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Social Graces Online

Facebook, Twitter, and other social media networks can be great tools for helping us stay connected. But there are some cautions with social media, too, to protect your relationships and life 1. Tweet others as you would have others tweet to you. Use the golden rule when posting anything about anyone: Before you post, put yourself in the other person’s shoes.  2 …

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Facebook Addiction Disorder (FAD)

“Facebook Addiction: 36.7 million users added a year. India poised to overtake US as Facebook’s No. 1 market.” Firstpost.com Addiction and obsession? The issue of privacy is as interesting as it is complex.With so much international violation and dialog about the bounds of privacy, it is a paradox that many of us share deep, personal thoughts on Facebook.However this is the …

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Gen Y Speaks Out!

“Many people of the older generation, think we young people don’t have the right stuff. Here’s why THEY ARE ALL WRONG!” “You know there’s a big difference between what you know and what you don’t know. But you don’t care about closing the gap.” Youth Speak: The universe is too vast a place for us to know everything about it. …

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SMS Lingo

I remember the time when my friend sent an SMS to her boyfriend saying, “Hey, sorry for rplyn It. Wsbsy n cls. KOTC.Plz cl. M ttly dvtd2u. bye4nw.” I also remember seeing the look on her face when her boyfriend replied. “What?!” he’d asked. “I sent him a message of love and all he has to say is, “What?!”’ she …

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To all F.O.M.O.-Sapiens

F.O.M.O.—Fear of Missing Out Sapiens—Relating to Homo Sapiens/the wise man  Have you ever sat with a group of friends feeling confused and so out of place, as they talked about the previous night’s party which you had missed because of prior commitments? Or imagine a Face-book discussion of ‘that awesome game’you are yet to check out, and you sneak peeks into …

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