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Jul 9, 2015

This New Facebook Feature Will Be Your Best Friend And Worst Nightmare

Facebook updates usually tend to be annoying and confusing, but this one might just be the first to be somewhat...

Nov 4, 2011

Single Girl Society: Ditch the Facebook Stalking

There a man life lessons to be learned from television series How I Met Your Mother -- from how to craft the perfect "get psyched" mixed CD, to finding out that nothing good happens after 2 a.m. However, my most recent favorite comes from the "Mystery vs. History" episode where Ted and his date promise not to do any secret research online about one another prior to their first date.

Nov 3, 2011

Hey, NBA Stars! Survive the Lock-Out Like a College Girl

Right now, America is experiencing economic hardships. Times so tough that even our multi-million dollar making, jump shot shooting, around-the-rim slam dunking NBA ballers can’t even catch a break! Diehard fans worst nightmare has officially come to fruition: the NBA lock-out is here.

Oct 19, 2011

50 Ways to Define Facebook Stalking, According to You

If you took our survey, you'll know that we asked you to define Facebook stalking. And you guys gave us weird, creepy, hilarious and wacky answers. We learned that some of you are really weird and will probably be arrested soon if you continue your stalking ways, and we learned that some of you are practically undercover detectives when it comes to finding info on your crushes and exes.

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Oct 18, 2011

Seventeen Says The Darndest Things: November Edition

Seventeen continues to perturb me in ways that Glamour never has. I just can't get over the one-dimensional messages this magazine is sending to girls. Maybe my pearl-clutching is a little out of hand, but it makes me nervous that right there on the cover is the tagline "Hair & Makeup Ideas That Make You Instantly Prettier!" Like teenage girls don't face enough pressure in regards to conforming and being pretty in their every day lives.

80% of Admissions Officers Are Looking at Your Facebook

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.

Mar 1, 2011

5 Apps Facebook Needs to Invent

There was lots of Facebook drama in the news last week when we found out that the new Breakup Notifier was kicked off Facebook. Even though we thought this app was an amazing/creepy idea, it still didn't solve all of our Facebook woes. There’s still some work to be done -- and now that some space in the app market has cleared up, we had a few ideas of our own.

Feb 28, 2011

The New Facebook Setting You Want to Enable ASAP

Here on CollegeCandy we spend a lot of time warning you ladies about keeping your Facebook private. Change your settings. Change them again. Now change them back. We try to keep up with Zuckerberg and the boys, but even we didn't think of this one, and trust me, you didn't either.

Jan 27, 2011

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Jan 17, 2011

You Don’t Need a Facebook Account to Creep One

Thanks to some holes in Facebook security, it is possible for anyone (even if they're one of those weird people who don't have Facebook accounts...seriously, WHO ARE YOU PEOPLE?!) to search for anyone's status updates.

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Jan 5, 2011

Has our Facebook Obsession Gone Too Far? [GALLERY]

I, like every other college student, spend a fair amount of time on the 'book, from creating party events, to shameless stalking of ex boyfriends, and of course, rick rolling people like it's my job (never gonna give you up!). There's nothing wrong with that; I mean, that's what Facebook is for.

Nov 26, 2010

Duke It Out: Cyber Spying

Who among us has never Facebook stalked? Anyone? Seriously, anyone? It's easy and mostly harmless, so we all do it a little bit sometimes to see how much less awesome your ex's new girlfriend is than you, or to find out if that cutie in you American Lit class is single (and into women). It's not a big deal, right? But when does it cross the line?

Nov 22, 2010

The Weekly Ten: The Little Things I’m Thankful For

It's Thanksgiving week. You know what that means: more food than you’ll ever be able to eat, run ins with family members you'd really rather avoid and those awkward moments when everyone gathers together to say what they’re thankful for.

Nov 16, 2010

5 People You Should NEVER Defriend

Jimmy Kimmel has deemed November 17th National Unfriend Day. Yes, he’s talking Facebook and he’s insisting that you don’t really have 763 “friends” in real life, so why should you online? Time to trim the fat, people! While I don’t think you should skip this new holiday altogether, I encourage you to observe it with a modicum of restrain. Here’s a cheat sheet on who to delete now and who to keep around for a little longer:

Nov 12, 2010

Friday Faves: The 6 Most Common Facebook Photos

People can learn a lot about you from your Facebook profile. By considering your favorite movies, pictures, quotes and the things other people write on your wall, it is quite easy to get a good idea of who you are as a person. And knowing that, many of us are extremely careful about what we throw on there.

Nov 8, 2010

Internet Stalking 101

This past weekend, Kelly and her girlfriends visited a downtown bar to spice up their usually predictable nighttime routine. As the drinks poured, their vision blurred. Eventually, a group of cute MBA students in the area approached the college seniors.

Nov 6, 2010

Do You Wanna Get Paid for Facebooking?

Here’s the deal. As many of you already know, CollegeCandy’s got a Facebook Fan Page (which may or may not have been created to give us a reason to FB-stalk during the work day…). We’ve already got nearly 5,000 amazing adoring fans but we want more.

Oct 21, 2010

The Know: The Perfect Marriage

Save for the few times a year I get a gift card from mi padres for the holidays, I'm shelling out dough for lattes because me without my PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte for all you non PSL drinkers) and friendly "what upppp!" from my Barista (yes, they know me by name) is like me without a soul.

Oct 18, 2010

The Weekly Ten: Avoid Studying for Midterms

Fall is in full swing. The pumpkin spice lattes are a part of your daily ritual. You’ve broken in your new fall boots. You’ve given up that whole turning over a new leaf idea - you know, the one that involved getting your homework done on time. And hey, just in time for midterms too.

Aug 28, 2010

One Month Challenge: Facebook Diet, Week 4

So I have now gone four mostly Facebook-free weeks. Which is saying something considering my little incident last weekend. I swear the universe was playing games with me for my final week of this challenge.

Aug 20, 2010

Facebook Places: Gettin’ All Up In Your Business Since 2010

Introducing Foursquare for Facebook, called Facebook Places, that takes everyone's favorite stalker application to the next level. Not only will your friends, frenemy's, second cousins, and co-workers be able to check into locations, but they'll also be able to check you into locations. Apparently they're claiming that it's just like tagging someone in a photo because it has a detag option.

Aug 17, 2010

Bookmark This: The Top 10 Sites For Every College Student

Though I adore a good Facebook stalking sesh and Googling my name from time to time, I believe that the following sites don’t get enough cred. So let’s bookmark these babies and get our computer mouses (mice?) acquainted with them sometime soon.

Aug 14, 2010

One Month Challenge: Facebook Diet, Week Two

Two weeks without logging in to Facebook and I still have a pulse. This is a very, very, VERY good sign!

Aug 12, 2010

The Starting Line: The Last Few Days

So although I know some of you have already gone off to college and pimped out your brand new dorm room, lots of us are still languishing around the pool, savoring the last few weeks of this glorious summer.

Aug 3, 2010

Facebook Creepin’ – A Guide

Facebook can turn even the most confident girl into a crazy stalker. Whether it's clicking rapidly through photo albums and tagged pictures or checking out every. single. girl. who posts on your random hook-up's wall, we've all been there. And that's OK. It's not like we're sitting in a windowless van outside someone's house for hours, watching their every move.

Jul 31, 2010

The Starting Line: Should You Facebook-Stalk Your New Roommate?

So on behalf of all my soon-to-be college freshmen out there, I can vouch that I have been a Facebook stalking maniac lately. Even more so than when I decide that I like a guy--and it's pretty unhealthy then. So what's the source of all this wall-post-analyzing, photo-clicking frenzy? I just received a letter telling me who my 3 randomly selected suitemates are for the upcoming school year.

Jul 23, 2010

Friday Faves: Looking at MYSELF Through Beer Goggles

While perusing (and by “perusing” I mean obsessively checking and re-checking) Facebook for the fourth time yesterday, I noticed that no one had done anything since the last time I logged in (an hour before). In a fit of never ending boredom that made signing off impossible, I decided to look at pictures of me.

May 14, 2010

Duke It Out: Facebook

Facebook. Social network, amazing way to stay in touch, the single greatest contributor to my finals-procrastination mental breakdown. Love it or hate it, Facebook pretty much owns our asses – the question is, has it gone too far?

Mar 6, 2010

Awkwardbook – Embarrassing Facebook Moments

Facebook has become central to our lives and, much like Google, is not only a noun, but a verb as well. But at times, like when we're trying to maintain a relationship, Facebook isn’t that great. In fact, it's yet another outlet for really awkward situations.

Feb 3, 2010

We’ve All Got the Internet Blues

So according to a recent study, the Internet is making us depressed. While the scientists behind the study link depression to the amount of time spent in a virtual world, I have a few of my own theories as to why the Internet is making us all very, very sad.

Jan 30, 2010

Facebook and Dating: Where’s The Mystery?

So with the dawn of technology, we are given a whole new arsenal of tools to aid us in the battlefield that is modern dating. We have texting, phones that make us available anywhere, Twitter, and most useful (yet at the same time lethal): Facebook.

Jan 4, 2010

The Weekly Ten: My New Year’s Resolution List

This week, after a particularly grueling New Year's Eve spent with 25 people in one tiny house with one tiny bathroom in New England, I had time (a lot) to reflect on my resolutions on the train ride back to NYC. I pondered 2010 and my resolutions between pages of Jen Lancaster's memoirs and occasionally badgering the BF to go fetch me red wine from the bar car on the Amtrak.

Dec 29, 2009

Life After College: I’m Drowning

I was just sitting in my bedroom last week Facebook stalking people "who I totally don't care about" from high school when my bedroom floor started to fill with water. Despite not majoring in investigative detective work, I was able to quickly figure out that the water was coming from our washing machine.

Dec 18, 2009

Weekly Wrap Up: Out With The Tests, In With the Cheer

As the week comes to an end, so do my finals (thank. effing. god). Hopefully those of you who aren’t done are almost there, because I am way too ready to be home and I’d venture a guess the rest of you are too. I am ready to jump into full-fledged Christmas cheer mode. And since us college girls have to get out all of our holiday cheer in a week, it's time to go into holiday overload.