Social media spam grew by 355 percent for the first half of 2013, according to a new report from the security-tech company Nexgate.
The world's first "Instagram hotel," Sydney's 1888 Hotel, offers a free night stay to anyone with more than 10,000 followers.
BlackBerry BBM For Android, iPhone Release Date Delayed: The Top 5 Alternatives For Cross-Platform Messaging
International Business Times offers the top 5 cross-platform messaging app alternatives to text (SMS) messaging, available for mobile and desktop devices, in light of BlackBerry's failure to introduce BlackBerry Messenger as promised.
China's Lifting Ban On Facebook (FB) And Twitter In Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) Unlikely To Spread To The Rest Of The Nation, Analysts And Netizens Say
Facebook and other media outlets will be available in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, but most Chinese Internet users will not and should not hope to benefit.
In an age when people share a wealth of information online, insurance adjusters are watching and taking notes.
Nero plans to rival tech giants Apple and Google in cloud computing by syncing devices in a new way.
Solving an age-old problem for wine drinkers, a new company has raised $900K to expand its wine discovery app.
A three-year-old report shows how the conversation around digital privacy has been elevated since Snowden's leaks.
Marriott has moved beyond social media and into the realms of virtual gaming with an industry-first app called Xplor.
As Facebook’s first chief marketing officer, Gary Briggs will be in charge of the social-networking giant’s branding and marketing initiatives.
China is known for its restrictions online. Now, a private social media site is self-enforcing a restriction on political conversations.
Is LinkedIn Soft On Stalkers? Blocking Someone On Social Network Should Be Easier, Says Change.org Petition
A petition is calling on LinkedIn Corp. to strengthen its blocking features and allow users to better protect themselves from stalkers.
Facebook is hosting a mystery event Thursday: expect it to be a release of video features for Instagram.
In response to leaks about secret NSA surveillance programs like PRISM, Mozilla launched a campaign called StopWatching.US that calls for greater transparency about the programs.
A photo of a woman in a red dress being sprayed with tear gas during the protests in Turkey has gone viral on social media networks.
The pink equal sign campaign went viral on Facebook and Twitter among gay-marriage supporters, but some critics saw it as empty slacktivism.
Business networking site LinkedIn was down on Wednesday morning, with the company telling its users to "sit tight" as its team needed to "clean things up."
A new study by the Pew Research Center found that public opinion on Twitter is often significantly out of step with public opinion among the general population.
The state-run Xinhua News released a report acknowledging self-immolations across the nation -- but not in Tibet.
With 7 million jailbroken devices, users are jailbreaking their iOS devices at a rapid rate. Here are five reasons why you should jailbreak your iOS device.
iOS 6, 6.1 Untethered Jailbreak Evasi0n Is Now 80% Complete With Extended Beta Testing To Follow; Frequently Asked Questions
On Saturday, the website of evasi0n, the iOS 6, 6.1 untethered jailbreak for iPhone 5 and all other non-jailbroken devices, was showing that 80 percent of progress had been made with all the three applications for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux done.
Less than a year and a half old, Google+ has flourished to become the world's No. 2 social network.
Some colleges are using online "scrubbers" such as BrandYourself to help students improve their Google search results.
Facebook pages celebrating Adam Lanza, the suspected killer in Friday's school shooting in Newtown, Conn., have been springing up since the tragedy.
Gigya, a web infrastructure company, has introduced a unique solution to the mounting concern of protecting user privacy and social data: listing industry standard best practices, and approving different companies with a social privacy certification and seal.
The conflict between Twitter and Instagram proves that not all wars are bad.
Almost one-half of all online users consider social-media sites such as Facebook and Twitter to be uncivil forms of communication.
Employees waste enough time on “non-work tasks” to cost their employers some $134 billion in lost productivity.
New data from Quantcast has put Tumblr in the top ten most-trafficked networks, an achievement that the New York-based startup spoke of too soon by announcing that it had become one of the top ten most-trafficked websites.
China's version of Twitter, Weibo, has censored keywords relating to China's 18th National Party Congress. But censoring a platform with half a billion users is proving to be a challenge for the government.