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Should “they” be allowed to use social media? Who are “they”?

So Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad is using Instagram to paint a more rosy picture of his presidency than the civil war-torn...

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Thoughts on Boston

I don’t know what I’m going to write here today; I just know that I need to write something – to get it out of my head – after the horror of yesterday.

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15 top tips for a successful PR career

Here are 15 top tips for success in a public relations career.

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Choices and Lessons

Chris Brogan‘s latest weekly newsletter was around the subject of choice. You can read it over on his site, too,...

From One to a Million: Managing Social Media at Scale

From One to a Million: Managing Social Media at Scale

What if you had to re-examine your assumptions around social media? What if, instead of thinking about conversations in ones...

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Burger King Twitter Hacking: Take A Chill Pill

Burger King’s Twitter account was hacked today, with the hacker turning the company’s Twitter page into an offensive mock-up of...

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Social Media at Scale: Organizing Global Social Media Teams

One of the most fundamental questions in running a social media program at scale is, “how do I organize it”?...

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Introducing the Social Media at Scale Series

As social media continues to establish itself as a bona fide communications function and as companies continue to increase the...

Where has Dave been?

Where has Dave been?

Wow, it’s been a long time since I posted here. In fact, I’ve only posted four times in the last...

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Remembering Michael O’Connor Clarke

Michael O’Connor Clarke passed away this morning, sadly losing his battle with the esophagael cancer that he was diagnosed with...