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Suzanne Monaghan
March 31, 2020 - 10:14 am
Just like most adults, young people are watching and reading more news during the coronavirus pandemic. This cyber satefy consultang says teens get most of their news from unreliable sources, and parents need to give them accurate information and create opportunities to talk about it. Read more...
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Mark Abrams
March 30, 2020 - 2:06 pm
Due to social distancing rules, Catholics haven’t been able to attend daily or Sunday Mass in-person. But, on the Philadelphia Archdiocese’s website or social media pages, you’ll find a doorway to a weeklong program of talks and meditations. Read more here.
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Jennifer Weiner attends Glamour's 23rd annual Women of the Year awards on November 11, 2013 in New York City.
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Hadas Kuznits
March 28, 2020 - 11:22 am
Lots of artists are turning isolation at home into an opportunity to connect with their fans, and a popular Philadelphia author is doing just that. Read more here.
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A teenager using his phone.
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Kristen Johanson
March 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
With more kids at home during the coronavirus crisis, the FBI is sounding the alarm to a potential increase in child predators online. Read more here.
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Social media app TikTok on a phone.
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Suzanne Monaghan
March 04, 2020 - 4:58 pm
Two minors in Camden face criminal charges for their involvement in the social media platform TikTok "skull breaker challenge" that left another juvenile seriously injured. Read more here.
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Group of young friends using smartphones
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Suzanne Monaghan
February 16, 2020 - 1:30 pm
The latest social media obsession for many kids is Tik Tok, a free app where users can watch and record videos of themselves lip-syncing and dancing to popular music and sound bites. Read more here.
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 Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks back in the first half while taking on the Utah Jazz at Staples Center on April 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
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Kim Glovas
January 27, 2020 - 6:40 pm
The world is shaken by the sudden death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, but advocates say the onslaught of coverage on his death can be a trigger to sexual assault survivors. Read more here.
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A passerby walks in front of the American Jewish History Museum.
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Antionette Lee
January 05, 2020 - 9:40 am
A recent wave of anti-Semitic attacks has prompted leaders of a local Jewish advocacy group to act. Now they're pushing a social media campaign to show unity against hate. Read more here.
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FILE - In this July 10, 2019 file photo, P.K. Subban, left, of the New Jersey Devils, and Lindsey Vonn arrive at the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
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AP News
December 26, 2019 - 5:56 pm
Lindsey Vonn popped the question to hockey star P.K. Subban. Read more here.
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Pete Frates
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AP News
December 09, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose determined battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34. Read more here.
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