A juror will be prosecuted for contempt of court after allegedly writing on Facebook that he wanted to "fuck up a paedophile" during the trial of a convicted child sex offender.
Twitter has blocked Flattr, a "payment" service in which people could get paid for having their tweets favourited by other users, from accessing its systems.
Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has said the social network stands by its mobile advertising plan, despite concerns that users will be bombarded with unwanted messages.
Apple and Twitter are both expected to make significant incursions into the music space in the near future in moves that could challenge Spotify, Pandora and other independent music services.
When General Motors pulled its advertising dollars from Facebook just days ahead of the social network's IPO in May 2012, it dealt Facebook a massive blow.
Instagram is experiencing all sorts of bugginess this week, and while its users and the social network have taken notice, there's been little buzz about the issue on news sites. In fact, Instagram's two tweets on the issue have now been deleted.
Facebook has started charging UK users up to £11 to send messages to celebrities and other people outside their circle of friends.
The moment I buy my fake Facebook girlfriend, she leaves a post on my wall. It reads: "I just remembered that thing you said… hiarious. lol ;)" Great.
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Facebook now looks more like "Spambook" and its advertising looks less promising than investors originally thought, said Richard Greenfield, media and entertainment analyst at BTIG Partners. Greenfield's firm has a "sell" rating on Facebook with a $22 price target.
Twitter has begun to honour takedown requests from users complaining their jokes have been lifted wholesale and shared by others, passing them off as their own.
I’m always quick to defend the internet against charges of toxicity. It is home to so much that’s positive, but there’s no doubting it can be a despairing space.
Companies, fearing a possible backlash by customers, are increasingly taking a stand on issues from gay marriage to the Confederate flag.