US blues legend BB King performs onstage during the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux in 2011. Photograph: Valentin Flauraud/Reuters

Tributes have begun flooding in for blues legend BB King, who has died at the age of 89.His lawyer Brent Bryson said that King, who suffered from diab(...)

Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo: “As we iterate on the logged-out experience and curate topics, events, moments that unfold on the platform, you should absolutely expect us to deliver those experiences across the total audience and that includes logged in users and users in syndication.”  Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: monthly active users grew 13 per cent over a year ago to 1.44 billion, with 87 per cent of them accessing its service on smartphones and other mobile devices. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Facebook posted its slowest growth in quarterly revenue in two years and higher spending on research and development ate into profits. Shares of the (...)

Lu Wei: China’s minister of cyberspace affairs administration: Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

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While 71 per cent of young adults used more than one social media platform, when asked what one they used most, 44 per cent said it was Facebook

Media outlets are fond of declaring that Facebook is not popular with teens any more, as they have all supposedly migrated to Instagram and Snapchat. (...)

The difficulty is that after you die nobody can get into your social media accounts unless they have your password. And if they do log in, for most of these, they’re actually in breach of the terms of service

In 2005, a motorcycle accident took the life of 22-year-old Nebraskan Loren Williams. In an effort to find out more about her son’s life, Karen Wil(...)

SuperValu’s ‘Good Food Karma’ campaign aims, among other things, to encourage food-sharing on social media, says marketing director Ray Kelly.

It has been a good week for SuperValu. The Musgrave-owned chain was installed as Ireland’s largest supermarket chain by the official data from Kantar (...)

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Sony Xperia Z3: Best for photographs with decent manual controls

You can’t have failed to notice that there is a huge number of new smartphones hitting the market. After the Mobile World Congress in March, the new (...)