The Blagger’s Blog 17th January 2014

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Thought for the Week

“The web has immense power – I find something remarkable and inspiring every day but I agree with Sir Tim that we need to talk about the web we want… We need to pause for breath, perhaps be more self-consciously...

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The Blagger’s Blog 3rd January 2014

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Thought for the Week

“Got to the airport, realized I left my ID at home. TSA allowed me to use my Facebook profile instead.” Zach Klein, via Twitter, commenting on how representatives of the US Transport Security Administration accepted his Facebook profile as...

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Selling fear, scaring consumers and mocking advertisers

fear Advertisers have long been toying with covert crowd sourcing, taking unsuspecting consumers and placing them at the centre of a campaign. It’s a great idea, albeit you need an original concept to pull it off. Get it right, and the potential for that content to go viral is huge. Everyone enjoys watching a good prank, and few people are put...

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Twitter’s timeline, and other updates

twitter-logotype Social media waits for no man, or so they say. Just look at the world’s most talked about micro-blogging site for proof, with recent times welcoming major changes. The biggest of all being Twitter’s stock market floatation. So far the offering has been a far more stable event than rival Facebook’s near-catastrophe, but experts are predicting a decline in share...

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November 2013 in the Smoking Gun Study

Screen-Shot-2013-10-19-at-11.59.39-419x220 Whilst winter well and truly arrived this month we’ve been so busy the freezing conditions almost went unnoticed. Three award wins, a number of additions to the team and several new business opportunities have more than occupied our time. So it gives us great pleasure to announce that Smoking Gun PR has picked up a trio of trophies at the...

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