Yahoo Takes Big Leap With $1.1B Deal For TumblrYahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.
LinkedIn's Decision To Ban Prostitution Infuriates Legal BrothelsA world renown Nevada brothel is furious that prostitutes are no longer allowed on LinkedIn, despite the fact that prostitution is completely legal.
Frisco Launches Private Social Network To Protect ResidentsFrisco police have a new way to keep a "virtual" eye on neighborhoods. The city is introducing Nextdoor, a private social network designed for neighborhoods to facilitate a virtual neighborhood watch group.
Using Social Media To Snag A New JobA survey from Jobvite -- a recruiting software company -- claims that 92 percent of U.S. companies use social networks and media to find talent in 2012. That number is up from 78 percent just five years ago.
Dallas Attorney: Zuckerberg Will Need More TransparencyThe Facebook IPO brings a new transparency and scrutiny Mark Zuckerberg hasn't known before.
Bing To Duel Google With Facebook-Friendly FormatMicrosoft's Bing search engine is heading in a new direction as it drills deeper into Facebook's social network and Twitter's messaging service to showcase information unlikely to be found on Google.
Area Software Company Helps Parents Moderate FacebookEye Guardian, an Anna-based software company created this app as a watchdog for parents in this very situation. Stephanie Ochoa, who helped launch the app, created it after finding her in a similar situation.
Cluck Not Tweeting, And Wants Account GoneA Twitter account has the attention of the mayor of Arlington, but Cluck is not Tweeting, and wants the account gone.
Study: Too Much Social Networking May Leave Teens DepressedFacebook, MySpace and Twitter — most of us are on at least one. In fact, social networking has become such a part of our lives that there was even a movie made about it. New studies suggest that sites that are supposed to keep you connected, can actually leave you feeling depressed.
'Social Network' Big Winner At Golden GlobesIt seems only fitting that, at a Golden Globes ceremony where the host humorously insulted nearly every A-lister in the room, the big winner was a movie about a guy who riles up everyone with his new and invasive website.
Holiday Travel, The TSA & TwitterDo you use Twitter? Are you planning to fly this holiday weekend? If you answered 'yes' to both of those questions, would you like to help out CBSDFW with a social networking experiment?
Facebook Peeks Spark Asthma Attacks In Ex-BoyfriendBeware unhappy asthmatics: some doctors are warning that Facebook could trigger an attack in some susceptible users.