Facebook and other Internet giants could be barred from sending European citizens' personal information to the US after the EU's top court on Tuesday struck down a key transatlantic data deal in the wake of the Edward Snowden scandal.
Facebook urged the EU and US to find a quick solution after Europe's top court struck down a key transatlantic data sharing deal that is relied on by the social media giant and other big firms.
Social network Twitter has announced that ousted co-founder Jack Dorsey is to return as the formal CEO of the company. Dorsey has already been acting as interim leader since July when Dick Costolo stepped down.
After several false scares and years of warnings, it has finally happened: the Internet has run out of IPv4 addresses. The American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN) can no longer satisfy requests for new IPv4 addresses.
Another Facebook privacy hoax is currently going viral on the social network, asking users to copy and paste a "privacy notice" to their profile if they want to avoid the social network charging $5.99 to retain access to private posts.
A day after controversy heated up over Facebook’s alleged role to end net neutrality in India, the social media giant has come out with an explanation to clear all doubts regarding its part in the Digital India initiative.
Twitter has confirmed it is working on adding native support for polls in tweets. Voters will be able to click option buttons embedded in the tweet to cast their ballot. The feature is currently being tested with a limited number of users.
While parent company Facebook has been managing up to one billion users a day of late, Instagram is behind but gaining users daily. Indeed, Instagram reached an impressive milestone of its own: 400 million active users.
Scammers are using fake Facebook "dislike" buttons in an attempt to trick unwitting users into handing over money, having malicious code downloaded to their computers, and liking pages, Digiday reports.
Last week, Apple opened the gates to ad blockers on iOS. Since then, the new genre of apps has dominated App Store charts but also created waves of controversy. One developer has withdrawn his app from sale, describing the situation as a "kind of war."
Internet mogul Kim Dotcom's long-awaited extradition hearing opened in New Zealand Monday with the flamboyant founder of now-defunct Megaupload confident he can avoid being sent to the United States to face online piracy charges.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed the social network is developing a new "Dislike" button as an alternative to the ubiquitous "Like." The company is working to make the new option a better way to "express empathy" for certain topics.