Twitter's shares got their biggest bump in two years on Friday as it was reported to be talking with several tech companies - including Alphabet's Google and Salesforce.com - about being bought.
Facebook's shares have hit a new all time high after it announced a 59.2 percent jump in quarterly revenue.
Iran has arrested fashion models active on social media sites after Tehran’s top leader declared war on un-Islamic thoughts on the internet. Eight
The rural Italian village of Civitacampomarano was largely bypassed by the technologies of the 21st century. Until artist Biancoshock arrived. Under
It’s been a year of change for Euronews: a new majority shareholder, a new world headquarters and the arrival of a new sister channel – Africanews
A man from London has been charged by police with inciting after sending a tweet in which he says he asked a Muslim woman to explain the Brussels
As has become customary in the wake of such terrorist attacks, people rushed to social networks to express their feelings of sadness, solidarity
It is exactly 10 years since Twitter came into being, during which time the social media website has had a big impact on internet culture but its financial road had been a rocky one.
Social media has proved a useful tool for the powerful to reach their target audience, without the inconvenience of having journalists verify or
For years, people have poked fun at Leonardo DiCaprio and his bad luck when it comes to the Oscars. Until 2016 the actor had been nominated three
LinkedIn's shares slump after it disappoints Wall Street with its forecast and profit. Efforts to strengthen its core recruitment business hit by economic slowdown.
Private firearms transactions coordinated on Facebook or its Instagram photo-sharing service should become a thing of the past under new measures
The World Bank has slashed its forecast for oil prices, saying the cost of a barrel of crude will stay near the current lows for the rest of 2016
American political campaigns have come a long way since a certain Barack Obama was successfully able to mobilize the grassroots votes through social
Tributes poured in on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social network feeds to celebrate the life and death of David Bowie. The singer lost
Facebook has come a long way from being just a place to link up with friends or meet a partner. Now the social media giant says it is going to muscle
Stung by revelations that ISIS was using the ultra-secure messaging app Telegram, the Berlin-based service has been racing to shut down dozens of
The hackers’ collective known as “Anonymous” has apparently responded to the attacks on Paris by declaring war on ISIL in a video posted on YouTube
In the ‘tempest in a teacup’ category — only here it’s a coffee cup — some American conservatives are seeing red. They have accused the
Facebook has been given 48 hours by a Belgian court to stop tracking Internet users who don’t have profiles with the social media company, or face
Perhaps the launch of China’s 13th five year plan for economic and social development hasn’t caught your imagination yet? Well, that’s what the
Twitter is to lay off up to eight percent of its workforce – 336 employees – in an effort to revive growth. The job cuts, mainly in the company’s
Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal and his investment company have increased their stake in Twitter to more than five percent
Facebook has announced it is to introduce new profile videos to replace the static profile picture. Facebook starts letting you add a 7-second
If Russian aircraft take part in combat missions over Syria, the first confirmation we get might not come from the Kremlin. Instead it could be in
A billion people. That’s how many users social networking site Facebook claimed accessed its site on Monday. To put it into context that is one in
Facebook says half the world’s estimated three billion internet users access the social networking site at least once a month. The 13 percent