Twitter has acquired Spindle, whose mobile search application leveraged the social graph to deliver real-time local recommendations. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Facebook will add video capture capabilities to Instagram, bringing the photo sharing application in line with rival Twitter's popular Vine, TechCrunch reports.
Facebook is introducing support for hashtags across its social networking platform.
Twitter has retired API v1 and fully transitioned to API v1.1, a move that spells the demise of its TweetDeck clients for Apple's iOS, Google's Android and Adobe AIR.
If you're not paying attention to SnapChat, perhaps you should be.
Twitter released an upgraded version of its official client for Microsoft's Windows Phone, enabling users to view Vine video clips directly from their timeline.
When people start shooting their neighbors because they think they're infected, or zombies, is a second degree felony charge going to matter?
More than four months after releasing its Vine video sharing application for Apple's iOS, Twitter is making good on its promise to launch a version optimized for Google's rival Android operating system.
Twitter Director of Platform Ryan Sarver will leave the microblogging service later this month. Sarver tweeted his resignation Friday, writing "After four incredible, indelible years at Twitter the time has come for me to fly the coop. My last day will be June 28. No plans but rest."
A number of high-profile account hijacks finally forced Twitter's hand, and saw the social media network roll out two-factor authentication for its users last week.