Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg will sell a chunk of his stake in the company, cashing in some $2.3 billion, as part of a new share offering by the huge social network.
Prismatic chief Bradford Cross believes that online social networks should go beyond following people to pursuing interests.
Google Glass on Tuesday announced updates to the software in its Internet-linked eyewear to allow users to snap pictures by winking
Taking a picture to help you remember something might end up having the opposite effect, according to research published in the United States.
Freshly leaked documents by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden on Monday revealed spies disguised as fantasy characters prowled online games hunting terrorists.
Facebook unveiled plans Monday on a partnership with New York University for a new center for artificial intelligence, aimed at harnessing the huge social network's massive trove of data.
Twitter on Friday announced it has toughened the encryption of traffic at the globally popular one-to-many messaging service to thwart online snooping.
A street mural that was whitewashed by authorities because it highlighted Malaysia's crime problem has gone viral, with versions popping up across the country and earning their creator comparisons to UK graffiti artist Banksy.
An estimated 1.61 billion people, more than one in five globally, will log in to social networking sites at least monthly this year, the research firm eMarketer said Tuesday.
Twitter will make its Wall Street debut Thursday with a price tag of $26 per share, bidding to raise up to $2.1 billion in the most eagerly awaited stock offering since Facebook.
Guatemalan siblings who lost contact during the country's turbulent 1960-1996 civil strife have been reunited 31 years later, with some help from Facebook.
Facebook yanked a beheading video from the social network late Tuesday following outrage over its lifting of a ban on the gory imagery.
Google-owned online ad-placing service DoubleClick on Friday announced that the way has been cleared to include space at Facebook.
Facebook began letting teenagers publicly share posts Wednesday as the social network moved to bolster appeal to youth and advertisers.
Facebook is ending a feature that allowed users to hide from the social network's billion-plus members.
Kazakhstan General Prosecutor’s Office has declared that they are still unable to block Facebook and Twitter, in cases of violations of Kazakhstan laws.
An Internet freedom coalition backed by US technology giants asked Thursday for 21 countries to release information on national security and law enforcement data requests.
Revelations about the US government's secret surveillance programs has had a big impact on "trust metrics" of Internet companies like Facebook.
Hitting the "Like" button on Facebook is an element of free speech protected by the US constitution, a federal court ruled, in a case closely watched by employment lawyers.
A US judge on Monday approved a deal in which Facebook will pay $20 million for using members "likes" as endorsements for ads.
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