Mormon missionaries are now using Facebook to try to convert new members - and have taken part in more than 1 million online chats in the last year alone.
Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are changing the way girls speak, making them appear ruder and more aggressive, it has been claimed.
Award-winning music magazine The Word will close in August 2012, says founder David Hepworth.
Twitter is preparing technical measures to curb trolling and abuse, according to its chief executive.
Chinese social media users are 'happier' and write 'less political' messages on their profiles than Westerners, according to a major new study.
As Housing Minister Grant Shapps notches up 50,000 followers on Twitter, he says the social network has given him the edge over civil servants.
Facebook is testing a new feature that allows people to connect more easily by logging in to a page on the social network that shows people nearby.