Facebook Extends Closing of WhatsApp Acquisition by a Year

Facebook said the acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals, and is expected to close in the second half of 2014.

Facebook Shares Hit Record High as Market Likes Earnings

The company's shares rose 7.6 percent to a high of $76.74 in early trading on the Nasdaq.

Get Paid for Posts? Social Networking's New Twist

At least two services are trying share everything on a social network, including the money the those posts produce.

Israel Detains Soldiers After WhatsApp Leaks About Gaza Casualties

"The unauthorised WhatsApp messages were irresponsible and spread quickly across social networks."

Twitter Admits to Diversity Problem in Workforce; Vows to Change Ways

"We are keenly aware that Twitter is part of an industry that is marked by dramatic imbalances in diversity."

Facebook's Soaring Profits Propelled by Mobile Ads

Zuckerberg, wasn't basking in what he modestly described as a "good quarter." Instead, he was looking ahead to the next wave.

LinkedIn Does Another Deal, Buying Bizo

The social network for professionals made its second acquisition in as many weeks, agreeing to acquire the marketing firm Bizo for about $175 million.

Blog Posts on Article About Alibaba's China Leadership Links Censored

Posts about a New York Times article on Alibaba's close ties to descendants of China's leaders have been removed by censors, a censorship monitoring group said on Tuesday.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to Testify at Ceglia Forgery Trial: Prosecutors

Zuckerberg is expected to be a key witness against Paul Ceglia, who is charged with forging a 2003 contract with Zuckerberg that purportedly entitled him to half of Facebook.

Facebook Unveils 'Save' Button to Bookmark Items for Later Consumption

"Now you can save items that you find on Facebook to check out later when you have more time," the company said.

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LinkedIn Connected Review: Annoying Emails Become Pretty Cards

LinkedIn's new Connected app for iPhone tries to change the way you connect with professionals, but do you really need another app for that?

BeamIt Wants to Change The Way We Share Photos

The makers of Cooliris are about to launch a new visual messaging app for iOS, with Android and Web versions to follow, but is there need for yet another way to share pictures?

Jelly app: First impressions

The social answers app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is turning heads globally, we take a closer look.

Instagram's new video sharing service review

Instagram now lets you record and share short videos using a few taps of a finger on a mobile device.

Pinterest review: Cleaner, easier to manage

Pinterest's recent redesign is intended to cut down on clutter and make the site easier to manage, without drastically changing its look.

Twitter Music review

For full song plays within the service, you have to sign up for a premium subscription to Spotify or Rdio, each of which costs $10 a month.

Facebook Home review

Home is ideal for people whose lives are centered on Facebook.

Revamped Facebook app for iOS: Review

Facebook has finally updated its iOS client to version 5, which has bid adieu to HTML 5 making the app faster than ever. Here's our review.

Facebook Camera app review: Are you Instagram in disguise?

Thursday saw the release of Facebook Camera, a brand new iPhone app that lets users click pictures and share them on Facebook.

Review: Take the time to curate Facebook Timeline

I've often joked that if something's not on Facebook, it didn't happen. Facebook's new Timeline feature makes that adage even more apparent.

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