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Citified

Behind the Scenes With Jim Kenney’s Twitter Brain Trust

Depending on your point of view, Stephanie Waters either has the best or worst job in Philadelphia politics. She’s the digital director for Jim Kenney, the […]

Citified

18 Great Tweets from Tuesday’s Election

The race is over. Jim Kenney won in a landslide, taking more than 55 percent of the vote in the six-way Democratic primary. City Council […]

City Life

4 Biggest Mother’s Day Social Media Missteps

As far as holidays go, Mother’s Day is traditionally in the minor leagues. It’s an important one, yes, but it barely takes up an entire […]

City Life

Trevor Noah and the Never-Ending Cycle of Twitter Shame

The thing about people is that they’re fallible; they do bad things, both intentionally and unintentionally. As we were all taught as children, people make […]

City Life

Mo’ne Davis Just Wrote the Book on Twitter Trolls

By now, I’m used to Mo’ne Davis making me feel bad about myself. At 13, she throws a 70 miles-per-hour fastball, has been on the […]

Foobooz

St. Patrick’s Day in Philadelphia

Philadelphia-based startup Everything Clicks helps businesses and brands connect with their customers and fans via social media. And for Saint Patrick’s Day as well as the […]

City

31 Best Philadelphia Tweets of 2014

Last year, I named my top 10 Philadelphia tweets of 2013. In 2014, I planned to keep track of my favorite tweets week by week. […]

City

CB West Counselor Won’t Be Charged for Facebook Post

BREAKING: Montco DA says no criminal charges will be filed vs. CB West guidance counselor MaryKate Blankenburg for Facebook threat. — MichaelAlanGoldberg (@mg_thereporter) December 24, […]

City

Firefighters, Paramedics Reminded of Social Media Policy Thanks to That One Dude

Philadelphia firefighters and paramedics received an email yesterday reminding them to review the departments’ social media policy. It was a standard reminder coming in response […]

City

Outrage Over Philly Paramedic’s Anti-Cop Social Media Posts

The above photo was posted to Instagram by Philadelphia paramedic Marcell Salters, along with the message, “Our real enemy … Need 2 stop pointing guns […]

City Life

Facebook and “Friends” in the Wake of Ferguson

As a 29-year-old woman, this is how my Facebook feed tends to look: baby picture, wedding picture, baby-at-a-wedding picture, Supernatural spoiler (that last one might be […]

City Life

Missanelli: The Real Story Behind the Victor Cruz Tweet

We all have things we want to do when the job is over and after this week, I have decided that I’m going to create […]

City Life

OPINION: Does Fighting Hate Crimes With Hate Speech Really Help?

Yes, I’m pleased that the three alleged gay-bashing suspects were finally arrested last week (although they are now out on bail). What they are accused […]

City Life

Brigitte Daniel’s Got a Plan to Get Young Women of Color Into Technology

Like the Trayvon Martin story before it, what happened in Ferguson two weeks ago has had a continued news presence in part because of social […]

City Life

10 Ferguson Twitter Accounts You Need to Follow

Since the death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown last Saturday, residents of Ferguson, Missouri, have taken to the streets to protest. Long before major media […]