iMessage has some competition. Now, Android users can text from their computers as well.
The latest Spectacles offer neat upgrades from the first pair of camera-equipped glasses, but overall issues persist.
Facebook confirmed that it gave Chinese mobile-phone makers access to user data so they could develop device-specific Facebook apps.
The NY Times said Facebook gave Apple, Microsoft and Samsung access to user accounts, but the real story is complicated and a bit dull.
Apple has been accused of bowing to Russian government pressure regarding the Telegram messaging app, but you shouldn't use the app anyway.
Facebook gave data on 87 million users to a consulting firm that worked for Trump's 2016 campaign. Here's an explainer of what happened.
Twitter said some user passwords were left 'unmasked' and that you should change yours, though we don't know how serious this really is.
While it works to shore up its privacy features, Facebook also plans to introduce new capabilities to its social network, including one aimed at helping you find your soulmate.
Snapchat lets you brag, or groan, about the temperature in your neck of the woods, but it moved the feature from one part of the app to another. Here's how to find it.
The psychology researcher at the heart of the Cambridge Analytica scandal said Facebook 'gave him the data' of thousands of users.
Instagram is rolling out a new tool that allows users to export all of their content off the social network.
Social-media, ad platforms profit from fake news and online disinformation, and aren't doing enough to combat it, an expert said.
Google's big plan to compete with Apple's iMessage on Android is Chat, a technology coming to Android Messages this year.
The instant mass communications of social media will erase national boundaries and create new divisions, two experts say.
It takes less than an hour online to gather enough public information to steal a person's identity. Here's what not to do online.
Mark Zuckerberg faced a series of questions from Congress, but many showed an ignorance about technology. Here's what they should have said.
Several congressmen told Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that his industry would soon be regulated because it could no longer be trusted.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was grilled by U.S. senators about Cambridge Analytica, Russian election interference and political censorship.
Facebook admits it's scanning, and even reading, instant messages that may contain malicious or objectionable content. That's a good thing.
You can stop Facebook Messenger from logging your calls and texts, but you can't do so without also disabling contact syncing.
The Facebook Android app logs some users' calls and texts, including times, durations and dates of each call.
Aleksandr Kogan, blamed by both Facebook and Cambridge Analytica for mishandling user data, worked with Facebook on a massive research study.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg went on CNN to explain his company's role and response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal shouldn't be any surprise. Sharing data about millions of its users is exactly how Facebook works.
After 5 days, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally responded to a scandal in which an outside firm collected data on 50 million users.
Looking to leave Facebook? You'll want to download all your posts and photos before you exit the social network.
Facebook's security head may be out as the company faces a huge crisis. Here's why his departure will make things worse for Facebook users.
Google Reply is a new feature that allows users to quickly respond to messages, directly from notifications.
Leading identity-protection services don't offer two-factor authentication, which would greatly help customers protect their personal data.