Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has taken a $300 million stake in Twitter through his Kingdom Holding Company investment firm.
We may be richer, but we're more miserable, according to an analysis of tweets over the last three years.
Twitter's had a major redesign, aimed at making it faster, easier to navigate - and more attractive to advertisers.
Thousands of fake Twitter accounts are being used to drown out activists and bloggers protesting the recent presidential elections in Russia.
This year, the world was most interested in Egypt and Charlie Sheen, according to Twitter's annual report on the top trending hashtags.
Mozilla has officially rolled out Firefox 8 for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
The update boasts new features designed to facilitate easier web browsing, while offering users more control over their online experience.
If you're not logging onto Facebook or Twitter from your phone yet, you're quickly falling behind the times.
Wherever you are, whoever you are, the odds are that you wake up cheerful and get steadily more grumpy through the day - until the evening comes and you can kick back a bit.
Twitter is apparently gearing up to sell political advertising as the popular site attempts to capitalize on its current status as a hub of political discourse.
An industry analyst says he believes Facebook will eventually find itself coding an indigenous operating system to optimize support for mobile versions of the popular site.
If you feel overwhelmed by all the madness surrounding Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ these days, this is for you.
After analyzing more than three million tweets, gigabytes of YouTube content and thousands of blog posts, a new study has concluded that the Arab Spring truly was fueled by social media.
NBC News' Twitter account was hacked Friday, and false messages posted claiming that an airliner had crashed into the former site of the World Trade Center.
The Anonymous hacking collective has released a tool allowing people to hijack topics trending on Twitter and send tweets on any topic within them.
Twitter now has 100 million active users, which is pretty impressive when you realize that it was a little more than half of that just earlier this year.
A teacher and a radio presenter in Mexico are facing up to 30 years in jail for spreading false rumors on Twitter that gunmen were kidnapping children from local schools.
In the United States, nearly two-thirds of Internet users have a social networking account but those who use it most often are not the typical tech adopters.
Many people called Hurricane Irene a disappointment, many called it historic, and many more called it a dodged bullet, but the indisputable fact is that many people talked about it.
Would you join a new social network, with all the hassle that entails, just to save yourself from having to click a button to refresh your stream of tweets?
British politicians are reportedly eyeing some form of social media censorship that could be imposed in an effort to prevent future outbreaks of rioting and disorder.