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Twitter Controlled Christmas Tree On Display In South Jersey

A Twitter controlled tree and menorah are on display at Oxford Communications in Lambertville, New Jersey.

12/23/2014

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Philadelphia Teaming Up With Social Network To Connect With Residents

The private social network known as “Nextdoor” will become a communications vehicle for the city of Philadelphia.

12/19/2014

(credit: Handout/Getty Images) Ellen Degeneres arranges a group selfie from the stage of the Academy Award ceremonies.

Twitter Lists Its Most-Tweeted Topics of 2014

During the year, Twitter users sent an average of more than 500 million tweets per day, but only one is recognized as the “Golden Tweet.”

12/10/2014

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Facebook Releases Its Most-Posted Topics of 2014

Facebook analyzed the past year’s conversation on the social network to reveal the most talked-about topics.

12/09/2014

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Central Bucks West Counselor on Leave After Facebook Threat Posted Against Post-Eagles Game Protesters

The post said, “If my child cannot get to the Eagles game due to protesters, I will personally SHOOT every one of them. You’ve been warned idiots!!”

12/08/2014

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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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NY Grand Jury Decision on Chokehold Death Ignites Social Media Criticisms

Conversation about Eric Garner dominated social media Wednesday night following a grand jury’s decision not to indict an NYPD officer in the man’s chokehold death.

12/04/2014

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Snapchat Buys Into Peer Payment Space With Snapcash

Snapchat’s peer to peer money sharing feature, Snapcash, gives users a glimpse at the future of mobile payments. It was launched just in time for the holidays.

12/03/2014

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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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New Film Documents Misidentification Of Local Man As Boston Bomber, Role Social Media Played

“Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi” is a new documentary that aims to shed light.

11/21/2014

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Social Media Today: Super, Snapcash, and Spotify Partners With Uber

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

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Local Company Launches Campaign To Help Fund Educational Mobile Game For Kids

A company on the Main Line has created a mobile game for children that teaches kindness, helpfulness, and ways to do good — but they need your help fund the project.

11/18/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Updates, Say Thanks, & New Music Service

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

11/13/2014

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Social Media At Work: Can What You Say, Do Be Used Against You By The Boss?

People who manage workplaces have a lot questions about social media – and they got some answers Wednesday at the National Constitution Center.

11/13/2014

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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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