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Mayor Nutter Urges Mindfulness Amid Racial Flareups

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter says the Brown and Garner deaths, each at the hands of white police officers, have created a volatile situation in our nation.

12/19/2014

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Photo Posted To Paramedic’s Instagram Account Prompts Outrage

The paramedic has since apologized on Facebook saying that he deeply apologizes and that he did not mean to hurt his brothers in blue.

12/18/2014

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Philadelphia Attraction Turning Holiday Tradition Into Social Media Contest

Families who use Franklin Square as the backdrop for their Christmas photos can now share them on social media for a chance to win a prize package.

12/05/2014

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Report: Social Media Plays Substantial Role In Driving Holiday Sales

According to research released by digital marketing platform Offerpop, 67% of marketers plan to increase their social media budgets this holiday season.

11/28/2014

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Fuzel Collage App

Fuzel collage lets you combine as many shots as you’d like in a vast array of templates.

11/19/2014

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Social Media Today: Instagram Update, Messenger Milestone, Twitter Partners With WAM

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

11/11/2014

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Police: Chester County Priest Shared Child Porn On Instagram

A priest in Chester County is accused of possessing and distributing child pornography through a popular photo-sharing network.

10/24/2014

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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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Hyperlapse App

Time lapse videos have typically been a stumbling block for mobile devices. Hyperlapse – from Instagram – knocks down that wall.

10/13/2014

(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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Chris Baker Posts Photo Of Hit With Caption ‘This Is A Grown Man Sport’

Chris Baker took to social media to voice his pleasure, after his hit was ruled legal.

09/24/2014

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New, Exclusive Social Network Launches Worldwide

“Netropolitan” creator James Touchi-Peters calls his new social network an online community for affluent and busy people.

09/17/2014

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Janay Rice Blames Media, ‘This Is Our Life’

Janay Rice released a statement on Instagram, blaming the media and defense her husband Ray Rice.

09/09/2014

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Overgram App

Instagram can put just about any filter you want on a picture you take with your cell phone – and now Overgram can add a caption.

09/09/2014

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Instagram Back After Experiencing Technical Issues

After previously experiencing technical issues, it appears Instagram is back up and running.

08/28/2014

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