Social network Path runs with Nike
Intimate social network Path has kept its stride after a privacy stumble and on Friday began running with Nike.
Finding your friends and following them to where you are
A manor personis known by the company he keeps. That old proverb takes on new meaning in the 21st century. Computer scientists at the University of Rochester have shown that a great deal can be learned about individuals ...
Facebook game star Zynga opens online playground
Facebook games star Zynga has opened an online playground where users can enjoy hit titles without having to visit the world's top social network.
Ohio man given choice of Facebook apology or jail
(AP) -- A man who was threatened with jail time for posting comments about his estranged wife on his personal Facebook page unless he posted daily apologies for a month says the court ruling violates his ...
UK is a nation of supportive partners
Partners provide a vital source of positive emotional support for the vast majority of people in the UK. Nine out of ten people who were married or cohabiting talk to their partner about their worries, according to data from ...
Angry Birds fly to Facebook
"Angry Birds", the most-downloaded mobile app of 2011, was catapulted to the world of Facebook on Tuesday in a bid by its Finnish maker Rovio to get one billion people playing the addictive game.
CEO apologizes after Path uploads contact lists
(AP) -- Social-sharing app Path has come under fire for accessing and uploading users' phone address books without their permission. The information has now been deleted, and Path has apologized.
Getting pious with a little help from our friends
Friendships forged at church seem to play a major role in people's religious activities and beliefs even when it comes to their views about how exclusive heaven is, according to a national study by a Baylor University ...
Study: paid family leave leads to positive economic outcomes
With a growing need for family-friendly workplace policies, a new study commissioned by the National Partnership for Women & Families, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, concludes that providing paid family leave ...
Study of Facebook patterns suggests interests in music, movies unlikely to spread among friends
Using data collected from Facebook, Harvard sociologists have addressed one of the great unsolved puzzles of social science — do we form friendships with people because we share similar interests, or ...
Good wingmen fib for a friend
It could be called the wingman theory or the Barney Stinson principle (after the character played by Neil Patrick Harris on hit TV show How I Met Your Mother). A University of Alberta researcher says that like Barney ...
Evolutionary psychologists find macaques more likely influenced by friends than family
Carmakers lure youth with gadgets, sleek design
Dashboards glittering with gadgets, turbo-charged engines and sleek designs are on offer as automakers try to attract young consumers who care more about computers than cars.
Review: Scrutinizing your presence on Facebook
(AP) -- Here's one way to sum up 2011: I added 71 people as Facebook friends, shared 26 links and commented on 98 of my friends' status updates. I was tagged in 33 photos and added 18 of my own to the site.