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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.
WordPress 3.4 offers new tools making it easier to choose themes and format photo captions.
Twitter is updating its "expanded tweets" feature, giving users more previews, images and videos from a growing list of news outlets.
Skout, which offers a social networking app for iPhone and Android devices, has suspended temporarily access to its teen community, after three cases of alleged rape involving adults posing as teenagers on the network were reported.
Twitter's Trends feature will begin to display lists customized for each user based on the feeds that user follows, the company said Tuesday.
Facebook took its App Center live on Thursday at a slick media event in San Francisco, announcing a handful of previously undisclosed features.
In an update that raises more questions than it answers, LinkedIn assured members that the company is working hard to protect their personal data in the wake of a security breach that exposed about 6.5 million hashed LinkedIn passwords.
Foursquare has launched a major redesign of its app for the iPhone and Android devices, incorporating features from social discovery and local search.
LinkedIn today confirmed reports that some of its users' passwords have been compromised and provided instructions on how to change them.
I just took Airtime, the new video chat service from start-up stars Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker, for a spin on Tuesday, its first day of general availability. My first impressions: It works fine, though I'm not sure I'll get addicted to it.
Two privacy problems cropped up for LinkedIn over the past 12 hours: Its iOS app submits potentially private calendar data to the company's servers, and a hacker may have stolen 6.5 million passwords.