Tag: online

In the Media – For teens: Unfollowing friends in real life

Published: January 25, 2017 | Last Updated: January 25, 2017 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – For teens: Unfollowing friends in real life

As tricky as unfollowing friends can be online, it’s far more complicated and risky to do “in real life.”

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Finding friends on Craigslist: Lessons learned

Published: October 15, 2015 | Last Updated: October 15, 2015 By | 18 Replies Continue Reading
Finding friends on Craigslist: Lessons learned

In this guest post, an anonymous reader talks about her experience seeking out platonic friendships on Craigslist.

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In the Media – Desperately Seeking a Bestie: When #SquadGoals Get Real

Published: October 10, 2015 | Last Updated: August 15, 2021 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Desperately Seeking a Bestie: When #SquadGoals Get Real

Writing in Flare Magazine, Katherine Simpson writes a tongue-in-cheek piece about her online search for a bestie (BFF).

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Finishing school online without friends

Published: April 19, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

A high school student completing her school online misses seeing teens at school

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

Published: October 22, 2013 | Last Updated: June 15, 2015 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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I logged on to my friend’s Facebook page—now what?

Published: June 27, 2013 | Last Updated: June 27, 2013 By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

Is there any going back after logging on to a friend’s Facebook page and seeing something you shouldn’t have?

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Making and maintaining online friendships

Published: March 6, 2013 | Last Updated: March 6, 2013 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Just like offline ones, online friendships need to work for both people.

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Guest Post: Stress and e-mail can be bad for your health!

Published: January 31, 2013 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Guest Post: Stress and e-mail can be bad for your health!

In this first-person essay, my friend, health journalist Sheryl Kraft, laments about her stressful e-mail in-box and suggests that friends can be great stress-busters.

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Guest Post: A frightening and uninvited Facebook introduction

Published: November 6, 2012 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Guest Post: A frightening and uninvited Facebook introduction

Facebook suggested I friend him. I guess our social networks overlapped. I guided the mouse toward his photo, and the little pointed hand hovered over his face. Fear and anger swelled up but curiosity won out and I clicked “Add Friend.” He accepted within minutes.

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Making new platonic friends online

Published: September 3, 2012 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 27 Replies Continue Reading

I love this blog! Is there any thought of a site where all of us with these issues can contact each other for friendship?

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