Category Archives: User Generated Content

“What They Don’t Teach You in Business School”–Social Media Outrage

There is a famous formula in chemical industry crisis communications PR.  It’s Risk = Hazard + Outrage.  That was 20 years ago coined by crisis communications expert Peter Sandman.  Every chemical industry PR person knows it by heart.  Now add … Continue reading

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Social Media trumps the personal website

A few years ago I decided to set up a professional website on which I could share content such as my resume and other information; I later transitioned that site to a personal one in which I could share photos, … Continue reading

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SEARCial = PINTEREST .. The Next Google?

Are you pinning? Do you know what pinning is? Pinterest has over 47 million users according to research and it is only expected to grow. People are describing Pinterest as Searcial. This is a combination of search and social. Rather … Continue reading

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Hashtags don’t track Sh#t

Last week when Instagram suggested which users and  postings I would like based on the people I follow, my feed was inundated with pictures of the runway called Coachella. So as I began to research what I was interested in … Continue reading

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Why do cats rule the internet? Mysteries of the Internet, revealed

The internet is a vast array of content, ripe for the taking. You can find anything, from the internet archives to any topic of interest on Wikipedia to the latest research to impact the world (completed by Google). But why is … Continue reading

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Whisper, why?

Contrary to the trend amongst social media platforms in which each user has a unique identifier, developers for apps such as Whisper, Secret, and Rumr are intent on establishing platforms that allow users to post anonymously. With 2.5 billion page … Continue reading

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SXSWi 2013: Bravo’s Andy Cohen Creates Interactive TV Program #WWHL

The current SXSW Interactive Conference is coming to a close after four intense days of tech talk and future thinking. Most famously, Twitter launched at the very popular event in 2007, ultimately revolutionizing communication channels and further giving hope to … Continue reading

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