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IBM and Twitter combine on big data in your pocket

Big Blue and the blue bird get all up in your business

Thu Oct 30 2014, 14:52

Touchy Twitch installs no sexy nerd nudity clause

Dinkles? Nein danke. Twerkin' ain't workin'

Tue Oct 28 2014, 10:27

Facebook's Rooms anonymous chat app arrives to challenge Secret and Whisper

Allows users to chat with a pseudonym about more personal topics

Fri Oct 24 2014, 10:58

Twitter joins forces with SoundCloud and iTunes to bring audio to tweets

Follows the closure of Twitter #music earlier this year

Fri Oct 17 2014, 14:11

Facebook's WhatsApp acquisition closes with a $22bn price tag

Social network spends more as stock value rises

Tue Oct 07 2014, 11:09

Facebook reportedly will follow Apple and Google with delve into healthcare

Would connect users suffering from various illnesses and ailments

Fri Oct 03 2014, 17:21

Facebook's Atlas ad-tracking service follows users across devices

Advertising just got creepier

Mon Sep 29 2014, 11:13

Twitter will let you buy things with tweets

Social network to lure tweeters with a 'Buy' button

Mon Sep 08 2014, 16:42

Facebook rolls out privacy checkup feature to save it from more scandals

Will prompt users to review who they share posts with

Fri Sep 05 2014, 10:47

Instagram’s Hyperlapse time lapse app hits the iPhone

Facebook’s photobooth gets flashy slow-mo action app

Wed Aug 27 2014, 15:26

Facebook class action privacy lawsuit counts 60,000 punters

Social network has four weeks to respond

Fri Aug 22 2014, 09:18

UK police have been fired for social media misuse

Freedom of information request finds bad practices

Tue Aug 19 2014, 17:20

Twitter irks users with experiment turning favourites into retweets

Follows in the footsteps of Facebook

Mon Aug 18 2014, 09:57

Chinese authorities arrest four for online rumour mongering

Four arrests, 81 more likelies

Mon Aug 11 2014, 09:37

Facebook wants Linux network stack to 'rival or exceed' FreeBSD

Updated Social network is seeking a high-level Linux kernel developer

Fri Aug 08 2014, 09:51

Facebook's Internet.org app delivers free web access to Zambia

Teams with Samsung, Nokia and Opera for free Facebook access

Fri Aug 01 2014, 11:52

Facebook Messenger now mandatory for mobile chat on iOS and Android

News hasn't gone down well with users

Tue Jul 29 2014, 11:36

Samaritans Radar warns Twitter users if friends are suicidal

Free app uses social network's API to scan for worrying tweets

Wed Oct 29 2014, 10:12

Twitpic IS closing down and will hand user photos to Twitter

All worked out for the best, so far

Mon Oct 27 2014, 15:18

Twitter appeals to third-party developers with Fabric SDK

Tune change comes at first developer conference

Thu Oct 23 2014, 12:34

French bank launches pay by Twitter service

Francs for the memory

Mon Oct 13 2014, 15:33

Facebook has made $2bn from busting spammers

And Facebookians have endured only legitimate promotional material

Mon Oct 06 2014, 15:55

Europe gives Facebook's Whatsapp buyout the thumbs up

EC says deal is not a threat to competition

Fri Oct 03 2014, 13:21

Facebook’s fight against search warrants gets court go-ahead

Social network stands up for its users

Fri Sep 26 2014, 10:52

Facebook Video looks to rival Youtube as views hit one billion per day

Social network copys competitor with view counter feature

Mon Sep 08 2014, 14:07

Twitter offers a $140 bug bounty reward

Self referential minimum amount can scale upwards

Thu Sep 04 2014, 15:22

Facebook to cut down on click bait in news feeds

You'll never guess what Facebook has done now!!

Wed Aug 27 2014, 10:14

Vine app overhaul adds a video import tool at last

But only for iOS users

Thu Aug 21 2014, 14:43

Facebook thinks that its users cannot tell fact from satire

Magic bean seller gold rush

Tue Aug 19 2014, 13:31

Tim Cook joins tech wet t-shirt party, invites Dr Dre in

And it is all in a very good cause

Fri Aug 15 2014, 09:03

Facebook cracks down on developers with ban on incentivised Page Likes

Social network also gets strict about in-app purchases

Fri Aug 08 2014, 14:29

Facebook Messenger adds support for Android Wear smartwatches

Embrace your inner David Hasselhoff

Thu Aug 07 2014, 10:57

Instagram rivals Snapchat with Bolt photo messaging app

Despite owner Facebook having launched a similar service last month

Wed Jul 30 2014, 14:07

Facebook revenue surges 60 percent as mobile use and ad spend rises

The social network is almost bigger than China

Wed Oct 29 2014, 09:47

The Queen routes an iPhone through an iPad to tweet for the first time

No selfie, no cat pics, no twerking: we're British

Fri Oct 24 2014, 14:27

Twitter sparks backlash with experiment shoving strangers' tweets into timelines

Social network to show users unwanted tweets that it deems 'relevant'

Sat Oct 18 2014, 10:24

Facebook to launch anonymity app in bid to win over the privacy-concerned

Unnamed app will reportedly launch 'within weeks'

Wed Oct 08 2014, 15:47

Facebook plans to rival PayPal with peer-to-peer payments service

But means handing over debit card details to the social network

Mon Oct 06 2014, 11:54

Gmail users no longer have to embrace Google+

That’s a positive

Mon Sep 22 2014, 10:26

Twitpic is shutting down and it's all Twitter's fault

So long, thanks for all the cheese

Fri Sep 05 2014, 13:16

Ukrainians ask Facebooks's Mark Zuckerberg to muzzle the Russians

Social network CEO is asked to choose sides in Ukraine

Mon Sep 01 2014, 14:36

Twitter is crowned the best place to work in the US

Google takes third spot, and Facebook fifth

Fri Aug 22 2014, 15:55

Facebook adds Oculus VR bounties to bug hunter buffet

Minimum of $500 on offer

Thu Aug 21 2014, 10:26

135,000 people ask Facebook to respect their privacy

Social network has 829 million daily active users

Mon Aug 18 2014, 12:58

Twitter starts shoving video promos onto its network

Such marketing, so good

Wed Aug 13 2014, 14:15

Facebook picks up server outfit Privatecore to secure user data

Social netwotk gets serious about security

Fri Aug 08 2014, 10:06

Facebook suffers second global outage in two months

Social network goes offline for an hour

Mon Aug 04 2014, 09:58

Twitter adds 16 million users as earnings top expectations

But it's still a long way behind Facebook

Wed Jul 30 2014, 09:59
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