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Social networking booming in Egypt, Russia

Social networking booming in Egypt, Russia

A new survey shows people in poorer countries send text messages more often than those in wealthier countries. Men in Spain and Germany access the Internet on their phones twice as much a...

Tens of thousands of protesters pressure Putin

Tens of thousands of protesters pressure Putin

Tens of thousands of flag-waving and chanting protesters called Saturday for a disputed parliamentary election to be rerun and an end to Vladimir Putin's rule, increasing pressure on the ...

Zuckerberg: If I started Facebook today, I would stay in Boston

Zuckerberg: If I started Facebook today, I would stay in Boston

Mark Zuckerberg once said he could not have built Facebook if he had not ventured to Silicon Valley. Now he's saying that you don't have to be in Silicon Valley to succeed. In fact, if he...

Debt collectors banned from Facebook and Twitter harassment

Debt collectors banned from Facebook and Twitter harassment

The Office of Fair Trading in UK has told collection agencies not to use Facebook and Twitter following an increase in complaints about their aggressive behaviour. Debtors must not be con...

If Google’s Management Doesn’t Use Google+, Then Why Should You?

If Google’s Management Doesn’t Use Google+, Then Why Should You?

One of the most important rules in software is to eat your own dog food. The concept is simple: If you have confidence in your product, you use it.

Social media users killed, threatened in Mexico

Social media users killed, threatened in Mexico

Two corpses were hung from a bridge in a Mexican border town, accompanied by a hand-lettered sign warning "scandal mongers" to keep away from social media networks that report on violence.

Facebook Changes Could Mean More Security Risks

Facebook Changes Could Mean More Security Risks

The major changes Facebook introduced at last week's f8 developer conference have met with mixed reactions from Facebook users - and could open the site to more security risks. Copying Tw...

Social Media March on Wall Street

Social Media March on Wall Street

It must have seemed the perfect time for a social media-meets-political-protest moment. Earlier this month, New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg said, "You have a lot of kids graduating col...

With 'real-time' apps, Facebook is always watching

With 'real-time' apps, Facebook is always watching

Here's a "real-time" example of how the 'real-time' apps, which are rolling out in the coming weeks, will work:

F8 Keynote Introduction

F8 Keynote Introduction

Andy Samberg introduces the F8 Keynote

Facebook Changes The Social Networking Game... Again

Facebook Changes The Social Networking Game... Again

If there’s one thing Facebook is not afraid of, it’s change. Today at their annual F8 conference Facebook announced some dramatic changes to its platform. But this time it’s different. Wh...

Forbes list of richest Americans

Forbes list of richest Americans

The nation's economic woes don't appear to be hurting Bill Gates, who tops Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans for the 18th year in a row. The magazine said Wednesday that the Micro...

Warning: Facebook Lists aren’t as private as you think

Facebook Lists

Facebook recently unveiled a revamp on its Lists feature. Taking a page out of Google+’s book, the site has turned a little more focus toward curator user privacy and encouraging its user...

Facebook ‘App Economy’ Adds Over 200K Jobs, Contributes More Than $15B To The U.S. Economy

Facebook ‘App Economy’ Adds Over 200K Jobs, Contributes More Than $15B To The U.S. Economy

Facebook is creating a thriving economy around its social network. According to new research from University of Maryland, the Facebook App Economy has added at least 182,000 new jobs and ...

Facebook Joins Forces With Twitter

Facebook Joins Forces With Twitter

Facebook will now allow its users to update Twitter accounts on their very own Facebook platform. This will enable Facebook user accounts to update a linked Twitter account with every pub...

Social media booming in Brazil

Social media booming in Brazil

Brazil is a country quickly becoming one of the world's most avid consumers of social media. Millions logging on everyday to update social networking accounts, with world's fastest growth...

Facebook to Delay IPO Until Late 2012

Facebook to Delay IPO Until Late 2012

Facebook has reportedly decided to put off its highly anticipated initial public offering until the latter part of 2012.

Facebook launches Subscriptions, similar to Twitter following

Facebook launches Subscriptions, similar to Twitter following

Facebook has finally launched a feature that is similar to Twitter’s follow function. Subscriptions, an optional feature that lets you control what types of stories you get from your frie...

Online photos can reveal our private data

Online photos can reveal our private data

Face recognition technology can be used to gain access to a person's private data.

Social networks eat up Americans' online time

Social networks eat up Americans' online time

A new survey shows that Americans are increasingly transfixed with social networking sites, with Facebook grabbing more of our time than any other blog or social media.