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Facebook Users Receive More, Give Less; Robust Sites Lift In-Store Sales; Social Media and Software Industry

▶ Facebook Users Receiveth More, Giveth Less: A Feb. 2012 Pew Internet study that combines server logs of Facebook activity with survey data finds that over one month, 40% of average Facebook users made a | MORE »

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PR News Q&A With Heineken USA’s Afdhel Aziz: The Sharability Factor of Facebook Contests

One of the main attractions of Facebook for brands is its natural adaptability for contests and promotions of all kinds. A fun, original contest goes to the very essence of Facebook—it is an audience builder … | MORE »

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Case Study: Using Twitter, American Airlines Defuses Security Incident

Company: American Airlines Agency: Weber Shandwick Timeframe: August 19, 2010 Not all successful PR campaigns are born out of meeting rooms and brainstorm sessions—planning every precise detail down to the timing of tweets. This was … | MORE »

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How to Make Your Social Media Policy Stick

Matthew Deffebach [Editor’s note: This article is the third in a four-part series on social media. Previous articles are “Blocking Employee Use of Social Media? It’s Time to Rethink Why” and “Social Media Policy a … | MORE »

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CEO Cred Suffers Biggest Barometer Dip in 9 Years

Prepare an Alternative Corporate Spokesperson: CEO credibility declined 12 points to 38%—its biggest drop in nine years, reports Edelman in its 2012 Edelman Trust Barometer, released Jan. 24. On the flip side, trust in regular … | MORE »

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