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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 […]

Business

How to Boost Your Social Media Presence According to Philadelphians Who Know

The ins-and-outs of social media can seem like an overly complex ecosystem of hashtags, photos and conversations. To gain a strong presence through it all […]

Business

Why Aren’t Philadelphians Aiming for the Corner Office?

LinkedIn started off the New Year by looking at how professionals across its platform view success. For example, is getting the corner office everyone’s goal […]

Business

How Social Media Makes You Buy Things You Never Knew You Needed

It’s not news that online shopping is on the rise, but what’s really mind boggling is just how many people shop online after seeing a […]

City Life

LGBTQ&A: Kareem D’Ant

Kareem D’Ant is a local queer musician and popular activist on social media. We chat with the outspoken artist about being out in Pennsylvania, his upcoming […]

Be Well Philly

I Eliminated This From My Weekend (And I’m Never Going Back) 

You’re about to judge me, and that’s okay. Here’s why: Last weekend, I drove to Asbury Park to have a nice Sunday at the beach […]

Be Well Philly

6 Philly Fitness and Foodie Instagrammers You Should Be Following

Nowadays, Instagram is a freakin’ well of fitness and healthy foodie inspiration. Whether it’s a perfectly garnished slice of avocado toast you’ve been drooling over or […]