Potential candidates in the UK and Ireland could end up on the Netflix payroll as Taggers.
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader says Facebook users should start a movement to get paid for their personal information.
Facebook has today launched its much overdue Messenger application for the iPad.
Facebook’s second most powerful executive, Sheryl Sandberg, has apologised for the conduct of secret psychological tests on nearly 700,000 users in 2012, which prompted outrage from users and experts alike.
The Goldman Sachs banker who took social media platform Twitter public has been hired to be in charge of its finances.
Researchers have roundly condemned Facebook's experiment in which it manipulated nearly 700,000 users' news feeds to see whether it would affect their emotions, saying it breaches ethical guidelines for "informed consent".
It already knows whether you are single or dating, the first school you went to and whether you like Justin Bieber or loathe David Cameron.
Google-owned YouTube has just announced a host of new features that include a Tip-Jar, video translation and better quality gaming footage.
Facebook users are being encouraged to double-check their privacy settings after the social network introduced an update to its search feature which adds almost 2 trillion older posts by its members to the index.
Facebook has bolstered its search function by indexing 2 trillion posts in a move designed to attack Google's core business and challenge Twitter's news product.
Twitter's newly returned CEO Jack Dorsey announced via Twitter that he plans to give around a third of his personal stake in the company —around 1 percent of Twitter — to an employee equity pool.