Facebook, Twitter brace for World Cup fever
This year's World Cup will play out on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and messaging apps like WhatsApp just as it progresses in stadiums from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro.
Facebook shift steps up privacy for new users
Facebook giving smartphone app an ear for music
Facebook on Wednesday said its mobile application will be getting an ear for music, as well as for film or television show sound tracks.
New Facebook feature lets friends get nosy
Facebook is letting friends pry.
'Russian Zuckerberg' quits homeland with parting shot
Imagine if Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg suddenly announced he was resigning, only to reveal days later it was only a joke. And then was forced out a month later after all.
Research shows impact of Facebook unfriending
Two studies from the University of Colorado Denver are shedding new light on the most common type of `friend' to be unfriended on Facebook and their emotional responses to it.
Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature (Update)
Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.
Whispers, secrets and lies? Anonymity apps rise (Update)
At a time when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are pushing people to put forward their most polished, put-together selves, a new class of mobile applications aims for a bit more honesty.
"Disclosure motivations" for airing private matters in online public places
Parents just have to ask: "What were you thinking when you shared that personal information on Facebook?"
Review: Mobile app shows where to find friends
SocialRadar is a new mobile application that could become a cool way to find nearby friends and discover other interesting people living or working in the same neighborhood. Or it could just end up being another creepy example ...
Many young adults show more cruelty on Facebook than in everyday life
Dr Val Hooper, an associate professor and head of Victoria's School of Information Management, guided student research, in which young people aged between 18 and 20 were interviewed to determine what behaviour they regarded ...
Group turns on Facebook privacy case deal (Update)
Children's advocacy groups fired at Facebook, rejecting a $20 million deal made to settle charges that the social network violated privacy by using "likes" as endorsements for ads.
Mobile apps shake up world of dating
Looking to meet women, 20-year-old US college student Leland turned to mobile phone app Tinder, after a friend told him about his own successful exploits.
Facebook graph reveals who you love
(Phys.org) —Even if you're not shouting it from the housetops, there's a good chance the structure of your Facebook neighborhood will identify your romantic partner.