Nearly three-quarters of American adults use social media, so quitting Facebook — committing “virtual identity suicide” — isn’t easy. So why are more people considering it?
Whether it’s the duckface smirk or the coyly suggestive close-up, selfies are a mainstay of Twitter and Instagram and have parents and psychologists wringing their hands over what they “mean.”
You’re in the middle of a texting conversation when the other person suddenly stops for a long pause before responding.
That little zing you get when someone “likes” your picture or sings your praises on Facebook? That’s the reward center in your brain getting a boost.
The Alabama Department of Public Health is venturing into the mobile universe as the first state with a health app for residents.
The more we use Facebook, the worse we feel.
It’s no surprise that financial gain can be a powerful motivator, but a variety of groups are using that knowledge in innovative ways to help people get healthier.
Screening potential job applicants using their Facebook posts sounds like a good way to weed out irresponsible slackers. But drunken or stoned pictures may not tell the whole story.
The recent legal battle over allowing 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan, who is dying of end-stage cystic fibrosis, to be included on the adult lung transplant list sheds light on the heartbreaking need for organ donors to meet the …
Yesterday, I asked Facebook to take down a fraudulent page. Within a few hours it was gone, just a shadowy image of a bandaged thumb where it used to be. Very effective. It’s highly likely I get better treatment from Facebook …
With summer vacation about to start, kids will inevitably spend even more time online. So here are some tips for making sure they’re only seeing what’s appropriate for them.
Obesity is a big problem that needs big solutions, and Facebook may be coming to the rescue.