In today's age of technology and social media, oversharing has pretty much become the norm. Nowadays, it almost seems as if you can't go online without being bombarded with 'TMI' statuses and pictures. You know who we're talking about—the people who love updating their followers on their daily brunch menu every five seconds and must commemorate every event or life experience with a selfie. Here's how you can tell whether or not your selfie obsession is a sign of narcissism.
Even though it may not seem like it, a lot of responsibility and trust goes into maintaining a facebook page, especially at such a young age. With the amount of cyber bullying that goes on these days, could you really trust your kid to be safe online? This is just one more thing that makes parenthood super hard!
It goes without saying that breakups can be super messy. But when you add facebook into the mix, things can get even more problematic. After dating for so long, having a public breakup on Facebook can pretty jarring. Here's how to deal.
You love your boyfriend or girlfriend. You also love social media. Does that mean you should combine your two loves so that everyone on your friends list knows who you're going to bed with... and when? Can A Twitter Romance Lead To Real-Life Love? In this video, Cyber Dating Coach & YourTango Expert Julie Spira advises a reader who says she often sees couples talking about each other on Twitter. She wonders if she should start doing the same with her significant other.
You know your way around eHarmony, Match.com and HowAboutWe, but when it comes to connecting further with the guys you meet online, you're a little stumped. Do you send the guy you're interested in a Facebook friend request before the first date? After? Three months later? 3 Apps That Let You Online Date Through Facebook and Twitter
One of your man's friends has sent you a "Friend Request" on Facebook. Do you accept it? Reject it? Pretend like you never saw it? In this video, Cyber Dating Expert and YourTango expert Julie Spira offers up several options for navigating those questionable connections on social media. “There are several options that you can choose,” Julie explains.
Are you constantly checking your man's Facebook and Twitter pages to see what he's been up to... and who he's been talking to? Have you tried to stop this bad habit, but can't? In this video, Relationship Coach and YourTango expert, Virginia Feingold Clark provides the first step to "Facebook Stalking" recovery by asking the most important question: why are you checking up on your guy?
Years ago, in the pre-internet age, getting over an ex was pretty straightforward. You stopped calling him, avoided places he might be, and gave back that comfy sweatshirt you loved sleeping in. Nowadays, breaking up is a lot more complicated—Facebook and Twitter provide you with up-to-the-minute details about your ex's new life; your cellphone is full of picture of you two together; your iTunes playlist still houses the "For My Greatest Love" playlist. These and other digital reminders make it virtually impossible to move on.
Social media addiction is a real thing. It affects, probably, thousands of people. And it may be wrecking relationships and the ability to connect with people IRL. Is @CoolMomKaren's story a little too familiar? You may suffer from social media addiction. Please enjoy and share with your friends.