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(Twitter's blog announced the new "While You Were Away" feature.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

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

(The Twitter feed of US Central Command was renamed "Cyber Caliphate" by unknown hackers.)

U.S. Military Hacked; Apparent Personal Info of Officers Posted Online

The official Twitter account for the US military’s Central Command was hacked today, and the account was then used to post a number of apparently sensitive files.

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

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 26:  Inside linebacker Emmanuel Acho #51 of the Philadelphia Eagles during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 26, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Retweets Earn Girl Trip To Prom With Eagles’ Emmanuel Acho

It looks like Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho is heading to prom.

01/08/2015

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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

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Twitter Controlled Christmas Tree On Display In South Jersey

A Twitter controlled tree and menorah are on display at Oxford Communications in Lambertville, New Jersey.

12/23/2014

Sam Brouwer, of "Founding Fathers" sports bar.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Pizza, and What’s Open in Philly?

Hadas reports on two new pizza places opening in the Delaware Valley, and a Twitter hashtag that can help you find the best places to eat.

12/18/2014

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Twitter Scandal Rocks State College School District

But State College police and State College Area School District officials have stopped short of saying whether those involved were students or will face criminal charges.

12/17/2014

(Chris Christie chats with Jerry Jones in 2013 file photo.  Photo by Ronald Martinez/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Councilman Standing Firm For Calling Christie A ‘Fat [Expletive]’ On Twitter

Councilman Jim Kenney was fuming that Gov. Christie sat with the owner of the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field during Sunday night’s Eagles game.

12/15/2014

(A portion of the Twitter feeed of @FanSince09.)

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

(credit: Handout/Getty Images) Ellen Degeneres arranges a group selfie from the stage of the Academy Award ceremonies.

Twitter Lists Its Most-Tweeted Topics of 2014

During the year, Twitter users sent an average of more than 500 million tweets per day, but only one is recognized as the “Golden Tweet.”

12/10/2014

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NY Grand Jury Decision on Chokehold Death Ignites Social Media Criticisms

Conversation about Eric Garner dominated social media Wednesday night following a grand jury’s decision not to indict an NYPD officer in the man’s chokehold death.

12/04/2014

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Social Media Today: Super, Snapcash, and Spotify Partners With Uber

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

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/18/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Updates, Say Thanks, & New Music Service

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

11/13/2014

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