Social Media

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New, Exclusive Social Network Launches Worldwide

“Netropolitan” creator James Touchi-Peters calls his new social network an online community for affluent and busy people.

09/17/2014

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Facebook, Anheuser-Busch Team Up For New Birthday Beer Promotions

A new Budweiser promotion claims “Beer is the original social network,” so it’s teaming up with the world’s largest social network to help bridge the physical and digital world.

09/13/2014

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Ray Rice Abuse Incident Fueling Robust Victims’ Conversation on Twitter

A common response to revelations of domestic violence — and, specifically, the video of Ray Rice assaulting his then-fiancée in an elevator — is, “Why didn’t she leave him?”

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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Instagram Back After Experiencing Technical Issues

After previously experiencing technical issues, it appears Instagram is back up and running.

08/28/2014

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Is Snapchat Really Worth $10 Billion?

Snapchat raised eyebrows last year when the instant messaging service spurned a $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook (FB). That now looks like a sound business decision.

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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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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Study Shows Fan Sentiment Pointing To 7-9 Record For Eagles

A new study used fan confidence on social media to predict a 7-9 record for the Eagles.

08/13/2014

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Facebook Messenger App May Not Be As Bad As Some Were Led To Believe

Some of the scary rumors you have heard about the Facebook Messenger app may not be as true as you were led to believe.

08/11/2014

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