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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.
Tim Cook shed some light on Apple's future plans, the Mac App Store sandboxing deadline arrived, and we offered up a boatload of how-to articles during the last seven days.
Twitter may not be gaining new U.S. users as fast as it used to, but the users it has are much more engaged, according to a a report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project.
Viddy, the app for sharing short video clips with your friends, scored a variety of updates this week: custom thumbnails, filter mix-and-matching, and faster video encoding.
Facebook may buy facial recognition services provider Face.com, underscoring the importance of that technology in social applications.
A new study by market-research firm Gartner claims corporations are starting to embrace technologies used to monitor employee Internet use, with 60 percent expected to watch workers' social media use for security breaches by 2015.