Twitter could be about to launch a new integrated payment system, allowing users to pick up products straight from their timelines, if a new batch of leaked screenshots prove to be genuine.
Did you know that around 20 percent of the tracks on Spotify's servers have never been played? That's some four million songs sitting around doing nothing. Forgotify, a new service that seeks out this unstreamed music, looks set to change all that.
Facebook has plenty to celebrate as it turns 10: the company's stock is spiking, thanks to an earnings call that revealed a successful mobile ad plan.
A hoax is gaining steam on Instagram: An account set up to look like Oprah's OWN network is gaining followers by promising fake scholarships. Thousands are getting fooled.
As Facebook reported better-than-expected Q4 financial figures in which mobile ad sales accounted for more than 50 percent of its revenue for the first time, boss Mark Zuckerberg said, hardly surprisingly, that more standalone apps are on the way.
A police officer in suburban New York was suspended for posting a racist diatribe against the President of the United States on Facebook. Town's mayor says "these statements undermine confidence in law enforcement."
Twitter is attempting to make more money from page refreshes by coming up with ways to encourage users to refresh their Timelines. It's reported that Twitter users opened and refreshed the service 158 billion times last year, which equals a significant payout.
Facebook has teamed up with reality show "American Idol" to show the profile pictures of people who vote through social media on the program. The long-running reality show is also partnering with Google on a new fan-voting option.
Twitter released an update for its Android app that gives users new photo-editing tools. This update is meant to help the platform compete with Instagram...but it's not a big-enough change.
If you find online dating to be a crapshoot, Hinge might be the solution. Dating options are curated and tailor-made for you through your Facebook friends. Presented just five matches at a time, Hinge banks on quality over quantity.
Facebook is said to be hiring editors for its upcoming mobile news app, Paper, sources say. Will these curators make Facebook a true news destination that resembles Digg and Flipboard?
Ten years ago, the Mars Rover Opportunity landed on Mars to study the planet. It's still roaming the Martian planet, and it sent back to Earth a 360-degree panorama of itself during its anniversary.
Prince filed a lawsuit against Facebook and Google Blogger users. If the eccentric singer wins, 22 individuals will each have to pay $1 million each to the Purple One.
Looking to delight users on the Web and create viral buzz, Old Spice has launched a series of fake websites promoting ridiculous products, each of which can be used to prank your friends.