An extra 30 minutes of screen time is now possible on British Airways flights
Miley Cyrus did it, Lily Allen refused to do it, one London gym started offering lessons in it. And on Tuesday twerking – the frenetic, buttock-wiggling dance – also topped Google's list of the trends that Britons were trying to discover the meaning of online this year.
Is every Twitter follower or Facebook Like an advantage ?
Twitter has reversed their changes to the block function of their platform after a backlash against the move which allowed users to still interact with the accounts of people who had blocked them.
Instagram is to step up competition against Twitter by introducing private messages that allow users to send to groups of up to 15 people.
Sporting events, dead celebrities and, perhaps inevitably, One Direction, dominated the national debate in Britain last year, at least on the social network Twitter, which has revealed the 10 most tweeted about topics of 2013.
Facebook reveals the ten most-talked about events of 2013 as the social network becomes an increasingly important tool for media sites.
Just where are shares of microblogging site Twitter headed? It depends on who you ask.
Not all news on Facebook is good news, which is why the social media company may eventually add another button to its platform that allows users to do more than just "like" a post.
Facebook is facing a fresh controversy over its tax contributions after company filings revealed the social network exported an estimated £645m earned in the UK and other overseas markets to the Cayman Islands tax haven last year.
Once again a Facebook privacy hoax has circulated on the internet, just a day after the social media site suffered another major outage.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was overheard confronting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over incendiary posts on the social network, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, amid complaints from her government about anti-immigrant posts in the midst of Europe's refugee crisis.
The Indian prime minister Narendra Modi seemed at home at Facebook headquarters on Sunday, in a town hall event seen by many as an attempt by Facebook to gain much-needed support for its expansive ambitions in India.