In 2016, YouTube is firmly established as online viewers’ first call for music videos, makeup tutorials and men screaming at games.
Instagram is overhauling its feed with a new personalized algorithm that means, in theory, that users will be subjected to fewer boring sunsets from random acquaintances, and more critical updates from celebrities (and close friends and family.)
Mark Zuckerberg has a gargantuan social network.
Twitter is offering payouts between $50,000 and $200,000 to keep its job-shopping employees from jumping ship according to the Wall Street Journal.
There was some good news for tech entrepreneur Jack Dorsey on Wednesday, for a change: Square, the payment company he founded, reported robust growth, with total revenue up by nearly half to $374m.
Facebook doesn’t often give the impression of being scared of anything, but it looks like the social network is a bit concerned about the potential for competition from Snapchat and Telegram.
Facebook is being investigated by the German federal cartel office, the Bundeskartellamt, for suspected anti-competitive behaviour stemming from breaches of data protection law.
Twitter is to train prosecutors in England and Wales to better fight online abuse, as the internet is increasingly used as a weapon by perpetrators of domestic abuse, rape and sexual violence against women.
Instant messaging service WhatsApp is seeking to reassure its users about their privacy by encrypting all messages sent via its app.
Personal information from more than 65m Tumblr accounts has been discovered for sale on the darknet.
A bit of Marvel-themed festive video cut and pasting to get you in the mood?
‘The New Fragrance From Xbox’ has top notes of Destiny
Facebook is starting to bypass adblockers on its desktop website, in the company’s first major foray into the war between advertisers and those who would see an internet without any advertising at all.
What we say: Mailbox is one of the better ways to attain the fabled Inbox Zero – or at least try to – by swiping unwanted emails aside like they’re unwanted matches in Tinder.
Are we one step closer to unwrapping the mystery of a viral video success?
Snapchat’s pictures are deleted automatically seconds after they’re viewed. Unfortunately, the same isn’t true of the company’s confidential financial records, which it just handed over to a scammer.
Facebook has launched a video selfie sharing app for teenagers which has no privacy settings. What could possibly go wrong?
SingStar PS4 brings in mobile mic app, Clubs and star rating system on the way out.
The PayPal co-founder and early investor in Facebook once gave Zuckerberg a timeless piece of advice.
Asana's Dustin Moskovitz, who previously co-founded Facebook, gets top-notch ratings from employees for promoting a more balanced culture.
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have been accused by MPs of “consciously failing” to combat the use of their sites to promote terrorism and extremism.