Rutland in the Midlands is hit by the UK's biggest earthquake this year, prompting a wave of jokes about the "earth moving". But how does this seismic activity compare with other great British quakes?
It is not just protest groups using social media nowadays: governments are getting in on the act - and in unstable eastern Ukraine, Facebook has become a tool of conflict.
Forget exploding cigars. The latest from the fractious relationship between the United States and Cuba brings things into the 21st century: via social networking.
Employees of software company Mozilla, best known for its Firefox internet browser, launch a Twitter campaign asking new chief executive Brendan Eich to step down over his stance on gay marriage.
First Twitter, now YouTube - the Turkish prime minister blocks the video-sharing site after what he called the "villainous" leak of a secret recording of top security officials on the site.
The Twitter account of Sardar Ahmad, killed in the attack on the Serena hotel in Kabul, is being used to keep memories of the Afghan journalist alive and to update people on the health of his son.
The Turkish government's decision to ban access to Twitter comes as little surprise, writes Niall Finn, a student in Ankara.
Turkish premier Tayyip Erdogan's decision to shut down Twitter in his country is a signal moment when a once-respected statesman turns into a Canute-like clown.