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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.

07/21/2015

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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.

06/26/2015

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Gmail Creates “Undo Send” Button To Delay Emails From Being Sent

If you’ve ever wished you could un-send an email, Google is giving you that option.

06/23/2015

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Google Updates Policies To Help Victims Of ‘Revenge Porn’

Google announced it will let victims of revenge porn, usually women whose unauthorized naked pictures may have been posted online by an ex, ask for the removal of certain web pages from it’s search results.

06/23/2015

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La Salle Professor: Apple And Google Were Just As Surprised As The Rest Of Us About NSA Phone Data Collection

Bill Weaver, La Salle University professor of Integrated Science, Business and Technology spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s Jeff Bolton.

06/01/2015

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West Philadelphia Native Hosts Meetups Around The City For Mindfulness Movement

“Mindfulness is all about awareness of the present moment being able to bring your focus your awareness into this moment,” says positive psychology expert and Penn grad Pax Tandon.

04/28/2015

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Internet Giants Jump Into Nepal Earthquake Relief and Social Support Efforts

Facebook is offering its “Safety Check” feature. Google, which lost a senior employee in an avalanche as a result of the earthquake, has activated its “Person Finder” tool.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

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Google Announces Cell Phone Service

Google is getting into the wireless game — announcing cell phone service it hopes will entice AT&T and Verizon Wireless customers to jump ship.

04/22/2015

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Google Wants To Take The Headache Out Of Using Your Phone Abroad, Reports Say

Talk, text, use apps, and browse the web as freely as if you were doing so in this country, without fear of racking up huge bills for going over the limit.

04/08/2015

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Rich reacts to the blowback against Indiana Governor Mike Pence after signing the state’s ‘religious freedom law,’ a sexting scandal at North Penn High School, and the online reaction to the new host of the Daily Show, Trevor Noah.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/31/2015

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Google Maps Turns Into Pac-Man’s Chomping Grounds

The virtual streets of Google Maps are being transformed into Pac Man’s chomping grounds in celebration of April Fools’ Day.

03/31/2015

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Newspapers Need Not Report Arresting Development

Does a newspaper have a duty to correct an article that leaves out a crucial fact – namely an arrest record that’s been expunged?

03/25/2015

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Google Helps Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Preserve Trove of Its Works Online

It’s the latest addition to the online Google Cultural Institute, an effort by the digital info company to capture significant artworks for all the world to share.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/19/2015

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Blog: Wegmans and Amazon Top Harris Reputation Poll

By Jim Donovan: So what company has the best reputation in America? Well according to a recent Harris Poll, drum roll please, the answer is Wegmans Food Markets. Wegmans took the top spot among the […]

02/10/2015

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Reports: Google Planning To Sell Wireless Phone Service

Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday.

01/22/2015

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