Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg calls Obama to complain about NSA

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said he called President Obama to express frustration about…

Facebook buying messaging app WhatsApp for $19B

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Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for up to $19 billion in cash and stock…

New gender options for Facebook users

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You don’t just have to be male or female on Facebook anymore…

Facebook launches ferry service for employees

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Facebook has become the latest San Francisco Bay Area technology company to launch ferry service for its employees…

SF City Attorney sues Meetme networking site

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San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera sued MeetMe, a social networking website, in Superior Court today, claiming it illegally gives underage teenagers’ personal information and geographic locations to strangers

Crowdfunding website for good causes

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Andrea Lo, a UCB graduate who founded Piggbackr.com, a crowdfunding website for teams…

Facebook testing video advertisements

Facebook said Tuesday that it’s testing video advertisements that show up in its users’ news feeds…

Twitter appeal wanes in parts of Asia

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Waning appeal in parts of Asia, once the fastest growing market, shows the challenge Twitter faces in keeping overseas users engaged…

Facebook no longer lets users hide from search

Facebook is getting rid of a privacy feature that let users limit who can find them on the social network…

Twitter unseals IPO papers, hopes to raise $1B

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Twitter has unsealed the documents for its planned initial public offering of stock and says it hopes to raise up to $1 billion…