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There were more tweets about the Olympics in a day during the trials last week, according to Twitter, than during the entire 2008 Summer Games. “It’s a new frontier for NBC,” said Brad Adgate, head researcher for Horizon Media.
The majority of women posting the photos said they did so after falling out with their friends, while nearly a third said they were taking revenge on people who had done the same to them.
Two fifths of women also admitted deliberately posting photographs of their friends without make-up. Even when asked to permanently delete the unflattering picture from Facebook, a fifth of women said they had refused to do so.
This just makes me think of that scene from Mean Girls where Mrs. Norbury is lecturing the junior girls about the Plastics’ slambook: “Well, I don’t know who wrote this book, but you all have got to stop calling each other sluts and whores. It just makes it ok for guys to call you sluts and whores.”
Tumblr is about expressing creativity, and that’s intimidating to brands,” theorized Schafer. “The first filter that I would apply to the person considering doing anything on Tumblr is ‘are you interesting?’ You have to be legitimately interesting.
Today, social media has changed the way companies interact with the world. So who works behind these social media curtains? What qualifications do they bring to the job? And how have their roles changed over the years? We asked Leah Jones, account director of emerging media in the Chicago office of Olson PR, a holistic marketing agency. Jones, in public relations since 2005, works with such clients as MillerCoors, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co., and P.F. Chang’s.