As PR professionals we love to “gram” our personal photos, showing the picturesque lives that we all apparently lead. Instagram is a platform where the average user can employ powerful editing tools to manipulate characteristics, such as the hue of a photo, to reflect the things that we’re feeling at any given moment. I’ve used this app in many PR situations, as I’m sure … Continue reading Instagram: Friend or Foe?
Because the public relations industry is slowly becoming synonymous with social media, we've been asked to "grow up" a little faster than our peers might have to. Our Twitter accounts have been spotless for years and Facebooks wiped clean, while our friends still post drinking pictures every weekend. I'll be the first to admit that … Continue reading It’s Weird That I’m Professional?
This year’s New York City Fashion Week prompted new abstract methods of updating fashion followers.The yesteryears of pre-writing stories weeks in advance to run during Fashion Week, then waiting for collections to arrive in stores to cover them are now replaced with play-by-play coverage. Listed below are some of the ways PR professionals have put … Continue reading Don’t Miss A Stitch!
I have a confession to make; I am completely addicted to Instagram. Over the past 6 months, the free photo-sharing social network app has become bigger and better than ever. After being acquired by Facebook in early September, Instagram now has over 80 million registered users. Free photo-sharing social networks apps are growing in popularity … Continue reading How To Host A Contest On Instagram
The Swedish Medical Center has begun a new campaign to raise awareness around treatment options for those with hearing loss. The campaign consists of a video series developed by Dr. Douglas Backous, medical director of the Center for Hearing and Skull Base Surgery at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, Washington and the use of Twitter and … Continue reading Surgery and Social Media
Instagram, the popular photo editing app for iPad, iPod, iPhone, and Android devices is certainly taking the web-world by storm! With a few taps of your finger, you can take pictures from ordinary to extraordinary adding edgy effects to any bland photo. But how can this seemingly simple photo editing app help promote your brand? The possibilties … Continue reading Can Your Brand Benefit From Instagram?
Just yesterday, Facebook announced that they purchased the young start-up, Instagram for the price of $1 billion in cash and shares.With the growth of mobile use for social media sites like Facebook, it is not surprising that they are taking advantage of their wealth to enhance their photo-uploading features with a program like Instagram. Based … Continue reading Facebook’s Pocket Change