Facebook's social media suite has hit a million downloads, but it took twice as long to get the second 500,000 as the first. The reason may be poor reviews.
A new trojan affecting Facebook users from Brazil, is hijacking accounts while appearing to be a legitimate Google Chrome and Firefox extension.
The Google Play store's stats show that the new Home from Facebook has recently passed up one-half million downloads. While this might seem like a lot of downloads, it is only a drop in the bucket compared to the 1 billion users on Facebook, and many of those users are giving Home a single star
Recently, the Twitter accounts for the CBS programs “60 Minutes” and “48 Hours” was taken over by the Syrian Electronic Army hacktivist group. Soon after the hijacks, Twitter quickly shut down the accounts, and now CBS is trying to find out how the group got into the twitter accounts in the first place.
Much like search ads in your Google results, Twitter has introduced a new feature which will allow advertisers to target you based on keywords found in your tweets.
Spain’s Education and Culture Minister, Jose Wert, says Spain would soon be proposing a new set of laws to help thwart on-line piracy. Spain was recently put on a ‘watch list’ for rampant on-line piracy and is considered one of the worst offenders in Western Europe.
Samsung has just introduced a gargantuan smartphone being called the Galaxy Mega. This model comes in a 5.8 or 6.3” display and is a direct response to consumers demanding larger and sharper looking displays, but is this just a passing fad?
Electronic Arts (EA) has announced that it is ending some of its Facebook games, including The Sims Social, SimCity Social, and Pet Society.
Internet security analysts are saying that a massive number of computers have been commandeered in an effort to take over WordPress servers. Some are warning that the attack may be the beginning of a massive ‘botnet’ attack.
Researchers have found that social media addicts suffer from withdrawal systems if they are forced to go “cold turkey” with no Facebook or Twitter for just a single month.
Facebook has begun testing a new system of charging fees for sending private messages to people who are not among a user's friends, adding a new revenue source while potentially opening the doors to contacting celebrities on the social network.
Facebook will unveil a new homescreen for Android on Thursday, making the social network a central element of a user's device, while HTC is also set to launch a Facebook phone to support the new software launch.
YouTube just announced that they officially broke the one billion active user per month mark. This would make YouTube one of the two most actively visited websites on the Internet today.
The analysis of 75 million tweets from 189,000 Twitter users proved that like-minded people tend to use a common language and group into ‘tribes’. The use of certain words revealed a behavioral pattern able to map people according to their beliefs, interests, careers or ethnic groups.
A new study from researchers at George Mason University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison has confirmed that online comments on social media sites, blogs, and forums can be downright nasty and, consequently, make people feel bad.
Researchers at the Psychometric Centre of Cambridge University have come up with a method to predict someone's personality based on what they “like” on Facebook.
Fake Twitter accounts impersonating top investors could cause stock market hoaxes, according to a report by Reuters.
A new study conducted by Carnegie Mellon University reveals that changes in Facebook’s privacy policies resulted in users sharing even more private details about their lives to others. Facebook’s confusing privacy options are partly to blame.
Google is developing a new series of creative experiments called Art, Copy & Code, with the first being social driving app Volkswagen Smileage.
How can you convince a complete stranger to accept your friend request? You use this newly developed algorithm to create a ‘pathway’ of friends leading ultimately to the desired ‘target’. Sounds like an infiltration strategy, but it’s only a clever algorithm.