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Analyzing the ‘Instagram Rapture:’ What Happened to Real People?

In a massive purging of millions of accounts on Wednesday, Instagram presented a sobering example of the problems in quantifying engagement on the Internet. | MORE »

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7 Public Relations Trends to Watch in 2015

We are living through a creative and transformative period in professional communications. With each passing year comes a time to reflect on how far we’ve come and, perhaps more important, how much we still have left to figure out. | MORE »

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6 Essential Steps for Surviving a Crisis

The best way to prepare for a crisis is to plan for it in advance. Here are six steps you can take that will help you when the dark days descend.  | MORE »

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Is Caving In a PR Strategy? Sony Cancels Release of The Interview

Sony officially cancelled the theatrical release of The Interview on Wednesday, responding decisively to the turmoil following a message posted a day earlier by a hacker group calling itself “Guardians of Peace,” which evoked the September 11th attacks and warned theatergoers to stay away from the movie. | MORE »

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Sony Struggles to Respond to a Fast-Changing PR Nightmare

The Sony Pictures hacking scandal is getting ugly. The computer breach has turned into a PR nightmare for the Hollywood studio, with the company’s reputation now hanging in the balance. | MORE »

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Infographic: 15 Digital Trends to Watch in 2015

Whether you’re a technophile unable to contain your excitement about the latest release of your favorite product or a Luddite lamenting the days of pen, pad and typewriter, it’s a certainty that the brands that stay abreast of the latest digital trends will have the best footing in 2015. | MORE »

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6 Ways PR and Content Marketing Should Collaborate

For a cohesive and integrated program, it’s necessary for both PR and content marketing to collaborate in order to create a comprehensive marketing plan that will improve an organization’s market awareness and increase lead generation and nurturing capabilities. | MORE »

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5 of the Worst PR Scandals of 2014

Like the annual “Swallows” of Capistrano, each year brings its share of PR crises and scandals, and 2014 was no exception.  | MORE »

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4 Types of People Who Can Help Inform Your Content Marketing Strategy

Content marketing. Brand journalism. Branded content. Call it what you will, but communicators are increasingly on the hook to produce editorial-based content that can help tell their brand’s story and, with any luck, put more fannies in the seats. | MORE »

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To Promote Taken 3, Liam Neeson Will Endorse Your Skills on LinkedIn

Ahead of the release of the Taken 3, 20th Century Fox set up a contest on LinkedIn that takes advantage of the platform’s endorsement feature, which allows users to vouch for each other’s proficiency at certain skills. | MORE »

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