Social Networking, Internet Lifestyle And Security News

Passionate about net neutrality? Facebook privacy issues freaking you out? Want to know more about the latest security breach? Here we'll cover the headlines that matter in our ever evolving digitally-connected lives and lifestyles around the world.

If you woke up to find that your Twitter password wasn’t working, you’re not alone. Twitter accidentally reset the passwords for many of its users yesterday. If your account is one of those affected by the mass reset, you should have received an email alerting you to the situation and giving you an... Read more...
The social networking scene isn't just about telling friends and family what you ate for lunch, it can also prove vital in emergency situations. To wit, microblogging service Twitter stood strong during Hurricane Sandy's brutal run across the Eastern U.S. Seaboard and delivered over 20 million tweets related to the... Read more...
Twitter co-founder and executive chairman Jack Dorsey confirmed on Tuesday that he's accepted a reduced role at the microblogging service he helped create, but denied a report by the The New York Times that it had anything to do with employees complaining that he's "difficult to work with." According to the initial... Read more...
Twitter is growing up; in an effort to tidy up the Twitter experience, add more features and functionality, and generally bring more maturity to the microblogging platform, the company will be rolling out some changes soon. More to the point, Twitter is declaring itself as a neutral platform for users to create and... Read more...
A number of prominent online companies have joined forces to create The Internet Association, the nation's first trade association claiming to represent the interests of the Internet economy. Led by President and CEO Michael Beckerman, IA consists of Amazon.com, AOL, eBay, Expedia, Facebook, Google, IAC, LinkedIn... Read more...
TomTom introduced a new version (v1.11) of its Navigation app for iPhone and iPad. The latest version features the ability to navigate to addresses found on the Internet, search using foursquare, and the latest TomTom maps. The previous version (v1.10) of TomTom's iOS navigation app added Facebook Places, and this... Read more...
What do you do if you suddenly can't share your clever thoughts with the masses? We don't know, because the minute Twitter dropped off the grid today, we shared our panic on Facebook. And so did everyone else, it seems. It's simultaneously comforting and disconcerting to know that people are plugged into enough massive communication channels... Read more...
After an overly excited Twitter engineer Pankaj Gupta tweeted that “Search & discovery in @twitter set to change forever after tmrw. Team - congrats and enjoy the enormity of ur impact few understand today!”, expectations were high that something big was going to be revealed. Eventually, Twitter... Read more...
The Internet has been said to be just one big series of tubes. Accurate? In fact, yes, it is. But data doesn't just flow around the globe without a medium to travel through, and most users take the undersea cabling necessary to make it happen for granted. Now, thanks to a little company called Facebook, we're hearing... Read more...
The events that took place on Thursday were "Not how [Twitter] wanted today to go." Twitter went offline for all Web users yesterday morning, and mobile clients had stopped showing Tweets. Had Twitter been hacked? Was the microblogging world coming to an end!? Not exactly. "This wasn't due to a hack or our new office or Euro 2012 or GIF avatars,... Read more...
For awhile there, people wondered how in the heck Twitter would be able to monetize itself. And these days? It's a battle between web and mobile over which one can rake in the most revenue, and on many occasions, mobile wins out. We know this because Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said as much at a conference in San Francisco earlier this week.... Read more...
For any average Joe who has used Twitter, it may be overwhelming. In fact, many folks that didn't grow up on the Internet have a tough time even understanding what it's all about. And for those in the Internet Generation, even they have a tough time explaining what it is. So, what's a peer group to do? Digest it in a more familiar way. Starting... Read more...
Whoa, wait a second -- text messaging is on the decline? Well, not entirely, but it's certainly not shooting through the roof from a global perspective any longer. Once thought to be the number one killer of voice minutes, texting seems to be on the decline in a few locales around the world. According to M.G.I... Read more...
Twitter's photo sharing feature, first announced in June, is now live. The next time users log into Twitter they will be prompted, as above, and given a chance to "learn more." The site has teamed with photo site Photobucket to host the images. Twitter confirmed that all EXIF data will be removed from the image when it's uploaded, reducing... Read more...
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