At TED 2019, Twitter CEO talks of follower counts, ‘likes’ and Nazis

Jack Dorsey fields questions about the platform’s future as public trust in social media ebbs. In response, users tweet to bash and fact-check his remarks. Are Twitter’s challenges for regaining consumers’ trust so ingrained in its structure that a significant remedy would require an overhaul, rather than targeted tweaks? Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sat down…

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Notre Dame fire elicits a flood of donations from brands worldwide

Its iconic bell towers and central rose window still stand, and even as the world mourns the devastation, philanthropists pledge millions to resurrect the landmark Paris cathedral. As sections of Notre Dame Cathedral still smoldered, pledges began pouring in to rebuild the Paris landmark. The effort toward the resurrection of the historic cathedral—which 200-foot-high flames…

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Infographic: Social media stats to inform your next move

How are you investing in online networks for the rest of 2019? Here are some helpful tidbits to guide your next campaign. Which online platforms are most likely to help your organization raise awareness and reach new customers? Social media is an ever more important tool for PR pros and marketers. However, as many platforms…

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Infographic: 7 common blog errors to avoid

Blog content is essential for building SEO, developing your reputation within the industry and educating new customers. Be wary of the missteps that can undermine your efforts. Are you wearing yourself out trying to publish new content every day? This infographic from Who is Hosting This argues that burning out your writing staff to maintain…

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Snapchat rolls out a slew of changes to entice marketers

The company’s shift is intended to foster collaboration with other apps to take on Facebook and Instagram. Will the moves generate new ad dollars? Snapchat is throwing a bunch of changes at the wall, hoping one will be stick and help the company attract new users. The social media platform has seen stagnant user growth,…

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The 5 most popular stories on PR Daily this week

This week readers wanted to know more about social media storytelling tips, filler words to remove from writing, April Fools’ campaigns, and more. Here are the five most widely read stories this week on PR Daily: 10 spellbinding examples of social media storytelling Filler words that clog up your PR copy 10 delicious April Fools’ campaigns…

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Sears turns to new slogans, smaller stores for rebound

The retail giant is looking to emerge from bankruptcy and years of store closings with a new plan for scaled-down shops and a narrower brand mission. Will customers come back? Sears is ready to stop closing its mega-stores and start opening leaner, more focused locations. The company that made its mark with one-stop shopping at…

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