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Social Media Today: WhatsApp Responds, Fave People Test, & Paper Content

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

03/18/2014

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Survey: Unflattering Selfies May Be Responsible For Increase In Cosmetic Procedures

If you’ve ever looked at a photo of yourself online and cringed, you might not be surprised by a new study that suggests “selfies” are contributing to an increase in the number of people seeking plastic surgery.

03/14/2014

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Woke Up On The Wrong Side Of The Bed? Don’t Post About It On Social Media

That epic Facebook rant you posted last night might have cleared your head, but it could also have a negative effect on anyone who sees it.

03/13/2014

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Social Media Today: New Look For Pages & Facebook COO Bans Bossy

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

03/11/2014

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Masterman Student To Be Charged With Making Threats Towards School Administrator

Philadelphia Police say a male student at the Masterman High School in Spring Garden is expected to be criminally charged for allegedly posting a threat to a school administrator online.

03/10/2014

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Social Media Today: Pinterest Transparency Report & Facebook’s WhatApp Buy Challenged

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

03/10/2014

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South Jersey Police Department’s Pinterest Page Will Allow Community To Browse And Claim ‘Recovered Property’

Previously, members of the community had to make an appointment to come down to the police station and look at the lost or stolen items in person. Now, officials say they hope to be able to reunite property to its rightful owner with the help of the social media site.

03/06/2014

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Survey Reveals Top Time Wasters At Work, And They’re Exactly What You Expected

According to the company, nearly 32% of those asked identified non-business web surfing – including social media use – as the biggest “brain drain” at work.

03/06/2014

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Jelly App

Jelly proposes making better use of your social network by letting you ask questions and having your extended network of friends help you determine the answer.

03/06/2014

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Website Offers ‘Daily Sacrifice’ To Tech-Savvy Christians During Lent

Lent – or 40 days of prayer, purification and sacrifice many Christians undertake in preparation for Easter – has begun, and if you were thinking about going cold-turkey with social media, this might change your mind.

03/05/2014

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Social Media Today: Paper Update, Twitter Hack?, Facebook Messanger

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

03/05/2014

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Social Media Today: Log Cabins, New Billionaires, Drones

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

03/04/2014

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Social Media Today: Oscars Retweets, Interns, Ask.FM

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

03/03/2014

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Study: Facebook Is Good For Self-esteem, Bad For Self-control

Put down the cookies! A new study shows using Facebook might reduce your self-control.

03/03/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Algorithms, Reddit Test, Messenger Dropped

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

02/27/2014

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