There was a time when LOL — "laughing out loud" — was so simple.
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone said his company wants to remain independent despite what he called "rumors" it could be acquired.
The brains behind social-networking company Ning have launched a new venture, a smart-phone communication tool called Mogwee.
Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. have both held low-level talks with Twitter Inc. about purchasing the privately held social networking service, according to a report published Thursday.
You can call them Facebook phones or two of several Facebook phones, but don't call them friendless, because INQ Mobile's new Android devices already have a couple distributor "friends" in the U.K.
Verizon Wireless has alerted Kin customers that it will be closing Kin Studio, the cloud-based portion of the service that acted as a social network...
Parents can now monitor their teens' Facebook activity using an iPhone application called GoGoStat Parental Guidance...
Yet another mobile-based social network is upon us, and this time it's a "personal" network with some big names behind its development...
Let's face it: Teenagers spend hours texting, socializing on Facebook and playing video games. And it's driving their parents nuts.
Sprint today announced the launch of the Sanyo Innuendo by Kyocera, a mid-range texting and social networking phone.
Facebook yesterday announced Facebook Places, an update to its mobile platform that will allow users to "check in" to locations on their smarpthones.
While much attention has been focused on Facebook's Places location app and how it will affect the Foursquares and Gowallas of the world, there's at least one LBS startup that doesn't see Facebook encroaching on its territory.
Given the popularity of social networks where sharing details of one's personal life is ubiquitous, personal privacy seems to be on life support. How much personal information sharing is too much?
Motorola today announced the upcoming availability of Motorola Charm, a touch screen smartphone with a BlackBerry form factor aimed at the social networking set.
Microsoft late yesterday confirmed reports that it will discontinue its recently launched KIN line of social-centric texting phones.
Facebook is rolling out a new feature that requires outside applications and websites to tell users exactly what parts of their profiles have to be shared for the apps to work.
Following in the footsteps of the novel form factor seen in Motorola's Blackflip, the company today officially unveiled the Motorola Flipout, a square social media phone.
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Microsoft and Verizon Wireless have announced that the newest Windows phones, the Kin One and Kin Two, will be available for purchase online...
Myriad Group wants to make social networking on mass-market phones as easy as sharing texts.
Kindle users soon will be able to share book passages with their online communities like Twitter and Facebook.
"It's Time to Share." The event is slated for April 12.
Wireless Ink Corp. is leveling patent infringement charges against both Google and Facebook.
comScore released a study that shows 30.8 percent of smartphone users accessed social networking sites via their mobile browser in January.