A recent Nielson study shows that 18-24 year olds are likely to be using social media from the bathroom. Social media while driving and Twitter while watching television has also become more commonplace.
Having a large amount of friends on Facebook leads to more stress, according to a study by the University of Edinburgh's business school.
A letter sent to Facebook users on November 21, 2012, it informs the near 1 billion users that the company is looking to remove the ability of users to make or vote on changes to Facebook as it currently stands.
An Indian woman was arrested for posting a comment on Facebook criticising the government, while a friend of hers was also arrested for simply “liking” the post.
Older phone users running Android v2.2 now have available to them an updated version of Firefox. Mozilla says the update for the open source web browser was made to support a large list of ARM v6 hardware that is on a lot of popular but older model phones.
WordPress.com, which is probably the most popular free blogging sites on the Net, has begun implementing another payment option by adding BitCoin.
Facebook has disabled a feature that contained a security flaw allowing access to some accounts without a password.
One quarter of people between the ages of 18 to 25 are friends with their employers on Facebook, potentially exposing career damaging content, according to a study by internet security firm AVG.
British people care more about protecting their profiles and passwords on social networking websites like Facebook than on protecting their bank and credit card details, according to a survey by office supply firm Staples.
Facebook has vowed to take action against users of its social network who set up pages that laud and celebrate the actions of criminals.
Facebook has started deleting thousands of fake “likes” on popular pages, according to rankings shared on Pagedata.
A US judge has ordered Twitter to hand over the tweets by one of the Occupy Wall Street protesters, with the court threatening to fine the company if it does not comply.
A majority of Americans are confused about what the cloud is and many of them fake knowledge about it when asked, revealing a worrying lack of education about one of the booming sectors of the technology industry.
If ever there was a sign that you should make regular local backups, this must be it.
The London 2012 Summer Olympics is embracing social media, including live athlete questions and answers, blogs of the events, and feeds from a wide variety of websites, including Facebook and Twitter.
Digg, once one of the internet's biggest social content voting sites, has been sold for a measly $500,000, highlighting the intense competition in the field.
UKFast, a hosting specialist in the UK, has revealed what it believes are the top 10 cyber security failings of 2012, showing a surprising amount of complacency among people when going online.
The power of the internet to affect real lives was demonstrated recently when Twitter helped reunite a dog with his Irish owner.
Twitter is attempting to combat trolling and hate speech on its micro-blogging service, which could see a difficult balance between removing offensive material and maintaining freedom of speech.
Facebook has bought facial recognition firm Face.com for up to $60 million, according to sources close to the company.