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.
SocialFolders, a new service that lets users sync media from their web-based social networks directly to their computers, is adding Evernote integration to its roster of services.
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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.
Google's decision this week to share user data across its online services has caught the attention of eight members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Google has relaxed somewhat its strict real-names policy on Google+: Existing members can now attach an alternate moniker to their profile name, and new members can sign up with just a pseudonym, provided it is an "established" identity online or offline.