Twitter employs just 49 black people out of a total US workforce of 2,910. The tiny number of African American staff – 35 men and 14 women – represents just 1.7% of Twitter’s US staff.
Facebook has almost doubled its number of black employees, but African Americans still represent less than 1.5% of the social networking company’s 5,479 US employees, according to a report released on Wednesday.
Apple has launched its Apple Music streaming service, kicking off a three-month free trial with hopes of competing with entities as varied as Spotify, broadcast radio and Facebook.
The outgoing chief executive of Twitter has said he underestimated the pressures that going public would place on the company and warned that his successor will have to manage an increasingly complex set of geopolitical challenges as well as the demands of Wall Street.
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.
Facebook has been accused of putting users at risk “of rape and death threats” by a journalist who was banned from the social networking site for using a pseudonym.
You know you've done it. Someone sends you an encouraging note and you don't have time to respond with a lengthy answer...so what do you do? You pick an emoji that vaguely matches your response.
Facebook made headlines in the markets this week after its recent stock rally pushed its market value toward the upper echelons of American business history.
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is currently set to stand in as the interim chief executive of the company once current boss Dick Costolo steps down at the end of June.
Google’s motto, lest we forget, is “Don’t be evil”. It seems that Snapchat’s catchphrase might now be summed up as “Don’t be creepy”.