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.
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.
Encrypted messaging app Wickr has launched a new photo-sharing feature, letting users create feeds of self-destructing photos.
Don't believe these malicious Facebook scams that pretend to have information about the missing AirAsia Flight 8501.
One in four British young people who sent others nude photos said those photos were leaked without their consent, according to a new study.
Facebook's updated terms and policies increase its transparency, but don't represent any significant change in Facebook's behavior.
Your favorite messaging apps aren't protecting your data, according to a study by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Ello is a new invite-only, ad-free social network for hipsters and those fed up with Facebook's advertising policy. Here's how to get started.
A fake Facebook video capitalizes on the tragic death of Robin Williams to make the scammers a few bucks. Don't click on it.
People trying to hack others' Facebook accounts ended up being hacked themselves, thanks to a new scam.
Anyone outraged that Facebook let researchers conduct sociological experiments on users should read the fine print.
Facebook will show you ads based on your non-Facebook online activity -- and will no longer honor 'Do not track' requests.
Just because you like Twitter doesn't mean you don't have a right to privacy. Here's how to lock down the essential settings.
Stop sharing absolutely everything with the public. Lock down your Facebook account with these privacy and security settings.
Short-URL generator Bitly hit by data breach, but damage spills over to Facebook, Twitter due to shared credentials.
They know everything about you! Digital Shadow, a promotion for the game 'Watch Dogs,' scrapes your Facebook profile for personal data.
Jerk.com has been charged by the FTC for stealing personal Facebook data and creating user profiles without permission.
Malware promises naked videos of your Facebook friends, but instead infects your computer, then moves on to infect others.
Think your Facebook friends list is private? A simple workaround puts that personal data right out in the open.
Twitter adds an optional feature to let followers direct-message Twitter users. Previously, only users who followed each other could do so.
Facebook is removing the privacy setting that lets users stop total strangers from finding them, deeming it an 'old' and 'confusing' option.
Social networks have no business asking for credit card numbers unless you're trying to make a purchase.