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Google Hangouts Now Has Its Own Website

Is it the end for Google+? The tech giant is decoupling more features from its social network.

08/18/2015

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New Film Focuses On Exploits Of A Female Working On Wall Street

Actress Alysia Reiner, best known for her role as “Fig” on Netflix’s “Orange Is The New Black,” calls her new film “Equity” the first female driven Wall Street movie ever made.

08/15/2015

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Philly Techies Building New Robot As Tribute To HitchBOT

Members of Philadelphia’s tech community have decided not to resurrect the beloved Internet sensation HitchBOT, but instead have plans to create something new as a good will gesture.

08/12/2015

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Software Company’s Effort To Recruit Women, Minorities Sparks Unexpected Reaction On Social Media

Female engineers, coders, and other tech heavyweights have joined a Twitter campaign to break down stereotypes about what engineers should look like.

08/11/2015

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Forbes, Tinder Team Up To Create App For Under 30 Summit In Philadelphia

With a little help from Tinder, millennials in Philadelphia for the Forbes Under 30 Summit will have a new way to get in touch with one another.

08/10/2015

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Urban Fishing Trend Growing Along Philadelphia Creeks And Rivers

Many people don’t associate fishing with Philadelphia, but a local man shares his love for the sport on his blog with information, tips and photos of the fish he catches locally.

08/07/2015

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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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