About one third of Facebook's users in India appear to access the service from a mobile phone only, supporting the notion that many people in developing countries first experience the Internet through a mobile device rather than a PC.
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Facebook has acquired Face.com, the facial recognition software company whose products power Facebook's photo tagging suggestions, according to a blog post.
Facebook has petitioned the U.S. courts to consolidate more than 30 lawsuits filed in connection with its ill-handled initial public offering.
Facebook's chief technology officer, Bret Taylor, will leave the company later this summer, according to a post on his Facebook page Friday.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is challenging a Washington State law that criminalizes advertising for underage prostitution, claiming it runs afoul of federal protections for websites and ISPs for the actions of their users.
Facebook has started promoting security tips at the top of each user's home page, with a link to information about scams, passwords and how to stay safe on the social network.
Twitter announced partnerships with several media outlets on Wednesday that will allow users to see a preview of the website being linked to in their Twitter feed.
Google may soon bring business-to-business "social ads" to its Google+ social networking platform, according to a recent job listing for a product marketing manager for social ads launch marketing.
Twitter's Trends feature will begin to display lists customized for each user based on the feeds that user follows, the company said Tuesday.
Facebook unveiled on Tuesday a plugin for the WordPress blogging tool that offer expanded integration between the two.
Facebook has taken its App Center live at a slick media event in San Francisco, announcing a handful of previously undisclosed features.
Google launched a Trusted Stores program on Thursday that will provide online shoppers with customer satisfaction scores for participating merchants, according to a company blog post.
Foursquare has launched a major redesign of its app for the iPhone and Android devices, incorporating features from social discovery and local search applications, as well as the "like" feature made famous by Facebook.
When Microsoft slayed the notorious botnet Rustock, which had been sending as much as 40 percent of all spam worldwide, in March 2011, it forced the volume of spam into a decline from which it has never fully recovered.