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Dear Friends: We Need To Talk

We need to have a talk. Seriously. And by talk I mean have an actual conversation. You say something while I listen. Then I'll say something while you listen. Oh, and let's actually look at each other…

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What Does Your Twitter Account Say About Your Health?

Your tweets might just be a better predictor of your heart health than most traditional indicators, according to a new study. Related: Do you need fish oil for a healthy heart? The University of Pen…

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3 Ways Social Media Affects Your Happiness (If You Let It)

Social media happy place or hater maker? It all depends on how you use it. Social media in one form or another is here to stay, but the reviews are mixed at best about whether all of this online "c…

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The Number One Reason Elders Should Be Online

A few hours online could reduce an older adult's chances of succumbing to the twin plagues of loneliness and depression by more than 30 percent, says a recent analysis published in the Journal of Gero…

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This Grandma Will Make You Believe in the Power of Social Media

The social media scene may be overflowing with overexposed celebrities taking selfies and tweeting every minute detail of their daily routine, but there's at least one online star left who's worth fol…

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Food-tographay Can Toy With Your Salty Food Cravings

Whether in a restaurant or sitting at your own dining room table, we've all done it at least once. Reached in our pocket, pulled out our phone and snapped a picture of whatever may be on our dinner pl…

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3 Ways Facebook Is Making Your Life Miserable

Five hundred million people log onto Facebook at least once a day. As the undisputed king of social networking, Facebook is where we share pictures, discuss news stories, and catch up with friends we …

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Litterati: Fighting Litter with…Instagram?

Does coming across cigarette butts and discarded food packaging on the ground make you batty? Litterati - a new movement on Instagram - aims to highlight litter and clean up the planet, one erra…

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Is Media Overload Ruining Your Kids? (Infographic)

When I was in elementary school, we didn't have a television. When we visited friends or family who did, cartoons and the Nickelodeon channel seemed like magic to me. I couldn't look away. I'd often z…

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Why Is The Internet So Obsessed With Cats?

Browsed Facebook or Instagram lately? They're awash in cats. Big or small, grumpy or sleepy, the interwebs just can't seem to get enough of these cuddly creatures. In fact, if an alien race was monito…

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