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Facebook Controls How Over A Billion People Get Their News

The world’s largest social network now controls how over one billion people are learning about what’s going on in the news.

10/30/2014

(The Facebook "Rooms" app, available free in the Apple App Store.)

Facebook Creates ‘Rooms’ App For Anonymous Interactions

If you want to go where nobody knows your name, Facebook has launched a new app.

10/23/2014

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Product Creators Need Ownership Agreements

If you and your buddies invent the best new product, what’s the first thing you should do?

10/21/2014

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Mount Saint Joseph Academy)

Students From ‘The Mount’ Invited To Liberty Medal Ceremony After YouTube Video Goes Viral

A group of Mount Saint Joseph Academy students will be on stage tomorrow when Malala receives the Liberty Medal at the national Constitution Center.

10/20/2014

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Protecting Unauthorized Posting Of Nude Photos

Turns out that 13% of adults have had private content shared without their consent. So how do you protect your nude photos from being shared?

10/20/2014

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Facebook Creates ‘Safety Check’ Tool For Disasters

Facebook Inc. is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters.

10/16/2014

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Social Media Advice Guru Brings Book Tour To Philadelphia

The Woman Code is in stores now and Nelson’s book tour stops in Philadelphia tonight at the Rittenhouse Square Barnes and Noble.

10/15/2014

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GM Uses Facebook, Phone calls To Get Recalled Cars Fixed

Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…

10/08/2014

CAPA High students protest the SRC voiding teachers' contract with a symbolic strike. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Students ‘Strike’ To Show Support For Philadelphia Teachers

Upwards of 200 students stood outside the Philadelphia High School for Creative & Performing Arts in a spirited protest and symbolic ‘strike’ on Wednesday morning.

10/08/2014

(Melody Wong, a Philadelphia native who grew up in Hong Kong, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Melony Roy.)

In U.S., Social Media Providing Unfiltered Glimpses of Hong Kong Activity

“I think what is portrayed on social media is more accurate than what is portrayed on traditional media,” says Melody Wong, a Philadelphia native who grew up in Hong Kong.

10/07/2014

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Facebook Vows To Be More Careful When Experimenting With Users

In a blog post, Facebook vowed to do things “better” and “in the most responsible way” when it comes to experiments on its users. But Drexel cyber security expert Dr. Rob D’ividio says the social network needs to go much further.

10/04/2014

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Drag Queens Get Apology From Facebook For ‘Real Names Only’ Dustup

Facebook has fulfilled its promise to meet with leaders of the gay and lesbian community after the enforcement of the social media behemoth’s “real names only” policy led to the suspension of several drag queens’ accounts.

10/03/2014

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Delaware Law Allows Executor Of Estate To Access Private Social Media Accounts

Finally, a law on who gets access to your social media accounts after your death.

10/02/2014

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Facebook Apologizes To Drag Queens For Name Policy

Facebook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith.

10/01/2014

(Melony Roy's brand-new page in the Ello site.)

Alternative to Facebook In Very Early Stages of Ramp-Up

Ello has only been available online for little over a month, but it’s popularity is growing. It claims to be the alternative to the world’s largest social network.

09/30/2014

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