If you want to see what the future of the Web will look like, just follow the money. Venture capitalists have plowed another $200 million into Pinterest, following a $225 million infusion of cash in October 2013.
On Tuesday communicators got a case study on how not to rehabilitate one’s image, compliments of Donald Sterling’s bizarre interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper. Now, via The Weather Channel, we offer PR pros another key lesson: how not to respond to complaints on Twitter.
Getting weary from those folks you follow on Twitter who are constantly reminding you of what they just eat, who they saw and what they’re about to do? Take a deep breath. Twitter on Monday rolled out a muting feature, which keeps you from seeing any Twitter activity from the person you just muted.
Ahead of the draft, it seemed almost inevitable that following his probable selection someone, somewhere would end up in crisis and apology mode for comments made regarding Michael Sam’s sexuality.
With their dance floors and built-in sound systems, nightclubs would seem to be a natural extension for the Zumba brand.
The Counselors Academy spring meeting, held last week in Key West, Fla., hit on all the major issues impacting business communications. But two themes resonated throughout the program: measurement and brand impact.
According to the FTC complaint, Snapchat’s marketing—centrally based on the idea that users’ messages “disappear forever” after the recipient opens them—was misleading.
With potential upticks in both the frequency and severity of future hacks on the horizon, every brand needs to operate as if it’s next on hackers’ hit lists.