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How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook’s New Dating Service

Gone are the days of poking people on Facebook that you wanted to poke in real life. Facebook officially debuted its new dating service in the U.S. yesterday, and that very sentence should cause privacy advocates a bit of alarm—especially since it was only a few days ago when the news hit that another security […]

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How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook’s New Dating Service

Gone are the days of poking people on Facebook that you wanted to poke in real life. Facebook officially debuted its new dating service in the U.S. yesterday, and that very sentence should cause privacy advocates a bit of alarm—especially since it was only a few days ago when the news hit that another security […]

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How to Handle Being Bullied as an Adult

If you associate bullies with playgrounds and elementary school, that means you probably haven’t experienced one as an adult. Unfortunately, some people never outgrow being a jerk and continue this type of harassing behavior well into adulthood. Here are some tips for understanding and dealing with bullies, no matter…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Handle Being Bullied as an Adult

If you associate bullies with playgrounds and elementary school, that means you probably haven’t experienced one as an adult. Unfortunately, some people never outgrow being a jerk and continue this type of harassing behavior well into adulthood. Here are some tips for understanding and dealing with bullies, no matter…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Best Way to Ask for a Favor

So, you need some help. It’s okay, we all need a hand sometimes. Problem is, a lot of us don’t know how to go about asking—so we don’t. Well, according to a social psychologist, here’s the simplest, most effective way to ask for a favor.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Houseparty Makes it Easy to Video Chat with Multiple Friends on Your Mac

Mac: Of all the days to (finally) launch a version of its app for macOS, Houseparty picked yesterday—the start of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference—to make a big (themed) splash onto Apple desktops and laptops. And while Apple’s announcement of FaceTime group hangouts probably took a little wind out of…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Best Way to Persuade Someone That They’re Wrong Is to Show Them How They’re Right

When you’re debating a topic with someone, it’s in your best interest to avoid flat-out telling someone they’re wrong. All it does is make the other person defensive, causing them to entrench themselves further in their beliefs. Instead, tell them all the ways they’re right, then guide them to realizing they’re wrong…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Cancel Plans Without Pissing Someone Off

Canceling social plans is the ultimate in self-gratification—first you got high off the plans, then you got high off the freedom. But sometimes you leave the other person annoyed and betrayed. So whenever you cancel on someone, make sure to immediately make new plans with them, says redditor DevotedlyHopeless in a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to See Your Friends’ HQ Answers and Prevent Random Players From Finding You

Get excited, “HQuties.” The popular trivia app that you probably stopped playing months ago because it took you forever to win and you only got $2.14 is adding a big social component to the game today—and, going forward, to every Friday game. You’ll now be able to see the completely bogus answers your friends pick,…Read […]

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How to Offer Condolences Without Sounding Like an Ass

If you’re not careful, your well-meaning condolences can make you sound like a total ass. The trick to offering your sincere sympathy to the bereaved is knowing what to avoid while you show your support. These are the seven big no-no’s.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Find New Friends Through the Friends You Already Have

Meeting new people and making good friends gets harder as you get older. You get less adventurous, fall into comfortable routines with significant others, and you don’t have school to force you to interact with different groups of people anymore. But if you have at least one friend, you do have an easy option for…Read […]

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Never Start a Story With the Weather, and Other Rules for Better Storytelling

Being a good storyteller can improve your presentations at work, boost your social skills, and make you more likable in general. But it’s not an ability that comes naturally to everyone. If you’re not sure how to go about telling stories that captivate an audience, these simple dos and don’ts will give you a good…Read […]

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