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Facebook Begins Invading Users’ Privacy Before Birth

While Facebook is facilitating long-distance friendships and reconnections, it is also data-mining a huge amount of personal information from its users and profiting…
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KitchenAid’s Twitter Debate Fumble Not Deleted Fast Enough

If you are a KitchenAid mixer fan who tuned into Twitter during the Presidential campaign, you might have caught an errant tweet.
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Greenpeace’s Shell Hoax: The Aftermath

While the Greenpeace hoax against Shell's Arctic drilling plans certainly grabbed the attention of many people as well as the media, it’s still…
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Facebook Advertising: Stellar or Stalking?

Facebook and its advertising have been loved about as much as Monsanto and ExxonMobil, but FB advertising still reigns even with its dubious…
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Gizmodo Puts a Bounty on Mark Zuckerberg

Gizmodo is piling on the anti-Zuckerberg bandwagon, asking users to contribute random photos of Facebook’s founder until Labor Day. The site will pay…
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Safeway, Tone Deaf to Stakeholders, Has a Miserable Week

Safeway had a nightmare of a week, and based on the social media firestorm, recent criticism of the supermarket chain over suspending Ryan…
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Crowdsourcing for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Big companies use their prominence and their own consumer fan community in social networks and/or on their own web pages and blogs in…

Justice and Democracy In Social Media – KONY

By Amadou M. Cissé I am sure by now that most of you have heard about if not already seen the video that…
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The Truth Will Out: The Power of Crowds

Crowd sourcing and the power of social media are changing the corporate social responsibility and sustainability landscape.
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As Earth Month Winds Down, Honest Tea Recycles Old Facebook Posts

Last week Honest Tea launched a Facebook app that may just encourage you and your peers to recycle in a partnership with Recyclebank.
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Social Media: A New Tactic for Corporate Sustainability?

Companies are increasingly using social media as a tactic for corporate social responsibility and sustainability communications.

Can McDonald’s Turn Its Twitter #McFail Around?

They say the definition of insanity is behaving the same way and expecting a different result. If that’s the case, then McDonalds’ twitter…
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Ford, Yahoo! Join in a Reality Effort to Promote New EV

Ford and Yahoo will parter on a new reality show program, Plugged In, that will promote the launch of the automaker’s new Focus…
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Huggies Ad Suggests: Men are from Mars, Diapers are from Venus

Who knew men are so sensitive? Well, certainly not Kimberly-Clark (K-C). The company enraged many dads earlier this month with its new "Dad…
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Bridging the Gap Between Lawyers and Social Media Managers

TriplePundit is at SXSW this week, bringing you the latest thinking on CSR, social media, and more. Our first dispatch: how to bridge…