Twitter is offering its 500 million users a download containing the entire archive of their tweets - including data such as where, when and with what they tweeted.
Drunken Twitter and Facebook users who post grossly offensive messages online may be less likely to face prosecution if they hit delete and express remorse after they sober up, Keir Starmer, the director of public prosecutions, indicated.
The photo-sharing app wanted to make it very clear that they would not be selling users' images like stock photography, but also made it clear that Instagram is still a business and it will be using user data in some form to profit.
Twitter now has more than 200 million active users around the world, with some 10 million of those in the UK underlining its rapid growth as a social media tool.
Google is this week expected to escape the biggest anti-trust investigation for more than a decade by agreeing with US regulators to tweak the way it displays searches.
The National Rifle Association has scaled down its social media presence in the wake of the tragic school shooting in Newton, Conn.
If you use a BlackBerry, you could very well be a pessimist. If you use an iPhone, you're likely an optimist, but chances are your manners are suffering because you're using it too much.
Almost every product you buy now carries a barcode, and its familiar black-and-white lines are used in more than 5bn transactions each day. Its co-inventor, N Joseph Woodland, who patented the idea 60 years ago, has died aged 91.
A proposed global telecoms treaty that would give national governments control of the internet has been blocked by the US and key western and African nations. They said they are "not able to sign the agreement in its current form" at the end of a International Telecoms Union (ITU) conference in Dubai.
Apple shares fell 3.9% in early trading on Friday after the launch of its iPhone 5 received a frosty reception in China, and two analysts cut shipment forecasts.
Nuclear Dawn, The Lost Crown, Star Ruler, and Blades of Time - Limited Edition are up for grabs at $1.
#IDARB is heading to Xbox One in February, as a free game initially, and the trailer spoofs Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Gearbox Software and 2K Games' Borderlands has appeared on the Australian ratings board website.