Pew maps Twitter conversations, finds six types
People take to Twitter to talk about everything from politics to breakfast to Justin Bieber in what feels like a chaotic stream of messages. So it may come as a surprise that the conversations on the short ...
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.
Best is yet to come, says Facebook's Zuckerberg (Update)
The decade-long adventure since the founding of Facebook has been an "amazing journey," but the best is still to come, Mark Zuckerberg said.
'Dislikes' fail to keep people off Facebook: survey
There's a lot that users dislike about Facebook, but that hasn't kept people off the world's biggest social network.
At 10 years old, Facebook copes with growing pains
As Facebook celebrates its 10th anniversary, the world's biggest social network is finding its path as a maturing company, adapting to an aging user base.
Old age futures a concern in many countries
A new study finds that people in nations where the population is aging less swiftly, such as the U.S, are less likely to be worried about their old-age futures than those in parts of Europe and East Asia that are grappling ...
High court takes cases on cellphone searches
The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether police need a warrant to search the cellphones of people they have arrested.
High court could weigh in on cellphone searches
The U.S. Supreme Court decided 40 years ago that police do not need a search warrant to look through anything a person is carrying when arrested. But that was long before smartphones gave people the ability to take with them ...
Print book reading tops in US despite rise of tablets
A Pew Research Center study release on Thursday showed that US readers reach for ink-and-paper books despite the rising popularity of tablets and digital works.
A third of Americans don't believe in evolution
One third of Americans utterly reject the theory of evolution and believe instead that humans "have existed in their present form since the beginning of time," a new survey has found.
Facebook dominates in US rush to social networking
The surge into social networks is gaining pace among Americans, with Facebook dominating but with many people using multiple platforms, a study showed Monday.
Facebook delivers more news in News Feed
Facebook is boosting its efforts to put more news in its News Feed.
Modern relationships made, marred, mended by technology
Lia MacDonald sat down at her laptop and clicked on Facebook. There he was, her old flame, asking for her. It had been years since their last encounter, long before she met her husband, started a family and moved across the ...
Smartphones boost sharing of photos, videos
Smartphones are giving a big boost to posting of photos and videos, according to a study released Monday.