Dozens of high-profile Internet companies joined the "Internet Slowdown" protest, which will be held on September 10. The protest aims to show how the creation of Internet fast and slow lanes would affect service.
Thankfully caught quickly and handled responsibly after it was posted, pizza maker DiGiorno got into some hot water after posting a tweet that didn't take the serious meaning of a hashtag into account.
Twitter is hoping its new 'buy' button, which it started testing this week on a limited scale, will be a hit with users and businesses alike. The button will appear in some tweets, allowing users to buy products in just a few taps.
Yet another case of distracted driving and social media obsession, a 20-year-old woman was charged with negligent homicide after crashing into another vehicle while she was allegedly browsing photos on Facebook.
Adam Levine of Maroon 5 tweeted from an iPhone after promoting Milk Music for Samsung at Galaxy note 4 event in New York City. He joins the ranks of Samsung celebrity endorsers who've used iPhones instead.
When it comes to crowd-funding campaigns, few would argue there is such a thing as too much money. Check out our guide detailing how to run a successful Kickstarter project, so you can blow past that funding goal with time and change to spare.
If you like meeting new people and live in a place where it rains a lot, then the Umbrella Here light could be the gadget for you. The idea is that you stick it on top of your umbrella during a downpour, signaling to others that you're willing to share.
A messaging app where you can communicate using only emojis has officially launched. Emojli, which hit 70,000 sign-up requests soon after the app was announced, is the work of two Brit friends, who both agree it's a "silly idea."
If you're keen or simply curious to learn how your tweets perform after they land on your followers' timelines, you'll be pleased to know the social media site has just opened up its analytics tool to one and all.
Yet another story of social media leading to the arrest of a wanted criminal, the popular "Ice Bucket Challenge" craze got a parole violator into hot water when a tipster provided the location of the filming to police.
Definitely ideal if you are a heavy Facebook user, the social network will attempt to reduce the volume of click-bait content in the feed by measuring the length of time people spend actually reading the article.
WhatsApp continues to be the main player in the mobile messaging space, on Monday announcing it now has 600 million active users. The startup launched in 2009 before being acquired by Facebook earlier this year for $19 billion.
Twitter is reportedly partnering with online payments service Stripe for its push into e-commerce. The social media site could introduce a 'buy' button before year-end, enabling users to purchase items from businesses without leaving the service.
Kickstarter backers may have flocked to the Coolest Cooler and Neil Young's Pono Player, but other projects weren't quite as successful. Check out our picks for the 10 worst Kickstarter campaigns, whether talking video games or Red Bull-fueled road trips.
The look and feel of Vine could be about to change after the short-video service on Wednesday announced iOS users can now import videos from other apps, with new editing tools also added. The update is coming to Android later.
Unfortunately, Instagram is only as good as the network connection your using it on. Check out our guide on how to download Instagram photos for offline viewing, whether you want to download your entire collection or a few choice photos from other users..
Snapchat looks to be on the way to monetizing its service, with a report Tuesday claiming the startup is currently in talks with advertisers and media firms with a view to introducing ads, videos and news.