Google, Facebook, Apple and other major tech companies are teaming up to demand that the government reform its digital surveillance programs with an open letter to President Obama.
Private tech company buses and shuttles that have been using San Francisco Municipal Railway bus stops could soon have to follow some new rules as the city’s transportation agency board is set to decide on proposed regulations in January.
Facebook is phasing in a new feature that it says will give users more control over their news feeds called “Unfollow”.
Some of the most popular websites are stepping up their encryption efforts to stop unauthorized snooping.
The social media site Snapchat says it’s passed Facebook when it comes to the number of photos and videos posted everyday.
Menlo Park’s Facebook has reportedly been spurned in its efforts to buy the popular photo-sharing app Snapchat.
Facebook’s stock is soaring after the company reported a 60 percent revenue increase in the third quarter thanks to mobile advertising growth. The numbers beat Wall Street’s expectations for the second quarter in a row.
Just ahead of their initial public offering, San Francisco-based Twitter is getting more visual. In a feature rolled out on Tuesday, the social network has a new look which embeds photos in user’s feeds.
A new study by Piper Jaffray shows the fickle habits among U.S. teens and social networking sites. When asked which social network was most important to them, 23 percent of teenagers picked Facebook, down from 42 percent last year.
The New York Stock Exchange says its test run of Twitter’s initial public offering was a success, as the exchange takes pains to avoid the technical problems that marred Facebook’s debut.