Don't-Miss Social networking software Stories
Each week, we round up our most significant stories from the past seven days, mostly because the powers that be refuse to let us write about the biggest news from the week ahead. This week, we covered App Store drama, iPad 3 rumors, and a typical slew of Mac advice.
The first iTunes Match royalties have arrived, and they're music to artists' ears. Elsewhere, one pilot's lawsuit against his airline may not have enough lift for takeoff, and an iOS-based social network apologizes for getting just a bit too social.
The Electronic Privacy Information Center has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, asking a court to force the agency to take action against Google.
Just as it enjoys an initial surge of popularity, a new social networking site called Pinterest is also experiencing its first bout of controversy.
On Wednesday, Tapbots expanded its Twitter client Tweetbot's reach by bringing it to the iPad, and updating Tweetbot for iPhone to version 2.0 at the same time.
Showyou, an iOS app that aggregates videos from a variety of social networking services, has relaunched with new navigation options to help users find their friends’ media.
Facebook's application Wednesday to sell shares on the open market includes hints about its plans for mobile use and online payments, along with details on executive salaries.
China, one of the world's largest Internet markets, could be out of reach of Facebook because of the Chinese government's strict censorship policies, the company says.
Facebook's decision to become a public company is seen as a bellwether for Web 2.0 stock offerings, but what will it mean for the social networking giant's 800 million users?
Facebook filed papers Wednesday to become a public company, in the most anticipated IPO in a decade, with the company looking to bring in US$5 billion in...
Researchers from three universities found that even though Twitter users follow who they want to follow on the microblogging service, they say only about a third of tweets are worth reading and that a quarter of them are completely worthless.
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WillowTree Apps wants to tap into your Facebook network to help you discover new places, movies, bands, and books with its latest Likes app.
Twitter's move to comply with government requests and block tweets in specific countries could blunt its edge as a political tool, but there may be an upside in helping to unmask censorship, some privacy experts say.
Twitter can now remove tweets from users' feeds in specific countries while keeping them visible elsewhere.