8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains

​ Technology has altered human physiology. It makes us think differently, feel differently, even dream differently. It affects our memory, attention spans and sleep cycles. This is attributed to a scientific phenomenon known as neuroplasticity, or the brain’s ability to alter its behavior based on…

How to Hunt for a Job Using Social Media

​ Securing a job is the tough part, but scouting an open position? All it takes is a strategic scroll through your favorite social media accounts. Sites like Twitter and Facebook can be fun and frivolous, but they’re also viable business opportunities. Plumbing through accounts,…

Step-by-step guide to protecting Facebook privacy

With the latest addition of the Graph Search to social networking site Facebook, it has become time consuming and cumbersome to customize settings for every post and each photograph. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, a few quick clicks here and there can help restore a profile to being…

Spend too much on Facebook? It can hurt your relationship

WASHINGTON: If you have just started dating someone, it may be wise to limit your time on Facebook. New couples who use Facebook excessively are far more likely to experience Facebook-related conflict which may lead to emotional and physical cheating, breakup and divorce, a new…

Facebook future unclear even a year after IPO

A year after a nightmarish share offering, Facebook still has its ardent backers and detractors.  The world’s biggest social network, which now has more than 1.1 billion users, has managed to boost its earnings since the initial public offering, including from its mobile platform, important…

8 Facebook Security Tips You Must Follow

Facebook recently reached one billion active users. That accounts for one-seventh of the total world population. Providing security for these many accounts is quite difficult. But Facebook has an amazing security mechanism, still thousands of accounts are compromised each day. This is not because Facebook…

Employers using Facebook, Twitter for internal communications

Employers are now utilising a host of social media tools such as instant messaging and social networks to communicate with their employees, a new study has found. The research, which was based on surveys of 290 organisations from across North America, Europe and Asia, found that more than…

How to remote log out from Gmail, Facebook

If you headed home from office, without logging out of Facebook or Gmail, you can do so from anywhere using the ‘remote log out’ feature. In Facebook, click on the tiny gear sign on the top right of the page, go to ‘account settings’ and then to ‘security’…