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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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3 On Your Side: Job Seekers Turning To Social Media To Get Noticed By Employers

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, job seekers are now connecting with potential employers in a variety of innovative ways.

06/24/2015

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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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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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Twitter Moves To Auto-Play Mode For Posted Videos

When users scroll through their Twitter feeds and see a video, it will begin to automatically play, with the sound muted.

06/17/2015

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Pinterest Joining Online Wave of ‘Buy It Now’ Sites

Users of the online social scrapbooking service Pinterest will soon be able to buy items directly through the company’s app, using a new type of pin.

06/03/2015

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Opera Philadelphia Hosting Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD Social Media Preview Night

Ahead of the world premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD, Opera Philadelphia is hosting social media night during the final dress rehearsal.

06/03/2015

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Local Student With Special Needs Fights Back When School Tells Him He Can’t Be Part Of Field Day

He took to social media and that changed everything.

06/02/2015

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South Jersey Residents Will Be Able To Virtually Track How Officers Do Their Jobs

Evesham Township police are emphasizing the word “transparency” by using Twitter and Facebook.

06/02/2015

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U.S. Supreme Court Tosses Bethlehem, Pa. Man’s Conviction Over Facebook Posts

Anthony Elonis used Facebook to make a series of violence-laced posts criticizing his wife and others. But he claimed his rants did not amount to “true threats.”

06/01/2015

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Study: ‘Soooo In Love’ On Facebook? Maybe You’re Just Insecure

Another interesting finding? The people posting hundreds of selfies, bragging about their latest marathon or cross fit class and talking about their healthy gluten-free diet scored highest for narcissism.

05/27/2015

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‘Welcome America’ July 4th Concert Lineup Announced

Mayor Nutter said the huge concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will feature The Roots, Miguel, and Jennifer Nettles.

05/26/2015

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Pres. Obama’s Twitter Account Draws Out The Usual Trolls

The White House says every tweet to or from the president’s account is archived permanently for possible future review.

05/20/2015

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Rich discussed President Obama’s trip to Camden, a new Ghenghis Khan exhibit at the Franklin Institute and a proposal to allow drivers in New Jersey to pump their own gas. He also spoke with dinosaur expert Don Lessum, attorney Gail Glick, and New Jersey Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/18/2015

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Better Late Than Never: Pres. Obama Joins Twitterverse

President Obama has finally gotten his own Twitter account.

05/18/2015

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