Facebook gets a PR ‘unlike’

It's been another dark day for Facebook. Okay, well not that dark - maybe dull. But in yet another recent PR blunder the social media company that thinks it can gain acceptance from users for any action it implements, the company has decided that everyone should use their Facebook e-mail - but without telling the... Continue Reading →

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PR in 2011. What next?

I don't have a crystal ball, but... It's that time of year once again and as I sit here pondering what 2011 will bring in PR terms, I can't help feeling that the next year could bring some significant changes to the industry, or at least forcing PRs to adapt and adopt much more of... Continue Reading →

Banks and social media – my response

Banks and social media Econsultancy's UK Editor, Graham Charlton (@grahamcharlton) posted a piece asking how banks can make the most of social media. The article includes a discussion with First Direct's PR head, Amanda Brown, about how the bank is using social media to its advantage. The article can be found through this link. My... Continue Reading →

Don’t drop Foursquare

Location-based social media has rapidly taken off over the past two years - just look at Foursquare. Now it's the turn of Facebook to enter the fray. But just hours after Facebook named its 'Places' at a news conference, many have been sounding the demise of Foursquare and other location-based channels¬† - not me. Why?... Continue Reading →

I’ve joined Facebook – a bit late?

Yes, I admit it. I haven't had a personal Facebook account up until now and yet I've been an advocate of the social media site professionally. So why have I decided to practice what I preach? Well, professionally I can see the advantages and huge potential of social media sites such as Facebook. However, on... Continue Reading →

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