Twitter has acquired social data firm Gnip, one of the few companies to be allowed access to the microblogging service's "firehose", for an undisclosed amount.
Twitter is rolling out an update to its profile pages that look very similar to Facebook, complete with tweet highlights and large pictures.
Facebook's app has been identified as one of the main causes of battery life problems with Apple's iPhone.
Yahoo has closed a months-old bug that let anyone access the name, email and message sent by Flickr users who invited friends to join the photo sharing service.
When you go to meet a hot young tech mogul in his hot young tech office, there are certain things you expect to see: a raw industrial space filled with dressed-down young people, many of whom have beards.
Twitter is trying to strengthen its association with real-time TV viewing after acquiring two European social TV firms, Parisian firm Mesagraph and the London-based SecondSync.
Twitter is adding support for posting up to four photos in a tweet and tagging up to 10 people in photos.
Facebook's $2 billion deal to buy virtual reality gaming gear maker Oculus may be a smart bet for the social network, but some gamers and investors alike don't seem too happy with the move.
Facebook has bought the virtual reality technology firm Oculus VR for $2bn [£1.2bn], it revealed on Tuesday.
Some of the world's biggest social platforms were again under attack in France on Tuesday, as a consumers group announced it was taking them to court over "abusive and illicit" clauses and privacy issues.
Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is getting out in front of the allegations that the tech firm was involved in a hiring conspiracy.