Don't-Miss Social networking software Stories
Facebook, Google+, and Twitter all have settings that let you tweak what others can see on your profile, but navigating those settings can be a bit of a mess. Not all social networks give you complete control over your privacy online, so here's a quick overview of what Facebook, Google+, and Twitter allow you to do.
The company rolled out incremental improvements to its social network platform while adding social elements to its other offerings.
How does Apple cram so much graham into Golden Grah--er, functionality into iTunes? Can severe weather alerts on your mobile warn you of snaps, crackles, and pops (caused by lightning)? And silly Facebook, HTML5 is for kids.
In Asia, the iTunes Store is maneuvering and muscling for rank; Google+ for tablets is pouring through the turns; and one Twitter user points out that Apple is still thinking of the classic designer for whom it still burns.
Zynga announced Tuesday that it would build a social gaming network that provides a more unified gaming experience, whether players are on Facebook, iOS or Android devices.
Facebook is testing a mobile-only feature, called Find Friends Nearby, that allows users to connect with new social contacts based on who is nearby and using a browser.
Microsoft has agreed to acquire Yammer, a maker of cloud-based enterprise social networking software, for $1.2 billion in cash.
The App Stores come to more than 30 new countries, Facebook comes to a deal with a new recruit from Apple, and Acer's founder comes to terms with the new Microsoft.
Twitter was forced to roll back its software to a previous stable version on Thursday in order to restore service after a two-hour outage.
Facial recognition start-up Face.com patched a vulnerability in its Klik iOS app that could have allowed attackers to hijack its users' Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Twitter went down this afternoon, got back up and crashed again. Twitter said it was working on the issues but that problem was ongoing.
Yahoo and Facebook are in negotiations to resolve a patents dispute, an attorney for Yahoo told a federal court on Tuesday.
LinkedIn has been hit with a potential class-action lawsuit alleging it failed to meet "industry standard" security practices in connection with a massive data breach earlier this month.
Facebook has acquired Face.com, the facial recognition software company whose products power Facebook's photo tagging suggestions, according to a blog post.
Facebook has started promoting security tips at the top of each user's home page, with a link to information about scams, passwords and how to stay safe on the social network.