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With Public Offering Nearing, Twitter Looks To Go A Little More Private With Public Offering Nearing, Twitter Looks To Go A Little More Private

Twitter is reportedly considering expanding its private messaging offerings. Earlier this week, the company started rolling out a new feature that lets users receive direct messages from users they don’t follow. Historically, the feature has only worked when a user …

Facebook Death Threats Against Congressional Dems Land Man in Prison Facebook Death Threats Against Congressional Dems Land Man in Prison

Making death threats to members of Congress is ill-advised, and it’s especially dense to make them on a public forum like Facebook. A New York man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after he admitted to using Facebook …

Facebook Now Lets Teens Post Publicly but Will Default Them to Only ‘Friends’ Facebook Now Lets Teens Post Publicly but Will Default Them to Only ‘Friends’

If you have a teenager (13-17) who’s on Facebook, you’ll probably want to listen up. Facebook is making some changes to what they call the “teen experience,” and it amounts to a couple significant alterations in teenagers’ audience on the …

Fit Mom Defends Controversial Picture [IMAGE] Fit Mom Defends Controversial Picture [IMAGE]
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Sometimes moms tend to be a little overcritical–especially of each other. Whether it’s vaccinating, breastfeeding or screen time, some moms feel the need to be very vocal about whatever it is another mom is doing that they think is incorrect. …

Caroline Wozniacki Prompts Lesson in Oversharing Caroline Wozniacki Prompts Lesson in Oversharing

Caroline Wozniacki, Danish tennis star and girlfriend (for now) of Irish golfer, Rory McIIroy, tweeted an embarrassing shot back in September of her sleeping sweetheart that rocked the social media world and taught us all a lesson on the risks …

Facebook Brag Leads to Teens’ Arrest in Florida Bullying Case That Led to 12-Year-Old’s Suicide Facebook Brag Leads to Teens’ Arrest in Florida Bullying Case That Led to 12-Year-Old’s Suicide

Two Florida teens have been arrested and charged with felony aggravated stalking in correlation with the suicide of 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick, who jumped off a concrete silo last month. Authorities say that it was excessive bullying, both online and in-person, …

Facebook Lets Advertisers Target People Who Have Simply Been To Their Site Or App Facebook Lets Advertisers Target People Who Have Simply Been To Their Site Or App
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On Tuesday, Facebook announced the launch of website and mobile app custom audiences to marketers. What this means is that Facebook’s custom audiences targeting will not only utilize people within Facebook itself, but those who have visited your site or …

WashPost: NSA is Collecting Your Friends Lists WashPost: NSA is Collecting Your Friends Lists
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According to the Washington Post‘s latest documents provided by ex-contractor Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency routinely “harvests” the contact lists from email accounts, social media accounts, and instant messengers, some of which belong to American citizens. This is the …

Facebook Mom Sticks It to ‘Shaming Police’ Facebook Mom Sticks It to ‘Shaming Police’
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Maria KangĀ is clearly a woman of beauty, and– according to her web page–also a woman of many accomplishments aside from that. Kang has received several awards, landed herself on the cover of magazines, and was featured in– well, it goes …

Facebook Acquires Mobile Data Firm And Internet Ally Onavo Facebook Acquires Mobile Data Firm And Internet Ally Onavo

Facebook has acquired Onavo, a mobile data compression and analytics company out of Israel. Onavo announced the news in a blog post on Sunday. In that, co-founders Guy Rosen and Roi Tiger write: As you know, Facebook and other mobile …

Carlotta Ferlito, Italian Gymnast, Says She’d Win if She Had a Black Face Carlotta Ferlito, Italian Gymnast, Says She’d Win if She Had a Black Face
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The typical reaction a competitor has when their performance isn’t as strong as desired is that they need to work harder, but not Italian gymnast Carlotta Ferlito. Her angry reaction to not outdoing her competition? That she should paint her …

Mark Zuckerberg Buys 4 New Homes For More Privacy Mark Zuckerberg Buys 4 New Homes For More Privacy
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Mark Zuckerberg is worried about privacy, and as a result he decided to buy four houses that were owned by neighbors of his. He bought four houses near his home in Palo Alto, California that were not even on the …

Facebook Privacy News Gets The Taiwanese Animation Treatment Facebook Privacy News Gets The Taiwanese Animation Treatment

On Thursday, Facebook announced that users would no longer be able to keep their profiles out of Graph Search. Last year, the company already removed the ability for users who weren’t taking advantage of it. Now, people that were taking …

Mark Zuckerberg Just Wants a Little Privacy, Buys Up Adjacent Real Estate Mark Zuckerberg Just Wants a Little Privacy, Buys Up Adjacent Real Estate
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The CEO of Facebook just wants a little privacy. I know, the joke writes itself. Mark Zuckerberg has made a slightly unusual purchase, four of them to be exact. Mercury News reports that Zuck has just spent more than $30 …

Facebook Kills Privacy Setting That Was Probably Already Dead to You Facebook Kills Privacy Setting That Was Probably Already Dead to You
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Starting today, you will no longer be able to hide from other Facebook users in search. That means that your profile will always be visible in Graph Search, and there’s not a damn thing you can do about it. Ok, …

Facebook Hoax Alert: Apparently, People Are Still Falling for the ‘See Who Viewed Your Profile’ Scam Facebook Hoax Alert: Apparently, People Are Still Falling for the ‘See Who Viewed Your Profile’ Scam

Guys, we need to talk. It appears that people still think that there’s some way to see who has viewed their Facebook profiles. Scammers keep designing bogus apps to capitalize on this belief, and there’s a new one in town …

Facebook’s App Family Is About to Get Some Updates [REPORT] Facebook’s App Family Is About to Get Some Updates [REPORT]

According to sources familiar with the situation, 9to5Mac is saying that Facebook is “preparing major update” to a bunch of the apps in its purview. This includes the basic Facebook for iOS, the Facebook Messenger app, and Instagram. First off, …

Facebook Rolls Out Updates To Page Insights Facebook Rolls Out Updates To Page Insights

Back in June, Facebook announced some updates to Page Insights, aimed at helping marketers and Page admins better develop content and reach people on the social network. The updates have been available to a select group of admins in beta. …

Facebook Reworks Ad Buying/Reporting To Focus On Specific Objectives Facebook Reworks Ad Buying/Reporting To Focus On Specific Objectives

Facebook announced on Tuesday that it has redesigned its ad buying and reporting tools to reflect a more objective-based buying and reporting approach. Essentially, the goal is to let advertisers state their objectives, and deliver on that accordingly, rather than …

Tech Companies Unite To Form Alliance For Affordable Internet Tech Companies Unite To Form Alliance For Affordable Internet

Mark Zuckerberg made waves back in August when he announced Internet.org – a new group dedicated to bringing the Internet to the rest of the world through price reductions and innovations in wireless data delivery. Now a group of Internet …

Instagram Celebrates Three Years, Many Milestones Instagram Celebrates Three Years, Many Milestones

Instagram turns three this week. Hard to imagine the world without the latest candid camera celeb close-up available on their official feed. The social media magnet celebrated a few milestones in year three, as reported on their blog: more than …