Having a profile on the social networking site Facebook may help boost your self-esteem and even affect your behaviour, a first-of-its-kind study has found. The study shows that this version of self can provide beneficial psychological effects and influence behaviour.
A study has shown that Facebook's 'mutual friends' feature may create security risks and privacy issues.
LinkedIn unveiled technology to improve the security of the social networking site for professionals, about a week after Twitter introduced similar tools following a surge in high-profile attacks on its users.
Not logging on to Facebook might have seemed improbable a while ago, but now it seems to be a growing trend with youngsters. A recent study reported 'waning enthusiasm' for Facebook among American teenagers. Is Mumbai losing interest too? Karishma Venkiteswaran
and Sneha Koshy
Facebook began authenticating the pages of famous folks and big brands at the social network on Wednesday, in a move that follows in Twitter's footsteps.
Roger Federer's perfect sense of timing on court has brought him a record 17 Grand Slam titles, but he admitted Friday he's been a little slow to appreciate the advantages of Twitter.
Twitter said Wednesday it was stepping up security measures for the popular messaging service following a series of high-profile breaches by hackers hitting media organizations and others.
Google Inc is considering buying Israeli mobile satellite navigation start-up Waze Inc, which may lead to a bidding war with Facebook Inc, Bloomberg news reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior.
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'.