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Jul 29, 2011Stuff
In The Year 2000: Tech Predictions For the Next Century

In The Year 2000: Tech Predictions For the Next Century

Are we there yet? Every time you turn around, somebody is predicting what’s going to happen 10, 25 or 50 years down the road. But you don’t have to be a “futurist” to connect the dots when it comes to where we’re heading when talking about technology. Unlike human nature, tech moves in a straight line from point A to point B, most of the time. Which makes these predictions of mine less a “leap of faith” than you’d think. Just don’t come back in 2061 and rag on me, okay? Check 'em out after the jump.

Jul 3, 2011News
10 Reasons Why You Should Never Trust Facebook

10 Reasons Why You Should Never Trust Facebook

Facebook is like a force of nature. No matter how much you batten down the hatches, stock up on canned foods, cross your fingers, or come out guns blazing with an army of high priced lawyers, the monster of all media platforms is going to eat you and your privacy alive then fart out Farmville or some garbage. But just as you can have a gentle rain one day and a hurricane the next, the sheer size of Facebook can lead to “social networking” problems you hadn’t anticipated or want to experience. Check out our 10 reasons why you should never trust Facebook.

Mar 15, 2011Stuff
The Pros And Cons Of Technology On Dating

The Pros And Cons Of Technology On Dating

Ah, social networking. What began as an online cave for basement-dwellers too afraid to form relationships with people IRL (that's "in real life, ' for those less l33t-versed among you) has morphed into something that we can all appreciate/abuse. As technology has become more accessible, so too has the ins-and-outs of people's personal lives, and the dating world has never been as straightforward and simple...or has it? Have the new, "easier" ways in which we communicate helped our relationships or have they made us all socially incompetent fish in the big, deep, dark sea? Read our list of pros and cons after the jump!

Mar 12, 2011Stuff
The Top City For Online Flirting & Dating Is… Plus 112 Photos Of Its Hottest Models

The Top City For Online Flirting & Dating Is… Plus 112 Photos Of Its Hottest Models

The "World Flirtation League," the international flirtation authority that ranks various cities worldwide based on the number of monthly online flirtations among users on the social networking site Badoo.com, officially declared this country to lead the pack among its global brethren with 25.7 online flirtations occurring each month. Find out which country topped the list and see pics of its hottest residents after the jump!

Jan 3, 2011Culture
How To Pick Up Chicks On Facebook

How To Pick Up Chicks On Facebook

Social media sites can help you find smokin' hot ladies that share common friends, backgrounds, and even interests with you. Want to score a girl who loves football and chowing down on buffalo wings? Facebook may hold your golden ticket. Seven percent of the world's population uses Facebook, which means 21,000,000 women on Facebook could be your next potential ex girlfriend. Be careful when navigating the uncharted terrain of social meda dating. You don't want to obsessively message every woman who pops up in your "People You May Know" box. Here are some tips for picking up broads on social media sites without appearing like a creeper.

Sep 22, 2010WTF
HUGE Ad For Facebook Movie On MySpace! WTF?

HUGE Ad For Facebook Movie On MySpace! WTF?

MySpace ran a huge ad for "The Social Network", the new movie about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. COED finds this awkward. What do you think?

Apr 30, 2010Stuff
5 Facebook Statuses to Avoid

5 Facebook Statuses to Avoid

Recently while surfing Facebook I noticed that a pattern emerging amongst some of me friends; they were damn good at being really annoying. It seemed like every status update I came across just made navigating "The Book" more and more unbearable. Instead of going through to tell each person why their crappy status was ruining my day I did the next best thing -- came up with a biting list of the five worst kinds of status updates.

Sep 29, 2009Stuff
The Masters of the Internet Universe

The Masters of the Internet Universe

Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are social networks we use every day without realizing it. It’s become a part of our lives, almost second nature but we never stop to think about the minds behind these sites. We’ve compiled a list of all the genius masterminds behind the creation of the some of the most used and talked about social websites. Read more...

Aug 6, 2009Stuff
Kids Think Adults Make Social Network Sites Lame

Kids Think Adults Make Social Network Sites Lame

he dudes from Entourage were wrong about Facebook. A few days ago we wrote a post about the two characters from Entourage bashing Facebook, saying it’s for kids. A new study from Ofcom, a media regulator, says kids aged 15 to 24 think social networking sites are lame. What’s causing this trend? Well it’s the older crowd, the 25-years and older, that’s pushing the younger kids away...

Feb 4, 2009News
406 Bands Who Twitter

406 Bands Who Twitter

This is the most comprehensive list of musicians, DJs and bands who use Twitter on the Internet. With a list this ridiculously extensive there's going to be a lot of bands you have never heard mixed in with a lot of bands you know like the back of your hand. In fact, there's so many Twitter accounts here, you'll probably need to take a break before you get to the end.

May 27, 2008Stuff
What’s Is Your Times IQ? NY Times Joins The Facebook Application Craze

What’s Is Your Times IQ? NY Times Joins The Facebook Application Craze

The New York Times has finally decided to dip their toe into the ever expanding ocean of social networking with...

Feb 26, 2008Stuff
Playboy Gets in the Social Networking Game

Playboy Gets in the Social Networking Game

Since the advent of Facebook, social networking has become an essential part of the college experience. If you’re looking for...

Jan 15, 2008Stuff
MySpace Safety Precautions: a Lost Cause?

MySpace Safety Precautions: a Lost Cause?

MySpace, there you go again, harming our poor, young, impressionable youth with your incessant spamming (thanks for the ads!) and...

Dec 3, 2007Stuff
Am I Too Old for Facebook?

Am I Too Old for Facebook?

I graduate in a couple weeks (yup, I needed an extra semester to get the job done). Yes, I have...