When anthropologist Illana Gershon interviewed her Indiana University students as part of her research on social media and relationships, she posed this question to one of her classes: If you and your sweetie are “Facebook official,” what happens when the relationship ends?
NEW YORK — Facebook is settling with the Federal Trade Commission over charges it deceived consumers with its privacy settings to get people to share more personal information than they originally agreed to.The FTC had charged that the social network told people they could keep the information they
Four years ago or so was the time when all my friends my age started getting hitched. Now my Facebook page is lousy with pictures of newborns and soon-to-be moms. I’ve noticed a few trends amongst my peer-parents lately:
We hear that Chicago’s-own Jessie Mueller, soon to make her Broadway debut as the romantic lead in a major revision/revival of On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, has been moonlighting from rehearsals in spectacular fashion.
I logged on to Facebook this week to check out the changes so many people had been griping about in person. "Top News" blared above my News Feed and even more updates spewed in a stream in the right-hand corner of the screen.
This week, Rahm Emanuel marks his 100th day as Chicago's mayor. This is an artificial milestone - we know - but one Emanuel himself set before taking office, when he laid out some early goals.Among the promises: making city hall more transparent than in the past.