Social Media

Facebook, McKinsey team up to launch new initiative called ‘TechPrep’

Social network Facebook is launching a new initiative – called ‘TechPrep’ – in partnership with consulting firm McKinsey & Company.

Under the new TechPrep initiative, Facebook and McKinsey will offer a wide range of resources – including tutorials, videos and games – to enable parents... read more

Facebook gives users more control over their News Feed

In a recent announcement, social network Facebook has revealed that it is rolling out some new significant changes which are mainly aimed at giving its users greater control over their News Feed - the social network's scrolling stream of information.

Announcing the changes via a recent... read more

Twitter acquires to Twitpic; will keep hosting images

Microblogging network Twitter has announced acquisition of Twitpic, few hours before the image sharing website was about to close its operations. Twitpic announced that Twitter will allow users to watch and download old images. The website will be accessible in 'read-only' mode and users will... read more

Experts: OkCupid's disclosure about psychological tests could lead to FTC inquiry

With popular dating website OkCupid having recently revealed that it conducts psychological tests on its users and has intentionally misled couples about their compatibility, lawyers and consumer-protection law experts are of the opinion that the disclosure by OkCupid could open the site up to... read more

Pinterest releases workforce diversity figures

On Thursday, social sharing site Pinterest released its workforce diversity report, revealing the gender and ethnicity breakdown among the company's total workforce of 300 employees.

The workforce diversity numbers released by Pinterest clearly show that the company is dominated by `male... read more

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