Dataminr provides real-time updates and alerts for world events, and Twitter has stopped agencies such as the CIA from accessing the service.
Learn how to avoid the worst of Reddit so that you can stay focused on its community and interesting discussions.
Tech companies are building more witty bots like Siri and Cortana, but these anthropomorphic programs waste our time and give us a false sense of our own importance.
The pocket-sized Mevo camera is the first live-streamer to get Facebook's approval, and its tap-to-cut interface lets you edit as you stream.
Facebook wants more companies adding chatbots to its Messenger app. We took one of the first bots — one that lets you place orders through 1-800-Flowers — out for a test drive.
A new Facebook Messenger update makes it even easier to share photos, video and other files from Dropbox. Here's how to do it.
We go hands-on with Facebook's Live Video to see how it stacks up against Twitter's Periscope service.
Facebook's Security Checkup protocol has made its way to Android platforms, and activating it is quite simple.
You may not want to be reminded daily of the person you were a year ago today. Here's how to stop Facebook's On This Day feature from bumming you out.
The new Boomerang app by Instagram makes short GIF-like videos that loop. It's oodles of fun. Here's how to use it on iOS or Android.
Facebook's long-awaited personal assistant uses a mix of artificial intelligence and human trainers to help you get things done.
Here's how to stop Vines, GIFs and other videos from automatically playing in your Twitter feed, whether in a browser or in the mobile app.
It's always a good time to make sure you've secured your Facebook account, so here's how to use the social network's Security Checkup.
With a new update, Google Maps on iOS allows you to share a location with your friends with a wide variety of apps. Here's how to share with Facebook and its Messenger app.
Here's our step-by-step guide on how to use Facebook's new uploader to add Snapchat style stickers and text to your pics.
By default, the Facebook app launches all sites in its own slow, annoying browser. In just a couple of simple steps, you can force it to open links in your regular web browser.
You can now browse Instagram on your computer without getting a headache, thanks to the app's chic new desktop design.
That post in your Facebook newsfeed that promises a racy video if you just click on it? Yeah, don't.
A protest Monday at Facebook HQ made the company change a few things about its authentic name policy, but that's about it.
This Marauder's Map isn't for tracking Professor Snape -- it's for stalking your friends via the Facebook Messenger smartphone app.
Facebook's new Video Calling feature in its Messenger app makes it easier to talk to people on your friends list. Here's how.
Facebook Messenger will soon let you send content from third-party apps, as well as chat directly with business for customer service.
Encrypted messaging app Wickr has launched a new photo-sharing feature, letting users create feeds of self-destructing photos.
You could soon be creeping on your coworkers via your company's own Facebook network, thanks to the new Facebook at Work app.
Don't believe these malicious Facebook scams that pretend to have information about the missing AirAsia Flight 8501.