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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.

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Snapchat Buys Into Peer Payment Space With Snapcash

Snapchat’s peer to peer money sharing feature, Snapcash, gives users a glimpse at the future of mobile payments. It was launched just in time for the holidays.


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Twitter Fiction Festival Celebrates Story-Telling

Twitter may have given birth to a new literary genre. The social networking platform is redefining what it means to read and write fiction.


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Helpful Or Creepy? New App Can Tell You If Your Date Is A Sex Offender

Questioning that new guy or girl you’re thinking of going on a date with? Well, there is an app for making that first date decision a bit easier.


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Facebook Rolls Out New Feature For Sharing Photos

Facebook has unveiled a new feature – Shared Albums – that allows multiple users to upload images to the same album on the social network.


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Web Site ‘LinkedIn’ Sets Sights On College-Bound Teens

Starting September 13th, students in the United States ages 14 and up will be able to sign up for LinkedIn, create a profile, and start connecting with “University Pages.”


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Web Profiles Haunt Students

According to an article in The Wall Street Journal, several college admissions officers have discovered something online that has hurt an applicant – alcohol, drugs, bullying, plagiarism and even sexual assault.



Original Social Network Gets A Redesign

The original social network is getting a brand new look. KYW Social Media Editor Melony Roy has the details on the “new” Myspace.


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Social Network Testing New Way To Make Ads More Personal

Facebook is looking at using details to place targeted ads for other companies – not on its smartphone apps, but on others, and on mobile web.


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Google+ For Mobile

See what everybody in your circle is up to with the Google+ app.


Google Previews New Android 3.0 "Honeycomb" Operating System


The premise of Google+ is pretty much the same as Facebook – add friends, post pictures, tell people what you’re up to. But the big difference with Google+ is that you can categorize your friends.


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Bensalem Travel Agency Fraud Probe is ‘Case Closed’

After speaking to the owner of Aloha Travel on Bristol Pike, Bensalem police say they are ending their investigation into the agency and a series of complaints against it that were posted online.


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Bensalem Travel Agency Being Probed After Complaints Of Missing Deposits

Bensalem police say they are looking for the owner of a local travel agency after receiving several complaints from people who say the payments they made to the agency never went toward the booking of their vacation.


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Tech Programs For Older Adults

Only 30% to 60% of people over 65 ever go online compared with the US average of 79% according to a Pew Research Center study; however, those 74 and over are the fastest growing group on social-networking sites.