Apparently the creators of Google+ don’t appreciate people referring to Google+ as a social network. Even though you create circles involving your friends and associates, there is a What’s New stream similar to Facebook’s News Feed, there are apps and games, and it affects your searches when you’re signed into Google, (much the way Bing… Continue reading Google+ isn’t a social network, according to Google. So what is it?
So very recently, a coworker and a friend of mine got a new smart phone and has been pretty obsessed with it. Since she went from an old style flip phone to a brand new smart phone, I definitely understand the appeal. She has been downloading new apps like crazy, and trying out the latest… Continue reading Meet Viggle: The new app that lets you get stuff for watching TV
So, after a couple of weeks, the truth has come out about GM’s sudden Facebook ad maneuver. Or at least some of the story. It appears that there was something of a power struggle between Mark Zuckerberg and GM. And for once, kudos to Mr. Zuckerberg for standing his ground. He seems to remember what… Continue reading GM’s facebook ad brawl – sociability vs. visibility
As many of you might have heard by now, this past Sunday night at the Coachella music festival, Tupac Shakur was resurrected via holographic technology. He took the stage in front of an estimated audience of a hundred thousand people. The company that pulled off the feat, Digital Domain, has been making Hollywood magic for… Continue reading Coachella’s Tupac hologram: creepy or innovative?
Should a professional sports team’s code of conduct extend to their players during the off season? While players have been punished for their online antics during their active seasons, what, if any, control should a team have over their athletes when they aren’t playing? The Jets public relations staff will be mulling this one over… Continue reading When athlete Tweets become a public relations headache