Facebook and Twitter jump on Google glasses (Update)
Facebook and Twitter launched applications Thursday for Google glasses as developers rushed to learn more about tailoring software for the Internet-linked eyewear yet to hit the market.
Phone camera app with audio cues clicks with blind
Facebook buys Instagram photo app for $1 bn
Facebook on Monday announced a billion-dollar-deal to buy the startup behind wildly popular smartphone photo sharing application Instagram.
Review: Google all the time on the Chromebook
(AP) -- New laptops running Google's Chrome operating system offer a new approach in portable computing: Games, productivity tools and anything else you might need are handled by distant computers connected ...
Google social net is about preserving leadership
Google didn't build its new Plus service simply to have an online hangout like Facebook. Rather, Google's new social-networking endeavor is about trying to gain valuable insights into people's lives and relationships. ...
Review: Google Plus thoughtful answer to Facebook
(AP) -- My first thought about Google Plus: "Here we go again." After Google's earlier attempts at social networking failed spectacularly, it was easy to scoff at this seeming Facebook wannabe.
Study: Facebook photo sharing reflects focus on female appearance
In a new study published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, University at Buffalo researcher Michael A. Stefanone, PhD, and colleagues found that females who base their self worth on their appear ...
Relaxed tourists share more
Tourists set on relaxing and socialising when they reach their holiday destination tend to do little advance research on the internet before making their trip, but are more likely to share travel information and photos on ...
New tool promises private photo-sharing—even using Facebook and Flickr
In the next five minutes, roughly a half-million photos will be shared online. Embarrassing or not, many are only intended for a certain audience—family, or friends maybe—not the whole world. And yet, relatively few will ...
App clash: Instagram shuts off Twitter feature
The smartphone app Instagram turned off a feature Wednesday that allowed easier photo viewing for Twitter users, in a move that pushes the two popular tech platforms farther apart.
'Digital eternity' beckons as death goes high-tech
Death is no longer the fusty business it once was: from swipeable bar codes on headstones to designer urns, webcam-based ceremonies and virtual memorials, funerals have shot into the 21st century.
Obama and Romney's social media face-off
Democrat Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney may be neck and neck in the polls as the November 6 election draws close, but on social networks, the US president is the clear winner.
Facebook lets people pay to give posts priority
Fresh from passing the billion-member mark, Facebook was letting members in the United States pay seven dollars each to have personal posts given priority in feeds seen by their friends.
Instagram officially part of Facebook
Instagram on Thursday became part of Facebook as the social network completed its billion-dollar acquisition of the smartphone photo-sharing service.