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.
Parents just have to ask: "What were you thinking when you shared that personal information on Facebook?"
Ellen DeGeneres' celeb-studded selfie from the most-watched Oscars telecast in a decade was a landmark social media moment at a time online conversation is boosting television viewership and vice versa.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
(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.
With increasing regularity, relatives, friends and colleagues find out someone they know or love has died via social media.
Like it or loathe it, 10 years on from the day it was founded (February 4 2004), you can't escape Facebook and for a generation of 20 something digital natives it has helped to create a culture of narcissism, says academic ...