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The Philly Instagram Hall of Fame: The 15 Shots Everybody takes

Philadelphia, like most cities populated by smartphone users with a little too much time to kill, boasts a thriving Instagram community, and its members are not […]

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Philadelphian Takes Selfies to Prove Local Residency to IRS

There’s a story at Mashable by Brian Koerber today with a fun tale about Andrew Jarvis. Jarvis is an architect at EwingCole who splits his […]

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The Ultimate Philadelphia Klout Ranking

Klout, Inc. was founded in San Francisco in 2009. It measures online influence by using data from Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, WordPress and a bunch […]

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Photo Roundup: Philly Through the Fog

The snow and bitter cold have been replaced by… Fog! Here’s a glimpse of what we could actually see this morning.

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This is What People Dislike About Facebook

In honor of Facebook’s 10th anniversary tomorrow, Pew Research just released an interesting study revealing how people use the social-media monster. Here are some fun […]

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Janus Through the Eyes of 17 Philadelphia Instagrammers (and One Tweeter)

As we told you yesterday and this morning, Philadelphians love documenting the snow. Here’s but a sampling of the social awesomeness going on today: Submit your own […]

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Michael Vick Is Selling a Car on Instagram

Deposed Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback Michael Vick has 299,116 followers on Instagram. About an hour ago, he sent them this incredible offer.

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TONIGHT: State Reps. Brian Sims and Mike Schlossberg to Host Twitter Town Hall on LGBT Equality

Tonight Pennsylvania State Representatives Mike Schlossberg (D-Lehigh) and Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia) will host a “Twitter Town Hall,” live from the state Capitol. The social-media event […]

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Top 10 Philadelphia Tweets of 2013

It’s end-of-year time, and you know what that means: Lists! Okay, most things on the Internet are in list form now, but December is still […]

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Twitter Fight! About that Epic Tom Ferrick-Helen Gym Dust-Up

I feel your pain, Tom Ferrick. I once got caught up in the emotions of the moment when Philebrity slammed a post by Greg Meckstroth on […]

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The Best and Worst Tweets from the Live Sound of Music

NBC executives must be kicking themselves for not airing the live three-hour Sound of Music special during the all-important November ratings book. The ratings are […]

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No, the Cops Aren’t Banning Protesters From Facebook

It should come as no surprise that police departments monitor social media. After all, as a speaker revealed during a panel at last week’s International […]

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13 Awesome Philly Halloween Costumes on Instagram

Here are some of Philly’s best costumes on Instagram and Twitter. Who’d we miss?

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6 Non-Racist Tweets About the First Asian-American Miss America

I didn’t watch the Miss America pageant Sunday, but boy oh boy did I hear about it. New York’s Nina Davuluri became the first Indian […]

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The Curse of LinkedIn

Before I get started on this: I like social media. I enthusiastically “like” Facebook updates every day. I try to make my tweets a pleasant, […]