Micro-blogging monster site Twitter has reached the milestone of 500m accounts, the same figure reached by Facebook just before the release of the film ‘The Social Network’ in 2010.
Mobile advertising on Facebook will earn the social networking website an additional £760m from the US and its five biggest European markets (including the UK) in its first year alone.
Debutant hobby-sharing website Pinterest.com is engaging users up to three times more effectively than Twitter was at the same stage in its development, according to a new study of the site’s workings.
Experts are calling on ministers to cut employment law and encourage small businesses to recruit new employees in a bid to stem the rising tide of unemployment in the UK.
Another day and another social media phenomenon takes a bashing from shareholders after reports of weakening profits.
Celebrity endorsements, a relentless focus on music and integration with Facebook and Twitter has "rescued" social media old-timer Myspace – and earned it a million new users last month.
LinkedIn has followed swiftly in the footsteps of Facebook by announcing that mobile adverts will soon be appearing on its Apple and Android-hosted apps.
David Cameron's hint that UK firms could be mandated to appoint a proportion of female executives to the board has been met by a cool response.
Financial markets reacted with shock as US offers website Groupon reported huge losses. But British entrepreneurs have painted a mixed picture of the multiple billion-dollar company and its viability as a blue chip business.
To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, we asked British entrepreneurs how they thought apprenticeships contributed to the economy and whether the current controversy over internships had damaged the reputation of workplace schemes.
Whether you’re rocking Windows 7, iOS, BlackBerry or Android, there’s a host of great smartphone apps to help your business run more smoothly, read on for some of the best available.
Chancellor George Osborne will lay out his plans formally in Tuesday’s Autumn Statement, in which he is also likely to downgrade official predictions for growth in the UK economy.