Today’s teens are immersed in the digital space using mobile devices and laptops to access information, conduct research and find entertainment. Smartphones are extensions of their arms and they use them to manage every aspect of their lives. It’s probably no surprise to anyone that Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are their preferred channels. So how […]
By Kellie Harrington and Ashleigh Mavros In our previous post, we shared some of the latest changes to Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. Part Two focuses on updates to Pinterest, Twitter, Meerkat and Periscope.
By Kellie Harrington and Ashleigh Mavros As social platforms rapidly evolve, it’s important for us to stay up-to-date with the latest changes and how they can impact brands. In our first Social Media Roundup, we are taking a look at the new (and constantly changing) updates that have been implemented across some of the major social […]
What do Delta, Crayola and Chipotle have in common? All three brands were hacked on social media in the last six months. And not just “forgot your password?” hacked, but NSFW hacked.
The first week of August may have marked a tipping point in the 60-year history of the television industry. You might call it, “Revenge of the Cord Cutters.” According to Bloomberg, broadcast media stocks, including Time Warner, Disney, Viacom, CBS and 21st Century Fox, saw $49 billion in stock market value wiped out in a […]
If you haven’t been to Content Marketing World, or one of the other conferences with a focus on content, you may not realize just how many technology solutions have emerged to help brands and their agencies plan, produce, distribute and measure content.
At first glance, the new Apple News curator app introduced at the recent Apple Worldwide Developers Conference sounds like an unalloyed positive from a public relations and media relations perspective. As envisioned, a story placement in, for example, the New York Times or Glamour or on CNN will have the potential to be exposed to a vast […]
By Bobbie Termeer, Vice President, Audio/Video Media Connections and Megan Smuckler, Senior Media Connections Planner/Buyer Each year in May, the broadcast television networks plan elaborate presentations to introduce their new programming for the season to advertising agencies and their clients. These presentations are called the Upfronts. And, as Fahlgren Mortine media professionals and pop culture junkies, […]
The doom and gloom: If you have indulged in any of the #mobilegeddon hype you may have seen dramatically foreboding predictions including: plummeting search rankings, crashing organic traffic, loss of market share and even the threat of disappearing from Google altogether.
When the Akron Aeros, AA minor league affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, changed its name to the Akron Rubber Ducks in 2014, I thought maybe the team had slid a little too far to the left in the minor league baseball silliness scale (which until now existed only in my head).