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Social Media Today: Facebook Games, Twitter Streamlined, & Phil Martelli

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

03/20/2014

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Social Media Today: Twitter, DeepFace, & Live Streaming

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

03/19/2014

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Study: As Technology Advances, Americans Increasingly Relying On Multiple Sources For News

According to a summary of the study, the findings suggest “some long-held beliefs about people relying on just a few primary sources for news are now obsolete.”

03/18/2014

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Social Media Today: WhatsApp Responds, Fave People Test, & Paper Content

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

03/18/2014

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VPN Services Pull Wool Over Eyes Of Government, Retailers

Virtual Private Networks are nothing new, but they’ve largely been the stuff of enterprise, businesspeople hopping on workplace systems while traveling.

03/16/2014

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Survey: Unflattering Selfies May Be Responsible For Increase In Cosmetic Procedures

If you’ve ever looked at a photo of yourself online and cringed, you might not be surprised by a new study that suggests “selfies” are contributing to an increase in the number of people seeking plastic surgery.

03/14/2014

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Report Says Target Could Have Stopped Hacker Attack, But Didn’t

Target says it’s not fair to speculate before their investigation is complete.

03/13/2014

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Woke Up On The Wrong Side Of The Bed? Don’t Post About It On Social Media

That epic Facebook rant you posted last night might have cleared your head, but it could also have a negative effect on anyone who sees it.

03/13/2014

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Starbucks Introduces Digital Tipping On Its Mobile App

The coffee chain says the mobile tipping option, which it announced more than a year ago, will be available on its updated app for iPhones starting March 19.

03/12/2014

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Corpulent Canine? There’s An App For That

FitBark is a new fitness tracker for portly pups and their concerned owners.

03/12/2014

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Philadelphia Skyscraper To Transform Into World’s Largest Game of ‘Tetris’

The world’s largest video game “screen” is coming back. It’s actually the facade of the Cira Centre, next to 30th Street Station, where the Guinness record was set last year with ‘Pong.’

03/11/2014

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World’s 100 ‘Selfiest Cities’ Ranked

To calculate the rankings, TIME says it built a database of more than 40,000 Instagram photos that included the hashtag #selfie and included geographic coordinates.

03/11/2014

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Social Media Today: New Look For Pages & Facebook COO Bans Bossy

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

03/11/2014

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Montgomery County Company Launches Social Media Site For Businesses

Dan Esposito, the founder of Gateskip launched a new social network that lets members create or join professional networking groups — without having to join a professional organization.

03/11/2014

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Independent Watchdogs Wary of Comcast’s Pervasive Donations To Politicians

Comcast says that for its business and its customers, it’s critical for the company to be part of the political process.

03/10/2014

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Movie critic Roger Ebert sent out a perceived negative tweet about the death of “Jackass” star Ryan Dunn. Ebert was criticized by Dunn’s “Jackass” co-star Bam Margera and blogger Perez Hilton. Ebert responded that he was probably “too quick to tweet.” (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Too Quick To Tweet

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Apple Unveils New iPods, Apple TV

Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a refreshed lineup of iPods and a smaller Apple TV during a presentation in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 2010.

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