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Twitter has handed French prosecutors information enabling the identification of some of those responsible for posts last year apparently contravening French laws on hate speech, according to the Union of French Jewish Students (UEJF), which had filed suits against the company to compel it to release the data.
Instagram is finally offering an embed code for users to share public photos and videos on third-party sites.
The underground economy that sells fake Twitter and other social media accounts is now so large that is it easily making millions of dollars for the leading abusers, an updated study by Barracuda Networks reports.
The market for buying social media fans is more vibrant than ever, and services designed to detect scammers are proving increasingly useless.
Facebook is upping the ante in its quest for social domination with a new Instagram video product that takes aim at Vine.
Twitter has bought Spindle, a search technology company that informs users about what's happening with local businesses and organizations around them.