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‘Facebook at Work’ Looks to Take Over Office Communications

According to a Financial Times report, “Facebook at Work” will put familiar Facebook functionality such as messages, groups and the News Feed to use for enterprises, helping employees collaborate better. | MORE »

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Fresh Facebook Strategies Needed as the ‘Like Gate’ Dies

With the end of the Like Gate, the onus is now on communicators not only to create more original content, but also make sure the content is catering to users who more closely align with business value and, PR execs hope, can be converted into customers. | MORE »

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Survey Finds Broad Use of Social Listening

About two-thirds of marketing and advertising executives said they collect metrics and analytics for their social programs, according to the survey. And about 14 percent of the respondents said they do not monitor such programs. | MORE »

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Case Study: How Telecom Company Boosted Lines of Communication

Vantage was able to combine long-term PR campaign strategies — along with its media relations and social media chops — to bolster Voxbone’s audience in a way that drove customer interest and engagement: a PR home run. | MORE »

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Al Roker’s World Record Weather Report Makes for Easy PR Win

Al Roker’s 34-hour weather reporting Rokerthon exhibited some of the most basic tenets of good PR. | MORE »

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4 Ways Social Media is Changing Brand Management

Online conversation has created a world where brands negotiate their public image with consumers daily. Many live, die or thrive by the social media sword. | MORE »

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Infographic: How Do PR Pros Use Social Listening Data?

In a PR News/Business Wire survey, 26% of professional communicators said that social media monitoring has “not yet” had an obvious impact on their companies.  | MORE »

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Dr. Oz, Bill Cosby Prove Twitter Is Still a Dangerous Game

Dr. Oz, the surgeon and television doctor who has been accused of backing weight loss product scams, is the latest celebrity to get slammed on Twitter after he posted a tweet asking the social network: “What is your biggest question for me?” and promising to respond to his favorites. | MORE »

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Is Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘I-Don’t-Participate’ Social Media Strategy For Real?

While we would not advise brands and organizations to avoid social media platforms altogether, Lawrence’s decision could inspire companies to be a bit more selective with the kind of content that they post on their social channels. | MORE »

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Taco Bell’s ‘Blackout’ Offers New Paths for Digital Marketing

Call it disruptive or innovative—in the context of digital PR, the terms are relatively synonymous these days. Either way, the Taco Bell “blackout” serves as a compelling reminder that, as online communications become commoditized, PR pros are on the hook to create unusual campaigns that grab the attention of consumers and the media alike. | MORE »

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