Influenced by the death of Internet activist Aaron Swartz, Facebook is joining forces with suicide prevention site SAVE.org. Together, they’ll research the behavior of victims through their posts on the social media site.
Apple reports record earnings and sheds ten percent of its stock price overnight; Facebook was the most-used app in late 2012, and a Tumblr blog springs up to document the things you learn with Facebook Graph Search.
A developing app from undergraduate students at Kent State University can search your Facebook profile for embarrassing or compromising content, and gives you an option to clean up your public appearance.
Lai Zengyutong died in december, and some are speculating oversharing of location and movement information on social network Meibo contributed to her death.
Researchers at Brigham Young University found posts on social networks can be used to help track the location and prevalence of various illnesses, like the flu.
The ‘Prince of Pop’ is now the king of Twitter. Justin Bieber nabbed the crown from Lady Gaga Monday night. At time of writing, Bieber had 33,328,636 followers. Gaga had 33,327,997 followers.
Dutch firm Natwerk has come up with a solution for you social-media-obsessed coffee-addicts. Called the UpperCup, this combo iPhone case and cup holder keeps your coffee with you and your hands free.
Facebook took a hit to its U.S. userbase late last year, but history suggests this sort of adjustment is common, and doesn’t really hurt the social network.
A burglar who made off with a bed and breakfast owner’s tablet subsequently posted an image of himself to the woman’s Facebook account. It was immediately forwarded to police to supplement the investigation.
Facebook rolled out its “Sponsored Stories” in 2011 and since, it’s done a great job of hiding the paper trail. A recent survey by The Search Agency reveals 54% of online American adults don’t know how Facebook makes money.