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Twitter has announced that it will be gathering app graphs from users of its mobile apps, in order to recommend Twitter accounts to follow and display tailored tweets in the timeline.
A quite surprising report by Global Web Index dictates that Tumblr is now the fastest growing social platform. Other social networks like Facebook are currently facing strong competition.
Whatsapp is partnering with a startup to bring end to end encryption to its messaging service in hopes of bolstering both the security and the privacy of its users regardless of what device they use.
A coalition of the internet's biggest companies is trying to push the US Senate into adopting the Freedom Act, which would limit data collection and bring greater transparency to the likes of the NSA
Facebook is supposedly partnering with Avanti, a British satellite operator, and together they plan to bring free, or at least very affordable, widespread internet access to large swathes of Africa.
A new report has revealed that Facebook is developing a new workplace experience in order to enable employees to stay connected and collaborate using the social network in their office.
Facebook is apparently looking to cut down on promotional posts after a shocking survey found that many users would prefer to see more of their friends' posts instead of ads.
Twitter has announced some major changes coming to its social network starting in the next few weeks. Some of these changes go straight to Twitter's core features and may anger veteran users.
If you have any questions for Mark Zuckerberg, now is the time to ask. He is taking questions physically and on the "Q&A with Mark" Facebook page and answering them live on Ustream.
Despite previously blocking connections from the popular online privacy network Tor, Facebook has finally added the ability for users who want extra privacy to connect via a special .onion address.
Facebook recently launched "Rooms," a chatroom application for the iPhone, but there already is a similar app called "Room" whose developers are now threatening to take legal action against Facebook.
Facebook is looking to modernize forums and message boards with a new app called Rooms. Rooms will allow users to share pictures, texts and videos with moderation privileges.
Twitter experiments with its social networking platform regularly and is considering opening up your personal timeline to display content from people you're not following.
Facebook will soon launch a new feature which allows users to notify friends and family that they're safe in case of a disaster. The feature will even be available on feature-phones.
After coming under heavy fire for the way Facebook manipulated users' feeds for a social experiments, the social network is now saying it has tightened up its guidelines for such research.
The Facebook Beta app on Windows Phone has been updated with the ability to edit comments, video upload support, and many other improvements to tagging, performance and more.
In a move that's in-line with previous rumors, Internet companies are being pressured by the Russian government to comply with censorship and data storage laws if they want to continue doing business.
In a marketing gaffe for Apple, Joan Rivers has posted a message to Facebook and Instagram, touting the great design of the iPhone 6, weeks after she died from surgery complications.
Virtual reality headset maker Oculus has announced a new prototype codenamed Crescent Bay with new features such as 360 degree head tracking and improvements over the previous generation Oculus Rift.
Facebook is supposedly trying out a new app, which would allow users to share their updates with only a very limited number of people. In a way it's very similar to what Path tried.
It's clear that Facebook is indeed taking users' privacy seriously, at least to the extent of what you want to share with friends and 3rd party app hook-ins; the app settings page has been updated.
Apple is destined to have a big week, not least because of the imminent arrival of the iPhone 6, but with the added addition of its own wearable device(s) in the form of the oft-rumoured iWatch.
In an attempt to make privacy settings more visible to users, Facebook is rolling out a new "privacy checkup" feature which offers a fairly quick and straight-forward way to review a user's settings.
Netflix has changed its Facebook-based recommendation sharing feature and limited it to friends, in order to increase the usage of the feature by their users and reduce spam-like activity.
Facebook has stopped loading across the globe and currently the reasons for the outage are not known, so if you are wondering if it's just you -- you aren't alone.
The IRS has come out saying that the free lunches offered by corporations are a taxable event and that employees who take advantage of these services should have the value of lunch taxed.
Facebook is taking measures to boost quality journalism by reducing the number of clickbait headlines shown in news feeds and making good headlines more visible.
Surpassing yet another major milestone, the WhatsApp CEO has just announced that the platform independent messaging app is now serving an astonishing six hundred million users.
In the age of "if it is on the internet, it must be true," many people fall victim to sites like The Onion. In an effort to curb misunderstandings, Facebook is testing a [Satire] news tag on the links
Facebook is once again facing a lawsuit related to privacy. This time it's a class action in Austria aimed at the company's involvement in PRISM and the way it tracks and handles user data.
Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone has received a significant update, bumping the messenger to version 6.0 with features such as instant video sharing in conversations.
Facebook is moving all chat features out of the main client and into the Messenger app. Many mobile users will now need to use this app for their IM needs, though some platforms won't change.
Facebook has notified its users to beware of scammers who are claiming to be victims of the recent MH17 plane crash over Ukraine in order to exploit users and make money through the social network.
Based on the newest video compression standard, DivX HEVC strives to deliver up to 50% better compression than its H.264-based predecessor, DivX Plus HD.
Just after a year of creating the Internet.org project, Facebook is at it again. They have made plans with the Rutherford County School District to bring free WiFi to its students.
Facebook conducted a study of 700,000 users' news feed posts in 2012 without notifying it was doing so. The study was for a research paper by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
Oculus, the virtual reality headset maker, is set to acquire the award-winning Carbon Design Team, which helped design numerous Microsoft products including the Xbox 360 controller and Kinect.
A man broke into a home in St Paul, Minnesota, logged into Facebook on the victim's computer, forgot to log out, and left his clothes behind. You'll get no prizes for guessing what happened next.
Microsoft's Facebook app for Windows Phone has been updated with a new redesign as well as the ability to upload videos, a feature that was previously missing from the app.
Officials in Iraq have reportedly blocked access to all social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, in an attempt to hinder Jihadist militants who are slowly moving towards Baghdad.
A version of Facebook's rumoured Snapchat-rivaling photo messaging app, Slingshot, appeared erroneously on the App Store for a few hours earlier today allowing some to download and try it.
With upcoming changes to Flickr's service, users will now be required to create or use an existing Yahoo account to login. Flickr will drop support for Google and Facebook logins after June 30th.
Windows Phone Facebook Messenger users will be happy to know that the app has been updated. The new updates add a couple of new features and add a few worthwhile performance tweaks.
An update from Facebook now allows the company to listen to users surroundings while posting a status update. Aiming to enhance the social networking experience, many argue against it due to privacy
MySpace has started a campaign that will attempt to woo old users back using nostalgic images taken from the users account. The ailing social media site underwent a huge overhaul in 2013.
An Iranian judge has ordered Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to defend against alleged privacy violations related to WhatsApp and Instagram, referring to him as "the Zionist director of Facebook".
Just a few weeks after Iran banned WhatsApp, calling Mark Zuckerberg - CEO of Facebook, which is acquiring the company - an "American Zionist", an Iranian court has now ordered a ban on Instagram.
A leaked email, sent by Saskatchewan's RCMP media relations division, has noted that the department received a private message on Facebook alerting them of "human remains" found by an area river.
Facebook has unveiled a range of new privacy features, presented by a new digital mascot - a blue dinosaur, unofficially known as the 'Zuckasaurus' - that really wants to help you manage your privacy.