Tagged: social

My DEV Social Counter

I just open-sourced the codebase for the DEV Social Badge that I’ve been working on. Check it out on GitHub! Read the full story Read more

The Fastest Way to End an Argument

When someone just won’t shut up, sometimes, flat-out interrupting them is the only way to get a word in—when that fails, honesty works, too. (Here’s how to accomplish that.) Read more… Read more

How to Politely Exit a Conversation

If you’re the kind of person that struggles with small talk, then you probably also struggle with how to end a conversation; after all, when a conversation reaches an awkward silence, there’s no single...

How to Get Started on Tinder

It’s been a while since you were last single, and now the dating landscape is completely different. Which way do you swipe? How much info do you put on a profile? There are catfishes...

How to Respond to a Bullshit Apology

In the span of five days, Saturday Night Live hired and fired comedian Shane Gillis after his use of sexist, homophobic, racist language—including comments that incorporated racial slurs and mocking a Chinese accent—all came...

How to Handle Being Bullied as an Adult

If you associate bullies with playgrounds and elementary school, that means you probably haven’t experienced one as an adult. Unfortunately, some people never outgrow being a jerk and continue this type of harassing behavior...