Mark Zuckerberg named 2010 Person of the Year by Time magazine
By New Statesman - 16 December 10:22

Facebook founder has helped people connect with one other and has changed definitions of privacy

Fear of Facebook
By Jason Stamper - 15 December 18:15

Police receive only 7,545 calls about Facebook this year, but right-wing press finds reasons to be f

Protect Assange, don’t abuse him
By John Pilger - 15 December 12:34

“Guardians of women’s rights” in the British liberal press have rushed to condemn the WikiLeaks foun

Apple, Disney preview first iAd with Tron Legacy movie
By New Statesman - 15 December 11:31

iPad maker Apple and entertainment company Disney have launched the preview of the first iAd for the

Microsoft to introduce iPad rival in January
By New Statesman - 15 December 11:18

Tablet computer will run on Windows 7 and be manufactured by third parties including Samsung and Del

Huffington Post to turn first annual profit this year, says founder
By New Statesman - 15 December 11:11

Five year-old website breaks into the black for the first time

Judge allows usage of Twitter in court during Assange bail hearing
By New Statesman - 15 December 10:19

Chief Magistrate said that reporters could send tweets as long as they did so quietly

YouTube Trends to track top videos on the site
By New Statesman - 15 December 10:15

Site will identify the viral and newsworthy content that people love to share

“Hit me Up” is 2010’s most popular Facebook status update
By New Statesman - 15 December 10:11

By the year end, "HMU" was featured in 1,600 posts per day

Google launches new site to teach technology to parents
By New Statesman - 15 December 10:03

Site was born from the need to help kids teach their parents about computer basics

iPad to kill more newspaper print subscriptions in 2011
By New Statesman - 13 December 11:13

The Apple iPad news apps may kill newspaper print subscriptions in 2011, according to a new survey.

Amazon UK faces cyber attack for denying services to WikiLeaks
By New Statesman - 13 December 11:04

European home-pages of the online retailer were briefly down on Sunday, with hacker group Anonymous

CNBC launches live financial news iPad app
By New Statesman - 13 December 10:54

US business and financial news channel CNBC has released an iPad app

Australian broadcaster hires social media reporter
By New Statesman - 13 December 10:49

ABC's new recruit Latikia Bourke has more than 10,000 followers on Twitter

CNBC launches live financial news iPad app
By New Statesman - 13 December 10:06

Users can access live stock quotes from the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ

WikiLeaks dissidents launch rival whistleblower site
By New Statesman - 13 December 10:02

Openleaks.org will not publish leaked documents directly online, but will make it available to partn

Google trims down results to suit searcher’s needs
By New Statesman - 13 December 9:57

Search company's new feature is yet another way for people to trim down their results

YouTube extends allowed video duration for select users
By New Statesman - 10 December 11:12

Users who have played by the rules of the site's "community guidelines" will be allowed to upload lo

UN human rights chief defends Wikileaks
By New Statesman - 10 December 11:05

UN Human Rights Commissioner concerned by pressure exterted on companies supporting WikiLeaks

Bebo co-founder Birch rejoins social network
By New Statesman - 10 December 9:54

Birch sold Bebo to AOL in 2005 for $850m

Women more likely to use Twitter in the US
By New Statesman - 10 December 9:49

Study found that the microblogging service is popular among young adults, minorities, and those who

Zuckerberg pledges to donate most of his wealth to charity
By New Statesman - 10 December 9:44

Facebook founder is among 17 billionaires who recently signed up to Giving Pledge

AskMen undergoes revamp, adds new features
By New Statesman - 09 December 10:54

Lifestyle site to benefit from social media upgrades.

Random chat site Chatroulette is UK's fastest rising search term on Google
By New Statesman - 09 December 10:52

The fad for the videochat website kept the general election off the top spot

US daily Newsday.com pulls down paywall for one month
By New Statesman - 09 December 10:44

$20 per month fee put on hold to tantalise potential customers with the site's striking changes.

Sunday Times iPad app to launch on Friday
By Dominic Ponsford - 09 December 10:23

App will offer access to all 12 sections of the website plus a new interactive TV guide

Yahoo launches hyperlocal news site in the US
By New Statesman - 09 December 10:22

Yahoo on Wednesday launched a new local site that offers local news, activities and deals of a few n

Google to launch 'search without search' in 2011
By New Statesman - 09 December 10:01

New concept which takes into account a user's location and context to figure out what pieces of info

Twitter products VP Jason Goldman steps down
By New Statesman - 09 December 9:55

Goldman said he will still be involved with the microblogging site as an advisor

Facebook not to disable WikiLeaks account yet
By New Statesman - 09 December 9:51

"We haven't received any official requests to disable the WikiLeaks page" said a spokesman

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