Social Media

How to fill 100 water balloons in 1 minute (Video)

No more time-consuming stretching and tying -- it will soon be possible to fill up to 100 water balloons in a minute.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 06:47am EDT

Man asked to leave Southwest flight over tweet (Video)

A Minneapolis man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he tweeted about a boarding disagreement.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Is Facebook selling your browsing data to advertisers?

Many Facebook users get alarmed at the idea of the social network sharing private information with advertisers. Data Doctor Ken Colburn explains the reality.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 04:07am EDT

Shark dies with sea lion stuck in throat (Video)

Days after a YouTube video showed a White shark thrashing on a Western Australian beach, a government scientist says the shark had a large sea lion lodged in its throat. See video.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 01:21pm EDT

Wizards John Wall slammed for Vegas non-tip

Washington Wizards star John Wall is taking heat online for allegedly stiffing a limousine driver who went out of her way to help him. The man who runs a blog that chronicles the life of Vegas cabbies says what happens in Vegas gets tweeted.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:31pm EDT

Man records nightmarish attempt to cancel cable, Comcast apologizes

Anyone who has ever dreaded attempting to cancel a cable subscription will empathize with a man who faced a frustrating phone battle with a Comcast customer service representative.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 09:00am EDT

Study: Facebook affects divorce rates, marital satisfaction

A new study concludes Facebook and other social media sites are playing a significant role in divorce rates and marital satisfaction. But is Facebook causing divorce or divorce causing people to use Facebook?

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 03:40am EDT

Van Hollen seeks striking Facebook photo, voter interaction

Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen is offering prime Facebook real estate to the person who captures a striking image of the Democrat's Eighth Congressional District.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 01:27pm EDT

Unfriended: The ultimate breakup

A study reveals the who and why of unfriending.

Sunday - 07/13/2014, 05:04am EDT

Quick way to stop junk email, subscription overload

A few clicks on the Unroll.me webpage can quickly cut the amount of junk email users see, and thin-out an unwieldy list of subscription newsletters.

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 04:10am EDT

Report: NSA targeted German privacy activist

NSA reportedly targeted German privacy activist who provided online anonymity tool

Sunday - 07/06/2014, 09:54am EDT

A thumbs-up for NSA Internet spying on foreigners

US intelligence leaders feel vindicated by board's report on Internet spying on foreigners

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 03:02pm EDT

Privacy board: NSA's Internet monitoring is legal

Independent body finds no 'illegitimate activity' in NSA monitoring but recommends safeguards

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 03:00am EDT

Facebook conducts social experiment on users

People use Facebook to share their lives and feelings -- and now it turns out Facebook manipulated the newsfeeds of thousands of users in a social experiment.

Monday - 06/30/2014, 09:42am EDT

Parents' guide: Is my child ready for a phone?

Children are getting phones at a younger age every year, but it can be hard for parents to know when their youngsters are ready for the responsibility. "A Parents' Guide to Mobile Phones" has tips and strategies to consider before taking the important step.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 07:22am EDT

Why Facebook posts are disappearing (and what can be done about it)

A growing number of Facebook users report posts are disappearing. Ken Colburn of Data Doctors explains what's happening, and what can be done about it.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:28am EDT
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Parents and social media: Time to clean up your act?

Parents are monitoring their children's social media involvement by limiting screen time and restricting access to certain sites. But what many parents don't realize is that their kids are monitoring them as well.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 07:01am EDT
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Social media prenups aim to put the brakes on hurtful posts

Social media prenups are a growing trend and lawyers are seeing a rise in its requests as couples aim to crack down on hurtful post either during or after a relationship.

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 04:22am EDT

Doctors Tweeting? It's healthy.

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 04:37am EDT
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How to stop Facebook from using your browsing habits for ads

Facebook announced Thursday that it's starting to use app and website data from your browsing habits to provide ads tailored to your interests -- but there is a way to limit how much information Facebook can retrieve.

Friday - 06/13/2014, 07:52am EDT
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