The man who heads one of the highest courts in the UK has called for privacy laws to be updated to take account of the onward march of technology. Lord Neuberger, the President of the nation’s Supreme Court, is pushing for an update to the laws. His call comes as the Law Society Gazette, one […]… Read Article
UK internet users have visited more social networking sites than search engines in one month than ever before. Data released by research firm Hitwise shows that visits to social networks accounted for 11.88 per cent of all UK internet visits in May, compared to search engine visits which made up 11.33 per cent. Facebook brought in […]… Read Article
Yahoo has today officially announced a raft of site changes, highlighting the importance businesses are now placing on social media. The California firm said in a statement that from this week it will expand its relationship with social networking site Facebook. Users of both sites will be able to link their accounts and share and […]… Read Article
A new survey is claiming that there are now more people in the Arab world who are Facebook users than there are newspaper readers. The research was conducted by a Dubai-based PR agency, according to a report by the BBC. The company said it found there are now over 15 million users of the social […]… Read Article
The founder of social networking site Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has admitted his company “missed the mark” following  a backlash from users over recent privacy issues. Writing in the Washington Post, Zuckerberg said Facebook has grown rapidly and now boats over 400 million users across the world. And while the company has moved fast to serve […]… Read Article
By Richard Morris Facebook has sent data to advertisers which could allow companies to identify personal details of users who’ve clicked on their ads. An article by the Wall Street Journal says that social networking sites such as Facebook and Myspace have been sending advertising companies data that could be used to identify the names […]… Read Article
Social networking website MySpace is set to launch a new advertising offer this evening as it overhauls its events listings service. The website has suffered following the success of rival companies such as Twitter and Facebook, but hopes to claw its way back into favour with users by exploiting its reputation as a forum for […]… Read Article
Google has been applauded by some members of the blogging world for taking another step to rectify the privacy issues highlighted after the launch of its social networking tool Buzz. Yesterday afternoon the search firm said in a blog post it would be introducing a confirmation page, allowing Buzz users to review their settings. Social […]… Read Article
Over three quarters of companies in the UK do not have any kind of formal policy to cover social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. According to data released this morning by employment agency Manpower, 76 per cent of firms are without a set of rules governing employee use of internal and external social […]… Read Article
Google has announced the launch of Buzz, a new tool which aims to compete with social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. During a conference at the company’s Mountain View headquarters in California, Google released details of the new feature, built into Gmail, which will enable users to share information, photos, videos. The search […]… Read Article