Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for up to $19 billion in cash and stock, by far the company’s largest acquisition.
With Valentine’s Day looming, a new study shows the major impact of technology and social media in the lives of many American couples. One of the findings shows many couples are sharing passwords and accounts with their partners.
It has been 10 years since a Harvard sophomore named Mark Zuckerberg created a website called Thefacebook.com to let his classmates find their friends online.
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.
Facebook is changing the way it decides what appears in your news feed. What some people may not realize is that they might not see every post their friends make in their News Feed.
A group of middle school students in Contra Costa County who have had enough of online bullying are on a mission to delete social media negativity with a campaign that is growing statewide.
Twitter’s stock slid more than 7 percent on its second trading day Friday, after the popular short messaging service saw a huge first-day pop in what turned out to be a smooth public debut.
Twitter has set a price of $26 for its initial public offering of stock, which means the company’s shares can begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange.
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As Twitter prepares to complete its initial public offering of stock this week, the San Francisco company’s history of losses totaling nearly $500 million is raising questions about its ability to turn a cultural phenomenon into a sustainable business.