Instead of gadgets, the message is clear: Google’s personalized services are aiming to get into your head and be a part of you…and your social life. [Read more]
Mimicking the real-life game Russian roulette, the app gave Facebook users a one-in-six chance of deleting their own account before the social network deleted the app. [Read more]
Twitter has acquired Lucky Sort, a data analytics company, in a move that could give the social network deeper insights into its users’ tweets and how to best place advertisements on its site.
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Twitter buys big-data analyzer Lucky Sort
Malware focusing on the social network’s users in Brazil masquerades as a legitimate Google Chrome extension and Firefox add-on. [Read more]
Ted Ullyot will depart his post as the social network’s head lawyer. Ullyot was the company’s first general counsel and one of its first “grown-ups.” [Read more]
The search engine, courtesy of a long-standing relationship with the social network, updates with sidebar commenting. [Read more]
Twitter has acquired Ubalo, a company that provides various services aimed at speeding up the coding process, the social network announced Thursday.
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Twitter buys Ubalo to speed up its back-end
The redesigned layout puts essential business information up front and makes the social network’s app work better for local search. [Read more]
The navigation app would give the social network a way to insert itself into the lucrative mobile search business owned by Google. [Read more]
The sticker trend grows as the social network rolls out emoticons with its Messenger app update; it also brings back the delete-by-swiping feature for inbox messages. [Read more]