Facebook Settles Lawsuit Over Allowing Underage Girl to Sign Up: Report

Facebook has reportedly agreed to pay an undisclosed amount as out-of-court settlement to the father of a girl who, he claims, “was exposed to online sexual predators at the age of 11”.... Read more »

Twitter Top Source for Breaking News on Social Media

Among all social networking platforms, micro-blogging site Twitter is the top source for users when it comes to breaking news, a new online survey of more than 4,700 social media users has... Read more »

BBC3 should follow Radio 1 in focusing on social media, says Google boss

BBC3 should follow Radio 1’s example in “fishing in the right places” for its younger target audience by focusing on social media such as YouTube, according to Google Europe boss Matt Brittin.... Read more »

Facebook M virtual assistant will compete with Siri and Google Now

Facebook is launching a virtual assistant that combines artificial intelligence (AI) technology with a team of human helpers, to compete with services such as Apple’s Siri, Google Now and Microsoft’s Cortana. Facebook... Read more »

Website That Saved Politicians’ Deleted Tweets Suspended

The Politwoops website that saves tweets deleted by politicians said Monday its operations have been closed down in the 30 countries where it was active after Twitter blocked its access to the... Read more »

‘Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Richest Person Under 35 in the World’

Facebook Co-Founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is the wealthiest individual under the age of 35, with a personal fortune of $41.6 billion (roughly Rs. 2,72,667 crores), says a Wealth-X report. Zuckerberg... Read more »

Social Media Posts Can Help Improve Public Safety: Study

Statisticians can glean insightful information from Facebook posts, tweets and other online social media communications that may help improve public safety, researchers have said. Michiko Wolcott and colleagues evaluated social media traffic... Read more »

Facebook Reportedly Making App to Deliver Breaking News Alerts

Facebook is said to be building a Twitter-like mobile app that will send breaking news alerts straight to your phone. The app, which is said to be part of the Facebook for... Read more »

Twitter Huddles With NFL to Tackle Audience Challenge

Twitter is huddling with the National Football League as it tackles the challenge of attracting a broader audience to its short messaging service. A two-year content and advertising deal announced Monday expands... Read more »

Twitter Interim CEO Dorsey Buys More Shares in Show of Faith

Twitter Inc interim Chief Executive Jack Dorsey joined other insiders in buying more shares in the company in a show of confidence in the stock, which traded at a record-low last week.... Read more »