Now that Microsoft's revamped and flashy free e-mail service is drawing the spotlight, rivals Yahoo and Google have a clear reason to update their e-mail services.
Twitter basks in the Olympic spotlight, with athletes tweeting about the events and fans around the world tweeting their support.
Microsoft announced in a blog post that when users do a search, they can tag their Facebook friends by name and get their recommendations on the search.
Social network Google+, which turned a year old at the end of June, has seen its user base take a dramatic jump in the past six to seven months.
The Olympics events are especially inviting to social networks, from offering a venue for quick and timely bulletins to the opportunity for online interaction with participants.
After suffering an outage that lasted more than an hour and a half today, Twitter is back up and running.
Outage comes just a month after a cascading bug shut down Twitter twice in a day.
After a disappointing Wall Street debut, all eyes will be on Facebook on Thursday when it makes its first quarterly earnings report as a public company...
Twitter is teaming with NBC to make it easier for users to take in all the tweets about the upcoming Olympic Games.
Articles by Sharon Gaudin