Step aside, YouTube. Twitter announced a partnership with Lyor Cohen's music company, 300, to develop software and analysis tools that could help discover the next Justin Bieber.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.