FYI: Your friends hate your vacation pics (especially this one)

FYI: Your friends hate your vacation pics (especially this one)

A new poll has uncovered the most hated photo on Facebook. It turns out that people really don’t like seeing their friends’ vacation pictures plastering their newsfeed. The study – conducted by insurance firm Aviva – found that 73 per cent pf people are annoyed by seeing other people’s vacation photos on social media. However, that didn’t stop them from

How to avoid the dark side of social media

How to avoid the dark side of social media

There are a lot of great things about social media. The Facebooks, Twitters and Instagrams of the world help us stay in close contact with family and friends and share favorite memories (not to mention pics of dogs playing with fidget spinners). But there’s a dark side to social media, too. For one thing, when we spend so much time

Social media may be too real for your own career’s good

Social media may be too real for your own career’s good

What does your social media use say about you? In many ways, what one posts to social media can reveal more than you want — about you and potentially your employer. No doubt, what one writes on Facebook and posts to Instagram points to what you think matters, what you aspire to and your tastes in clothes, cars and friends.

Facebook Users Who Share Too Much Are Sad and Lonely

Facebook Users Who Share Too Much Are Sad and Lonely

Know someone on Facebook who updates their status every half an hour, likes approximately two thousand corporate pages, and won’t stop poking you? It’s okay, they’re probably miserable and depressed. In a study published in Computers and Human Behaviour, researchers Facebook uses who describe themselves as “lonely” are more likely to be over-sharers. The study surveyed six hundred women. Of

Generation Gaps in the Workplace

Generation Gaps in the Workplace

Alright, let’s get the generational platitudes out of the way: Baby Boomers are cranky and hard working, Millennials are entitled but tech savvy, and Generation X . . . listens to a lot of Nirvana? Whatever. The point is, generation gaps exist and can seem colossal, but we can do better than relying on a few caricatures: we can use

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