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Can a Corn Puff be Racist?

Kellogg’s is in hot water after a Twitter user noticed a small but upsetting detail on the back of his son’s cereal box. Saladin Ahmed noticed that among the many yellow corn puff characters on the box, there was a … Continue reading

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Top PR Disasters of 2017 … So Far

  2017 has been a year filled with controversy, corporate gaffes, and tone-deaf advertisements. Let’s take a look at the top three public relations disasters of 2017…so far. 3. Pepsi Superbowl Ad with Kendall Jenner Easily one of the most … Continue reading

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Influencers’ Impact on #MeToo Movement

In mid October, hashtags and social media posts stating “MeToo” surfaced on Facebook and Twitter. It is a call to action for women to repost the hashtag to magnify the prevalence of sexual harassment and sexual assault. According to a … Continue reading

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Getting Social to Discover Your Audience

Audience is everything when creating a campaign. Anyone trying to convey a point to group of people must consider whom they are talking to and how to reach them. A communicator must know what the target audience doesn’t want as … Continue reading

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Can One Wrong Post Smear a Brand?

Social media can make or break the success of a brand. But can one post ruin a long history of great social media strategy? Tarte Cosmetics is a brand that includes makeup and skincare products. The brand is known for … Continue reading

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Spokesman Smearing CoverGirl Brand?

When makeup giant CoverGirl added YouTube and Instagram personality James Charles as the brand’s first male ambassador, it was probably expecting lots of good publicity. It did receive recognition for the progressive move, but it didn’t take long for things to … Continue reading

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NFL Tri-Cast All A Twitter

On Tuesday, April 5th the NFL announced a new partnership with Twitter. The partnership will allow the NFL to stream all 10 Thursday Night Football games via the micro blogging site. The NFL turned down an offer from Facebook, the … Continue reading

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Comcast Outage Fuels Twitter Outrage

Today’s digital age is infused with social media that can either highlight a brand’s triumphs or amplify its pitfalls.  We saw that with the Chipotle E. coli outbreak and how the company struggled to respond in a timely manner when the incidents … Continue reading

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Share a PepsiMoji Soon in 100 Countries

After a strong reception to their test campaigns in Canada, Thailand and Russia, PepsiCo is set to roll out their latest campaign “Say it With Pepsi” in 100 countries this summer. “Say it With Pepsi” is a campaign that is … Continue reading

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White House Pins @SCOTUSnom

With many Republican senators vowing to reject President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, the White House is anticipating a lengthy nomination process and its social media team is fully prepared with an official, verified Twitter handle for the President’s nominee. @SCOTUSnom, … Continue reading

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