THE NEW FORTY Humans of Fargo
I love, love, love the new Facebook group called Humans of Fargo! It features the varying faces of Fargo. They span age, gender, ideology, jobs, hobbies - yet they are all collectively - us. Humans of... Posted on 4/10/14 at 11:13 PM
PLANNING INFORMATION AND RESOURCES Three Key Retirement Income Considerations
Average life expectancy has risen steadily in the United States, so retirees and soon-to-be retirees need to ensure that they don't tap their nest eggs too heavily.
The rate... Posted on 3/17/14 at 8:00 AM
LAGNIAPPE: A FOOD BLOG Recipe reminiscences
Lately I along with more than 4,000 other people with ties to Worthington have become engrossed in a Facebook social networking site, Growing Up in Worthington, Minnesota, What Do You Remember?
The ... Posted on 3/12/14 at 7:37 PM
NIE ROCKS! A Parent's Guide to Facebook
A Parents' Guide to Facebook was designed to help you understand what Facebook is and how to use it safely. With it, you will be better informed and able to communicate with young Facebook users in yo... Posted on 1/13/14 at 9:50 AM
LOS ANGELES — Ever get the feeling that a thumbs-up on Facebook just isn't the same as seeing a friend? Ever feel like you want more than 140 characters from someone?
Author-social scientist Sherry Turkle, in her newest book, "Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less From Each Other," explores our growing tendency to rely on technology above human interactions.
NEW YORK — Jay Lassiter is no longer "in a relationship."
So the new status feels better, says Lassiter. And he's been encouraged by the positive feedback he's gotten on just the first day from Facebook friends — including people from as far back as high school — giving him a thumbs-up.
A photograph of three high school basketball players from International Falls posing in team gear with a stuffed giraffe named Chad resulted in a one-game suspension for the players in mid-January. The offense: The picture was taken inside the girls’ locker room and posted to Facebook.
For those who think that “bit” is the past tense of “bite” rather than a computer memory building block that along with other “bits” are the subsets for “bytes,” the movie “The Social Network” poses a few hurdles of age-related understanding.
DENVER (AP) — Facebook has agreed to modify its terms and conditions for agencies within states across the country, removing obstacles in resolving legal issues that arise from using the social networking site.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A Florida woman claims a debt collector went far beyond the usual phone calls in an attempt to recoup $362 for an unpaid car loan by sending her messages on Facebook – and by telling family on the social networking site to have her call the agency.
SAN FRANCISCO — In a bid to become the junction box for people's digital communications, Facebook announced Monday it plans to launch a new communication platform intended to unify e-mail, instant messaging, text messaging and the social network's existing message system through a single "social in-box."
On several instances in recent years, The Forum has fielded complaints from readers and even some fellow journalists upset with us for using or quoting in stories information from Facebook and other social media sites.
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