringing us very close to Mother’s Day. Thankfully, it doesn’t take much to please our mom, so we made her something with our very own hands. We would have gone all out and splurged for her, but we just didn’t have the time with all that studying (and trying to win $100 to Amazon!) and preparing for the ever depressing college graduation.
It’s official, Facebook is no longer just a harmless social networking site. It’…