Parents who restrict their children's use of new media technologies may be acting counterproductively in the long run, particularly if they claim after-school homework time is the reason.
Simply by posting about the experience to one of your social media accounts, you're making it much easier to recall in the future. Here's how it seems to work.
Why is social media such a hard habit to break? The answer some international researchers came up with is a lot simpler than you might expect.
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Are you in the habit of comparing yourself to others? It’s only in comparison that we take what’s wonderful and turn it into something sad.
Research has found that people's friendship networks have shrunk over the last 35 years. So how do we, as adults, make new friends?
Here are some internet and smartphone rules that kids would set for their parents.
You see photos on social media, and instantly think you should be living a better life. But this is the wrong habit. Here's why.
A lousy interface for your life can be frustrating, grating, full of friction and confusion. So how can you redesign it?
With yet another school shooting still fresh in our minds, social media is filled with opinions about gun control. What can you do to make a difference?
A study of nearly a million tweets from over 10,000 Twitter users has found how Republicans and Democrats differ on social media.
What does a supermodel look like without makeup? Tyra Banks isn't too proud to let you see.
More than half of moms and one-third of dads discuss parenting on social media - and three-quarters of parents know someone guilty of 'oversharenting.'
The tale of a uterus and her owner, and two subsequent hysterectomy surgeries, as told through tech - Facebook, texts and pictures.
According to a new survey, a majority of kids say that their moms and dads are too distracted when they're trying to talk to them.
These 20 photos show how many of us actually look when we're posting to social media or texting.
The majority of parents believe there's more potential benefit than potential harm when it comes to their children's use of technology.
On Facebook, people may what's happening in their lives to the activities and accomplishments of their friends - and that could lead to depression.
Too much screen time can be detrimental to tween girls, but there is a surprisingly straightforward alternative for healthier social development.
When you spend time interacting with your smartphone via touchscreen, research shows it actually changes the way your thumbs and brain work together.
Cyberbullying and hurtful 'fat jokes' are disturbingly prevalent in the social media environment - and on one site in particular.
Why write about these tools for mindful living? Because it’s worth the effort, since being awake means we’re not missing life as we walk through it.
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Like them or not, 'selfies' aren't going away any time soon. In fact, Instagram pictures with faces are among the social media site's most popular photos.