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Protecting Your Eyes From Auto-Play Features On Social Media

There is a way to protect yourself from seeing disturbing videos on social media.


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Police: Pa. Man Makes Preschool Threat On Facebook

Police say a 19-year-old Pennsylvania man illegally threatened to kill preschool children.


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‘Lol’ Is Dead, According To Facebook’s Research On How Users Express Laughter

“Lol” is so over, according to Facebook.


Zeoli Show Log 08.03.15

Rich discussed the difference between Democrats and Socialists, the death of HitchBOT and helping stranded motorists on the side of the road. He also spoke with La Salle University professor Bill Weaver about social media and Professor Eugene O’Donnell about routine traffic stops.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/03/2015

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Pennsylvania State Police Probe Report That Trooper Posted Racial Joke On Facebook

State police officials say they are investigating reports that a northeastern Pennsylvania trooper made a racial joke earlier this year on Facebook.


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Facebook Releases Training Course To Combat Lack Of Diversity In Tech Companies

Facebook has released a training course for companies looking to combat the lack of gender and racial diversity that seems to plague most tech companies.


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Social Media Heavyweights Push Back Against Proposed Online Anti-Terror Legislation

The primary argument against the proposed bill has been that consumers won’t use technology they don’t trust, and unnecessary surveillance would hurt the industry.



Social Media Today: Twitter Changes, Instagram Beefs Up Web, Google+ Removes Feature

KYW Newsradio Social Media Editor Melony Roy reports on what’s trending around the region and the world.


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Pew Study: More People Are Using Facebook And Twitter For News

These findings come at a time when social network are increasing their emphasis on news.


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#GetaRoom: Police Use Social Media To Stop Couples Getting Frisky In Parks

The Buckingham Township Police Department is using the hashtag #getaroom, to remind residents on Facebook and Twitter that they could get a citation for “romantic meetings” in public parks after dark.



Social Media Today: Verified Profiles, New #HBD Feature, Hi-Res Pics

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


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Celebration of US Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling Moves Online

Facebook added a new feature called “Let’s Celebrate Pride,” which will automatically put a rainbow-striped tint over your profile picture.


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Instagram Improves Its ‘Search’ and ‘Explore’ Capabilities

In a blog post, Instagram says, “Through trending Tags and trending Places, you can experience moments like #bonnaroo or #fathersday from every perspective.”



Social Media Today: YouTube Newswire, Pinterest Verified, & New Pulse

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

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/18/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 08:  Jeremy Gaddis uses the Virtuix Omni, an omni-directional treadmill virtual reality gaming system with Oculus Rift, at the 2015 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 8, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 9 and is expected to feature 3,600 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Facebook’s Virtual Reality Company To Change Gaming And Movie World With Oculus Rift

Facebook’s virtual reality company’s headset promises to change the way you play video games and watch movies.