Facebook shift steps up privacy for new users
Google on Monday said it is shutting down Orkut, its "first foray into social networking," to focus on YouTube, Blogger, and Google+ services that have proven more popular.
Twitter added Facebook-style photo "tagging" and bumped up the number of images that iPhone users can share in a single post.
Facebook took the blame Thursday for a brief outage that resulted in a flood of comments—chiefly on rival social network Twitter.
A Slovenian court on Monday sentenced to 58 months in jail Matjaz Skorjanc, the creator of the "Mariposa Botnet", a vast network of virus-infected computers used by criminal hackers.
Don't write off teens and Facebook just yet. A report released by Forrester Research on Tuesday showed the world's biggest social network is still by far the most popular among US teens despite the rise of ...
Facebook said Thursday it was testing a feature that lets users of the leading social network make purchases by simply pressing an on-screen "Buy" button.
Facebook "communicated really badly" about a controversial study in which it secretly manipulated users' feelings, the social network's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg admitted Wednesday.
Twitter hopes to eventually find a way to launch a service in China but has no immediate plans in the country, chief executive Dick Costolo said.
IBM on Thursday announced that it is buying Internet marketing firm Silverpop to enhance its portfolio of services for businesses out to target potential customers.
WhatsApp now has 500 million regular, active users around the world, the free mobile messaging service being acquired by Facebook said.
Google on Monday made Glass available in Britain to early adopters willing to spend 1,000 pounds for a chance to dabble with the Internet-linked eyewear.
Understanding the roots of a global, contagious spread of online information may help better predict political revolutions, consumer behavior, box office revenues, public policy debates, and even public health ...
Facebook on Monday began letting people squirrel away online tidbits such as links to chew on more thoroughly later.
Average smartphone users are willing to pay up to $5 extra for a typical application—or "app"—that won't monitor their locations, contact lists and other personal information, a study conducted by two economists at the ...