Facebook has lost a legal bid to prevent a 14-year-old girl from suing the company over a naked picture of her that was posted on a “shame page” on the site as an act of revenge.
Why doesn’t anyone want to buy Twitter? After the company’s board met on Thursday, it told CNBC that there were “no bids on the table” and that instead it was exploring cost cuts – an announcement that drove another sell-off in the stock and pushed it down 6%, as shareholders who had hoped to see a September swoop from a tech or media company were disappointed. On Friday the shares were changing hands at around $18 – 20% down this year and well short of their float price of $26 three years ago.
Facebook has decided to allow users to share an iconic Vietnam war photo featuring a naked girl after CEO Mark Zuckerberg was accused of abusing his power when the social media company censored the image.
There may be speculation bubbling about potential buyers for Twitter, but Michael Pachter said the company isn't going to be taken over anytime soon.
Online stars are angry at YouTube for removing ads from videos with "controversial" content. But experts say they're stuck with the service for now.
When the feature launched 10 years ago, people protested in the streets. Now, it's an integral part of the company.
Market research company eMarketer believes Snapchat ads will make up 2 percent of all social media ad spend in 2017.
Over drinks at a conference in Gothenburg in 2010, our small group of privacy academics were discussing the idea that we had so little access into Zuckerberg’s life and ideas compared to the access he had into everyone else’s.
Stop us if you’ve heard this one: Facebook rolls out a new feature and/or acquires a new company, vowing to protect the privacy of its users’ personal information with its last dying breath. A year or two later, it backtracks and decides it wants spin your data into gold after all – and if users don’t like it, they can delete their accounts.
A hoax Facebook status threatening that the company is about to reveal all of your private photos and messages has resurfaced again.
Facebook has more than 83m fake profiles, including millions created for users' pets and a large number of accounts the company deems 'undesirable', it has admitted.
Two thirds of all human interactions between friends now take place electronically, a study has revealed.
We look at ten Twitter accounts which ought to be followed by Manchester United fans…
Queens Park Rangers' planned Q&A with manager Harry Redknapp, former boss of Tottenham, West Ham and Southampton, was sabotaged by Twitter users on Thursday afternoon.
Say hello to eight remarkable social media factoids.
YouTube now attracts more than 1 billion viewers a month watching 6bn hours of video, with nearly 40% of it watched on mobile devices. Its top channels are taking advantage.
In 2016, YouTube is firmly established as online viewers’ first call for music videos, makeup tutorials and men screaming at games.
“The other day, I got an alert saying our Wheels on the Bus compilation was 63rd on YouTube’s all-time chart. I had a look, and number 64 was the theme tune from Frozen.”
"I don't believe that [CEO] Jack Dorsey can run one company effectively, let alone two," said Aswath Damodaran, finance professor at NYU.
Video and image-based social media continues to increase in popularity among teens, according to a new Piper Jaffray report.
Snapchat is preparing for a “mega unicorn” flotation on the stock market that could value the five-year-old mobile app known for its disappearing photos at as much as $25bn.