Twitter has reversed their changes to the block function of their platform after a backlash against the move which allowed users to still interact with the accounts of people who had blocked them.
Instagram is to step up competition against Twitter by introducing private messages that allow users to send to groups of up to 15 people.
The tech IPO market for 2014 is shaping up to be a big one.
Sporting events, dead celebrities and, perhaps inevitably, One Direction, dominated the national debate in Britain last year, at least on the social network Twitter, which has revealed the 10 most tweeted about topics of 2013.
The next-generation console wars are stalemated so far.
Google has never revealed how much money YouTube makes since buying the online video service for $1.65bn in 2006. That doesn't stop analysts and research firms taking guesses.
Facebook reveals the ten most-talked about events of 2013 as the social network becomes an increasingly important tool for media sites.
What lies ahead for the booming social media industry in 2014? CNBC.com's social media guru notes three developments that would shake up the market.
Just where are shares of microblogging site Twitter headed? It depends on who you ask.