Twitter will begin showing adverts to the 500 million viewers that don't have an account, as it tries to offer marketers a larger audience for adverts. It follows a few shareholder worries about the financial future of Twitter.
Pinterest has acquired two startups to help index images and boost mobile shopping on its app. It is thought that the teams from Pext and The Hunt will make it easier for users to find and buy pins on Pinterest.
Twitter users have noticed that tweets on their timeline are appearing in a non-chronological format. The company has confirmed that it is testing these changes to the appearance of content on its platform.
A hashtag created by a photographer to tag his Instagram images shot with drones, has gone viral. The #fromwhereidrone hashtag has now been used on 10,000 photos and its creator has dedicated an Instagram page and website to it.
Snapchat is suffering outages in Europe, U.S., and Australia. The app states it is aware of the disruption in service and is searching for a fix. Meanwhile, users are experiencing trouble sending and receiving video messages.
According to Nielsen, live-tweeting during television shows is responsible for 57 percent of TV impressions, resulting in higher ratings and better promotional periods versus tweeting TV shows during the week.
Online hacker collective Anonymous has called December 11 "ISIS Trolling Day," and it wants you to join in. Efforts to troll ISIS will take place online through social media, and in real life at a series of planned demonstrations.
Twitter is no longer cropping photos on the desktop version of its service. Whereas in the past images appear in a cropped rectangular format, larger images can now be uploaded and will be displayed without restrictions on users' timelines.
Facebook has shut down its standalone app division, Creative Labs, killing off all its releases in the process. You will no longer find the likes of Slingshot, Rooms, or Riff on app stores, and the division's Facebook page has also been…
One Direction's band members dominated Twitter's 2015 most retweeted messages, with the most retweeted message belonging to Harry Styles. Among more serious contenders, only President Barack Obama broke into the list.
For the third year in a row, the most used hashtag on Instagram is #love, which is included in more than 800 million posts on the platform -- an indication that maybe not everything on the Internet is terrible.
In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…