Being straightforward and kind is often the best approach. Here's how to do it.
The benefits of sharing don’t outweigh the potential harm that can be caused.
In a noisy world where opinions are thrown haphazardly into the vortex of free thought, maybe it's time we reigned ourselves in a bit. Because is it really worth losing friendships over which box you check on a presidential ticket?
Despite the milestones for U.S. stocks, though, investors don't seem to be in a particularly celebratory mood.
In January, Facebook was working my last nerve, so I decided to avoid it for a full month (except for a private group with extremely limited posts).
There is an ongoing debate in the online special needs community about over-sharing. Are we mom and dad bloggers stepping over the line when we share stories and details about our kids and their special needs? It's a heated debate, a thing, a downright brouhaha.
The best intentions can't really stop these guys, but adopting a best-practices approach to data security can make your online world more secure. Here are some of the things you can do in 2016 to help avoid the living hell of identity theft and other identity-related crimes.
If you are like me, your maiden voyage into motherhood was accompanied by lots of advice. People you don't even know approach you to congratulate you. It's lovely, but then suddenly, they're uncaging hairy, snarling words like "vaginal wall" and "third degree." Some things are better left unsaid.
Look, I like your girlfriend just fine. And I'm not some caveman that thinks girls don't know how to watch sports. But when
Welcome to the Internet in the 21st century: where teenagers pretend to be 30-year-olds, and 30-year-olds act like teenagers. Let's change that, OK?
We'll never know for sure just how tight or too tight the actual garment fit was for this fashionista's ill-gotten fame, for that question is not politically correct enough to ask and make an issue of -- or is it?
You're about to get too much information...about Urban Outfitters.
Yes, we've all done it. Made a comment that we wish we could immediately retract but as one of my favorite sayings goes, "You can't unscramble an egg." Try as you might, it's often difficult to recover from a verbal misstep. Or worse, an entire conversation you wish you could retract!
8. You buy your own birthday gift from your partner and vice-versa. So with a little help from our Facebook friends, we've
Why was my alleged oversharing potentially damaging to my son's future? Because we should be ashamed of his illness? Or because the writers who criticize me are ignorant about mental illness? Would you like to know what is actually damaging to my son and his future?
My Facebook feed is filled with all types of people who range in experiences, maturity, lifestyle, opinion, and willingness to share. For the most part, I enjoy hearing about people's lives. But there's always somebody on your list that goes a little too far. Sometimes that person can be you. Here are six things that you should never write about on Facebook and the reasons why.
Other parents understand the urge to brag about every little thing, but social media is a give and take. Be thoughtful about what you're sharing, why and with whom. And make sure to comment, like, or otherwise interact with what friends and family post to keep it, you know, social.
I am an oversharer. There is no other way to say it. If I have your attention, I will tell you my life story in less than four minutes. I am known for sharing too much information, for giving the kinds of details that make others uncomfortable.