When will Facebook turn over your private information?
Facebook updates its policies on handing over your data to cops and courts—on the eve of Thanksgiving.
Spirit Airlines fined for Twitter ad campaign
The Department of Transportation fines Spirit for an ad campaign they ran over Twitter.
Anonymous releases information about UC-Davis officer
A law enforcement official responds to the release by Anonymous of private information about the officer involved in the UC-Davis incident.
From Facebook friend request to crisis mediation
A man in Florida barricaded himself in a shed. Luckily for sheriff deputies, he still had Internet access.
Dislike! Facebook ticker ads booed by users
Real-time scrolling ads? No thanks, Facebook members say.
Six degrees of Kevin Bacon reduced to four on Facebook
“Is Facebook bringing the world closer?" asked Facebook Public Relations Executive Barry Schnitt. The social network recently released a study to help answer the rhetorical question.
Facebook users click “Dislike” on an IPO
A public offering by Mark Zuckerberg & Co. would make investors rich. What's in it for the social network's community?
Mexican drug war blogger risks his life daily
He knows he risks his life every time he reports on the Mexican drug wars, but he does it anyway. Ovemex is hoping to help end the violence.
Congress investigates Facebook’s tracking practices
Facebook will appear before a Congressional committee to discuss its practice of tracking its member's activities even after they've left the site.
Family blitzes social media for help finding their missing daughter
When Allie Loftis disappeared, her parents turned to friends and strangers online in hopes of finding her.
Facebook confirms obvious, cites malware attack for unsettling images
Facebook has identified the source behind the site's recent surge in porn. To quote Stephen Colbert, "So until this clears up, don't poke anybody without a condom."
Lawyer’s wife in Sandusky case draws spotlight on Facebook
The controversy surrounding disgraced football coach Jerry Sandusky has spilled over onto Facebook, bringing the estranged wife of the defense attorney into the fold.
Porn creeps onto Facebook
Your Facebook friends might not be as perverted as their timelines and news feeds may suggest. While representatives have yet to comment, porn and other unsettling images are starting to pop up more frequently on the social network.
Judge orders divorcing couple to share Facebook passwords
Despite an array of potential legal conflicts, a Connecticut judge has ordered a divorcing couple to share personal account information for online services.
Anonymous launches #OpCorrupcion on election day
The hacking of Mexican goverment sites on election day signaled the start of #OpCorrupcion, Anonymous members on Twitter claimed.
Putting a price tag on Twitter followers
Noah Kravitz changed jobs and his Twitter handle, but his former employer is now demanding access to his 17,000 Twitter followers.
Tagged: Facial recognition lands Facebook in court
Despite a recent change to privacy settings, Facebook may soon be sued by Germany over the social network's facial recognition feature.