Facebook is incorporating hashtags--a marker synonymous with rival social network Twitter--in an effort to more efficiently group conversations and drive advertising revenues, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Enterprises have not shown interest in Windows 8 so far, which is concerning Wall Street, according to Nomura Securities analyst Rick Sherlund.
BlackBerry is upgrading its free Twitter and LinkedIn social networking apps for its new BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system, adding a series of new features and improvements requested by users.
Twitter is discontinuing its TweetDeck clients for Apple's iOS, Google's Android and Adobe AIR, focusing its mobile efforts on its flagship Twitter for iPhone and Twitter for Android apps.
The data breach revealed over the weekend by Evernote is the latest in a series of recent security incidents at online companies, including Twitter, Facebook and Zendesk.
American Express unveiled a new program enabling Twitter users to tweet special hashtags to purchase gift cards and products.
Another Super Bowl Sunday has come and gone, and in addition to the Baltimore Ravens, this year's winners include halftime headliner Beyoncé, commercial fan-favorite Budweiser and mobile. Analytics firm Flurry reports a 19 percent increase in app activity from last year's Super Bowl to this year's tilt, adding that total app usage dropped in aggregate by only 5 percent from the Sunday prior to Super Bowl Sunday--a strong indication that not even the biggest sporting event of the calendar year can curb America's app appetite.
Twitter is rolling out updated versions of its flagship apps for Apple's iPhone and Google's Android, promising users more streamlined access to content.
Twitter has acquired social TV analytics firm Bluefin Labs. Financial terms were not disclosed, although sources told Business Insider the deal is Twitter's largest to date, indicating the purchase price exceeds the $40 million spent to purchase TweetDeck in May 2011.
Twitter has updated its Vine video sharing application to an App Store age rating of 17+ following reports that users are uploading sexually explicit clips.