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Teenager checking Facebook in Antigua runs up £9,000 phone bill

No roaming please, we’re British

Mon Jul 07 2014, 10:53

Facebook goes big on video adverts with Liverail acquisition

Expect to see more autoplaying clips in your News Feed

Thu Jul 03 2014, 10:53

Facebook brings over 70 gender options to UK social networkers

Ignores the haters

Mon Jun 30 2014, 11:35

ECJ to probe Facebook’s EU data sharing with the NSA

Review of Safe Harbor agreement could affect other firms involved with PRISM

Wed Jun 18 2014, 14:29

The World Cup, its technology and the next three weeks of your life

What to expect when you are spectating

Fri Jun 13 2014, 14:09

Twitter Tweetdeck hack was a storm in a twee cup

Nothing much to see there

Thu Jun 12 2014, 10:36

US Secret Service seeks social media sarcasm detector

Coz that's really going to work well

Wed Jun 04 2014, 11:31

Facebook will soon know what you’re listening to

Social network launches music and TV discovery service

Thu May 22 2014, 11:44

Facebook for iPhone version 10.0 irks users with hidden ‘Most Recent’ feature

But adds option to post statuses when offline

Thu May 15 2014, 15:56

Twitter tackles suspicious logins and password heists

Works on password best practice

Fri May 09 2014, 09:16

Twitter appoints Big Brother Watch director Nick Pickles as UK policy chief

Privacy campaigner will work towards free speech on the social network

Thu May 01 2014, 15:14

Facebook picks up iOS and Android fitness tracking app Moves

Firm promises not to share data with the social network

Thu Apr 24 2014, 16:57

Twitter's Facebook style Profiles are now available for all

But redesign hasn't gone down well with social network's users

Wed Apr 23 2014, 09:47

Facebook asks for approval to launch its own e-money system

First you have to get the money

Mon Apr 14 2014, 16:13

Twitter is bringing pop-up notifications to the web

But you can switch them off

Fri Apr 11 2014, 11:04

Twitter takes Android lock screen startup Cover under its wing

Looks to rival Facebook Home

Tue Apr 08 2014, 10:08

US privacy group files privacy complaint against Facebook’s mood experiment

EPIC returns to an old battle

Fri Jul 04 2014, 15:23

Google to shutter Orkut social network in favour of Google+

From one failing project to another

Tue Jul 01 2014, 12:45

Facebook's Slingshot app arrives on iOS and Android in the UK

Just a week after US debut

Wed Jun 25 2014, 13:05

Facebook launches Snapchat rival Slingshot as a US exclusive

Can't say we're bothered

Wed Jun 18 2014, 11:12

Facebook Messenger for iOS and Android gets video sharing feature

Looks to Snapchat with 15-second clip sharing

Fri Jun 13 2014, 10:43

Facebook accidentally launches Snapchat competitor Slingshot

But promptly pulls it from the App Store

Tue Jun 10 2014, 12:23

Facebook cracks down on third-party app spam in News Feed

Will no longer share everything you do

Wed May 28 2014, 10:37

Twitter takes a notion to buy Soundcloud

So far, it's not singing

Tue May 20 2014, 09:24

Twitter introduces a mute feature for iOS, Android and web users

Allows users to secretly silence annoying tweeters

Tue May 13 2014, 13:31

Instagram 'image viewer' apps pose a greater risk than phishing websites

Malwarebytes warns users of third party Instagram apps

Wed May 07 2014, 17:07

Facebook addresses privacy concerns with Anonymous Login for third-party apps

Social network gives a nod to privacy

Thu May 01 2014, 10:58

Facebook profits triple as social network boasts one billion mobile users

Firm bags 59 percent of ad revenues from mobile

Thu Apr 24 2014, 10:07

Whatsapp tops 500 million monthly users despite Facebook backlash

So that's what the social network saw in it

Wed Apr 23 2014, 09:23

FTC tells Facebook and Whatsapp to stay privacy aware

Draws short of an investigation

Mon Apr 14 2014, 15:11

Facebook to pull chat from iOS and Android apps in favour of Facebook Messenger

Social network wants more real estate on your smartphone's homescreen

Thu Apr 10 2014, 10:17

Facebook gives its privacy settings a poke

Behold, the privacy dinosaur

Wed Apr 09 2014, 09:48

Hackers hijack DCMS Twitter to slam government stance on expenses

MP Maria Miller mugged

Mon Apr 07 2014, 10:32

Facebook Messenger for iPad is now available

Social network releases tablet-optimised app for iOS

Thu Jul 03 2014, 17:02

Twitter woos developers with mobile app-install advert rollout

Good news for app firms, but news for Twitter users

Tue Jul 01 2014, 12:11

Facebook goes down for 20 minutes

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

Thu Jun 19 2014, 10:38

Pinterest hack sees users unknowingly tweet about weight loss and Asian fruit

Second attack on website in 18 months

Mon Jun 16 2014, 11:43

Facebook to track users' web browsing data for better targeted ads

And will eye what apps you have downloaded

Thu Jun 12 2014, 14:09

The CIA joins Twitter and Facebook

One follower you might not want

Mon Jun 09 2014, 14:08

Facebook tweaks privacy settings so new users share only with friends

Also announces a privacy checkup tool

Thu May 22 2014, 14:38

Facebook plans Slingshot app to rival Snapchat

Following failed $3bn takeover offer

Mon May 19 2014, 11:26

Facebook admits mobile mistakes with closure of Poke and Camera apps

Firm couldn't compete with Snapchat and Instagram

Mon May 12 2014, 10:57

Major flaw found in Oauth and OpenID affects Google, Microsoft and Facebook

If you login with it at your social networks, you're at risk

Fri May 02 2014, 14:45

Twitter has 255 million monthly users, but posts $132m net loss

Shares fall 11 percent on user growth slow down

Wed Apr 30 2014, 09:52

Turkish PM sues Turkey over toppled Twitter takedown

That escalated quickly

Wed Apr 23 2014, 11:33

Bskyb's #Watchonsky lets you record TV shows straight from Twitter

Don't use it if you're avoiding Game of Thrones spoilers

Wed Apr 16 2014, 13:15

Twitter has almost 430 million inactive users

Study shows that 44 percent of social network's users have never tweeted

Mon Apr 14 2014, 11:18

FTC charges Napster co-founder over Jerk.com Facebook user shakedown

Exploiters exploits are curtailed

Wed Apr 09 2014, 15:22

Twitter mimics Facebook with profile redesign

Rolling out to users from today

Tue Apr 08 2014, 13:27
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