Melony Roy

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Parents Can Monitor Children’s Social Media Activity With mSpy

For $40 a month parents can find out exactly what their children are Snapchatting– through new software called mSpy.

09/10/2014

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Social Media Today: Buy Button, Bucket Challenge, Songs Of Summer

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

09/08/2014

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Netflix Gives Users More Control Over How Much They Share About Viewing Habits On Facebook

Netflix has launched a new social feature that lets subscribers suggest content to friends privately — a change from the current experience of sharing everything publicly.

09/02/2014

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Survey Finds Social Media May Discourage Free Expression When It Comes To Controversial Subjects

A new study finds social media may discourage free expression, rather than encourage it, when it comes to controversial subjects, even offline.

08/31/2014

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Philadelphia Based Social Network ‘Spotlights’ Cash Giveaways

Spotlight is an open social network — meaning you can see everyone’s posts, not just friends– but you’re only allowed to post five times a day and you can post anonymously.

08/30/2014

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LCB Still Assessing Local Impact Of Strong Earthquake In ‘Wine Country’

How did Sunday’s historic 6.0 magnitude earthquake in California impact wine lovers in this region?

08/28/2014

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Instagram’s New App Turns Realtime Videos Into Time-Lapse Speedviews

Instagram has launched “Hyperlapse,” an app that speeds up shaky videos and turns them into time-lapse sequences.

08/26/2014

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Parents Keep An Eye On The Pics Kids Share With Kuddle

Kuddle was designed specifically for children but lets parents monitor what their children publish and keeps access to content restricted, preventing strangers from seeing and sharing pictures.

08/26/2014

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Social Media Today: Social TV Emmy Battle, Local Social Media Sensation

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

08/25/2014

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Social Media Today: Twitter Policy Changes, Vine Update, #SelfieABC

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

08/21/2014

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Social Media Today: Twitter Experiments, Your Voice Launches, Facebook Tests

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

08/18/2014

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Katy Perry Delights Philly Fans With Impromptu Visit to Art Museum Steps

As promised during an appearance earlier this week at the Wells Fargo Center, the pop star showed up at the steps of the art museum at midnight to climb the “Rocky” steps.

08/06/2014

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Social Media Today: Apple Getting Social?, Facebook Update, Instagram Users More Engaged

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

08/05/2014

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Social Media Today: LeanIn Hosts Yousafzai, Slingshot Update, Twitter Buys StartUp

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

08/04/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Messaging, Spotify Equalizer, Tweet-A-Coke

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

07/29/2014

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