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Most ordinary adoptees visit an agency or a private detective to locate their birth parents. But Katheryn Deprill's story is anything but ordinary, so she turned to Facebook in search of her mother.
A massive collaboration game of Pokémon Red has begun on social gaming video site, with over eight million players muscling in to control one solitary character's journey through fictional Kanto.
Google Maps has just added the Top Gear test track to its database, after the Street View car raced The Stig around the 1.75 mile circuit in Surrey.
The Church of England has issued a list of nine guidelines to its clergy on how best to use social media to spread the word of God.
The brainboxes at the university of Michigan have been trying to use the power of social media to persuade time travellers hiding among us to make themselves known.
Peter Jackson's epic fantasy prequel has beaten out Quentin Tarantino's award-winning slavery drama, Django Unchained, for the not-so-coveted title of most pirated movie of 2013.
YouTube this week announced that it will dramatically revamp its comments section so that "comments will soon become conversations that matter to you."
Auto-play videos will start showing up on Facebook's mobile apps in the coming weeks; initially, it will work on the Pages of musicians and bands, as well as individual accounts and verified Pages.
Other sites have already tried to replicate Trending Topics, but it has largely remained Twitter's domain; that might all change, however, with this news.
The micro-blogging service is also making it easier to share conversations; with the latest version, you'll be able to do this via email, whether your friends are on Twitter or not.
When you create a shared photo album, you can opt to either make it private so that only contributors can see it, open it up to friends of contributors, or the general public.