Tag Archives: Social Media

Facebook + Moderation = Happiness

If you work in public relations, you have little choice but to be on Facebook.  If you’re not, you’ll be conspicuous by your absence.  After all, social media is likely an increasingly important element in your company or clients’ communications … Continue reading

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Instagram without the filter: a growing community on and offline

Emily Wienberg is currently Morrissey & Company’s PR intern. She is a senior studying public relations at Boston University. As an Android mobile device user, I haven’t had the pleasure of personally using Instagram (yet) but have enjoyed following the … Continue reading

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Public Relations’ Next Generation: Walking the Talk (video)

Professor Steve Quigley is a bit of a legend among past and present public relations students at Boston University, where he has been teaching for 12 years.  His boundless energy, smarts, sense of humor, humility and passion for public relations … Continue reading

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To Google+, or Not to Google+? The Social Media Waiting Game

The PR professional’s approach to social media is often a waiting game. Sure there were/are trailblazers, but most of the industry allowed early adopters to experiment with Facebook and Twitter before jumping into the fray… and with good reason. Why … Continue reading

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Reputation Communication Tools: The Telephone

We are living in an age of nearly limitless outlets for communications. Just in the past few years, social media has risen to become one of our primary means of communicating (particularly in the public relations world), and it has … Continue reading

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Stormclouds & Social Stock

Recent events have challenged our thinking on everything from social media to the cloud. Here are two headlines that have made us think, or think twice, about the most top of mind technology trends. Sony Issues Call the Cloud into … Continue reading

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Home Depot’s Q1 Profits: A Houdini-esque Act? Or Just Good Business

Home improvement retailer Home Depot recently posted Q1 numbers that would baffle most in the current dismal housing market:  net profits are up 12%, despite a drop in sales.  Today a Forbes blogger likened the growth to pulling a “Houdini.”  Home Depot … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding and Social Media Opportunities

Today, I can post about literally nothing other than the Royal Wedding. It’s not that the world has stopped turning or that there is no other news, but with 8,000 journalists attending the affair in England, it has become almost … Continue reading

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Social Media Guidelines: Make Your Mother Proud

Social media is used as a communications channel in almost all organizations, at least at some level – even among law enforcement.  Though not always with positive results.  A recent New York Times article, for example, discussed how social utilities like … Continue reading

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You Tweet You Want a Revolution…

As you probably already know, first Tunisia, then Egypt and now Yemen are experiencing popular unrest and, in the case of the first two, full blown revolution. Despite their differences, what unites these movements is their opposition to corruption, the … Continue reading

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