Jun 5, 2013 Zynga, the company best known for social media games like Facebook's Farmville, is laying off nearly 20 percent of its current workforce.
May 29, 2013 Employers often search social media sites to learn more about job applicants. But some companies prefer to avert their eyes.
Jul 3, 2013 A growing Web industry creates fake Twitter identities and sells them to people looking to pad their list of followers.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 23, 2013 Online company Klout, known for ranking people for online influence, is rolling out a search feature that uses those influencers as magnets for consumer questions -- and advertising dollars.
May 29, 2013 Teenagers are less into Facebook and more into Twitter these days, according to a new report from the Pew Internet and American Life project.
P. Kim Bui
May 21, 2013 It appears anyone can get a Twitter account these days, even a massive government document.
May 10, 2013 Jennie Lamere just turned 18. Between classes and college applications, she developed an app to block the live tweets that were spoiling her favorite shows.
May 10, 2013 The quest for engaged consumers is relentless (and annoying) in the new advertising world.
May 8, 2013 Some people like to go into old, vacant buildings to post photos and video of their exploits on social media sites like Instagram and Flickr. Sometimes, that can be an advantage for real estate agents.
May 3, 2013 Big data helped the President Obama's campaign team identify potential voters and get them to the polls. Now Teddy Goff, who was digital director of Obama's 2012 campaign, is taking his ideas to the business world.