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Charting the Industry: Top 100 Brands Fumble on Facebook

While 84 of the top 100 brands have a corporate Facebook page, interaction with fans lags, with a full third of the brands not actively responding to fans’ posts and comments. | MORE »

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Online Video Viewership Continues to Grow Dramatically in U.S.

Americans’ online video usage and time spent watching videos are both up compared to last year, showing that viewers are watching more videos and for longer periods. | MORE »

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Top Performing Charities Outpace For-Profits in Blogging & Social Media

Forbes’ top 200 charities rely on social media to deliver their messages significantly more than Fortune 500 and Inc. 500 companies. Charities that maintain blogs are also likely to have presences across other social media platforms and use video to deliver their messages. | MORE »

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Social Networking Fastest-Growing Mobile Content Category

Use of Facebook on mobile devices is up 121% compared to last year, according to comScore. | MORE »

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Corporate Success Linked to Smaller, More Diverse Boards

Companies that have more female directors performed better during the financial crisis, according to a new study by Eversheds. | MORE »

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Hoop Fans Add Social Media to Madness

One-quarter of American adults online are expected to use social media to follow the 2011 men’s NCAA basketball tournament. | MORE »

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Cyber Watch: So Far, Rising Gas Prices Fuel Little Concern Among Netizens

The amount of online chatter about gas prices has remained consistent despite the political protests in the Middle East, according to WiseWindow data exclusive to PR News. | MORE »

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Quick Study: Hoop Fans Add Social to Madness: Smaller Boards Equal Better Biz; Bad News Travels Fast; Mobile Keeps Growing

â–¶ March Madness Turns Social: Nearly one in four online American adults (23%) revealed that they will be using some form of social media to follow this year’s men’s NCAA Tournament, says new research from … | MORE »

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Charting the Industry: Ad Agencies Say PR Is Better at Social Media

While advertising may give PR high marks on its social media prowess, there’s still plenty of digital work to keep both worlds busy, so collaboration between the two is critical, say experts. | MORE »

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Setting PR Objectives: Forget About Complexities and Dive Right In

Formulating clear, concise PR objectives may sound easy, but there are stakeholder, research and measurement barriers to navigate along the way. | MORE »

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