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Social Media Today: Instagram Update, Messenger Milestone, Twitter Partners With WAM

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

11/11/2014

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Starbucks Employees Up In Arms Over Apparent Policy On Engagement Rings

Unhappy employees and consumers took to social media to protest an implied engagement ring ban at the coffee retailer.

11/06/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 31: Fans of the Dallas Cowboys wear brown paper bags over their head as they watch the Cowboys play against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Cowboys Stadium on October 31, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Cowboys Use #CowboysUK Hashtag For London Game

The Dallas Cowboys decided to use an interesting hashtag for their trip to London.

11/05/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Phillies Congratulate Giants On Twitter, Fans Respond Exactly As You Would Expect

Fans respond to the Phillies congratulating the Giants on Twitter.

10/31/2014

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10 Most Obvious Twitter Reactions To Pittsburgh Steelers’ Bumble Bee Uniforms

Here are the top 10 Tweets sent about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ ugly throwback uni’s.

10/27/2014

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Thursday Nights at 9: Online Town Hall Meetings To Inspire Black Civic Engagement

ColorOfChange.org is hosting the series of Twitter Townhalls beginning at 9pm each Thursday, during the commercial breaks of “Scandal.”

10/23/2014

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Mount Saint Joseph Academy)

Students From ‘The Mount’ Invited To Liberty Medal Ceremony After YouTube Video Goes Viral

A group of Mount Saint Joseph Academy students will be on stage tomorrow when Malala receives the Liberty Medal at the national Constitution Center.

10/20/2014

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Social Media Advice Guru Brings Book Tour To Philadelphia

The Woman Code is in stores now and Nelson’s book tour stops in Philadelphia tonight at the Rittenhouse Square Barnes and Noble.

10/15/2014

Stigall Show Log 10.14.14

Chris discussed the latest on the battle against ISIL in Iraq and Syria, New York Time Columnist Paul Krugman’s defense of President Obama, and the Catholic Church’s recent statements on homosexuality. He talked to Dr. John Nagl at 7:00 and Eagles General Howie Roseman at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/14/2014

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Philadelphia Woman Creates Mobile Site To Help Twitter Users Feel Less Lonely

The Lonely Project is a mobile website that displays tweets about loneliness.

10/12/2014

(Melody Wong, a Philadelphia native who grew up in Hong Kong, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Melony Roy.)

In U.S., Social Media Providing Unfiltered Glimpses of Hong Kong Activity

“I think what is portrayed on social media is more accurate than what is portrayed on traditional media,” says Melody Wong, a Philadelphia native who grew up in Hong Kong.

10/07/2014

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Twitter Responds To Tom Brady Getting Benched

Here are the top 18 Tweets regarding Brady’s less than stellar performance.

09/30/2014

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Joe Banner Tweets About Being Named 94WIP Morning Show Weasel Of Week

Joe Banner and Ike Reese had a friendly exchange on Twitter on Friday.

09/26/2014

Stigall Show Log 9.26.14

Chris discussed the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder, Kathryn Knott being fired from her job in an emergency room, and Derek Jeter’s final game at Yankee Stadium. He talked to Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00, Ray Didinger at 8:00, and Penn Professor Dr. Jason Karlawish at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/26/2014

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Forget The Newspaper! Research Says 30 Percent Of American Adults Get Their News From Facebook

Newspapers are so last year, according to recent calculations from Pew Research. It estimates almost 60 percent of adults in the United States use Facebook and half of those users get their news there.

09/25/2014

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