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I Fell for the Facebook Privacy Notice Hoax

I need to come clean: Yesterday I posted that goofy little copyright thing on my Facebook. And I’m so, so sorry. Like most people, when […]

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Facebook Peer Pressure May Have Doomed the Republicans

Facebook’s intensive Election Day awareness campaign, entirely nonpartisan in intent, may have boosted turnout for the Democrats by encouraging America’s Youth to look up from […]

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Share Your Vote on Facebook

TheBallot.org lets voters create their own voter guides to share on Facebook and other social media sites just in time for Election Day (Nov. 6).

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Police Use Twitter, Facebook to Catch Criminals

The Philadelphia Police Department has announced that it has made 100 arrests thanks to their social media presence. A statement released on the department’s website […]

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I Just Saw Your Topless Photos Online

Late last week, Facebook celebrated a milestone: one billion users. That’s two-fifths of the world’s 2.5 billion Internet users, just in case you were wondering. […]

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What the Office of Urban Mechanics Means for Philly

On Monday, Mayor Michael Nutter announced the establishment of Philly’s Office of Urban Mechanics. This branch of the local government will basically be Q to […]

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Police Have Four, Teen Suspects in Custody After Taped Video Hits Facebook

Police have apprehended four teenage girls they say participated in the random attack of a mentally challenged woman in Chester. The girls taped the beating […]

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Comcast Joins Effort to Mix Twitter Trends and Live TV With Zeebox Deal

Comcast and NBCUniversal have grabbed a stake in British company zeebox—a social-TV start-up that looks to revolutionize the way you watch your favorite shows. Zeebox […]

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Staph Meal Blogger Charged for Facebook Threats [UPDATED]

Joshua Scott Albert—the guy who ran (runs?) the Staph Meal blog has been charged by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office for Facebook pages he created […]

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Is Facebook Making Penn Students Binge Drink?

The University of Pennsylvania has posted the numbers for this year’s New Student Orientation, a.k.a. NSO, and alcohol-related hospital transports went up 76 percent over […]

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Since Facebook Is Purging Accounts, We Have a Few Suggestions

Looks like the Joker won’t be poking Princess Peach again any time soon: Facebook admins have finally gone after the social network’s most insidious sub-group: […]

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VIDEO: Eagles Release Angry Birds Promo

The Eagles have released a promotional video onto the Internets to give us a chance to recycle our tired Alec Baldwin jokes tease you ahead […]

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Facebook Page Supporting Suspected Cop Killers Taken Down

Facebook Page Supports Suspected Cop Killers. StaphMeal isn’t done pissing everyone off, yet. This time, he created a Facebook page touting his support of the […]

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You’re Not (Necessarily) Crazy if You’re Not on Facebook

In the wake of such tragedies as the shooting in Aurora, Colorado and the Norwegian mass murder, some have insinuated that a person’s social media […]

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Mayor Nutter Tells Firefighters to Shut Up While He Blows Smoke

To paraphrase the First Amendment of the federal constitution, “The Mayor of Philadelphia shall make no law abridging firefighters’ freedom of speech … or their […]