Grass-roots activists have accused Facebook of anti-democratic behavior for disabling key features on corporate boycott pages.
A new competitor to Facebook which promises to preserve users' privacy has released its code to developers, and is promising an October launch.
If theft protection, accident monitoring, and immediate emergency access aren't enough reasons for you to put OnStar in your car, what if it also gave you unfettered access to the World Wide Web?
Now that Google has acquired a small arsenal of social media companies, the search giant has confirmed that a brand new social networking platform will be launched later this year, but details are still sketchy.
Police have arrested three men for burglarizing more than 18 homes in the Northeast, but the case ends up making the victims look more stupid than anything else.
A new study has looked into the personalities and habits of the typical Facebook user and classified most of the active ones as narcissistic, though their reaction is probably, "Nuh uh. I'm better than that."
People are more interested in socializing than finding information, it seems, with Facebook overtaking Google as the way internet users spend most of their time.
We all know what torture it is being unable to update your Facebook status while driving. How on earth are your friends to cope without knowing that you're stuck at a red light, say, or running a bit low on gas?
In the Greek legend, Narcissus loved gazing at his own reflection. Today, according to Canadian psychologists, he'd be more likely to try and persuade others to look at him by posting constant status updates on Facebook.
Have you ever been in your school's library or a friend's house and realized, "Oh crap! I forgot to log out of Facebook"? Well apparently you're not alone.
Facebook is reportedly testing a new feature which lets users follow a friend's every move.
Are you stuck trying to figure out what to get that special person as a birthday present? How about a Facebook gift card!
Facebook has told Greenpeace to get its own house in order, after the environmental campaigning group criticized the company for using non-renewable sources to power its new data center.
A beta preview of the popular social networking tool gets road tested here. Some day all TweetDecks will be built this way.
Apparently judges aren't too happy when jurors update their Facebook status to say, "gonna be fun to tell the defendant they're guilty."
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em: MySpace has at last decided to sync with Facebook, allowing users to cross-post content and share status updates.
While it's still the age group with the lowest concentration of social network users, the senior citizen crowd is starting to realize how fun Facebook is.
Foursquare works in conjunction with social networking services and allows users to "check in" at restaurants, stores, landmarks, movie theaters, etc, from their mobile phone. It taps into the phone's built-in location data and then broadcasts that information for the world to see.
There is no questioning Google's eagerness to catapult into the social networking arena. It has just pulled out its wallet to add another company to its growing social portfolio.
A company owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has filed a patent lawsuit against 11 companies, including Google, Apple and Facebook.