Why does Facebook always say we're in Camden? Or Yeadon? [Links] - Technical.ly Philly

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Mar. 21, 2014 10:30 am

Why does Facebook always say we’re in Camden? Or Yeadon? [Links]

"Not to worry, I fully intend to get to the bottom of the "Camden" problem on Facebook! It's a nice enough town but when I'm people watching in Washington Square, or eating on Passayunk Avenue, or running at Fairmount Park, or doing pretty much anything cool in Center City, I am most definitely NOT doing it in Camden!"

Brian Sims Wants To End False-Camden Facebook Posts, Your Ability To Pretend To Be In Camden [Philebrity] Said Rep. Brian Sims: “Not to worry, I fully intend to get to the bottom of the “Camden” problem on Facebook! It’s a nice enough town but when I’m people watching in Washington Square, or eating on Passayunk (sic) Avenue, or running at Fairmount Park, or doing pretty much anything cool in Center City, I am most definitely NOT doing it in Camden!” (Commenters noted that other faux-Philly Facebook locations include Yeadon and Millbourne)

The Philly Instagram Hall of Fame: The 15 Shots Everybody takes [PhillyMag]

Things the philly.com troll being sued for defamation also hates: Obozo, the gays, Cher [CityPaper] “Newsworks’ Emma Jacobs reports that a judge has ordered Philly.com to turn over the information of one of its commenters, who goes by the name “fbpdplt,” for a defamation lawsuit being filed by political player John Dougherty, head of Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. […] We looked at fbpdplt’s Disqus account, and it appears that he’s regarded as a troll even in the comments sections of extremely right-wing websites.  ”

Goldman Sachs-CCP program benefits small businesses [Philadelphia Inquirer] “Six months after completing the program at Community College of Philadelphia, [Michael] Brown credits the knowledge gained with helping to expand his business from four to 32 full-time employees and quadruple his annual revenue.”

VisitPhilly now has a mobile site [press release] VisitPhilly’s original mobile site did not have all the content that VisitPhilly.com did, but now it does. It was built by Penn grad Matt Uffalussy of Uffa Media in Atlanta. Uffalussy used to work for creative agency Mighty Engine.

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