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Charlotte Reese
August 02, 2020 - 4:05 pm
Have you ever been mindlessly scrolling through your social media feed, and then realize you’re stressed about news stories you can’t even control? It's called "doomscrolling." Read more here.
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Johnny Lopez
August 01, 2020 - 11:55 am
On Friday, President Trump threatened to ban the Chinese-owned video app TikTok in the United States over national security and censorship concerns. Now TikTok has responded. Read their statement.
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KYW Staff
July 31, 2020 - 2:30 pm
One of the most concerning aspects of COVID-19 has been the fact that it has left many with a great deal of time on their hands, time that far too many spend with social media. Read more here.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine speaking to reporters.
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Andrew Kramer
July 28, 2020 - 6:17 pm
Pennsylvania coronavirus briefings typically begin with an update on the latest numbers across the state. But Tuesday’s briefing got started on a different note. Read more now.
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Black and Jewish leaders condemn anti-Semitic post local NAACP President Rodney Muhammad
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Cherri Gregg
July 28, 2020 - 12:34 pm
Members of the Philadelphia NAACP have voiced frustration over their president, Rodney Muhammad, after he shared an anti-Semitic meme on Facebook. No one within the organization has called for his resignation, but leaders outside of it are. Read more here.
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Chris Sommer
July 27, 2020 - 9:14 am
It’s another dangerous attempt for kids to have their posts seen and shared on social media. The ‘Benadryl Challenge’ is among the latest stunts to catch fire on the popular platform TikTok.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 25, 2020 - 12:42 pm
There's outrage in the Philadelphia Jewish community over a now-deleted Facebook post by the leader of a local civil rights organization, containing a meme being described as anti-Semitic. Read more here.
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Dave Uram
July 20, 2020 - 11:26 am
NFL players posted on social media Sunday expressing their concerns over coronavirus health and safety — especially considering training camps start this week. They’re worried not enough is being done to prevent the spread of the virus. Read more here.
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Andrew Kramer
July 13, 2020 - 8:53 pm
The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office says it’s conducting an investigation after a video posted on social media shows a police officer repeatedly punching a man during an arrest. Read more here.
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DeSean Jackson
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Hadas Kuznits
July 09, 2020 - 4:42 pm
DeSean Jackson’s Instagram posts sparked immediate outrage, and he has since apologized. But Jewish community leaders in Philadelphia took this as an opportunity to educate the football player — and those who may agree with the quote in his post — about how circulating even the slightest anti-...
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