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Google's Guide on How Not to Be a 'Glasshole'
When Google first invited people to strap Google Glass to their faces, the device didn't come with an etiquette guide. Now, after thousands of users have tested the smart glasses for nearly two years through the company's Explorer program, Google is channeling its inner Miss Manners and offering
Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Writes Children's Book About Going Offline
Things may be a little awkward at one of the multiple Zuckerberg households this holiday season. Randi, Mark's sister, recently wrote "Dot," a children's book about a tech-savvy girl that is reminded to stop and smell the roses every now and then. "She's obsessed with her devices (sound familiar
22 Ways to Help a Friend With Breast Cancer
Whether your friend or family member is newly diagnosed or in the midst of treatment, she's unlikely to be wowed by vague offers or having to do your thinking for you. She has enough on her mind; she has cancer. She may not want that tuna casserole or to hear about what treatment your Aunt Phyllis
Spiffing Up China
China where the opening ceremony of the Olympics is less than a month away. The Chinese Government is making an all out effort to get ready for an onslaught of foreign visitors and as ABC's Stephanie reports. Barnicle is a bit etiquette training for citizens of the host country. is preparing to put
Webcast: More Democratic Unity, Spiffing Up China and Terrorist-Fighting Patents
what causes autism and it's a decades old question. There's new clues and groundbreaking science about how the brain works in this promising breakthrough treating this puzzling Charles Gibson. I'm John Berman an ABC news headquarters in New York welcome to the world news webcast but before we Begin
Slobs and Boors Signal Death of Civility
Sometime in the early 1980s, when David Patrick Columbia was working as a writer in Hollywood, actor Bill Cosby started an alarming trend that defied the industry's longstanding culture of formality. Cosby at the height of his popularity as Cliff Huxtable on "The Cosby Show" walked on a
Experts to Facebook: Mind Your Manners
Facebook can repair the damage caused by the controversy around its Beacon ad system if the company follows basic social etiquette.
Beijing 'ready' for '08 Summer Olympics
It sounds like Chinese chutzpah. "This nation is ready, wearing a smile and saying hello," runs a line from We Are Ready, the theme tune invitation to the greatest coming-out party ever — the Beijing Olympic Games in August 2008. In fact, the song reflects the justified confidence of a one-party
Rudeness, threats make the Web a cruel world
Brooke Brodack remembers her first online "hater." Nearly two years ago, the person posted rude comments about a video she had posted on YouTube, says Brodack, 21, of San Francisco, whose videos show her lip-syncing and creating characters. "It was shocking to me. Why would someone want to be so
Are You Confused About Etiquette ?
Wondering what to wear to a wedding, or when to write a thank you note, or why people are so rude with their cell phones? Send in your etiquette questions for the experts to answer on Wednesday's Top Priority, on ABC News Now. We'll look at the role of etiquette in the modern world, and why young