Link roundup March 4, 2013

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 in Link roundup
Link roundup March 4, 2013

DKNY Responds Quickly, Decisively To Facebook Crisis » DKNY has always supported the arts, and we deeply regret this mistake. Accordingly, we are making a charitable donation of $25,000 to the YMCA in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, in Mr. Stanton’s name. This is very interesting. Remember when H&M ripped off a designer (and claimed they didn’t)? Or when Lindex did it? […]

Facebook: Threatening to rape women is okay, as long as you don’t mean it

Posted on Feb 6, 2013 in Digital PR

Tonight, Swedish public service channel SVT1 broadcast a show looking into the hate and threats that women in the public eye face. The show began with Julia, a 21 year old woman, who asked on H&M’s Facebook page why they’re selling t-shirts with Tupac Shakur’s face, considering he’s been convicted for sexual assault. This started […]

Booth babes, douche bags and how the internet never forgets

Posted on Oct 17, 2011 in Digital PR
Booth babes, douche bags and how the internet never forgets

One of the biggest reasons companies are afraid of social media is fear of negativity. While the fear is real, the grounds for it are wrong. As someone once said, “social media doesn’t create negativity, it puts a magnifying glass to it”. Another reason is that marketers and managers are afraid of making mistakes. A […]