The week in tech: 5 must-know things

Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service that Facebook bought this year, is the target of a storm of outrage on Twitter and other sites after the company announced Monday a change in its user agreement that hinted that it might use shared photos in…

The most Twittery journalists of them all

Which journalists have the most followers on Twitter? Not surprisingly, they are often the ones with the biggest platforms off Twitter as well. Another way of looking at it: If you’ve built a big brand on places such as CNN, MSNBC or the New York Times…

The most Twittery journalists of them all

Which journalists have the most followers on Twitter? Not surprisingly, they are often the ones with the biggest platforms off Twitter as well. Another way of looking at it: If you’ve built a big brand on places such as CNN, MSNBC or the New York Times…

The most Twittery journalists of them all

Which journalists have the most followers on Twitter? Not surprisingly, they are often the ones with the biggest platforms off Twitter as well. Another way of looking at it: If you’ve built a big brand on places such as CNN, MSNBC or the New York Times…

Revisiting Apple, NBC and Gay Marriage

After Apple introduced its iPhone 5 in China last week, Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, hailed the rollout as the company’s most successful ever, with two million handsets sold the first weekend. It’s the kind of news that in the past has sent Apple stock soaring. This time investors fled …

Movie ‘likes’ coming soon

A privacy law written for the era of videocassette rentals is about to change, paving the way for movie buffs to share what they watch online. The Video Privacy Protection Act — a relic from the days of VHS and Blockbuster — prevents movie rental histories from being made public. It also hinders …

The week in tech: 5 must-know things

Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service that Facebook bought this year, is the target of a storm of outrage on Twitter and other sites after the company announced Monday a change in its user agreement that hinted that it might use shared photos in…

Facebook tests paid messages to strangers

(CNN)– How much would you pay to contact a stranger? Facebook is sprucing up its messaging system, and the most interesting change is a move to charge people to send a message to someone outside their network. Most important messages go straight to yo…