Monthly Archives: September 2012

Social Media Policy Blindsides Progressive

Progressive Insurance is coping with the fallout from a social media scandal outlined in this blog post. The controversy at first centered on a vocal relative of a Progressive client who was killed in a car accident. Essentially, in order to … Continue reading

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Chick-fil-A and the Anti-Gay Controversy

A few months ago, Dan Cathy, president and COO of Chick-fil-A, the fried chicken fast food chain, appeared on The Ken Coleman Show and revealed that he is anti-gay, which created lots of buzz in the media. Chick-fil-A has openly … Continue reading

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Groupon’s PR Blunder

In an March 2012 PR Daily blog post, Keith Trivitt, associate director of public relations at the Public Relations Society of America, wrote about the perception of Groupon’s PR response as “amateur.” A Groupon executive responded to a question from a … Continue reading

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Instagram it!

By now I’m sure you’ve probably already heard about the retro-inspired photo app called Instagram, and its $1 billion acquisition by an organization even more famous, Facebook. What began as an Apple exclusive has now entered the Android market and … Continue reading

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NFL scoring as social media player?

For many, the next 17 or so weeks will find them spending their Sundays gathered around the television with friends and family, costumed in shining jerseys, cheering on their favorite team. Yes, football season is here. Since 2007, the NFL … Continue reading

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