Facebook-like Twitter profile pages rolled-out to all users

The social network's profile redesign is said to be an attempt to revitalise the service's slowing user growth.

NYPD's #myNYPD Twitter campaign backfires

The New York Police Departments social media campaign is being hijacked to highlight people's grievances with the authorities instead.

'Russian Facebook' founder says has left country after being pushed out

His dramatic announcement is the latest episode in an acrimonious wrangle between Durov and a major shareholder.

Cuban NPO 'Roots of Hope' leaders helped set up 'Cuban Twitter'

Members of the NPO reportedly helped connect contractors with investors, and served as paid consultants.

MakeMyTrip shows other brands how to win Twitter

If your brand is using social media for triple checked statements, then you're doing it wrong. MakeMyTrip recently showed how it's done.

China shuts down 110 porn sites as part of Internet 'cleanup' drive

Some critics are concerned that the crackdown on material deemed obscene is the latest government attempt to tighten its grip on the Internet.

'Social media being increasingly used for hiring in India'

The social media has moved rapidly from being 'purely social' to a 'business tool' as more and more companies are now using the platform to recruit the right people.

Using Twitter to predict crime

Researchers at the University of Virginia demonstrated tweets could predict certain kinds of crimes if the correct analysis is applied.

Twitter blocks two accounts in Turkey

The two accounts blocked on Sunday leaked large amounts of secret documents and recorded phone conversations implicating the Turkish PM, his family and associates in a wide-ranging corruption scandal.

Facebook adds birthday and event notifications, other features to Paper app

The app's latest version brings some additional notifications, image replies, group notification enhancements and more.

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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.

Review: Google Plus thoughtful answer to Facebook

After Google's earlier attempts at social networking failed spectacularly, it was easy to scoff at this seeming Facebook wannabe.

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