Earlier this year, Facebook expanded its live video service to all users, and now the social media behemoth is really throwing its weight behind the effort. A barrage of new features and functionalities is coming to the service, Facebook announced this week: reactions, going live to groups and events, live filters, live video invitations and much more embody a push to dominate live streaming.
April 1 is a great day for brand PR. Everyone gets a pass to joke around and show off their lighter side, and audiences take it in good humor when they get suckered. And though it’s expected, it’s not expected—that is, nobody is going to be upset at your brand for not taking part.
…except maybe when it comes to Google. They stepped up to the plate this year, along with other prominent brands.
2015 Rising PR Stars (corporation and association): Chris Brooks, Director, Global Corporate Affairs, Hilton WorldwideDecember 9th, 2015 by Chris Seymour
Chris Brooks is a passionate professional who enjoys cultivating meaningful relationships online and in person. Thrilled by the challenge of working as an “intrapreneur” across complex organizations, Brooks has a diverse background in political, government,… Continued
2015 Rising PR Stars (corporation and association): Anthony Dobies, Social Media Strategist, West Virginia UniversityDecember 9th, 2015 by Chris Seymour
Despite his youth, Tony Dobies has made an impact on the way West Virginia University is perceived and operates. Dobies has established West Virginia University as a higher education social media leader. He has increased… Continued
Winner: Entropy Solutions – Phase Change Matters blog Entropy Solutions has been producing PureTemp, the world’s first 100% renewable phase change material, since 2007. The mission of its 2014 digital initiative was to establish PureTemp's… Continued
Co-Winner: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield – FRNZY Healthcare reform brought significant changes to the under-65 health insurance market, resulting in a less healthy, more expensive consumer base. To offset these costs, CareFirst launched an initiative for… Continued
Winner: John McInerney, Ruder Finn As SVP of Consumer Marketing for Ruder Finn, John McInerney has spearheaded a number of integrated digital and social campaigns for leading brands across industries. For example, he led an… Continued
Winner: Tata Consultancy Services – TCS Amsterdam Marathon: Calling all Superheroes Tata Consultancy Services has been the main sponsor to the Amsterdam Marathon (TAM) for the past five years, and it has been a highly… Continued