Tag: Social networking

Friend Poaching: How Do I Handle Feeling Left Out?

Published: November 5, 2021 | Last Updated: August 22, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading
Friend Poaching: How Do I Handle Feeling Left Out?

Friend poaching occurs when someone introduces two friends and they form a relationship that excludes you. Ouch!

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Buried treasure: Finding Long Lost Friends

Published: August 17, 2008 | Last Updated: December 17, 2020 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Here are some tips for finding a long lost friends—on Long Lost Friends Day or any day of the year!

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Friend Poaching or Social Networking: What’s the Difference?

Published: August 10, 2008 | Last Updated: November 5, 2021 By | 29 Replies Continue Reading

Friend poaching is complicated. The distinctions between friend poaching and social networking can even be murkier.

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The evolution of friendship in a digital age

Published: October 27, 2007 | Last Updated: May 15, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading

Some people worry that digital technology is eroding the face of friendship as we now know it—that time spent in virtual relationships detracts from real ones. A new report provides evidence to the contrary. Among Americans: 48 percent of those interviewed said that social networking sites help them build new relationships 44 percent said that […]

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Friendship and self-disclosure: The times they are a-changing

Published: October 6, 2007 | Last Updated: June 30, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading

Female college students are twice as likely as their male peers to use social networking sites like Facebook (their favorite) and MySpace (ranked second), according to a market research survey from Anderson Analytics. The findings, reported in Advertising Age this week, examined the likes, dislikes, and media preferences of college students between the ages of […]

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Friends in the Digital Playground

Published: August 24, 2007 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

There is a lot to learn about friendships from what has been called the "largest-ever global survey" of how kids interact with digital technology. MTV and Nickelodeon, in association with Microsoft Digital Advertising Solutions, used both quantitative and qualitative methodologies to talk to 18,000 “tech-embracing” kids (ages 8-14) and young people (14-24) in 16 countries. […]

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Online Friendships: As Close As A Keystroke

Published: May 29, 2007 | Last Updated: January 29, 2024 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Online Friendships: As Close As A Keystroke

Carole* (who prefers to use a pseudonym) is a 40-something career woman who works in the area of information technology talks about online friendships.

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