Daily chart: The sun never sets | The Economist -
This is pretty cool: the chart shows the large number of Facebook ties between people in former European colonies and people in the countries that used to dominate them.
A Modern Definition of Public Relations | Public Relations Defined -
“Public relations is a strategic communication process that builds mutually beneficial relationships between organizations and their publics.”
I like it. It’s simple, concise, and accurately encompasses what we do.
Interesting stats here. Not overly surprising - social media has really become the domain of PR/marketing types rather than college recruiters. Still, you’d think that by now the usage would be higher.
Also, although the chances of a recruiter discovering your incriminating photos are, apparently, low, I’d still advise against posting them…
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Raunchy comedy stirs controversy at Western – - Macleans OnCampus -
A number of difficult questions raised here. I think the students could have (and probably should have) avoided a number of issues by simply being more imaginative and inventing a fictitious school, rather than using Western. Still, I’m curious to see both how the series will go over with students (at Western especially) and how the university will handle any potential copyright infringements.
I Heart Hamilton Tour: MARGARET ATWOOD - November 22, 2011 -
I really like Margaret Atwood’s work, and am sorry I missed this. At least the ladies from ihearthamilton were able to enjoy!
Margaret Atwood Hamilton Central Library 55 York Boulevard
It’s not every day you get to be in the presence of a literary icon. As an English major graduate and having a lifelong love of literature in general, I was beyond thrilled to get the opportunity to attend Margaret Atwood’s…
Retweets aren’t endorsements; editors shouldn’t inhibit them « The Buttry Diary -
I tend to agree with this post, which argues that retweets by reporters are not, in fact, endorsements of the content retweeted. I see the concern on the part of The Oregonian, but it’s important to allow reporters to continue to use Twitter to its fullest extent.
Shazam Gives Out Recipes By Recognizing Pillsbury Ads -
This is a really great idea for a number of reasons: harnessing relatively common technology, using things already found in a commercial (sounds), giving customers free, extra content (recipes). It also shows that Pillsbury has a strategy behind its social efforts, which is not common enough.
Pillsbury has incorporated Shazam into its new TV campaign aimed at tech-savvy moms. The commercials can be identified by the popular smartphone app to bring exclusive content to the viewer, such as recipes and product information. The TV ads include the call to action that instructs viewers to…