🚗 🚙 Turn your trusty old car into trustworthy journalism Learn more

Google Plus joins MySpace in the social network graveyard

Apr 2, 2019
Google is pulling the plug on the platform after eight years.
A logo sits illumintated outside the Google booth on day 2 of the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2019 on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.
Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

Why the Facebook breach isn't just about Facebook

Oct 5, 2018
At least 50 million users had their accounts compromised in the breach.

Is Instagram a healthier Facebook?

Apr 18, 2018
The photo-sharing app relied on the social network for its success, but now Facebook may depend on Instagram for its longevity.
Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Snoop Dogg starting marijuana-based social network

Sep 21, 2015
Only 420 people will be allowed in at first.

Social networks head to the office

Nov 25, 2014
It's called 'enterprise tech,' and it's growing: Microsoft, Google, IBM and maybe now Facebook are involved.

Justin Bieber: Portrait of a venture capitalist

Nov 7, 2013
Belieb it or not, J-Biebs is a dynamite venture capitalist with a solid record of investment.

Twitter partners with NFL in ad deal

Sep 26, 2013
Will this prove to investors that the social network can make money?
An NFL football.
Harry Engels/Getty Images

For public good, not for profit.

Are you 'network literate'?

May 22, 2012
Commentator Ben Casnocha says our ever-expanding social networks require a whole new skill.

What is to become of Yahoo?

Apr 9, 2012
For a lot of us who first got online in the 1990s, Yahoo! was a pretty special place. But that was a while ago and Yahoo! has since gone through numerous periods of tumult. What's next for the company? Plus, social network fans shop differently.

One social network that promises not to 'monetize' you

Mar 30, 2012
Despite pressure to show uses ads and make hay from their personal data, CaringBridge refuses. They're a special case, but are there lessons here for other social networks?