An educational start-up is using Oculus’ virtual reality headset to show students what life at college is like.
The networking site wants to offer a Google Alert-style service for your professional life.
DARPA keeps an eye on social networks to prevent “strategic surprise.”
Orkut was popular in Brazil, but never gained traction in the U.S.
Artists are warming up to BitTorrent after the company proves it’s a legitimate distribution platform.
The social network is giving you more control over ad preferences, but also plans to follow your activity around the Web.
Sign out of TweetDeck and clear your cache to apply the fix.
Even if you don’t own a business, Facebook’s changing News Feed algorithms affect you.
The network once defaulted to public posts for new users, but after years of complaints, Facebook is changing its tune.
Customer names, addresses, phone numbers, and birth dates were swiped from eBay in a cyberattack, but financial information is reportedly safe.
Google’s social network is honing in on its reason for existing: Automatic photo features like the newly launched Stories.
Twitter’s new mute function offers a way to ignore your annoying friends while still pretending you like them.
Snapchat has agreed to put together a comprehensive privacy program subject to independent monitoring for the next 20 years after a scolding from the regulatory agency.
LinkedIn is folding its own business card scanning app, CardMunch, and migrating users over to Evernote.
Facebook used its annual developers conference to make your mobile experience better—and not just on Facebook.