Amid widespread concern about its new privacy policies, Google is now facing criticism over an offer to give users Amazon gift certificates if they reveal their Web activity.
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.
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.
Tim Cook shoots off an email, Donald Trump shoots off his mouth, and the new iPod nano may shoot (not great) pictures.
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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