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Fox 29 anchor Karen Hepp, who is suing Facebook and other companies over the unauthorized use of her photo
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Karen Hepp Wins a Major Victory in Her Battle Against Facebook

Fox 29 anchor Karen Hepp has been engaged in a legal battle with Facebook ever since September 2019, when she filed a $10 million lawsuit […]

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The Curious Case of Roxborough’s Nazi Flag

Last Friday night, Roxborough’s main community Facebook group overflowed with fierce debate over a singular photo: A Nazi flag. The flag had been spotted hanging […]

the flower show's infamous veggie hoagie, which made Philadelphia Magazine's 2021 Worst of Philly list along with Ben Simmons
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The Worst of Philly 2021: From Fraudulent Hoagies to Headhouse Square to Ben Simmons

Every year since 1974, Philly Mag has published the Best of Philly: the people, places and things we want to lift up and celebrate. Things […]

south philadelphia actor jenna pinchbeck, who has taken bernard havard and walnut street theater to task on social media
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America’s Oldest Theater Wants to Shut This South Philly Actress Up

The Walnut Street Theatre has long had its critics—and no, we’re not talking about those snooty journalists who sit in judgment on opening night, their […]

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FactCheck.org’s Kathleen Hall Jamieson on the Golden Age of Misinformation

At a time when we’re surrounded by both more information and less certainty about its accuracy than ever, Kathleen Hall Jamieson is on the front […]

facebook posts from two philly cops suing the city after they were punished for social media activity in the Philly police Facebook post scandal
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Current and Fired Cops Sue City for $18 Million Over Philly Police Facebook Post Scandal

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Cops (and Fired Cops) Sue City for […]

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This Riverwards Facebook Group Is Keeping Philly Developers on Their Toes

Neighborhood Facebook groups tend to be bastions of petty squawking. That’s why I was stunned to find one that actually gets stuff done. Founded in […]

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Facebook Calls B.S. On Karen Hepp’s $10 Million Lawsuit Against the Company

Last September, we told you that Fox 29 co-host Karen Hepp had filed a $10 million lawsuit against Facebook and other Internet companies, claiming that […]

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Philly to Facebook: Get Your Dating Ads Off of Our Sidewalks

In case you haven’t heard (or if the ubiquitous social media site hasn’t already informed you — or if you haven’t literally stepped on an […]

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Fox 29 Anchor Karen Hepp Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Facebook and Reddit

Update: Facebook has responded to Karen Hepp’s lawsuit. Read the full story here. Fox 29 anchor Karen Hepp has filed a bombshell of a lawsuit […]

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Why Should Philly Cops Who Made Racist Facebook Posts Get a Second Chance?

Last Friday, more than 150 community members rallied at Philadelphia Police Department headquarters to protest more than 300 officers who had just been exposed as […]

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Rittenhouse Bar Fires Cook Targeted on Yelp, Facebook for Pro-Hitler Posts

Oh! Shea’s Pub is a casual, laid-back bar and restaurant on Sansom Street in Rittenhouse Square. You might go there to watch a game, throw […]

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Insta-Famous Philly Tattoo Artist Says She’s Victim of Facebook “Fake Ad” Scams

Kristel Oreto is a Philly tattoo artist, but she’s not just any Philly tattoo artist. Oreto, who works out of East Kensington’s Seven Swords Tattoo […]

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Facebook Privacy Breach Affected Nearly 3 Million Pennsylvanians

Pennsylvania attorney general Josh Shapiro announced on Thursday that an investigation into the Facebook privacy breach revealed that nearly 3 million Pennsylvania users had their […]

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LGBTQ&A: Antoine Miller

Antoine Miller is a proud Philly native and co-host of the “For Colored Boyz” podcast. We chat with the social media personality about being an outspoken Black […]