Twitter has made it easier for anyone to apply to get a verified user account - but it does not mean everyone would get a coveted blue tick mark.
Facebook has censored dozens of posts and user accounts after the death of a high-profile Kashmiri separatist militant, who was killed by the Indian army earlier this month.
A man who tweets out random facts has amassed millions of followers and now makes half a million dollars a year running the account.
Twitter is turning to longtime internet entrepreneur and former Facebook technology chief Bret Taylor to juice up its board of directors.
Facebook has successfully overturned a decision that blocked the social network from using its so-called datr cookies to track the internet activity of logged-out users in Belgium.
To paraphrase Archimedes, give me an algorithm, and I can move the world.
Despite plunging stock prices, staff exodus and bitter competition with other social networks, Twitter remains strong, according to one executive.
The photo-sharing app Instagram now has 550 million users, reaping the benefits from the growth of selfies and the propensity for celebrities such as Kim Kardashian to share images with a wider audience.
Investors are concerned after shareholders approved a new class of nonvoting Class C shares on Monday.
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Internet football jokers have posted the highlights of Brazil vs Germany World Cup match to pornography website, PornHub.
Twitter has introduced the ability for some users to create polls within its mobile app and desktop site during a significant feature trial.
In 2016, YouTube is firmly established as online viewers’ first call for music videos, makeup tutorials and men screaming at games.
Facebook F8 is the conference Facebook holds annually for its engineers and designers, giving them a sneak peek into what's changing on the social network and revealing new products and features.
Content-free chat app Yo has been hacked, just two days after it exploded into the public eye.
Ouch! Below the belt ?
Two’s company but three’s a crowd according to dating app Tinder, which has launched a legal bid to kill off a rival app aimed at people looking for threesomes.
Twitter could cut as many as 300 jobs, or about 8 percent of its workforce, as soon as this week, Bloomberg has reported.
Twitter is testing a new feature on its iOS app which turns on Apple’s “Reader” mode by default on every link opened in its in-app browser.
The closure of the video-sharing app Vine was met with sadness but some amount of inevitability by an elite group of social media stars who found their six seconds of fame on the app.