Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old who helped build Reddit.com as users know it, died on 11 January.
Brussels is moving towards a regulatory showdown with Google after the European commission's competition chief accused the company of diverting internet users to its own services.
Facebook will show off something new next week, but it's being mysterious about what exactly it plans to unveil.
This info-graphic from Visually highlights 2012's biggest social media events listing one from each month of the year.
Twitter is coming under increasing pressure from the French government over homophobic, racist and anti-semitic tweets which Paris says contravene its laws on hate-speech.
Eleven civil servants at Iain Duncan Smith's department for work and pensions have been sacked for using Twitter or Facebook.
Google and a New York redevelopment organization are providing a Manhattan neighborhood with free public WiFi Internet access, making it the largest area of coverage in New York City.
Here we go again.
Deirdre Bolton looks at Google's cool office in New York City.
By James Palmer