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Social Media Today: New Profile, WhatsApp Growth, One Minute

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


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Local Tech Company Is Lone Provider Of “Visual Analytics” For Social Media

Curalate helps companies use visual analytics to “identify trends, track visual conversations and engage consumers” through social media.


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Social Media Today: VP Joins Instagram, Pinterest Teases Event, Twitter Ads

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


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Photo: Evan Mathis’ Signing Bonus Check

Word spread last month that Eagles guard Evan Mathis isn’t particularly happy with his contract. Mathis will be paid $5 million for the 2014 season, and was reportedly told by the Eagles he could seek a trade.


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Social Media Today: Vanishing Tweets, Oculus VR, Facebook And Instagram Grow

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


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DeSean Jackson Says On Instagram That He Talked To Chip Kelly

There have been no shortage of trade rumors involving Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson in recent weeks. What there hasn’t been much of, is official comment from either Jackson or the team.


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World’s 100 ‘Selfiest Cities’ Ranked

To calculate the rankings, TIME says it built a database of more than 40,000 Instagram photos that included the hashtag #selfie and included geographic coordinates.


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Local Experts Push Message Of Natural Beauty During National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Experts at the Renfrew Center in Philadelphia were urging women to go without makeup Monday so the world could see their natural beauty.


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Philadelphia Man Arrested For Rock Salt Robbery Prank

Daron Stinson, 21, has told police that he was just kidding around and looking to record the pranks on video for his Instagram account.


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Police: Suspect Pointed Pellet Gun At Victims, Then Posted Their Reactions On Instagram

According to police, Daron Stinson, 21, pointed a black pellet gun at victims and then posted the incidents on Instagram.


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DeSean Jackson Takes To Instagram To Say He Didn’t Ask For A New Contract, But Wants One

DeSean Jackson didn’t ask for a new contract, but he would love to have one.


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SnapChat Security Breach Affects Millions

The popular photo sharing app is investigating a breach that left 4.6 million users vulnerable.


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2013 IN REVIEW: Facebook Strenghtens Domination of Social Media

Facebook continued its reign during 2013 at the biggest social network in the world, but not without some hiccups.


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Tracking Your Moves Through Social Media

By now, most people who use social media know they’re giving up some of their privacy. But you may be revealing more than you realize, as our Diana Rocco found out.


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Authorities Investigate Instagram Account Allegedly Used To Identify, Intimidate Crime Witnesses

The account was “Rats215″ on Instagram. No longer active, it was created to quote, “expose rats”. Pictures were posted, along with witness testimony and police statements.





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