Report: Social networking use linked to infidelity and divorce

Twitter and other social networking services have revolutionized the way people create and maintain relationships. However, new research shows that Twitter use could actually be damaging to users’ romantic relationships.

Salesforce boosts social networking

Salesforce has brought out Social.com which it reckons will transform advertising - being what it claims as the first social advertising application which integrates social ads with CRM.

Chatter is vital for Salesforce

Salesforce has made some changes to its Chatter service. The company has  announced that it has integrated the activity stream service, launched in 2010, into its CRM software. This now means that customers will be able to access and edit records as well as  take action on an account, all from a mobile device.

Social networking is essential for business

Businesses must work on fitting around a changing landscape known as "shareconomy" or risk being left behind, Ovum has warned. The analyst company said that in the future employees will face a different way of working life, never tethered to one location and able to share and access knowledge more easily.

Rumor: Facebook to buy messaging service WhatsApp

Bringing together two services beloved by every teenager, Facebook may be about to buy messaging service Whatsapp.

Microsoft confirms Yammer acquisition

As expected, Microsoft's announced that it's buying business social networking site Yammer, for $1.2 billion in cash.

Microsoft eyes social network purchase

Microsoft's reported to be on the point of buying business social site Yammer for more than $1 billion.

Google+ gets a big upgrade

I've had a Google+ account since the social networking site first kicked off, yet I must admit I almost never use it.

Facebook to launch Timeline for brands

When Facebook rolled out Timeline to its users around the world, some embraced the change, but many complained.

Degrees of separation? Under five, and falling

When it comes to Facebook, it seems we're not all linked by six degrees of separation - the true figure is actually 4.74.

Google kills off Buzz

Google's announced that it's to shut down its Buzz social network to focus on Google+.

Facebook wants to revamp social networking

As expected, Facebook made some rather sweeping changes and additions to its popular social network today at the company's F8 conference in San Francisco.

Other sites can compete with Facebook - in Asia


Yes, there is Google+ and MySpace, but don't you ever get the feeling that Facebook is the only happening social networking site in town?

It's official: Facebook makes you take drugs

Everybody knows that if two things are associated, one must cause the other. Clouds lead to rain, eating dinner makes it get dark outside... oh, hang on.

Google+ launches games; Facebook ups the game

As expected, Google's added games to its Google+ social networking service - and Facebook has fired right back with new gaming features of its own.

On BlackBerry Messenger and the London riots

Every time anything newsworthy happens, concerned citizens take to social networks like Facebook and Twitter, spreading text, images and videos.

Is social media good or bad for kids?

As you probably already know, social networking can be either good or bad for kids. But if you secretly conduct preventive surveillance over your child’s social media, you might be wasting your time.

Google+ now has 25 million users

Google is trying to be the industry leader in every Internet service. It looks like it’s working, they’re getting people to use their social networking services at Google+ at a fast pace.

Miley Cyrus sparks Twitter storm over pro-gay tat

Miley Cyrus is back on Twitter and stirring up controversy after a temporary hiatus from the social networking site.

Malaysian police arrest two over Facebook murder

Police in Malaysia said Tuesday that they have arrested two people they think beat a man to death. All because he said some mean things to one of his female Facebook friends.