Facebook has announced that it will take a 30 per cent cut of financial transactions on its site.
Twitter is working on technology to help users identify the city or neighbourhood from where a tweet
The British Library has launched its UK web archive featuring websites that may soon disappear.
Former host of The Tonight Show, Conan O’Brien, has joined the microblogging site Twitter.
Online photo scrapbook service provider Smilebox has raised $2mn in follow-on funding for its second
Media monitoring company Meltwater Group has acquired BuzzGain, a social media monitoring firm that
An Italian court has found three Google executives guilty of privacy violations.
Unilever has said it will create custom-made social networks across its brands to involve consumers
Conservative and Liberal Democrat leaders have said they will together vote down Clause 17 of the Di
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has asked schools, businesses and local governments to review
Yahoo’s search engine results will start displaying tweets soon. The partnership between the search
Xerox has sued Yahoo, Google and YouTube for infringing on its patented search and integration techn
The Chinese President Hu Jintao's microblog on a Chinese-language site was closed on Monday due to a
Twitter’s ad platform is in the test phase and will be unveiled at the South by Southwest conference
Taking one more step to strengthen its hold over the Internet, China has imposed a new rule that req
Business publisher United Business Media has bought the online ad business Game Advertising Online f
The average social networking site user across the globe spent over five-and-a-half hours on sites s
Search engine company Google has acquired video encoding firm, On2 Technologies, for $124.6m.
The internet is often the first thing young men in UK think about when they wake up, according to a
The social networking site, Facebook, is on the top of the "50 most innovative companies of the worl
Television producer and American Idol judge Simon Cowell and other celebrities have urged the Britis
News Corporation-owned social networking site MySpace is focussing on content discovery tools to inc
MSN UK has launched a new men’s channel him.uk.msn this week, with sections such as motoring, sport,
Two Chinese schools identified by the New York Times last week for being involved in the cyber attac
A new website that reads news articles originally printed in Arabic into English and vice versa, is
Soichi Noguchi, a Japanese astronaut on the $100bn International Space Station (ISS), has become the
The annual growth of online shopping recorded its slowest rate in the last ten years, with sales in
Facebook has announced that it has resolved the server problem that had affected several users in Lo
Newspaper Publishers Association has called on the BBC Trust to block the introduction of planned ne