social networking

May 18, 2018

7 Ways You Can Become A Social Media Influencer

Becoming a social media influencer isn't as hard as you probably think it is.

Jul 18, 2012

Manage Your Online Life With MySocialCloud [Web Spy]

MySocialCloud links all your accounts together with one simple login. Just set up an account with MySocialCloud and link whatever other sites you want -- Foursquare, LinkedIn, etc. -- to automatically be logged in every time you visit the site.

A False Sense of (Virtual) Intimacy [Sexy Time]

Two people meet online somehow. They exchange contact info, and they fall into a loop of talking to each other all day and night via texts, IMs, and/or phone calls. Maybe they end up meeting in real life, but the vast majority of their communication is virtual.

May 17, 2012

Web Spy: The Weekend Map

For many college students around the country, this is one of the last weekends of winter break -- which means it's the last time to have fun and party before the pressures of the school year start again. So what are you going to do to close it out with a bang? If you don't have any plans yet, you should check out The Weekend Map for your closest city.

Jan 4, 2012

Five Fierce Facebook Competitors

Moral of the story: When Facebook hit the scene, America nixed MySpace quicker than Ronnie could pass on Sammi. So, what’s next? Since the Facebook takeover was so powerful, who’s going to create the next bigger, better social networking site that sends Facebook to Internet purgatory?

Dec 12, 2011

Nov 2, 2011

Web Spy: Float

Whether I'm talking on the phone and doing chores at the same time, or chatting on Facebook, doing schoolwork, and watching Glee, I'm always multi-tasking -- which is why I like things that make my life easier. Float helps with that by conveniently putting all my favorite web content all in one place.

Aug 17, 2011

Pick the Perfect Profile Picture

Consider your profile picture your viral handshake. Why, you ask? Let’s just say that, like a firm grip, the little image leaves a lasting impression. See the following scenarios to be sure you select the most flattering photo for you.

Jul 12, 2011

Google + and 4 Other New Tech-y Things You'll Love

In 2004 when Facebook was just starting to quietly kill a few Myspace accounts, Google offered to buy it, but was turned down. Their first social networking site, Google Wave, was basically a fail. Fast forward to 2007 when Google decided to try to convince Mark that selling out was the way to go. This rejection was the birth of Google +: the social networking site no one ever saw coming.

Apr 6, 2011

Web Spy: FellowUp

Any of your professors, parents, or alumni friends will tell you that one of the most important things you can do in college to help you get a job after graduation is networking. Establishing solid relationships with your professors, peers, and alumni in your field can lead to opportunities that might not otherwise be open to you.

Mar 29, 2011

Casual Sex Goes Viral

So it’s no secret that the world of online dating has become increasingly more common. In fact 1/5 relationships now starts online. (At least that’s what Match.com claims.) I can understand the need for a way to sift through those less than stellar companions in the hopes of finding someone you can actually connect with. What I can’t understand is the need for a social networking site that is geared towards pursuing casual hookups.

Mar 16, 2011

Forget Facebook: 5 Social Media Sites You Should Be Using

When we think of social media sites, we think of one thing: Facebook. It’s where we post out status updates, where we post our pictures, and where we have obnoxiously long, unnecessary commenting wars with our BFFs. But I’ve got news for you ladies. Facebook is not the only social media site out there.

Mar 1, 2011

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.