Mountain View police say the arrest of a former San Francisco high school teacher earlier this month revealed just how effective an online profile can be at driving a child predator straight into the hands of police.
Facebook will mark 10 years since its creation Tuesday, and despite an estimated 1.2 billion friends and $153 billion market cap there are plenty of folks eager to predict the end for the social giant.
Twitter says it will sell more than 70M shares between $17 and $20 per share in its IPO .
The National Football league struck a deal to show game highlights and other video content on Twitter ahead of the short messaging service’s initial public offering of stock.
The final stages were nearly completed for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue.
“It’s basically a universal way of saying, ‘this is a topic’,” observed KCBS technology analyst Larry Magid. “I think it’s a good way of expanding beyond friends talking with friends. It’s now public conversation. I think Facebook realizes that they have to go through somewhat of a transformation.”
The California Coastal Commission and Parker said Monday they have reached a $2.5 million settlement to pay for coastal conservation programs after the Napster co-founder built a large movie-set-like wedding site in an ecologically sensitive area of Big Sur without proper permits.
Nasdaq has agreed to pay a $10 million penalty to settle federal civil charges after regulators said its systems and decisions disrupted Facebook’s public stock offering last year.
Ever hear of a Facebook app called Bang With Friends? It’s supposed to be a “simple, fun way” to find which of your Facebook friends are open to a dalliance. Some may find it simple and fun, but private? Not at all — because of Facebook.
A father has used a powerful incentive to lure his teenage daughter off of the Palo Alto-based social networking site Facebook: money.