Sina, a prominent Chinese media company that runs a Twitter-like microblogging service (Weibo), has announced new rules for its users that threaten to end the relatively open, anonymous discussion of issues through their service.
Facebook's messenger is becoming even more transparent. Now, users will be better able to see when you type and when you have read their messages.
The week started with the British High Court ordering UK Internet Service Providers (ISPs) BT, Everything Everywhere, O2, TalkTalk and Virgin Media to block. Read on how to laugh at the block and continue using the site.
New evidence suggests Google’s collection of personal data from Wi-Fi networks by its Street View cars was not the work of a rogue engineer.
Facebook has bought Tagtile, an unusual marketing firm that employs a little box that users can tap with their smartphone to “tag” themselves in order to benefit from rewards.
Google has unveiled Project Glass, an augmented reality technology that interacts with its social network and could even replace smartphones and tablet computers as “the next big thing.”
In a case of being better late than never, the Facebook app for iPad has just been updated to support the super high resolution of Apple's latest generation iPad. This is a much welcomed feature for owners of the third-gen iPad particularly due to there being a ton of photos and videos uploaded in high
Facebook is secretly working on huge improvements to its as yet untapped search engine, with the project being spearheaded by a former Google engineer.
Yahoo has sued social networking giant Facebook over the alleged infringement of 10 of its patents.
Rovio has finally launched Angry Birds on Facebook, along with several new features, including power-ups and Facebook-exclusive levels.
What looks to be quite a significant update for Skype has just been made available, which most notably brings with it Full HD video-calling support, Facebook integration and Group Screen Sharing features.
Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, has defended hackers in a lengthy letter on what he considers a growing misconception about a skill which he says is essential to his company's success.
2011 was a record year for malware creation, with 26 million new samples detected by security software firm Panda Labs.
Twitter has acquired web security firm Dasient, which could result in a more secure micro-blogging service with fewer malware messages.
As you probably know, Facebook has launched their new Timeline profile which allows users to rediscover things they shared, including new experiences, songs they have listened to or the distance they ran. The popular social networking site has introduced some new apps that you can use to enhance your Timeline.
The Ramnit worm, which traditionally attacks financial services, has begun stealing Facebook login details, with over 45,000 accounts compromised so far, according to security research firm Seculert.
Google has bought another 187 patents and 36 patent applications from IBM in efforts to remain ahead of rivals like Apple in the bitter legal wars engulfing the industry.
Facebook has fixed an embarassing bug that allowed private photos, including those of founder Mark Zuckerberg, to be accessed by anyone using the website.
Australians use Facebook during some of the most intimate moments of life, according to a recent survey, suggesting that social networking is becoming a growing obsession.
Facebook has banned the name of an Irish town, labelling it as “offensive”, which raises questions over whether or not profanity filters are causing more problems than they solve.