The tweet from @TempleUniv was a hit on social media, one of the most-liked and -shared among Philly's Twitter users, with over 650 local retweets, favorites, quotes and replies as of this writing. But tweets from people in the city -- over 1.5 million posted between Feb. 7 and Feb. 13 -- ran the gamut from the weather to fire safety to a home with a hidden feature.
It can be hard to make sense of the sometimes chaotic stream of information on Twitter, so Hoodline analyzed data from Philadelphia's Twitter users to identify which local events, issues and curiosities got people most interested in the past week.
@BobBrooks6abc's alert about a series of robberies of La Salle University students was also among the most-engaged tweets by users in Philly, collecting nearly 320:
4 students at La Salle University have been robbed since the start of the this semester. 2 at gunpoint. Students, the administration and police react coming up @ 4 & 6 @6abc pic.twitter.com/99IRBVDuqE— Bob Brooks (@BobBrooks6abc) February 8, 2019
Also high on the list were weather-related school delays:
Due to expected inclement weather throughout Monday night and early Tuesday morning, all School District of Philadelphia schools will open tomorrow, Tuesday, February 12, 2019 on a two-hour delay. pic.twitter.com/85QchJFXI0— Philadelphia Schools (@PHLschools) February 11, 2019
What else captured your attention on Twitter?
Hundreds of you congratulated Temple University:
Temple recently became the first Philadelphia university to display the Progress Pride flag. pic.twitter.com/7dYmwwa2lq— Temple University (@TempleUniv) February 10, 2019
You also gave kudos to @PhillyFireDept and @RedCrossPhilly for installing smoke alarms:
Today we visited Bennington Street in Juniata Park to install life-saving smoke alarms with @RedCrossPhilly -- because fire is everyone's fight. Need alarms? Contact @philly311. pic.twitter.com/23RoooYQjQ— Philadelphia Fire (@PhillyFireDept) February 8, 2019
And then there was this tweet about a suburban home newly on the market, which comes with ... literally everything:
SPICY LISTING: The property includes three fireplaces, an indoor/outdoor speaker system, a gorgeous gourmet kitchen, and an adult play room in the basement. https://t.co/aZr3GBGbGm— Action News on 6abc (@6abc) February 8, 2019