The man behind Netscape, Marc Andreessen, is funding a new browser targeted at social networking users.
A new $250 million venture capital fund supported by Amazon, Facebook, Zynga, Comcast and Liberty Media is looking for social networking startups to support.
The vast majority of parents monitor their kids' social networking accounts regularly, according to a survey from privacy group Truste.
A startup backed by Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Cisco has launched softare aimed at helping cable and satellite companies add search and social networking features to their services.
Developing countries are the most enthusiastic users of social networking, according to a new survey of over 50,000 people worldwide.
Bet you're only reading this because your first choice activity was unavailable. Yes, Facebook really is down. And it's been reduced to using Twitter to tell users about its latest outage.
Facebook is reportedly testing a new feature which lets users follow a friend's every move.
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.
The popular social networking site known as Facebook has achieved yet another significant milestone: 500 million members.
Mobile manufacturers shipped over 55 million smartphones during the first quarter of 2010.
According to ABI Research, the fastest growth was observed in markets with minimal previous exposure to expensive, cutting-edge smartphones.
Are you the parent of an angry teenager who dresses in black, listens to the Cure and thinks Homo sapiens have outgrown their use?
Social networking sites such as Facebook have contributed to a staggering increase in the number of mobile app users.
Second Life creator Linden Lab is making some big changes, announcing plans to make its virtual world browser-based - and laying off 30 percent of its staff.
Yahoo has increased its integration with Facebook, allowing users to view their Facebook news feed on Yahoo Mail and the Yahoo home page.
There really is very little need for real life meeting any more. You can meet a man on Facebook, get dumped on Facebook... and serve the order for a paternity test on Facebook.
Young people are more careful about managing their privacy online than their elders, according to the latest report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
Very quickly after announcing an extended partnership with Nokia, Yahoo has further expanded its presence in the mobile market by acquiring Koprol, a social networking start-up based in Indonesia.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has acknowledged the popular social networking site "missed the mark" by introducing overly "complex" privacy controls.
iPhone users are an impulsive lot - they're nearly twice as likely to have regretted making a Facebook post as the population at large.
Twitter is back to normal after fixing a rather embarrassing security glitch that allowed users to forcibly add celebrity members of the popular social networking site to their "followers" list.