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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.
Mobile technology will play an important role for Facebook as it tries to find new sources of revenue, but building its own device doesn't make much sense since since competition in the smartphone market continues to be very tough, according to analysts.
Facebook is revitalizing its effort to create a smartphone, recruiting engineers who have experience with mobile devices, according to a weekend story in the New York Times.
Facebook will settle a class-action lawsuit in California that accused it of appropriating its users' likenesses for its Sponsored Stories advertising feature.
Twitter says it will begin delivering a weekly email digest to highlight for users the tweets they are most likely to be interested in.
The California assembly passed a bill on Thursday that prevents employers from demanding job applicants' passwords for accounts on Facebook or other social networking sites.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has launched a probe of Facebook's proposed acquisition of Instagram that could delay the closing of the deal.
Facebook said Wednesday that it will launch an App Center where users can browse "high-quality" mobile apps that integrate with the social-networking site.
Twitter is contesting a court order requiring it to turn over private data on a user charged with disorderly conduct during the Occupy Wall Street protests.
Mobile apps that use your location to offer services are no longer new. But are they truly useful to businesses? We look at Facebook, Foursquare, Google, and Yelp, along with some new and upcoming location apps.
Kickstarter offers a venue for creative entrepreneurs and small manufacturers to create innovative products that may not have otherwise seen funding. Here's a look at what makes the service so successful, and where it might go in the future.
If you're job hunting or looking to expand your professional network, many people turn to LinkedIn and its portfolio of features and tools.
If you're in the market for a new job, you've probably been spending more time on LinkedIn updating your profile and expanding your network. The service has three paid tiers; are they worth it?