Does the internet promote fairness of income distribution? (w/ Video)
New Zealand smashes global child pornography ring
A global network that used social networking sites such as Facebook to distribute child pornography has been smashed after a tip-off from New Zealand authorities, officials said Tuesday.
Intel's Perceptual Computing marks neo-desktop era
In your face: Near-infrared glasses thwart face recognition
Quitting Facebook—what's behind the new trend to leave social networks?
If you are ready to commit "virtual identity suicide," delete your Facebook account, and say good-bye to social networking sites, you are not alone. A social networking counter movement is emerging, and Facebook ...
Survey: Harassment a common part of online life (Update)
A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.
ShadowCrypt research project shows encryption approach
Chinese netizens flood Obama's Google+ page
Hundreds of Chinese have flooded US President Barack Obama's Google+ page, apparently taking advantage of a glitch in China's censorship system to post about human rights and green cards.
Don't panic about Facebook outages, the NSA has your back
Twitter made hay this week as Facebook suffered what has been described, perhaps a tad hyperbollically, as "the longest outage in recent memory". That's if your memory doesn't stretch back much further than four year ...
Ohio man given choice of Facebook apology or jail
(AP) -- A man who was threatened with jail time for posting comments about his estranged wife on his personal Facebook page unless he posted daily apologies for a month says the court ruling violates his ...
Senator: Employers shouldn't seek site passwords
(AP) -- A Democratic senator from Connecticut is writing a bill that would stop the practice of employers asking job applicants for their Facebook or other social media passwords, he told The Associated Press on Thursday ...
Computer scientists develop tool for uncovering bot-controlled Twitter accounts
Complex networks researchers at Indiana University have developed a tool that helps anyone determine whether a Twitter account is operated by a human or an automated software application known as a social ...
Making it easier to build secure Web applications
Two years ago, a fledgling social-networking site called Blippy accidentally posted the credit card numbers of its users online. While that was a particularly egregious example, such inadvertent information ...
Social network use reflects East-West disparity
The stark contrast between America's "me-first" culture and the "collective-good" mentality in China is reflected in the two countries' use of social networking sites, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University ...