British spooks spoofed Slashdot and LinkedIn

British spooks used spoof sites of Slashdot and LinkedIn to distribute spying malware, a German newspaper has claimed.

Linkedin acts against prostitutes

Professional social network LinkedIn recently announced a series of privacy policy changes, most of which are simplifications of existing policies, but one change isn’t.

Facebook's Zuckerberg gets into politics

28 year old Facebook boss mark Zuckerberg is rumoured to be heading into the murky world of political lobbying - co-organised with Harvard roommate Joe Green. It is expected the group will primarily be advocating immigration reform.

Politician arrested over Facebook IPO

A US Republican politician has been arrested and charged with using the Facebook IPO as a Ponzi scam.

LinkedIn faces lawsuit over security breach

An Illinois woman is launching a class action lawsuit against LinkedIn over the recent security breach which saw millions of passwords stolen.

LinkedIn and eHarmony admit hacks

Hackers have hit the dating site eHarmony, along with LinkedIn - giving the business networking service its second major privacy blow in 24 hours.

LinkedIn updates iOS app after privacy issue revealed

LinkedIn's been forced to change its iOS app, following reports that they've been collecting data from users' calendars and sending it back to its servers.

Pinterest overthrows LinkedIn, Google+

In just a few short months, a new name in social media has taken everyone by storm.

LinkedIn may be using your photo for adverts

Following a recent - and very quiet - update to its privacy policy, LinkedIn has started using members' names and photos in advertisements by default.

LinkedIn app finally comes to Android

If you absolutely positively need to network on the go - and you have an Android phone - now you can.

Israeli startup with more users than Twitter may sell for billions

You may have never heard of it but the Israeli startup Conduit has half as many users as Facebook, more users than LinkedIn and Twitter, and it’s for sale.

Top ten buzzwords for a dreary resume

Business networking site LinkedIn has been playing buzz-word Bingo with its customers' resumes and has come up with ten phrases it says are the kiss of death to your job prospects.

Zeus malware targets LinkedIn users

Cisco security researchers have positively identified a malicious spam campaign targeting LinkedIn users with fake contact requests.

Nearly half of Americans have social media profiles

48% of Americans over the age of 11 now have profiles on at least one social networking Web site, including 78% of teenagers, according to a newly released study.

Corporate America loses control of social networking

Suits, ties and drones beware! A recent study has concluded that social media usage in corporate America is "fast outpacing" its system of rigid control. 

Microsoft goes social with Outlook 2010

Corporate drones rejoice! You will soon be able to use Microsoft Outlook to view Facebook and MySpace status updates from the privacy of your dreary cubicles!