7 Places You Can Find a Last-Minute Valentines Day Date

It's February 14 and you're alone (again). Fret not, because there is still time to find a date. Don't feel weird looking for love (or even just one night of it) on Valentine's Day. It's more than guaranteed other single souls are doing the same. » 2/14/14 4:00pm 2/14/14 4:00pm

The Case for Lurking on Twitter

When Twitter announced its slow user growth last week, the company's stock went into a tailspin. But as Herb Greenberg writes over at LinkedIn, what may be hurting the service most of all might be the common—and incorrect—assumption that to enjoy Twitter, one must tweet. Quite the contrary! Twitter's at its best when… » 2/09/14 5:00pm 2/09/14 5:00pm

Richard Sherman Gives the Best Twitter Advice You'll Ever Get

Richard Sherman is a very talented football player, and I, like many of you, have become a fan. It's clear that in the post-NFC championship days, he's emerged as a divisive character. No matter your opinion, when it comes to Twitter he has some very sage advice. From a post he wrote earlier this week on the MMBQ: » 1/31/14 3:00pm 1/31/14 3:00pm

Should Smilies Have Noses: The Great Emoticon Debate

Recently, the dating website Zoosk conducted a study of 4,000 singles to see which online dating habits were the most conducive to finding yourself your very own sex friend. One of the most peculiar bits of info gleaned from the study, though, is that fact that profiles that used the emoticon ":-)" racked up a 13 percent … » 1/10/14 4:40pm 1/10/14 4:40pm

362 Holiday Party Conversation Topics That Beat Staring at Your Phone

It's that special time of year where we have holiday parties to attend. Before you collapse into a drunken pile of hair and shoes and whiskey smell after singing Boyz II Men with coworkers until the wee hours of the morning, you have to actually make conversation. Chat up the boss's wife! Thank the CEO for employing… » 12/13/13 3:20pm 12/13/13 3:20pm

There's Nothing Wrong With a FaceTime Thanksgiving

This will be the first Thanksgiving I've ever spent away from family. I really couldn't take another round of traveling on the worst travel day of the year. And although I'm looking forward to a jolly, boozy holiday with my friends, in the back of the mind I will miss gorging myself on turkey in close proximity to the… » 11/22/13 4:23pm 11/22/13 4:23pm

It's Finally Safe to Make Your Friends Use Twitter

The Twitterscape has evolved steadily in the last five years, but maybe never more significantly than in the last week. With the addition of photo/video previews and inline interactions nestled directly into the tweets themselves, it's a whole other playing field—one your Twitter-phobic friends will actually like.… » 11/01/13 4:40pm 11/01/13 4:40pm