Sebastian Coe, the newly-appointed president of the embattled governing body of world athletics, is to be summoned by the parliamentary select committee that inadvertently forced Paula Radcliffe to defend herself from doping allegations.
After nearly two years of carefully testing and slowly rolling out various ad tools, Instagram is finally launching its ad service broadly.
Facebook 's rolling out its biggest overhaul to its Pages for businesses yet—giving small and medium businesses more free tools than ever to reach consumers.
Putting on music is often seen as an energising action to aid dancing, even jogging. But now one of the fastest-growing new album categories features music focused on the opposite goal: putting listeners to sleep.
The news is, to put it mildly, pretty depressing recently – social media equally so. Twitter timelines are filled with the horrors of war and unspeakable tragedy, so it was a blessed relief that late on Sunday night a tweet which was a source of unadulterated joy started to go viral.
Co-founder and Chairman Jack Dorsey has manned the helm at Twitter since former CEO Dick Costolo stepped down in June.
Hacked extramarital dating site Ashley Madison has hit back at claims that the company filled its website with fake female profiles, saying that almost 3m messages were sent by women in the last week alone.
Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public, H L Mencken famously said. It looks like you can double the truth of that the moment penises get involved.
Twitter has rebuffed claims in a defamation lawsuit filed by the Hollywood actor James Woods, arguing that users who labelled the film star a “cocaine addict” and “registered sex offender” were simply engaging in “hyperbole”.
Twitter has outlined its ambitions to boost the proportion of women and underrepresented minorities in its workforce, publishing targets for “a more diverse Twitter” in 2016.
Britain's Royal Family is looking for a social media editor, or so-called head of digital engagement, who will find "new ways to maintain The Queen's presence in the public eye and on the world stage."
There are two types of people in the world: those who have never heard of Slack, and those who can’t imagine life without it.
Almost a year after it came out in the US, Facebook is releasing its facial recognition-powered photo app Moments in Europe.
As anyone who has ever delved into their “Other” inbox on Facebook may know, accepting message requests from strangers is generally a bad idea. But is someone who shares your name truly a stranger?
Kickstarter Wildman team cast off as future of studio thrown into doubt.
City centre traffic brought to a standstill at times today.
Facebook has denied allegations that the team responsible for its trending topics section deliberately suppressed conservative views – but says it will improve the feature.
Twitter has released its first-ever Chinese New Year emoji in a bid to increase user engagement over Asia's premier holiday period and become the leading social platform for celebrations.
If you’ve been submerged under a deluge of reminders for friends’ birthdays on Facebook, you’re not alone: the social network has confirmed that a bug in its notification system meant that it sent out many many more push notifications, emails and the like than it should have.
Forthcoming changes to Instagram’s algorithm, which will present photos out of chronological order, have thrown the photo-sharing app into chaos, with users asking their followers to “turn on notifications” so their updates aren’t lost to the new regime.
Personal information from more than 65m Tumblr accounts has been discovered for sale on the darknet.
Periscope, Twitter’s live video streaming service, is experimenting with using a “flash jury” of users to decide whether abusive commenters deserve to be blocked from the site.
Twitter’s top user and pop superstar Katy Perry was hacked on Monday, with her account sending abusive tweets to her 89 million followers and reportedly leaking an unreleased song.