Category: Technology and Internet

5 ways to avoid fights over facebook

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I am quite ashamed to say that of late I was dragged into a very bitter kind of a fight on facebook which eventually affected my personal relationships despite my having no intention of such consequences. And, this is not the first time I have seen brutal fights with thundering word-storms taking place over the social network biggie. I have always felt that the online fights are nothing but a waste of time which does nothing but bringing down your friendship in the real world with harsh words that you might not have intended to say, threatening delicate relationships. Here is my 5 ways to stay out of such fights. 1. Stop taking facebook so seriously That’s right. Facebook can be a reflection of yours; but, it is not your life. Pay less regard to what people say and do online and remain indifferent towards them. I have seen people…

5 Status Updates Never to be made

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Back in the mid 90′s I was amongst the very few early adopters to social networking of the people around me. Facebook was yet to make its way to be the homepage of many a boys and girls of my age and smartphones were more of a fictitious tech-wonder. The scenario is way different now as I find my friends being online almost all the time, chatting or sharing content on facebook and twitter, finding time between their course-loads.While I do appreciate the concept shedding the bar of cultural and geographical distances across the world, the amount of inappropriate content that I get to see on my home dash also turns me off. Every coin has the other side and social media is by no means an exception either. We just have to be careful to flip the right one. I think today we really need to be very careful about the kind…