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Online Bargains: How to Use Groupon and Its Competitors

Group-deal and flash-sale sites such as Groupon, LivingSocial, and Rue La La promise restaurant meals, brand-name goods, and great services at deep discounts. Here's how to use these sites to your advantage.


Customize Who Can See Your Facebook Status Updates

Ever wish that only certain friends could see your status? Or that you could hide an update from a select few people? Facebook makes it possible, if you know where to look.

Stop Facebook from Cluttering Your Inbox

If you're sick of e-mail notifications every time someone comments on a wall post after you do, here's a simple way to turn them off.

Manage All Your Social Networks Under One Roof

Free service Seesmic Web makes it a snap to access your Facebook, Twitter, and other accounts on a single page, with no annoying software to install.

Five Things to Do During a Facebook Outage

Facebook outage?! But, but, will you tell the world what you're thinking and feeling and snacking on? Have no fear: Here's a survival guide.

How to Print a Twitter Feed

Twitter's Web interface doesn't provide an option to print, so here are several ways to archive your tweets.

How to Make Your Phone Work With Facebook

Mobile Facebook apps allow you to upload photos, send and reply to messages, and read feeds, all in real time.


15 Awesome Things You Probably Shouldn't Do

Want to unlock your iPhone, download YouTube videos, or hack a stranger's Facebook account? It's all possible, but it's also all against the rules.


New Rules for Online Living

The technologies that drive our world have become increasingly social, calling for a new set of rules and customs to govern everyday interactions. Here are 25 essential guidelines for life in the social media age.


Download Your Facebook Photos, Posts, and More

Facebook is rolling out a cool new feature that lets you pull down everything you put up on the site--and then some.

Viral Video: A DIY Guide

Want 15 minutes of fame? Try 90 seconds. Here are the essential components of a great viral video, regardless of length.


How To Use Facebook Places

Facebook’s new Places feature lets you share your whereabouts with all your friends. Here’s how it works on a smartphone or PC.

Facebook Dislike Button is Real -- And I Like It!

While it's true scammers tried to make hay off the Official Facebook Dislike Button, don't let that deter you from getting the genuine article.