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Be Well Philly

Real Philly Therapists on the Worst Mental Health Advice and Trends They’ve Seen on TikTok

TikTok, the minute-long video app that pairs sharable background audio with viral dances, comedic skits, cooking and DIY tutorials, real-life scary stories and more, has […]

sea shanties luke taylor
City Life

Sea Shanties — Yes, Sea Shanties — Are Making a Comeback, Thanks in Part to This Delco Teen

Luke Taylor was 17 when his voice dropped from a normal teenage register to a deep basso profundo. “I freaked out my family,” he recalls […]

pa treasury twitter
City Life

Pour One Out for the PA Treasury Twitter Account

No one should ever be subjected to the jokes, quips or musings of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups on Twitter. Unfortunately for us, the marketing consultants […]

election disinformation
City Life

A Troubling Number of PA Voters Believe in Bonkers Conspiracy Theories

From the department of “things that should concern you if you’re a citizen of a democratic polity that’s having an election in a few days,” […]

team gritty
City Life

How Gritty (and His Entourage) Made it Okay to Laugh Again

This article was published as part of our list of the 76 most influential people in Philadelphia. See the full list here. When the pandemic […]

social media influencers
City Life

Three Philadelphians Using Their Social Media Platforms to Effect Real Change

This article was published as part of our list of the 76 most influential people in Philadelphia. See the full list here. In a year […]

south philadelphia's capitolo playground, the site of Allen Mikell's death
City Life

Internet Calls Death at South Philly Playground a Lynching, Relatives of Deceased Say Otherwise

There are two things that everybody agrees on about the death of Allen Mikell. One is that he breathed his final breath at Capitolo Playground […]

combating misinformation
City Life

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 […]

Be Well Philly

Philly Health Experts Turn to Social Media to Fight Coronavirus Misinformation

With COVID-19 social distancing measures in full effect, it might be starting to feel like it’s just you and Siri against the world. Many of […]

City Life

These Philly Sports Stars Are Crushing It On TikTok

One of the extremely trivial but also kind of sad things about our present moment is that there are no sports. This is a problem […]

NextHealth PHL

Here’s What Health Professionals Can Learn From Instagram Influencers

Social media is becoming an increasingly powerful tool for sharing health-related messages, but not every post has what it takes to go viral. And on […]

City Life

Penn Study Finds People Who Send Longer Tweets Are Less Mean

You need only spend about 20 seconds online to realize that, for all of social media’s grand ideals about promoting information and interconnectivity, the reality is that they end up […]

Business

Job Seekers Really Want to Work at These Two Philly Companies

Some of the country’s most in-demand companies are right here in the Philadelphia region, according to LinkedIn. The online network said it recently analyzed “billions […]

Business

People Really, Really Want to Work at Comcast, LinkedIn Finds

Who’s dying to work at Comcast? Apparently lots of people are. The company is one of the country’s most sought-after employers, according to LinkedIn’s 2018 Top […]

Business

45 Philly Business Influencers to Follow on Twitter Right Now

If you can make it past those unyielding bots and trolls, Twitter can still be a platform for quick ideas and dialogue. Philly’s business community […]