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Tumblr released an update for iOS Wednesday that allows users to share a post using other social media without leaving the app. “Now you can do more than just reblog when you find something you love on Tumblr for iPhone and iPad,” the company said in a bl
Over the last few days, Facebook has sent several modifications to its Home "uber-app" directly to users' phones, rather than through the Google Play store; but with a few clicks of the keyboard, Google has said no more.
With Wavii Acquisition, Google Continues to Look for Innovation in Search - SocialTimes socialtimes.com
Google has acquired Seattle-based start-up Wavii and is shutting down its service, the companies said today. The move signals that Google is continuing to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to search and aggregation.
A Dutch citizen was arrested yesterday in Barcelona in connection with March DDoS attacks on behalf of rogue hosting service Cyberbunker that were aggressive enough to threaten the core infrastructure of the Internet.
Betaworks, which made a splash with its purchase of Digg last July, has made another, smaller splash today with its acquisition of the reading app Instapaper.
PeopleBrowsr, the parent company of Kred, and Twitter have settled a lawsuit over PeopleBrowsr's access to Twitter's data "firehose," the companies said today.
Time recently published its annual list of the 100 people they think have the most influence in the world today. Klout, a site that aims to quantify social media presence, made its own list that juxtaposed the top 50 individuals with their respective &qu
Facebook has agreed to acquire Parse, a two-year-old company that provides back-end support for cross-platform apps, the companies said today.
Pinterest today announced a few changes to its new look that will make people and pins easier to find.
Tonight the NFL will begin to announce its draft picks for the upcoming football season. Stars will be made, dreams will be crushed, and plenty of bets will be placed on the outcome of this event. Here's where to follow along on social media.
LinkedIn today launched a feature that imports a user's email interactions and calendars and syncs them with his or her LinkedIn contacts.
Two studies released this week show that so-called millennials and adults in their thirties and beyond view online privacy differently and often take different approaches to protect it.
Foursquare’s Strategy Shift Leaves Fundamental Question of Check-ins Unanswered - SocialTimes socialtimes.com
After completing a troubled fundraising round earlier this month, Foursquare is investing in the places database it has developed from user check-ins, but the work leaves unanswered the question Foursquare has not been able to answer convincingly: how to
With 20 years of experience, AllThingsD's Kara Swisher has seen more than her fair share of digital scandals. However, she calls the recent lashing blogger Adria Richards took after she tweeted about sexual harassment at a tech conference an especially un
"[I]ncluding your social impact as part of your professional identity isn’t just a nice to have, it's becoming the norm," said LinkedIn in a blog post about its Volunteer & Causes feature. A million users -- of LinkedIn's 200 million -- have
Social media may be revolutionizing communication for a new generation of internent users, but studies show that when it comes to widespread adoption, some parents and employers are still dragging their feet. This infographic shows statistics on how much
Tumblr released an update for iOS today that allows users to share a post using other social media without leaving the app.
Social Media Newsfeed: AP Twitter Account Hacked | Matthew Keys Arraignment - SocialTimes socialtimes.com
What to Watch: Add Twitter to Market Risk Factors? (USA Today) A bogus 60-character tweet Tuesday with terror overtones on the Associated Press' Twitter site caused a nearly 150-point roller-coaster ride in a four-minute span on the Dow Jones industrial
Foursquare Promotes Local Search Function on Website, Following Mobile App - SocialTimes socialtimes.com
Foursquare today launched a redesign of its website today that puts its local-search functions front and center, in keeping with what the company did to its mobile app earlier this month.