Sina plans New York IPO for Weibo microblog

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Chinese internet company Sina Corp. plans to spin off its Twitter-like microblog service, Weibo, in a U.S. initial public offering to raise $500 million…

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…

Twitter appeal wanes in parts of Asia

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

Can Facebook predict when you’ll get dumped?

You’re about to get dumped, and you have no idea– but Facebook does!

Mountain View Police Department’s social media strategy

A Chinese police officer of the Mountain View Police Department dedicates his time on social media to interact with citizens of the city…

Monitoring your kids on Facebook? That’s so 2009

Relieved your kids aren’t posting embarrassing messages and goofy self-portraits on Facebook? They’re probably doing it on Instagram and Snapchat instead…

Social media becomes recruiting grounds for pimps

Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have become recruiting grounds for pimps…

Tips for social media users to protect privacy

How to protect your privacy using social media site…

2nd presidential debate tops social media

Last night’s presidential debate was the top political event of all time in social media…

California bill boosts social network privacy

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a pair of privacy bills making it illegal for employers and colleges to demand access to social media accounts.

Presidential candidates utilize social media

美國大選進入了白熱化階段,候選人奧巴馬和羅姆尼已經從現實世界打到了網絡上,兩人都希望通過社交媒體抓住選民的心…

Trend for social media industry

【科技風雲】今年最熱門的科技產業,要屬雲端運算、社交媒體以及移動通訊科技,今天的「科技風雲」帶您關注這三大產業的結合與運用,有哪些新的趨勢…

YouTube has limited access in China

In China, online users have limited access to YouTube which used to be blocked by Chinese government…

Study: Facebook users get more than they give

The goody-two-shoes among us say it’s better to give than to receive. That’s not true for the average Facebook user, though…

Activists and bloggers fear Twitter censorship

Twitter users across the world reacted with dismay on Friday to the news that the website has changed its technology so it can censor messages on a country-by-country basis…

The State of the Union goes social

Social networking has turned the State of the Union into an interactive event for Americans to share with the White House, Washington and the world…

China micro blog regulation

China’s social media websites react to Beijing’s micro-blog regulations…

Teens find peers kind on social networks

Despite all the worries about online bullying, more than two-thirds of teenagers on social-networking sites say their peers are mostly kind…