On Tuesday, Twitter’s co-founder and chief executive, Jack Dorsey, made the strongest hint yet that his company is considering dropping the 140-character limit for tweets, after reports that the firm had been testing an alternative product with the ability to send messages of up to 10,000 characters.
What if Twitter ends up letting you make 10,000-character tweets? Well, why not?
Facebook’s habit of experimenting on its customers has again led to anger, following allegations that it deliberately broke its app for a small number of users to see what they would do.
Did Facebook jump the shark once parents and other "old" people got on it? Drexel University student Josh Weiss weighs in.
The dilemma: you’re a friendly, Twitter-loving organisation that wants to wish its followers a happy new year, but doesn’t want to be staffing a corporate social media account at the moment the party poppers start popping.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has vigorously defended his company’s motives for rolling out free basic internet services across India, dismissing what he called “false claims” by critics who say its Free Basics service promotes a “walled garden” controlled by Facebook.
Forget delivery. Drones may soon have a bigger role in social media.
Has Facebook finally struck the fatal blow in the long, slow demise of Flash by switching to HMTL5 video by default?
Have you heard? Apps are dead: chatbots are the new apps. And they will soon be doing everything, from taking your pizza orders to scheduling your meetings. This is the future and it’s going to be terrible.
More than 17,000 Facebook members have joined a class action lawsuit accusing the social network of violating data protection law and supporting spying by America's National Security Agency.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg spent $30 million to protect his privacy by blocking a developer from putting a mansion next to his Pao Alto home.
Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, has launched a fierce attack on the gender stereotypes that hold back women at work at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
With Twitter's quarterly earnings report out on Tuesday, Wall Street wants to see if the social media company can reignite user growth.
The CEO explained that while Twitter is "the place for news and social commentary," abuse doesn't count as part of civil discourse.
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Twitter is to train prosecutors in England and Wales to better fight online abuse, as the internet is increasingly used as a weapon by perpetrators of domestic abuse, rape and sexual violence against women.
Facebook is escalating its war on “clickbait” headlines by instituting a new system on its newsfeed that will weed out misleading and exaggerated headlines the same way that email spam filters weed out fantastic offers to help Nigerian princes recover their lost fortunes.
Instagram on Tuesday launched a product designed to directly take on emerging rival Snapchat. The product, called "Stories" appears directly inside Instagram's app.
Facebook could be liable to pay between $3 to $5bn in extra US tax after an extensive investigation by the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) into the way the tech company transferred assets to Ireland.