The Syrian Electronic Army has turned its attention away from Microsoft and has targeted CNN for its representation of the conflict in Syria. The SEA hacked CNN's Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Photojournalists are helping citizen journalists navigate the confusing world of photo licensing, even though technology like smartphones and social media sites have pitted them as rivals.
Twitter debuts Analytics for Twitter cards, a new analytics service for the micro-blogging site's power users. Particularly helpful to accounts with huge followings, this tool will help brands see which tweets work.
It's Vine's first birthday today and by way of celebration the team behind the short-video app has pulled together 18-minutes' worth of its favorite material (that's 180 Vines), showcasing some of the best six-second snippets to date.
Definitely a stupid way to attract attention when wanted for assault, a Pennsylvania man thought it would be a brilliant idea to taunt the local police by sharing his own mug shot on Facebook.
TiVo released the results of a new Social Media and Multi-tasking survey the company finished in November of last year. Among the results were the revelations that most people don't multitask often when they watch, an interesting finding about hashtags, and…
Facebook handed out its biggest bug bounty yet, giving a Brazilian computer programmer $33,500 for finding a potentially devastating bug. But he vows to keep searching and rid the social network of more bugs, he tells Digital Trends.
Snapchat has a new anti-hacker tactic to prevent abuses. That's certainly a good sign for the app, which is prone to security mishaps. A less-good sign: The hacker who helped them develop the tool has publicly denounced the company.
Even though marijuana is now legal in Washington and Colorado, major Web companies including Google, Facebook, and Twitter are not letting weed-related businesses advertise online.
Vine is one of the more peculiar social media fads but it can be a great way to waste some time. Here is a list of the best Vine accounts you aren't following yet but should be.
Facebook adjusted the way it promotes Pages in the Newsfeed, choosing to privilege posts that include link-sharing instead of posts that just have text. But big-name Pages users, including Justin Bieber's team, have already figured that out.
A global survey indicates that Instagram continues to grow faster than competitors. It also underscores Facebook's continued dominance – even if teens are leaving, Mark Zuckerberg's company is still killing it.
Spotify has teamed up with entertainment marketing company Topspin to allow musicians using the music-streaming service to sell merchandise on their artist profile pages, with neither company taking a cut of any sales made.
If you want to tell everyone how you're feeling or share a link, social networks are the way to go. But if you want to acquire customers, email is still a better tool – for now – according to a survey.
Fun-loving users of the Dogecoin virtual currency just helped make Winter Olympics history – by raising more than $30,000 worth of Dogecoin to help fund the Jamaican bobsled team’s trip to the Game in Sochi, Russia