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What Groupon Teaches Us…

The Groupon Fiasco What does Groupon CEO’s failure teach us about corporate communications? According to Daniel Rolle for The Huffington Post: This fear is exhausting and completely unsustainable. In order to retain a sense of proportion (and a shred of sanity), corporate communicators must overhaul this paranoid, hysteric model in favour of a measured and … Continue reading

LinkedIn’s major data breach

LinkedIn is attempting to handle a little PR crisis in light of reports that millions of user passwords have been compromised  In a recent post, LinkedIn director, Vincente Silveira encouraged users to follow specific guidelines for secure passwords. It seems, though, based on an article from ComputerWorld.com that it was LinkedIn who wasn’t following “best practices” when it … Continue reading

Siri befriends John Malkovich

iPhone’s Siri befriends John Malkovich, offers life advice Apple recently released a new set of television ads featuring celebrities such as Zooey Deschanel and John Malkovich (from “Being John Malkovich”). While the ads are clever, I am surprised they haven’t gotten Apple into any trouble.  After all, the philosophical advice Siri offers Malkovich, who is … Continue reading

Facebook IPO, Privacy Concerns

Facebook IPO raises new and looming privacy concerns for users I recently saw this post in my Facebook newsfeed: “For those of you that do not understand this posting Facebook is now a publicly traded entity. Anyone can infringe on your right to privacy once you post on this site. It is recommended that you … Continue reading

Social Media & The Entertainment Experience

How Social Media is Transforming our Entertainment Experience with Music, Film & TV I recently read an article “Music, Film, TV: How social media changed the entertainment experience” that gave some interesting insight into how social media is enriching consumers’ experiences with music, film and television. Anyone who has participated in twitter-chats or live tweeting understands how social media … Continue reading

My Favorite iPhone Apps

Driving home for spring break today, I was stuck in the car for 3 hours. This gave me plenty of time to play around with my iPhone. Needless to say, the battery was completely drained by the time we pulled in the driveway. (What did I do before I had this thing?)   Anyways, there … Continue reading