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Which Philadelphia Mayoral Candidate Most Effectively Uses Social Media?

All six of the democratic candidates are on Twitter but some are more active than others.

04/11/2015

("New Jersey Collective's" Instagram web site.)

Instagram Account Shines A Spotlight On The Garden State

“Jersey Collective” is an Instagram account that showcases the beauty of New Jersey and the many talents of the people who live there.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/06/2015

(The "I Stand With Bob" web site.)

Online Campaign Aims to Bolster Support for Embattled US Sen. Menendez

Following yesterday’s indictment of Menendez on corruption charges, the New Jersey Democratic State Committee created a Twitter account and a hashtag: #IStandWithBob.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

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New Facebook App Allows Users To Add To Friends’ Shared Video Clips

With Facebook’s latest video-sharing app, called “Riff,” users can add their own video onto the original.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

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Live Streaming App Popularity Could Be Game Changer For Social Networks, Users

Live streaming apps Meerkat and Twitter-owned Periscope are the most talked about apps right now on social media.

04/02/2015

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Penn Relays Rolling Out First Official Social Messaging App

The Penn Relays are partnering with a Penn startup for a new app that will be used to communicate official messages during the event.

04/01/2015

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Report Says Facebook Meeting With News Companies About Hosting Their Content On The Social Network

Facebook is trying to partner with media outlets to place their pages inside the social network’s app but is it a win/win for both sides?

03/28/2015

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduces a new messenger platform at the F8 summit in San Francisco, California, on March 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JOSH EDELSON        (Credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook Announces Major Changes To Messenger App

The social networking giant has announced Messenger is becoming a massive communications hub where users will be able to do much more than chat with others.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

(Instagram's blog announced the new "Layout" feature.)

Instagram Adding Collage Feature To Its Photo-Posting App

With “Layout,” Instagram users will be able to build collages using photos from their camera roll, which they can then share to Instagram, Facebook, or elsewhere.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

(Following his online tweet, US senator Ted Cruz made a live announcement of his run for the presidency at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.    Photo by Paul J. Richards/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Leads Presidential Pack in Use of Social Media To Announce Candidacy

US senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) was the first to formally announce his presidential run. And instead of a ballroom and podium, he opted for another platform: Twitter.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/23/2015

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KYW at SXSW: Anonymous App ‘Yik Yak’ Addressing Cyberbullying Concerns

Today, at the SXSW Interactive Conference, in Austin, Tex., the cofounders of Yik Yak took the stage to defend the service against criticisms that it enabled cyberbullying.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/17/2015

Biobots team (credit: Melony Roy)

Philadelphia Company Named “Most Innovative” At South By Southwest Pitch Competition

Biobots didn’t win top honors, but they did not go home empty-handed.

03/16/2015

Danny Cabrera & Riccardo Solorzano (credit: Melony Roy)

Philadelphia Startup Competes For Funding At South By Southwest Conference In Texas

More than 500 startups applied, but only 48 were chosen for South by Southwest’s annual two-day pitch competition. One of the finalists is a 3D bioprinter company BioBots.

03/15/2015

Rapper Chill Moody, David Silver (Rec Philly) & musician Milton. (credit: Melony Roy)

Free Party At Temple University To Feature Some Philly Music Acts Before They Head To SXSW

If you can’t make it to Austin this year for the annual South by Southwest music, entertainment and technology conference, tonight there’s a free pre-party at Temple University featuring some of the acts from the ALL Philly music showcase before they head southwest.

03/14/2015

SXSW 2014 File Photo (Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for SXSW)

Local Tech Companies, Musicians, Filmmakers Ready For Highly Anticipated SXSW

The annual event not only attracts people from all over the world, but also from here in Philadelphia.

03/13/2015

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