Tag: Twitter

#Distractinglysexy goes viral, female scientists combat misogyny

Portrait of Tim Hunt, British Nobel Prize winner

Discrimination sadly proves itself time and time again as an issue that appears in almost any sector of the population and any industry. In entertainment, we’ve seen how women can be judged harshly based on their age and “sex appeal.” In Silicon Valley, major tech companies treat women in a manner similar to boorish fraternity… Read More

Snoop Dogg for CEO: Is this real?

Photo of rapper Snoop Dogg

Last week, Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo announced his resignation from the trendy company. Shortly afterward, Snoop Dogg took to the social media platform and nominated himself in consideration for Costolo’s replacement.   Im ready to lead @twitter !! #SnoopforCEO — Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) June 11, 2015   In classic Snoop fashion, he ensured that fans… Read More

Watch what you tweet: Bad reactions to latest Vanity Fair cover

Caitlyn Jenner's cover for Vanity Fair

Twitter can be a great medium to express yourself to a large audience, but it can also get you in trouble, if you aren’t careful with what you’re expressing.   Earlier this month, Vanity Fair released their July cover to the public. It showcases Caitlyn Jenner with the headline, “Call Me Caitlyn,” which created uplifting feelings… Read More

Twitter Announces New Product and Policy Updates to Stop Cyberbullying


Cyberbullying has fast become the norm on social media. Cyberbullies hide behind the anonymity of their usernames and Twitter handles to spread malicious and threatening messages to unsuspecting users across various social media platforms. Twitter’s director of product management, Shreyas Doshi, announced last week that the company is making new products and updating its violent threats… Read More

Anna Kendrick to release book of autobiographical essays due to internet popularity

Anna Kendrick and George Clooney in the film "Up in the Air"

Since her 2009 supporting actress role to George Clooney in the film, “Up in the Air,” Anna Kendrick has done nothing but wow her fans time and time again. Her recent castings include graceful leads as Cinderella in “Into the Woods” (2014) and Cathy Hyatt in “The Last Five Years” (2015).  Off the screen, however,… Read More

Twitter hack hits home for Twitter CFO

TwitterChat: Engaging Millennials in International Development Matters

News of Twitter CFO Anthony Noto having his Twitter account hacked came only days after Twitter CEO Dick Costolo admitted that the company’s response to Twitter abuse is “embarrassing.” Fortunately for Noto, the hack didn’t involve a series of abusive messages or embarrassing photographs, like most hacks. Instead, the hacker used Noto’s account to send out… Read More

Thought leadership tips for small business

Highway signpost picture

Being identified as a thought leader can significantly impact a business owner’s capacity to reach a broad audience of prospects. It builds trust and ultimately leads prospects toward the sales funnel.   “But my business is boring.” This is a common response among business owners when encouraged to create content about their industries. Every industry,… Read More

Hot topics in health: How Twitter can predict heart disease risk

Social media has transformed our society tremendously. Sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have reshaped communication and the spread of images, information, and ideas. It is a power that has been tapped into by practitioners in a variety of fields, including PR.   A new study from the University of Pennsylvania is now demonstrating how social… Read More