Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs that vacuum personal information off the Internet and threaten the technology industry’s financial livelihood.
Researchers have found a database with over two million stolen login credentials for popular sites including Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Yahoo.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey worried aloud Wednesday that the next generation of possible military recruits is ignorant about the damage that can come from showing bad or illegal behavior online.
Anne Arundel County police say a man was robbed of shoes he was trying to sell after meeting two teenagers he had contacted on Facebook.
In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it’s wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you’re just kidding. But when they see them, they don’t take much personal offense.
Just as one high-tech breakthrough often paves the way for the next big thing, technology IPOs move in virtuous cycles, too.
Local authorities recently arrested a man who publicly posted pornographic photographs of an ex-girlfriend who was 16 at the time.
A recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. revealed that about a third of younger adults – specifically, 18- to 29-year-olds – learn about current events from Facebook.
The steady increase of time spent on sites like Twitter and Facebook has been found to inversely correlate with the time spent on many daily duties and tasks.
Who’s watching you? What are they learning about you? And how can you turn it off?