Social Networking


Seniors are embracing the Internet and social media like never before, and this is good news. Studies are showing that seniors actively participating in some form of social engagement and networking online are reaping positive health benefits. For one, these studies (one recently from the American Psychological Association) show a beneficial impact on both physical and [...]

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Discovering the relatively new social media site Learnist recently has been quite a treat. I love monitoring social media's growth and have been doing it on the Tweeting blog for 5 years.  I've come across many social media and networking websites, platforms and apps over the years, most of them not opening up my eyes [...]

Just when you thought we couldn't go micro enough, here comes the latest spontaneous social media communication craze. Disappearing photos, self-destructing and vanishing mobile text messaging apps are a huge trend right now. Young users are begging for non-permanence and no trace evidence when it comes to sending private photos and texts. They want them [...]

If you live in the United States or other parts of the world you can see a tape delayed presentation of the Closing Ceremony on NBC, Feb 23rd 2014. In the United States the Sochi 2014 Olympics Closing Ceremony will air in prime time starting at 7:00 p.m. EST in the evening with an encore presentation at 11:30 p.m. EST. [...]

This is a new age.  The social media age.  Social media has touched so many lives and has spread through so many facets of our lives.  One aspect of life it has touched is the modern day wedding.  Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Yelp, to name a few, have made their way into the announcing, planning, [...]

You've been hearing about it, seeing it pop-up on your news feed, watching social media cover it and aware Facebook has been touting it for quite a long time. The new Facebook Paper app is here where you can tell and share your Facebook Stories.  In some ways the Paper is similar to past Flipboard [...]

Academy award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is dead at 46 and Twitter reacts fast and furious with tweets and hashtags. The cause of death looks to be an apparent drug overdose as investigators have disclosed that two bags of heroin and a needle in one of Hoffman's arms were discovered in his rented New [...]

Earlier today this January 19th, 2013, Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos routed the New England Patriots to earn a spot as the AFC champ in this year's Superbowl 48. Then, later in the evening the Seattle Seahawks followed suit by earning their right to a seat at the Super Bowl table completing one of [...]