Articles about Social Media

The Whole Human

12 things you can do to feel a little less lonely

We’ve outlined a few suggestions for the times when you feel lonely and like life just isn’t going your way, so you don't feel the need to hop on Facebook.


Survey: 34% of employers reprimanded or fired someone over online content

Recent data from CareerBuilder shows that 34% of companies saw something online that made them "reprimand or fire an employee."


‘Snapchat dysmorphia’ has people getting surgery to look like their selfies, doctors report

People used to want to look like celebrities, but now, thanks to "Snapchat dysmorphia," they want to look like their filtered selfies.

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs with really awesome Instagram accounts

How did we live before Instagram? Well we probably didn't have our nose in our phones as much, but seriously an Instagram account can say so much about a company and the people who work for it. 


New Facebook and Instagram tools seek to curb your social media addiction

Two of the biggest social networks that contribute to time sucks are offering up services to help you wean yourself off of them.


5 types of networking events actually worth your time

From happy hours to bowling matches to workshops, it seems like more networking opportunities are popping up every day. Here are a few we think you'll like.

Social Media

The father of virtual reality on how Facebook is messing with your mind

The "manipulation machine makes you cranky, makes you irritable, makes you paranoid, makes you sad ... Facebook ’s own researchers have published that.”


People share their favorite #SignsYourVacationIsTooLong

Twitter users recently weighed in on the viral hashtag #SignsYourVacationIsTooLong, with work-related responses and ones about everything in between.

Job Search

5 tips to nail your LinkedIn profile like a boss

Because LinkedIn serves such a different purpose than its more “social” social media counterparts, it comes with its own set of rules.


Prepare your inbox, LinkedIn is adding a voicemail feature

The social network for professionals announced that it is introducing a new voicemail feature for its mobile app for iOS and Android.


This new LinkedIn feature makes networking so much easier

There’s nothing worse than when you are at a networking event, meet an amazing contact you want to stay in touch with, go to hand them a business card from your bag and realize you’re out.


Survey: 44% of CFOs say employee social media use is biggest time-wasting worry

44% of CFOs surveyed say that employers are most worried about "wasting time at work" when it comes to workers being on social media.


Who gets to be defined as a self-made success?

Who gets to be called a self-made success? This is a debate that Forbes Magazine kicked off when it put Kylie Jenner on its cover.

Office Life

Study: Open office plans cause us to ‘socially withdraw’

Research shows that open office plans can result in workers to "socially withdraw" – retreating to their desks and the privacy of the internet.


Twitter shares what you should and shouldn’t do in an email

There are so many ways to go wrong when it comes to email— so when the hashtag #EmailDosAndDonts went viral on Twitter this week, users flooded the social media platform with both tips and things that really get their blood boiling.


How to save yourself from drowning in emails

Here’s his ten ways to “finally gain control over your chaotic inbox."

How To

Turning yourself from a professional into a brand

Like it or not, working in the digital era challenges everyone to create a personal brand — even if it is merely through Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Social Media

Twitter reacts to LeBron’s big career move: Playing for the LA Lakers

It's all happening: basketball icon LeBron James is saying goodbye to the Cleveland Cavaliers and has secured a spot on the Los Angeles Lakers for four years— oh yeah, plus a steep paycheck of $154 million.

Social Media

Why people’s fitness posts make us feel bad about ourselves

Seeing friends and coworkers posting on social media their happiness about an accomplishment can come at a cost to your mental wellbeing.


Survey: 64% of Americans know their partner’s bank passwords

64% of Americans know their spouse's bank passwords, and 53% know the passwords to social media accounts belonging to their partner.


The funniest responses to today’s global Slack outage

Slack was down today, and people lost their minds. Here are some of the best and funniest responses to the global Slack outage.


No mo’ FOMO: Study finds 40% of people have deleted a social media account in the past year

Some days it feels like we live, breathe, and die social media, but that may be changing. The recent events impacting privacy on Facebook and Twitter in the past year have prompted 40% of people with social media accounts to delete at least one of them in the past 12 months, according to new research by PR agency Edelman. 

How To

From campus to career: 5 tips to stand out during the job search

Regardless of all of the wonderful advice you will hear about resume content, what to wear, and interview questions, there are other components of interviewing that can set you apart:

Job search

10 social media rules for new college graduates

If you’re serious about your career you should treat your social media profiles as an extension of your resume. Our social profiles are representative of our personalities, pastimes, and interests, so it’s vital to be conveying the correct image of yourself to current or prospective employers.


This dad’s viral rant about the lack of baby-changing stations is everything

"I'm getting pretty sick of having to change my daughter on a disgusting floor because the only changing table in the place is located in the women's bathroom," he wrote.