Using social media in the bathroom

Dec 3, 2012
A third of 18- to 24-year-olds do.
Posted In: Twitter, Facebook, social media

Facebook and Zynga retool their relationship

Nov 30, 2012
The game company and the giant social network loosen the ties that have bound them.
Posted In: zynga, Facebook

FBI uses social networking to track suspects

Nov 26, 2012
Fraudsters beware, the FBI is giving a new meaning to "following" a suspect.
Posted In: Twitter, Facebook, FBI, securities fraud

Nintendo's Wii U, and Facebook's sales tracking tool for e-retailers

Nov 19, 2012
Nintendo's Wii U tries to offer a game changer, and Facebook tries to draw a direct line between advertising and sales for retailers.
Posted In: nintendo, Facebook

'Like' to find a job? Facebook has an app for that

Nov 15, 2012
Facebook enters the job-search market with listings of nearly 2 million job openings. But be careful, especially if you've friended your boss.
Posted In: Facebook, Jobs

Facebook employees poised to cash in

Oct 23, 2012
Restrictions on the sale of Facebook stock by the social media firm's employees end this week, meaning many of them will be millionaires, not just millionaires "on paper." But the sale will likely drive the stock price down.
Posted In: Facebook, stock, Earnings, Tech

The trouble with mobile

Oct 22, 2012
More people than ever can go online from their phones and tablets, but advertising hasn't caught up.
Posted In: Facebook, Google, online advertising

Things that billions of people use

Oct 4, 2012
Facebook has a billion users. What other things are in the 10-digit use territory?
Posted In: Facebook, Microsoft Office

For a fee, Facebook will promote your posts

Oct 4, 2012
Facebook, needing new types of revenue, rolls out a feature that allows users to pay a fee so their posts jump to the top of friends' pages.
Posted In: Facebook

Myspace tries yet another comeback act

Sep 25, 2012
The once-popular social media site is revamping its look and aiming to be a destination for musicians and artists.
Posted In: MySpace, Facebook