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Northeast Phila. School Hosts Summer Program For Teen ‘Geeks’

They’re kids from the Philadelphia area who might just come up with the next iPhone or create the next Amazon.

07/23/2014

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Target And Amazon Shop For Your App Cash

What Target calls its largest store on the east coast opens along Route 202 in King of Prussia on Sunday, but an even bigger battle is brewing for the shopping you do on your smartphone.

07/23/2014

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Social Media Today: Oculus Deal Done, Facebook Adds Save Button, Uber Wi-Fi

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

07/22/2014

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Montco Sheriff Turns To Social Media To Corral Deadbeat Parents

The sheriff’s department has done early-morning sweeps, and they want the public to take a look at their Facebook and Twitter accounts to see who they’re looking for.

07/21/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Tests, Twitter Acquires, New Pinterest Tool

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

07/18/2014

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Want To Delete Your Facebook Account? It’s Not As Easy As You Think

Facebook’s “emotion experiment” angered some of its users so much, they considered deleting their accounts, but that’s easier said than done.

07/17/2014

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Social Media Today: Selfie Senator, Google+ Ends “Real Names,” New App

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

07/16/2014

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Social Media Today: World Cup Breaks Records On Social Media

By Melony Roy World Cup 2014 breaks social media records On Facebook, Sunday’s final match between Germany and Argentina generated 280 million interactions by 88 million people, easily surpassing former champ Super Bowl 47, with […]

07/15/2014

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Social Media Today: Start to Success, Newsle Acquired, Brand Interaction Study

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

07/14/2014

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Villanova Univ. Project Turns Google Glass Into ‘Backup Brain’

Villanova University researchers have been awarded a Google Glass grant to develop a memory aid.

07/14/2014

(A model built from household objects by  middle schoolers is about to get a drop test at Bernard Harris Science Camp, in North Philadelphia.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Middle Schoolers Show Prowess at Science Camp at Temple U.

A group of middle school students, at Temple University for a two-week science camp, were playing the role of NASA engineers.

07/10/2014

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Social Media Today: Netflix Noms, SoundCloud Partners, LinkedIn Connects

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

07/10/2014

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Suspect Fingered by GPS Tracker After String of NE Philly Store Holdups

Richard Bynum, 48, who lives on 79th Street near Washington Lane, was arrested on robbery and related charges after a tracking device was found in his car.

07/03/2014

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Local Expert: Facebook Experiment Unethical, Not Illegal

Facebook manipulated the News Feeds of more than 600 thousand people to see if showing them mostly positive or negative posts affected their emotions.

07/02/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook World Cup Milestone, Clinton On Facebook Live, Social Media Day

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

06/30/2014