When something happens anywhere in the world, the Twittersphere is often the first to know. But user numbers are stagnating and the company still hasn't made a profit. What will the future bring for Twitter?
Shares in microblogging service Twitter rose by 15 percent in pre-market trading. The surge came in the wake of a quarterly earnings report which showed the company had ended the period in the black.
The internet giant has once again landed in hot water with an EU country over privacy violations. A court in Belgium says Facebook's gathering of data goes too far in "tracking online behavior."
German journalist Richard Gutjahr has long been fighting back against the online harassment directed at him and his family. Now there are new anti-abuse laws and internet support groups backing him.
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