Social Media

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Tumblr Focuses on Social Issues With New Sharing Campaign

The blogging platform “Tumblr” has launched a new campaign to promote positivity and support in online communities.

05/18/2015

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Survey: 1 In 7 Have Contemplated Divorce Over Their Partner’s Social Media Activity

Have you ever secretly checked your partner’s social media accounts? According to a survey, you’re not alone.

05/08/2015

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Rich Zeoli Talks To La Salle’s Dr. Donna Tonrey About Social Media And Relationships

La Salle University’s Director of their Counseling and Family Therapy Master’s Program, Dr. Donna Tonrey, spoke with Rich Zeoli on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

05/06/2015

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Facebook Urging Users To Donate To Nepal Quake Relief Effort

The social networking site has added a message at the top of its news feed urging its members to donate funds to help the hundreds of thousands of people affected by Nepal’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

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Internet Giants Jump Into Nepal Earthquake Relief and Social Support Efforts

Facebook is offering its “Safety Check” feature. Google, which lost a senior employee in an avalanche as a result of the earthquake, has activated its “Person Finder” tool.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

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Local Mom-Turned-Author: Have The ‘Tech Talk’ Before The ‘Sex Talk’

In the digital age, kids are signed up for cell phone plans and social media accounts before they hit puberty. Local mom-turned-author Jenn Cannon says her book acts as a guide to help kids navigate the high-tech tools.

04/24/2015

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Study: Facebook ‘Stalking’ Could Be Behind Your Poor Body Image

Forget glossy fashion mags; Facebook is the new source of your body woes.

04/21/2015

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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.

04/20/2015

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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 1060–04/20/2015

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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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