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Facebook down on Thursday, back up now

Facebook, the world’s favorite social networking site, was unavailable to some of its members for two and a half hours Thursday due to some technical glitches.

What’s America doing online?

Latest research conducted by Nielson Online suggests that Internet surfers in the United States spend close to six hours a month on social-networking sites and blogs.

Twitter’s 20 billionth tweet is user’s moment of glory

What is mentioned in Twitter's 20 billionth tweet appears inconsequential but it brought glory for a user.

Disney to acquire Playdom to strengthen foothold in social gaming industry

Walt Disney Co. is reportedly buying Playdom Inc., the maker of video games played on the social-networking website Facebook.

Yahoo’s June quarter results unlikely to please investors

Yahoo Inc.’s may have missed the mark in the second-quarter, but the Sunnyvale, California based company reported earnings for the last quarter that beat Wall Street expectations.