Twitter has introduced the ability for some users to create polls within its mobile app and desktop site during a significant feature trial.
An outage briefly forced Facebook offline on Thursday. The issue affected all platforms from around 5.30pm UK time.
Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg built his audience of 39 million YouTube subscribers by playing games. Now he’s releasing his own mobile game: Legend of the Brofist.
Facebook -owned Instagram has hit 400 million monthly active users, making it far larger than rival Twitter, as the social networking site looks to boost advertising revenues from the service.
Facebook acted like the US’s National Security Agency, spying without authority on European users, lawyers representing the Belgian data protection authority said on Monday.
Facebook has rolled out a new tool that allows users to choose whether tracking data from ‘Like’ buttons and other social elements is used to serve them ads, but privacy experts say the move does not go far enough.
Users of social media site Facebook reported experiencing outages Thursday afternoon.
Facebook is introducing a ‘Dislike’ button.
It just became a little harder to force someone to take copyrighted videos off YouTube, after a ruling from a three-judge panel in California found that before filing a removal notice, copyright holders must consider whether the way their intellectual property is used could be considered “fair use” under US law.
Twitter’s top user and pop superstar Katy Perry was hacked on Monday, with her account sending abusive tweets to her 89 million followers and reportedly leaking an unreleased song.
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.
Game of Thrones Emoji are on the way with everything from the Iron Throne to Dragons eggs
The competition starts today in the US with a European contest due in a few weeks.
The 2014 YouTube Rewind has arrived too, featuring over 100 YouTubers from PewDiePie, Smosh, and more.
Marissa Mayer: she's got style. First she buys Tumblr - which, OK, is one of those Big Corporate Acquisitions that gets everyone het up (if they're on Tumblr) or analysing the cash flow (if they're on Wall Street).
The 100 largest multi-channel networks (MCNs) on YouTube may have a collective valuation of nearly $10bn, and account for 42% of the online video service’s monthly views.
Social service Pinterest has doubled its number of users in the UK in the past year as Britons “pinned” 1.6bn items with DIY and recipes among their favourite topics.
Many children are growing up with apps and digital media as part of their lives, alongside reading, physical play, television and other forms of entertainment and learning.
Snapchat is facing criticism for introducing a Bob Marley filter to its app which pastes the late singer’s face over the user’s, adding cartoon dreadlocks and a cap.
Twitter has suspended an additional 235,000 accounts since February for violating a policy related to the promotion of terrorism.
Pinterest is launching "Promoted Video" in beta, which could be a game changer to grow revenue ahead of an eventual initial public offering.
Justin Bieber, the world’s sixth biggest Instagram user, has deleted his account and left the photo and video service.