Why You Should Think Twice Before Connecting to Your Hotel’s Wi-Fi on Your Next Vacation
As you soak in the sun, hackers are lurking in the shadows, preying on unsuspecting tourists who connect to the hotel Wi-Fi. Here's how to avoid becoming their next victim.
What Is Mastodon, and Why Are People Leaving Twitter for It?
As Twitter deflates and users leave in droves—Mastodon gains traction.
Should You Use the Thumbs Up Emoji? Your Gen Z Co-Workers Want You to Stop
Many younger office workers see it as passive-aggressive, along with several other emojis used by "old people."
What Is the Metaverse, Exactly?
Our complete guide to the metaverse will teach you everything you need to know about the technology you haven't heard...
What Are Cookies, and Why Do Websites Have Them?
Cookies simplify our online lives, but it's important to understand what they are before accepting them.
How to Prevent Companies from Buying and Selling Your Personal Information
Your information is everywhere. Here's how to stop data brokers from buying and selling it.
What Does TTYL Mean?
You’ve probably read it in a text or seen it online, but what does it mean, and how...
What Is Phishing, and How Can You Prevent This Cyberattack?
Phishing is one of the oldest and most common types of cyber fraud. Here's how to protect yourself.
Misinformation vs. Disinformation: How to Tell the Difference
Even the savviest of us can be fooled. Here's how to recognize fake info.
How Does In-Flight Wi-Fi Work, Anyway?
Ever wonder how you're able to use the Internet 36,000 feet above the ground? Here's how in-flight Wi-Fi keeps you...
Is Love Bombing the Newest Scam to Avoid?
Could your partner's grand gestures lead to a romance scam? Watch out for these red flags.
How to Get Free Wi-Fi Wherever You Go
Figuring out how to get free Wi-Fi when you're on the go isn't always easy. This step-by-step guide can help.
15 Things That Could Happen If Social Media Disappeared
It could change society—for better and for worse.
What Does ICYMI Mean?
You’ve likely seen it in your inbox or in your Twitter feed, but what does ICYMI mean?
How to Disappear from the Internet
Take these steps to erase your activity from the internet's long memory
How to Delete Yourself from Google Searches
Looking to regain a little privacy? Follow these steps to remove your personal information from Google searches—or at least hide...
47 Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts to Start Using Today
Spend less time on email—and save your wrists, too—with these helpful Gmail shortcuts you’ll wish you knew sooner.
What Is “Doomscrolling”—and How Can You Stop the Cycle?
Up late reading bad news on your phone again? Here's how to stop the unhealthy habit of doomscrolling.
7 Red Flags Someone Is Stealing Your Wi-Fi
Having an outside party steal your Wi-Fi can be, at best, inconvenient and frustrating, and at worst, harmful to you...
35 Fun Google Tricks You’ll Want to Try Immediately
From functional to fun: The all-powerful search engine is packed with more cool Google tricks than you realized.
8 Signs You Shouldn’t Accept a LinkedIn Request
LinkedIn is a place to connect with people in your career field and grow your network, but before accepting every...
How to Hide Your House from Google Street View
If you've ever looked up your house on Google street view and seen your car in the driveway and your...
How the Internet is Keeping Tabs on Your Every Move
You are being stalked everywhere you go. In your car. On your morning walk. Even in your own home—by...