An increasing number of companies are monitoring the social media use of employees, and, in many cases, taking disciplinary actions despite having no formal policy in place.
President Obama edged out Oprah Winfrey in a PR News poll that pitted 12 high-profile personalities against each other for top Facebook like, while Donald Trump came in a distant fourth.
PR pros dedicating significant time and efforts in social media will be glad to know that consumers are also actively sharing content, including external links and brand mentions.
Don’t disconnect your company’s phones just yet—few consumers find that organizations’ social media pages offer enough business-related information, and more than half prefer to connect with customer service via telephone.
How relevant an organization is to the public can be determined by how distinct the organization’s profile, and whether it captures the hearts and minds of consumers.
Just in time for summer, Ayme Zemke of Beehive PR discusses the importance of goal-setting and providing work focused on building PR skills to benefit both interns and the agencies they serve.
Employers in the digital communications sector report both fewer hiring plans this spring and difficulties in hiring appropriate candidates for open positions, while agencies boast aggressive hiring plans.
Members of the generation born from 1980 onward embrace social media as medium for enacting change, rather than traditional political channels.
Management-themed stories—despite low share of voice—are getting a more positive take from the media, showing significant improvement over last year’s more critical tone.