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Parents and social media: Time to clean up your act?

Parents are monitoring their children's social media involvement by limiting screen time and restricting access to certain sites. But what many parents don't realize is that their kids are monitoring them as well.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 07:01am EDT

Tags: social media, parenting, Twitter,

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How to stop Facebook from using your browsing habits for ads

Facebook announced Thursday that it's starting to use app and website data from your browsing habits to provide ads tailored to your interests -- but there is a way to limit how much information Facebook can retrieve.

Friday - 06/13/2014, 07:52am EDT

Tags: browsing habits, ads, Gizmodo

Facebook puts a new spin on Internet flirtation with relationship 'Ask' button

Users can now ask friends about their undisclosed relationship statuses.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 04:02am EDT

Tags: Jasmine Song, tech, social media, relationships

Reaction to Facebook posts affects self-esteem, belonging

A lack of Facebook Likes can have a dramatic effect on a user's self-esteem and sense of belonging, according to new research.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 07:43am EDT

Tags: Stephanie Tobin, University of Queensland, self-esteem

Where do Nationals fans live? Facebook maps MLB support

If you root for the Washington Nationals, you live in Virginia, Maryland or D.C. -- and nowhere else.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 12:32pm EDT

Tags: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles, fan map, fans, Major League Baseball

Facebook to livestream 'Game of Thrones' red carpet

HBO recently broke the Internet when millions of viewers crashed HBO Go during the "True Detective" season finale last Sunday.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Tags: hbo, game of thrones

$19 billion for WhatsApp? Not so crazy

When Facebook paid a sum that could end up totaling $19 billion - yes, with a "b" - for WhatsApp, a lot of people thought that was an eye-popping amount of money. But Amir Efrati, senior reporter for TheInformation.com, tells WTOP it wasn't such an unbelievable price - in fact, someone else was offering more.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 10:17pm EST

Tags: Whatsapp

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On Paper, Facebook prettier, more graceful

Facebook's new mobile app, Paper, is a graphically-pleasing alternative to the regular Facebook mobile experience. Will it render the original obsolete?

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 04:28am EST

Tags: Larry Magid, Facebook Paper, iPhone, Neal Augenstein, Flipboard

Happy birthday, Facebook: Social network celebrates 10 years (Video)

Facebook celebrates a big birthday Tuesday, marking a decade since Mark Zuckerberg launched the social media network from his Harvard dorm room.

Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 09:26am EST

Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, TODAY

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