Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Mark Zuckerberg Doesn’t Really Want Facebook To Be Regulated

But don’t you dare call it a monopoly! Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!- -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the […]

Donald Trump Adviser Unloads Bruising Critique Of Campaign Organization On Facebook

DES MOINES, Iowa — As Donald Trump was racking up big wins on Super Tuesday, a campaign adviser took to Facebook to air his frustration after the business mogul lost four states, citing a lack of organization and resources. John Hulsizer, a senior campaign adviser, posted a status on Facebook Tuesday night as the news broke […]

You Might Lose Sleep Over This Guy’s Facebook Hack

If you have a habit of logging into Facebook from your bed, you might be leaving a digital trail that tells people when you’re asleep.  A Danish software developer, Soren Louv-Jansen, published a hack last month that explains how to use Facebook data to track your friends’ sleep patterns. The tool collects Facebook Messenger timestamps that show when your […]

Miami Police Officer Lydia Marquez’s Facebook Plea: ‘Everyone’s Life Matters’

A Miami police officer says it all started with a simple question from her 4-year-old son: Why? He wanted to know why she goes to work every day — and the answer from Miami-Dade police officer Lydia Marquez is going viral on Facebook.  “Because mommy cares,” the 20-year police veteran says in the clip, also posted on […]

How to Know You’ve Had Too Much Facebook and 7 Things to Do Instead

Facebook and social media can be addicting. Studies have actually shown a similar activation within the brain as with love and orgasms, triggering a release of dopamine.. Yet many of us aren’t necessarily addicted to, let’s say Facebook, as we are wasting time. How do I know I’ve had too much Facebook? By my attitude. […]

Birthday Wishes in the Facebook Era

I recently celebrated another birthday… thank you for your well-wishes. In the week since my birthday, I’ve received over a hundred “happy birthday” messages, many of them from people I haven’t spoken to in years. Isn’t it funny how people seem to come out of the woodwork to wish you a happy birthday? Don’t get […]

New Facebook Ad Reminds Us How Important Best Friends Really Are

“It started with secret languages, some without words.” So begins Facebook’s new advertisement that shows the importance of friendship throughout all stages of life. Published on Feb. 13, the ad is one of three 60-second commercials created by Facebook. The ad shows all different types of best friends from teenage girls laughing to young women […]

Prayers, Facebook and Weight Loss

“When people talk to God, it is called prayer. When God talks to people, they call it schizophrenia.” — Dr. Jim Roach in his upcoming book, God’s House Calls “Just like a prayer. Your voice can take me there” — Madonna Until recently, my attitude toward prayer had been guided by President Harry S. Truman […]

When the Death of a Facebook Friend Hits Home in Real Life

I checked my Facebook feed this morning to discover that my old friend, Anita, had died. As I scrolled through the posts on her Facebook page I went rapid-fire through the steps of grief, starting with, wait, wtf? Is this real? Unfortunately, there was no one I could call to confirm or commiserate, because this […]

I Wish Depression Could Be My Facebook Status

Facebook is a great social media tool for personal sharing and life updates. However, when you’re depressed or suicidal there is no app to share a sad face that means “Today I want to die” or “I’m so depressed I don’t know what to do about it.” Even the new app Health & Wellness doesn’t […]

Join Facebook Q&A’s Live from the White House Summit on Working Families

On Monday, June 23, the White House will host a Summit on Working Families to focus on creating a 21st century workplace that works for all Americans. The event brings together businesses, economists, labor leaders, policymakers, advocates, and citizens to discuss policy solutions that can make a real difference in the lives of working families […]

What You Missed: Facebook Q&A on College Opportunity

Earlier today, President Obama and the First Lady spoke about expanding college opportunity so that every student who works hard can get a higher education. Later, the President's education advisor, Roberto Rodriguez, answered your questions about the issue during the first-ever White House Q&A on Facebook. The White House uses Facebook, and other social media sites, […]

How a Year of ‘Grateful’ Facebook Posts Changed This Woman’s Life

We’ve all seen it: the oft-dreaded Facebook status update with one word, “Grateful,” along with an envy-inducing photo of a Caribbean beachscape or a blissed-out couple selfie. But what if those status updates could actually change a life? They did for one woman, Australian news producer Lynne Scrivens, who just completed a yearlong experiment in […]