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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.

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Social Media Heavyweights Push Back Against Proposed Online Anti-Terror Legislation

The primary argument against the proposed bill has been that consumers won’t use technology they don’t trust, and unnecessary surveillance would hurt the industry.

07/28/2015

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Study On Effects Of Social Networking

More than 1.5 billion people belong to Facebook, and about 700 million log on each day. If you’re one of them, you may not “like” recent news about the effects of social networking.

07/24/2015

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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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Pew Study: More People Are Using Facebook And Twitter For News

These findings come at a time when social network are increasing their emphasis on news.

07/21/2015

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3 On Your Side: Many Millennials Would Quit If Not Allowed To Do Personal Tasks At Work

Many millennials have never known a world without mobile devices. Now employers are forced to deal with younger workers who want to be able to text and use social media on the job. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at how this group is blurring the lines between work time and personal time.

07/08/2015

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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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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.

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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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