Social Media

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Twitter Updates Direct Messaging

Twitter has announced that all 288 million monthly active users will now have the option to receive direct messages for any user.

2 hours ago

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Twitterverse Lights Up With Reaction to Tim Tebow News

“Tebow mania” is once again all over social media, after news that the quarterback is headed to Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–14 hours ago

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Latest Thorn For Video Companies: Copyright Theft Via Live Streaming

HBO has confirmed it sent takedown notices to the live video streaming service Periscope after several accounts were seen streaming Sunday’s premiere of “Game of Thrones.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

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Facebook Remains The Most Used Social Media Site For Teens

The social media giant remains the most used social media site among teens ages 13 to 17, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.

04/15/2015

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Report: Nearly A Quarter Of All Teens Go Online “Almost Constantly”

Do you have a teen that is practically attached to their smartphone? According to a new study from Pew Research Center, they’re not alone.

04/14/2015

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Analyst Sees Hillary Clinton Social Media Focus As Tiny Part of a Bigger Strategy

Clinton announced her plans to run for the presidency on several social media sites. A local political consultant says a social media strategy is both critically important and totally irrelevant at the same time.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

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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

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Police: 3 Juveniles Arrested After Teen Sisters Attacked In Trenton Park

The violent encounter was caught on video and shared on social media.

04/10/2015

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Woman Gets Permission To Serve Divorce Papers Via Facebook

The woman’s lawyer says she hasn’t been able to serve the papers the good old fashioned way because the man has no fixed address or place of employment.

04/07/2015

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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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Facebook Introduces ‘Scrapbooks’ Photo Feature

Facebook is once again taking something old-school and trying to make it easier.

04/01/2015

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Coffee Chain Offering Limited-time Birthday Cake Frappuccino

Fans of Starbucks took to social media to express their delight at the announcement.

03/26/2015

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