- Facebook, Twitter Shut Down In Iraq Amid Chaos
June 13 2014 11:30 AM
While the ministry didn't give a reason for the shutdown, it's been speculated that the move is an attempt to stop militants from communicating on the Web.
- Facebook To Give Users Access To Advertising Data
June 12 2014 9:20 AM
Users will be able to change, delete or add to the information in their files, which will dictate what kind of ads they see on Facebook.
- Facebook To Allow Users To Edit Data That Generates Targeted Ads
June 12 2014 8:28 AM
"The goal is to make it clear to people why they saw the ad.”
- Meteorologists To Facebook: Stop Raining On Our Parade
June 11 2014 2:28 PM
As Facebook throttles the reach of non-advertising sites on its social network, weather forecasters say users are missing critical storm updates.
- PayPal Chief David Marcus Jumps To Facebook
June 09 2014 6:22 PM
The move spurs talk of how Facebook might profit from 12 billion messages daily.
- Chinese App Tracks Factory Pollution in Real Time
June 09 2014 5:41 PM
The app lets users pinpoint factories that are emitting excessive pollution, in an effort to pressure authorities and companies for cleaner air.
- Royal Reign: Twitter Reacts To Lil’ Kim’s Baby Name
June 09 2014 5:12 PM
Lil' Kim named her baby girl Royal Reign and set Twitter abuzz.
- Stanford Sexual Assault Case: 'Fix These Broken Policies,' Says Survivor
June 06 2014 7:13 PM
Student Leah Francis organized a rally to demand the university toughen its response to sexual assault.
- Gatorade Trolls LeBron On Twitter Over Cramps
June 06 2014 10:36 AM
Gatorade's Twitter account trolls LeBron James after cramps forced him to miss the end of Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
- The Images That China's Censors Don't Want People To See
June 05 2014 12:08 PM
The famous "tank man" photo is not the only image related to Tiananmen that's banned in China.
- Twitter In Talks To Buy SoundCloud Streaming Service
June 05 2014 6:49 AM
The company has aggressively expanded its capabilities to carry multimedia content.
- Eric Hill Remembered On Twitter After Tragic Death: ‘Bachelorette’ Host Chris Harrison Speaks Out
June 03 2014 9:44 PM
"Bachelorette" star Eric Hill was remember on Twitter after he passed away in a paragliding accident on April 23.
- Iranian Hackers Use Facebook To Spy On US, Others
May 29 2014 12:54 AM
The operation has been active since at least 2011 and could be the most elaborate cyber espionage campaign uncovered to date from any nation.
- Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's Frat Boy Emails Leaked Online
May 28 2014 2:58 PM
In the emails from his undergraduate days, Spiegel refers to women in vulgar terms.
- Rap Genius Co-Founder Out After Comments On Rampage
May 26 2014 4:18 PM
After posting tasteless commentary on Elliot Rodger's "manifesto," Mahbod Moghadam has been ousted.
- Social Media Ablaze Over California Killings
May 25 2014 10:08 PM
Many are left looking for answers, while others are taking the time to discuss uncomfortable topics.
- Will This Make You Delete Your Facebook App? [POLL]
May 23 2014 11:12 AM
FB's microphone update news drew mixed criticism after it was revealed that the company plans to aggregate data from users' microphones.
- Say What? Facebook Is Listening
May 22 2014 4:50 PM
The same day the social network touted a privacy overhaul, it also told IBTimes it plans to save data captured by smartphone microphones.
- ‘Sharknado’ Map Shows Actual Weather Pattern, Stuns Twitter
May 21 2014 9:21 PM
Some twitterati thought "Sharknado" might actually be a shark-filled storm after a weather pattern shaped like a shark went viral Wednesday.
- Mallory Edens Talks NBA Draft Lottery Experience After Rocketing To Internet Fame
May 21 2014 3:58 PM
Mallory Edens, the daughter of Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wesley Edens, rose to Internet fame after she represented the franchise at the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night.