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Millennials Sought In Contest To Cover Upcoming Papal Visit

In hopes of connecting millennials and the Church, a Christian organization has sponsored a contest to recruit digital street team members to cover the upcoming Papal visit.

08/01/2015

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Facebook Releases Training Course To Combat Lack Of Diversity In Tech Companies

Facebook has released a training course for companies looking to combat the lack of gender and racial diversity that seems to plague most tech companies.

07/29/2015

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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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New Face Moving Up Late Night TV Talk Show Ranks

Bianca de la Garza left a 17-year career in news to launch her own late-night talk show — Bianca.

07/18/2015

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TweetDeck Stops Working For Many Users

Twitter’s Web app for managing multiple feeds and accounts stopped working for many users Thursday morning.

07/16/2015

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New Delivery Service In Philadelphia Brings Beer To Your Door Quickly

Quick Sip will allow most Center City and South Philadelphia residents to order growlers, ciders, local and imported beers online.

07/11/2015

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University Of Pennsylvania Using Social Media To Study Heart Health

The University of Pennsylvania has received a federal grant from the National Institute of Health to study the correlation between Twitter behavior and heart health.

07/10/2015

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Facebook Continues Graphical Tweaks, With Nod Toward Gender Equality

Facebook is now updating some of its icons, giving its female silhouettes a slightly more prominent position.

07/08/2015

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Social Media Today: Verified Profiles, New #HBD Feature, Hi-Res Pics

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

07/07/2015

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Local Tech Company Raises More Than $1M For Its Real-Time Location Sharing App

MeetBall is a real-time, location sharing, navigation app. The Doylestown-based company has just finished raising $1.5 million in funding.

07/03/2015

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Center City Restaurant To Close After 26 Years Of Operation

After 26 years of operation, a venerable restaurant on Broad Street will close Friday.

07/01/2015

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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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Instagram Improves Its ‘Search’ and ‘Explore’ Capabilities

In a blog post, Instagram says, “Through trending Tags and trending Places, you can experience moments like #bonnaroo or #fathersday from every perspective.”

06/24/2015

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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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Social Media Today: YouTube Newswire, Pinterest Verified, & New Pulse

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

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/18/2015

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