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US Airways Mis-tweets Vulgar Image

In one of the most shocking social media gaffes of all time, US Airways sent out a tweet Monday that accidentally included an extremely lewd photograph involving a woman and a model airplane. The incident occurred as part of a … Continue reading

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Exposing Yoga’s ‘Bare’ Facts

Have you ever had a dream that you were in a room surrounded by people and everything was normal, except you were…naked?  Trendy New York City yoga studio, Bold and Naked has made these humiliating dreams a reality by offering … Continue reading

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Social Media Mimic Competitors

Of all the social media platforms available, you have to wonder how they will start affecting people who have worked in an industry tailored to certain groups through specific messaging — otherwise known as marketers. Each and every social media … Continue reading

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So ‘Over’ It: AP Loses ‘More Than’ Style

Over and more than have always been used interchangeably in day-to-day conversation, much to the chagrin of people who root themselves in Associated Press style, like journalists and copy editors. So when AP officially announced that more than and over … Continue reading

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United Flyers Saddled with More Baggage Fees

Prepare to pay more for that extra tote the next time you travel. For United Airlines, new bag-sizing boxes at many airports has many passengers cringing as they approach security. The airline has now enforced limits on the size of … Continue reading

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‘Bachelor’ in Need of Reality Check

“It’s okay.” “I like her.” “It’s good.” These generic phrases were uttered countless times by vapid Venezuelan soccer stud Juan Pablo Galavis throughout ABC’s current season of The Bachelor. Instead of the typical exotic dates, fantasy romances and the occasional … Continue reading

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SXSW Charts Brand Direction

SXSW: The March Interactive Festival for Communication Pros (Photo credit: SXSW) What started out as a small local music festival in Austin, Texas has become one of the largest assemblies for interactive communications, music and film. Known as South by … Continue reading

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‘Amplify’ Boosts Ad Reach

  The service “Amply” debuted last year in a move to turn up the volume and reach of clients’ commercial messages. This year, the Academy Awards joined the latest platform often used by Twitter and ABC. In May, Twitter presented … Continue reading

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Pin or Pass? Pinterest as Part of PR Picture

It is safe to say that we are in a digital age where social media plays a huge role in the way PR practitioners communicate their clients’ message, promote events and collect feedback from the public. Every day there seems … Continue reading

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Skills Make Good Chats Great

Striking up conversation with someone can be easy, but getting past the typical “small talk” can lead to dead ends. So, where do you go from there? Being a good conversationalist is a skill acquired only over time. It takes … Continue reading

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