Computer experts from five European universities to collaborate on Pheme authenticity program.
It turned out to be an expensive mistake for Mark Zuckerberg.
Twitter ended 2013 with 12 million active users in the UK, and will see that increase to 13.6 million by the end of 2014, according to research firm eMarketer.
What do they plan to do with the popular free messaging app?
Facebook's staggering $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp is a sign of sheer "desperation", according to one industry watcher, who argues that the social networking giant has overpaid for the mobile-messaging start-up.
Google’s acquisition of Israeli security company SlickLogin could see the end to users having to log in each time they visit a website.
.. despite underwhelming early days.
Two cheers for Facebook, who have just expanded their personal gender options from the somewhat limiting binary of male and female to an eye-watering 50 plus descriptions.
It's common nowadays to see people literally connected to their phones, and for most, it's the one thing thing they could not live without.
Intro iPhone app abandoned just four months after release
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.