In a move that echoes Twitter, Facebook is adding a feature to its service that lets users know the topics of discussion that are trending among the site's 1.2 billion users, whether it's the death of a world leader or the ...
Twitter revamped its desktop webpages Monday to better mirror the experience of visiting the popular one-to-many text messaging service on smartphones.
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone on Tuesday took the wraps off a smartphone application that invites people to tap into their online social networks for answers about things they see.
Prismatic chief Bradford Cross believes that online social networks should go beyond following people to pursuing interests.
Top Chinese film director Zhang Yimou is facing a $164 million lawsuit after violating the country's controversial one-child policy, a lawyer said Friday, prompting renewed debate around the rules.
A European collaboration has analysed thousands of microblogging updates to help them develop an opinion detector for data mining the social media lode and extracting nuggets of information that could be gold dust for policy ...
Videogame giant Electronic Arts on Tuesday named company insider Andrew Wilson as its new chief executive.
A start-up specializing in tuning into online banter by TV viewers said Wednesday that it has been bought by Twitter.
Facebook helps people feel connected, but it doesn't necessarily make them happier, a new study shows. Facebook use actually predicts declines in a user's well-being, according to a University of Michigan study that is the ...
Facebook's stock has closed above its IPO price for the first time since the online social networking leader made its debut on Wall Street more than 14 months ago.