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Facebook To Feed Users Location-Specific Tips As They Visit Certain Spots

The company says it is rolling out a new feature that uses your phone’s location services to provide more information about the places you visit.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

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Twitter Adding Video Sharing, Group Messaging Features

In the face of new social media competitors such as WhatsApp and Snapchat, venerable Twitter is rolling out two new features.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

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Catching Up with Your Twitter Feed? Now, They’ve Got a Feature For That

The new tool is called “While You Were Away.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

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Study: Women Who Tweet And Post Photos Are Less Stressed Than Those Who Don’t

The research found that frequent internet and social media use does not raise stress levels for either sex. What’s more, women who use social media or email for picture sharing were actually less stressed than their tech-eschewing counterparts.

01/21/2015

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Facebook Planning Rollout of Approved-For-Workplace Version of Social Network

It was once considered taboo by many to open your Facebook page at work, but the social networking giant is preparing to launch a new product to overcome that notion.

01/14/2015

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Central Bucks School Board Votes To Fire Guidance Counselor After Alleged Facebook Post

The school board voted nearly all in favor with one opposed, even after numerous parents and students showed up to fight for her job.

01/13/2015

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Central Bucks District Weighs Career Future of School Counselor After Online Rant

The superintendent of the Central Bucks School District is recommeding the termination of Marykate Blankenburg at tonight’s board meeting.

01/13/2015

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Facebook To Begin Adding Missing-Child Alerts To Nearby Users’ News Feeds

Starting today, Facebook will deliver “Amber Alerts” to its users news feeds in targeted search areas after a child has been abducted.

01/13/2015

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Togethera App

The Togethera app lets you create distinct social media circles, so you can connect with who you want, when you want.

01/12/2015

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Social Media Today: Social Globes, Twitter Emmy, #JeSuisAhmed

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

01/09/2015

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Social Media Today: Most Popular Brands on Twitter, New Book Club, New Acquisition

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

01/06/2015

Mark Zuckerberg introduces the Facebook redesign at the f8 Developers' Conference. (Credit: Getty Images/AFP)

Facebook Launches Digital Book Club

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has invited his followers to join his New Year’s resolution.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/05/2015

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Year In Review: Facebook Remains World’s Largest Social Network

2014 was a milestone year for Facebook. It turned 10 and celebrated by giving its users a “Look Back” at their digital history on the network

12/28/2014

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Report: Pennsylvania Social Media Users Among The Most Humble

You’ve heard them referred to as “gloaties” before. Now, a new app has ranked the most “braggadocious” U.S. states.

12/17/2014

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Anonymous Twitter Activist Is Hero To Some, Villian To Others

Who is “FanSince09,” the anonymous Twitter activist at the center of Social Media postings revealing alleged wrong-doers to law enforcement?

12/12/2014

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