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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 […]

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Cecily Tynan Is Fed Up With Your Wardrobe Critiques

To someone my age, 6ABC meteorologist Cecily Tynan is as synonymous with the television station as legendary anchor Jim Gardner himself. That may sound like […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Went to Pat’s and Ordered Six Whiz Wits

Mark Zuckerberg REALLY likes Pat’s cheesesteaks. So much, in fact, that he apparently posted to Facebook eight times about his visit to 9th and Passyunk last […]

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Philly’s Neighborhood Facebook Groups, Annotated

Lost a dog? Found a dog? Want to gripe about a dog? Wondering who on earth keeps parking you in, or who on the block […]

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N.J. Pols Can’t Stop Sharing Offensive Jokes on Facebook

What’s the biggest trend among New Jersey politicians? Offending their constituents with Facebook memes. Okay, that’s overstating it. But there have been two incidents of […]

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When Facebook Attacks: Bart Blatstein Page Hacked, Hilarity Ensues

How on earth do you steal a piano? That’s just what we were wondering when we saw last week’s Facebook post from the account associated […]