Etiquette

8 Ways to Break Free From Your Social Media Addiction

Ever go on Facebook for a quick peek, then find yourself 200 photos deep in a perfect stranger’s vacation album? Here’s how to reclaim precious time (and your right mind).

Your Ultimate Guide to RSVP Etiquette

How to handle an MIA responder (and what to do if you're one yourself).

How to Deal with a Chronic Procrastinator

They just can't seem to complete the project or make it to the event on time—so what do you do?

What to Do When a Copycat is Driving You Crazy

Imitation may be a form of flattery, but it can also be incredibly annoying.

The Psychology of Social Media

What is it about screens that keeps our eyes transfixed and fingers a-tappin’? Psychologist Sherry Turkle, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the author of “Alone, Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From Each Other,” explains what keeps us tangled up in tech.

Do You Humblebrag?

How to spot a humblebrag—and prevent yourself from posting your way to fewer friends.

3 Social Media Mistakes

Miriam Salpeter, the author of Social Networking for Career Success, shares three of the worst online habits of job hunters.

Practice Good Facebook Etiquette

Real Simple asked readers to share their biggest Facebook pet peeves. Here, get the results of this exclusive survey.

Why Is There So Much Negativity on the Internet?

The upside of the Web: It gives everyone a forum. The downside: Sometimes we don’t use it very civilly. So why are people so mean on the Internet? And can’t we all just be nicer?