Facebook has added voice to its independent messenger app, and experimenting with VoIP in Canada. They are also offering a new advanced developer feature called ‘flexible sentences’ that will help modify sentence structure.
I can understand a little bit of teenage rebellion when it comes to trying to buck parents and their rules but I think these two teenage girls might have carried that idea just a little too far.
The People’s Republic of China has issued new regulations for its citizens in regards to Internet use. The biggest change is that the government now requires Internet users to properly identify themselves to their current ISP.
There was once a time when the old adage of kids will be kids meant just that and that once they started into their adult years they would smarten up and almost have a fresh start. Not so anymore thanks to social networks and their natural ability to do stupid things being forever available for all
A local search startup is attempting to bring some search goodness to Apple's iOS platform but rather than use Apple's map SDK they are going to be using the recently released Maps iOS SDK from Google, which they will use to bring an interesting 'social' aspect to mobile search.
Samsung has released their latest version of the popular SMS app, ChatON v. 2.0, which is now up for grab in Google Play.
Just recently, Google stripped Universal, Sony and other music labels of some 2 billion faked views from their respective YouTube channels. There has not been any word from the music labels in regards to the bust.
Facebook is testing a feature that allows users to send messages directly to strangers for $1, potentially opening the way for other features to be locked behind micro-transactions.
The London Fire Brigade is exploring the possibility of responding to emergencies posted to it on Twitter, the latest in its efforts to engage in social media.
The US gun lobby group the National Rifle Association (NRA) has closed its Facebook page, which had 1.7 million “likes,” following uproar over the massacre of children at a school on Friday.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced that some smartphone apps have been using Phone Numbers, location coordinates and other data on children without the parent or guardian’s knowledge.
Police around the world are no slouches when it comes to using social media in all kinds of ways but it would seem that they are getting great results from Pinterest, the newest social media darling.
There is overwhelming support for changes to laws to protect children online in the US, according to a study conducted by Princeton Research Associates International, in conjunction with the Center for Digital Democracy and Common Sense Media.
On Wednesday, Microsoft began allowing new user registrations to its new social networking site that is, according to the company's website, not intended to be a competitor to Facebook and other similar sites.
College graduates in the US who post inappropriate photos online reduce their chances of getting a job interview by a whopping 84 percent, according to a study by anti-virus firm AVG.
When it comes to the video game Hitman by Square Enix there is no getting around the fact that the company has had more than a couple promotion screw-ups when it comes the the newest game in the franchise – Hitman: Absolution; but that doesn't seem to stop them from doing it again
Can the new MySpace bring back the old fans and attract the new, or is it too late for one of the original social networking sites to make a comeback? Justin Timberlake teams up with the renovated site to connect artists with their fans.
An Austrian student group is preparing to sue Facebook in Ireland over what it claims is poor handling of the privacy of users.