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.
Twitter has warned news organisations to tighten security in the wake of several high-profile hackings.
More than 800 million people worldwide use Facebook, and 93 percent of college students have an active account on the social networking site, according to a recent estimate.
Campaigns for pop stars Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga joined comedian Jerry Seinfeld and the team behind President Barack Obama's 2012 social media election strategy on Tuesday in winning Webby Awards, the annual honors for excellence on the Internet.
Netflix's groundbreaking House of Cards is the first digital series nominated for a Webby. They are honoring House of Cards producers Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti with a Webby special achievement award.
A majority of users have given Facebook's Home mobile a one star rating on the Google Play store.
Cosmetic surgeons said an increasing number of people, especially school and college students, across India are going under the knife to get that perfect face for their Facebook account.
For many, a single fake tweet from the AP account that briefly roiled financial markets, driving the Dow Jones industrial average down about 145 points, vividly reaffirmed the fearsome, near-instantaneous power of the 140-character message.
Former US President Bill Clinton has officially joined twitter, posting under the handle @billclinton.
Facebook has lost millions of users per month in its biggest markets, new data have suggested.
TweetDeck has announced that the service will stop functioning across iOS, Android and Facebook from May 7.
Twitter today launched a music service that recommends tunes based on what people are 'tweeting' about and lets people sample songs they might like.
LinkedIn Corp introduced revamped mobile apps on Wednesday that give greater prominence to the stream of information shared by members of the professional social network and will for the first time allow the company to show ads to smartphone users.
At least 81 percent people believe that there is one person you should never be friends with on Facebook - your boss - according to a new survey.
Facebook said that features from its new Home software for Android-powered smartphones will begin spreading this week to Apple's popular iPhones.