Mobile has made access to Facebook much easier, but the social networking site has also become susceptible to attempted hijackings and attempted thefts on cell phones.
Hunched over desks staring at computer screens paid for in part by New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum, employees at a small Wellington company are hard at work laying the foundations for what they hope will be the next social media revolution.
Google is on a feature addition spree. At the company's I/O conference, Google announced 41 new features to its Google+ social network.
The Centre today told the Delhi high court social networking sites do not permit children below 13 years to open accounts but no technology existed to verify the age of the applicant. Harish V Nair reports.
The proliferation of social media has made getting over a romantic breakup a bigger chore than in the bygone era, even though digital photos and emails can be deleted in no time.
Facebook's controversial app 'Bang with friends' launched in January this year has no privacy settings to keep the user's interests, activities and likes 'private'.
Posting offensive, harassing or defamatory content online may take a few minutes, but deleting it will take a lot of time and patience and what may seem like a lifetime.
Adding another tweak to the site, Facebook will now feature auto play video ads in the news feed starting this July. In a report by Financial Times, these video ads will play automatically for almost 15 seconds with no sound and will replay with sound when the user clicks on it.
If you are looking for love, forget making online dating profiles as a new web site helps you find your perfect date on Facebook.
As internet access becomes increasingly widespread, so do related psychopathologies such as internet addiction and delusions related to the technology and to virtual relationships, according to the study.
Some people don't use Facebook, even when there are a billion active accounts worldwide.
Facebook on Thursday began letting people locked out of their profiles get back in with the help of friends. A new Trusted Contacts account recovery feature lets Facebook users set up lists of friends who can provide codes to unlock accounts.
India's homegrown social networking site Worldfloat.com hopes to increase its users to nearly 10 million by the end of next month, giving competition to global giants like Facebook and Twitter.
Instagram has launched a new feature that allows users to add names to their photographs, just like Facebook.
When Google launched its social networking service, Google Plus, during the summer of 2011, tens of millions of people clamoured to sign up for an account.