Social networking for business: Will Facebook At Work work?

2df0ecc With half the country in full-on December swing it seems rather Grinch-ish to be focusing on what happens after Christmas. Nevertheless, January will be here before we know it, and as such it pays to be prepared. One of the biggest talking points of recent weeks, social-media-speaking, is the imminent arrival of Facebook At Work, which, according to some commentators,...

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Vlogger advertising and promotion- where do you draw the line?

sponsored-content-for-brands-resized-600.jpg Rules, regulations, guidelines. Irrespective of your industry- whether you make a living from award-winning public relations like us, or sell shares to investors in The City- we all have to work within the legal framework set out by whatever regulating body looks after our particular field. But what about when those defining directives aren’t made abundantly clear to everyone involved?...

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5 ways to avoid social media automation damaging your brand

robot-usb-hubs_1 You don’t have to be an award-winning public relations agency to realise that the digital world- when it comes to promoting a company, product or service- is highly demanding. It is, highly demanding. In the modern age firms are now expected to act like PRs have been since the invention of the mobile phone. Whilst organisations don’t catch trains, if they did...

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The Blagger’s Blog 7th November 2014

why-is-twitter-s-logo-named-after-larry-bird--b8d70319da A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort  

Thought for the Week 

“I’m not sure that the task of journalism has changed that much: we still send journalists to unearth stories and break news. But Twitter is our competition, and we have faced up to that reality,” Matt McAllester, Europe editor for Time, speaking at...

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Anonymous social media cannot impede the law

460773149 They say the era of the selfie is coming to an end. Whether that’s true or not, it’s hard to deny that online networking is turning from self-promotion to faceless engagement, but what does this mean for crime and redemption? With news hitting this month that Facebook is preparing to launch Rooms, a stand-alone social media app that allows users...

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