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Pokémon Go and the Power of Social Influence

Even if Pokémon Go is just a flash in the pan, it’s interesting to see how it changed the game when it comes…
Social media, Twitter, hate speech, first amendment, sexism, racism, leon kaye

The First Amendment is a Check on Government, Not a Cover for Trolls

The level of trolling on social media once again reached disturbing heights this week, as "Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones became the target of…
Tips for Your Next Cause Marketing Campaign

7 Tips for Your Next Cause Marketing Campaign

Learn seven action-oriented tips to take your upcoming cause marketing campaigns to the next level. From advice about selecting a tactic to creating…
Palm oil, sustainable palm oil, deforestation, Pepsico, Rainforest Action Network, Leon Kaye, human rights

Animated Video Highlights Labor Abuses in Palm Oil Supply Chain

Rainforest Action Network released an animated video on Facebook earlier this week that highlights its beef with the palm oil industry. The clear…
Tesla, Elon Musk, autonomous cars, public relations, materiality, Leon Kaye, transparency

Elon Musk and Tesla Twitter Outbursts Smack of a Cover-Up

Some aren't happy with the way Tesla and its co-founder, Elon Musk, are responding to a fatal accident involving the company's autonomous-driving technology.…
Social enterprise, Zambia, voluntourism, Leon Kaye, white savior, Louise Linton, Lusaka

B-Lister’s Memoir of ‘Gap Year’ in Africa Makes the Case Against Voluntourism

Unfortunately for Louise Linton's future career prospects, the reception of her self-published book about a voluntourism stint in Zambia did not go well.…
Buzzfeed, advertising, plagiarism, content, Leon Kaye

Buzzfeed Accused of Stealing Content Yet Again

In a recent op-ed, writer Akilah Hughes called for advertisers to stop sponsoring Buzzfeed’s YouTube channel over accusations that the site is a…
The Sierra Club says it is doing what it can to clean up politics.

Sierra Club’s Leader Trolling Trump, Top Republicans

The Sierra Club's Michael Brune is using social media to rip top Republicans over the challenges facing Donald Trump’s candidacy.
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On the Corporate Social Responsibility of the Media in the Electoral Process

In the midst of an intense and acrimonious electoral process in the U.S., it is time to consider the corporate social responsibility of…
Donald Trump, media, Leon Kaye, Orlando shootings, Washington Post, Obama

Trump Bans Washington Post from Campaign Events

“We are hereby revoking the press credentials of the phony and dishonest Washington Post,” Trump announced on Monday via Facebook. This latest attack…
Death to Stock

Companies As Activists: Brands Take A Stand For Justice

“Many people think they have to leave their politics at the door, but this couldn’t be further from the truth,” Bob Keener of…
Peter Thiel white nationalist groups

In Wake of Gawker Case, Peter Thiel Drags Facebook into White Nationalist Territory

Facebook board member Peter Thiel suffers another blow to his image, as a new report details his association with white nationalist groups.
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Why Presidential Campaigns Are Missing the Mark With Young Voters

Millennials want to be involved in the process — let’s lean in to their platforms and make that a reality.
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Why Social Media and Sustainability Should Go Hand in Hand

Over the last decade, we have seen social media and sustainability play an increasingly important role in the way that businesses conduct and…
Google, AdSense, social media, PETA, Silicon Valley, Leon Kaye, robots

Google’s Robot Bureaucracy Shows Its Darker Side

A recent nasty-gram from Google to TriplePundit sparked some giggles and a few horrified Emoji faces last week.
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