US President Barack Obama got an exceptional spike of more than one million "likes" on Facebook this week in his battle with Republican Mitt Romney in the social media space, a monitoring site showed.
Facebook wants to grow more heart. The social media giant copes with a flood of complaints about objectionable photos, bullying hateful comments and other postings.
Facebook closed the polls Monday on letting democracy rule when it comes to policy changes.
A shakeup which will see Australia become the first country in the world with all its flagship newspapers behind an Internet paywall has prompted declarations that the "golden age of newspapers is dead".
If the Seattle Post-Intelligencer stops publishing in print but stays alive in some form online - as now seems likely - it won't be the first daily newspaper to make the move.
Just a year after Facebook started selling mobile ads, the social media giant has become a bigger threat to the dominant player in the space, Google Inc.
Facebook reports its first earnings as a public company on Thursday in an announcement that will be closely watched for signs of whether the social media giant can deliver on its financial promise.
Chinese Internet giant Tencent has bought a 4.6 percent stake in mainland film and TV producer Huayi Brothers Media to look at possible ways to combine film and new media, the firms said Tuesday.
Facebook asked its one billion members Monday to vote on an overhaul of privacy and other policies in what may be the last binding referendum of its kind at the huge social network.
Thailand, which regularly cracks down on Internet content deemed critical of its revered monarchy, on Monday welcomed social media giant Twitter's controversial new censorship policy.