T-Mobile customizes Android with Mytouch 3G Slide

Continuing its path as a devoted Android supporter, T-Mobile has a new phone in the pipeline that takes the Google operating system to a new level.

Most social network users court cybercrime, says report

The majority of social network users are posting risky information, according to Consumer Reports' latest survey.

Hoodie pings your Facebook friends

For some reason, designers just won't give up on the idea of us wearing our technology. The idea might appeal to owners of garment and tech factories, perhaps, who could halve the number of exploited teenagers needed to produce the things.

Ning sings the blues

Social networking. Check. Layoffs. Check. Hot CEO. Uncheck. $750 million valuation. Check. Making money. Uhm.

The Microsoft Kin: The Blue Collar Phone


Often those of us who live with technology get excited about how much a new product can do and forget that most folks don’t want a Swiss Army Knife product nor do they want a Porsche, they want something simple and affordable that does the few things they want to do well.

Microsoft targets "social generation" with new Kin phone

Microsoft has introduced a new Windows-based phone designed specifically for individuals who need help in "actively navigating" their social lives.

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.

AOL looks for buyers for Bebo

AOL has decided that it can't afford to run social networking site Bebo anymore, and has announced plans to sell or close it.

Gamers more prone to spam and phishing

Gamers beware - you're 50 percent more likely to suffer spam and phishing attacks than other social network users.

Social networking gives you syphilis, says doctor

Northeastern England has seen a sharp rise in the number of cases of syphilis, and the local health boss reckons he knows why. Social networking.

Obama's Feds trawl Facebook for criminal leads

Were you worried about the Bush administration slowly eroding personal freedom? 

Well, Obama's Feds are reportedly trawling social networking sites such as Facebook in a disturbing effort to monitor suspicious and criminal behavior.

MySpace plans big revamp

MySpace is planning a major overhaul, aiming to cut the clutter and improve entertaiment features.

Online payments come to Facebook

A new application lets Facebook users make small payments to each other, to charities and to businesses.

Twitter considering new ad-funded model

Twitter is believed to be planning a new advertising system similar to Google's AdWords.  

Military can now Tweet, post to their Wall

The Pentagon announced late Friday that it has lifted bans on social media sites for military personnel, conceding that the restrictions were outdated and in some ways even counter-productive. The move comes as some branches of military have begun using sites like Twitter to communicate more effectively.

Facebook wins patent over newsfeeds

Facebook has been granted a patent that covers large chunks of the entire social networking news feed concept, potentially stopping other social network providers in their tracks.

Chatroulette randomizes people's porn

If you combine two great vices – a penchant for porn and a love of gambling – with the Internet, you might come up with something similar to Chatroulette, a three month old site which has become an overnight craze for anyone and everyone with a computer and webcam.

Facebook now second most popular site on the Web

Facebook has managed to replace Yahoo as the second most popular site on the Web.

Facebook shrinks to Zero

Facebook is launching a cut-down version for mobile users, eliminating pictures and other bandwidth-hungry content.

Google Buzz Kill: too much, too often

Google's Buzz is yet another product that gets thrown out by Google, and takes the Internets by storm only to fall short. Or does it? No one really knows how well Google does outside of search. It ain't no Microsoft or Facebook or Yahoo so, who is it?