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SpongeBob SquarePants on Twitter

Follow the new SpongeBob tale on Twitter! Credit: Nickelodeon It's a rare day that Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" isn't being watched in our household, and now, everyone's favorite cartoon sponge is taking over Twitter, too. ...SpongeBob and his Bikini Bottom pals are telling a new tale on Twitter.

Tweet Your Way to a Full MBA Scholarship at the University of Iowa

Credit: Oli Scarff, Getty Images Remember trying to write your college essays and struggling to come up with 800 words to show the admissions boards how amazing you were? Think you could have done it in 140 characters or less? ...Quick! Apply to this MBA program in 140 characters or less.

Terminally Ill Teen's Bucket List Inspires Donations Worldwide

Swim with sharks. Travel to Kenya. Star in a photo shoot. Go whale watching. Get a purple iPad. Get everyone to sign up to be a bone marrow donor. These are all on Alice Pyne's bucket list, and her recent blog, "Alice's Bucket List," is...Alice Pyne's blog went viral this week, as donations flood in.

Florida Uses Twitter to Find Adoptive Parents

Almost one in 210 Americans uses Twitter, sending short messages to family, friends and assorted hangers-on. Credit: Getty Images
"Wow, you guys are going to be parents? I had no idea you were even on Twitter!"
That could be party...
You might call it a case of tweets for tots.

Facebook Can Lead to Depression in Adolescents, Report Says

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Facebook depression is common among teens. Credit: Getty Images Just when you think you've got the whole social media thing covered with your tween or teen, a new tech-related monster rears its...
Just when you think you've got the whole social media thing covered with your tween or teen, a new tech-related monster rears its ugly head.

Crazy Things Parents Text Makes Us LOL

Watch what you write -- it could end up on Crazy Things Parents Text. Credit: Getty Images
Move over Sh*t My Dad Says. Time to make room for Crazy Things Parents Text.
Crazy Things Parents Text (CTPT) could be described as the...
Move over Sh*t My Dad Says. Time to make room for Crazy Things Parents Text.

Teenage Girls Portray Themselves as Sexy and Crazy Online, Survey Finds

You may be shocked by your daughter's online image. Credit: Getty Images
The time your teenage daughter spends on social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace or Twitter may be causing identity confusion, as her online persona probably...
She may be all sweet and smart at home, but on Facebook, your teen wants to be known as sexy and funny.

Amazon Yanks Pedophile "Guidebook" After Twitter Storm

"The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure" is no longer available on Amazon. Credit: Amazon
When Catherine Connors clicked on a link in a friend's Twitter stream Wednesday afternoon, she found herself looking at a guide to enjoying pedophilia....
When one mom clicked on a link in a friend's Twitter stream Wednesday afternoon, she found herself looking at a guide to enjoying pedophilia.

University Bans Facebook, Twitter for a Week

Could you survive a Facebook blackout? Credit: Photo illustration by Chris Jackson, Getty Images
What's it like to go cold turkey on Facebook? Do you get the DTs? Is there a detox program for that? One higher education institution is...
The Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in Harrisburg, Pa., is enforcing a week-long social media blackout this week for all students who live on campus, National Public Radio reports.

Could Facebook Keep Your Kid Out of College?

A few mindless posts could prove to be your kid's undoing when it comes to college admissions. Credit: Karen Bleier, AFP / Getty Images
As the first generation to grow up with the Internet, our kids think nothing of revealing the most intimate...

Opinion: Students Should Not 'Friend' Teachers Online

Hey! Teachers! Leave them kids alone! Credit: jupiterimages
Kids: Friending your teachers on Facebook is a bad idea. Period. In a recent story, high school physics teacher Peter Kupfer tells the Chicago Tribune he is "not worried about...

Divorce Lawyers: Facebook Tops in Online Evidence

Divorcing? Be careful what you expose online. Credit:Dan Kitwood, Getty Images
Forgot to de-friend your wife on Facebook while posting vacation shots of your mistress? Her divorce lawyer will be thrilled. Oversharing on social networks has led...

Opinion: Don't Hate On Kim Kardashian Because She Doesn't Want to See Your Boobs

Kim Kardashian wants you to cover up your ta-tas. Credit: Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Kim Kardashian isn't exactly what anyone would call a parenting expert, and when she used her Twitter account to express her discomfort at the sight of a woman...

Graduation Ceremony Etiquette Tip No. 1: Don't Sleep During President Obama's Speech

Maybe he stayed up really late the night before in anticipation of the day's events. Or perhaps he just finds politics a bore. But the poor kid caught yawning, fidgeting and, finally, sleeping, during a recent graduation speech by President...

Links We Love: Runaway Moms, Unschooling and Twitter

You tweet, they are listening. Credit: Getty Images
Twitter: What Not to Do: If you are a Twitter newbie then you'll want to get a quick handle on what NOT to do when engaging in Twitter. Here is a (brief) run down: Don't tweet out anything...

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