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To unfriend or not to unfriend on Facebook

To unfriend or not to unfriend on Facebook

In this guest post, journalist Cindy La Ferle tackles the thorny issue of whether or not to unfriend on Facebook.

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Afraid of losing her friend in India

February 13, 2016 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

When a friend moves away, a young woman worries about losing her friend.

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What can you do if a friend blocks you on social media?

May 18, 2015 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

If a friend blocks you on social media, it feels as if a door has been slammed in your face.

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Vive: Using technology to connect with real people

December 19, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Vive: Using technology to connect with real people

Vive is a free, new video chat community helps people connect with others.

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My texting friendship seems to be off-track

August 13, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when a texting friendship seems to be one-sided?

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Guest Post: What can happen when you deactivate a Facebook account

February 27, 2014 | By | 21 Replies Continue Reading
Guest Post: What can happen when you deactivate a Facebook account

This is a cautionary tale about what can happen to some of our friendships when we deactivate a Facebook account — and why it’s important to avoid jumping to conclusions.

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To make friends after moving, you may have to make the first move

October 22, 2013 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
To make friends after moving, you may have to make the first move

It’s challenging to make friends after moving. This new start-up helps to make it easier.

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Babies, dogs and Facebook friends

August 1, 2013 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Babies, dogs and Facebook friends

The etiquette of responding to Facebook friends is murky and can inadvertently causes rifts and misunderstandings, even between good friends.

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Guest Post: Getting Over Feeling Like a Stranger in Your Own Neighborhood

June 11, 2012 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

With a little bit of moxie, my friend and colleague, Laura E. Kelly, used technology and a new website to overcome the feelings of estrangement from neighbors that are so typical across America today.

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What does email response time say about a friendship?

Do you procrastinate more than usual before you respond to emails from one particular friend? Is someone consistently very slow to respond to you? A new study suggests that email response time may be one measure of a friendship.   Read my latest article on Life Goes Strong.     

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