Category: ethics

Business Ethics Matter 0

Business Ethics Matter

W e’ve all seen the news about Facebook recently and how they enable businesses willing to spend money with them, including foreign governments and sleaze bag firms like Cambridge Analytica, err, Emerdata, will do...

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Fake Facebook Likes and Twitter Followers — And the Implications for Brands

This post originally appeared on the Large Media blog.There’s been a lot of talk about Twitter followers lately, including both presidential candidates, celebrities, musicians and the like utilizing services to game their numbers. Specifically,...

Reverb Communications Busted By The FTC For Astroturfing 0

Reverb Communications Busted By The FTC For Astroturfing

Last year TechCrunch outed PR firm Reverb Communications for astroturfing in the iTunes app store on behalf of their clients. As it turns out, the FTC took notice and recent revealed that they settled...

Reverb Communications Busted By The FTC For Astroturfing 0

Reverb Communications Busted By The FTC For Astroturfing

Last year TechCrunch outed PR firm Reverb Communications for astroturfing in the iTunes app store on behalf of their clients. As it turns out, the FTC took notice and recent revealed that they settled...

A Great Debate on Gaming the System: Social Media Shilling 0

A Great Debate on Gaming the System: Social Media Shilling

There’s a good discussion going on Twitter right now about social media shilling, aka “please tweet (blog, lifestream, status update, fan, etc.) this for a client” and the big “what if big agencies did...

2 more speaking gigs lined up: one for P… 0

2 more speaking gigs lined up: one for P…

2 more speaking gigs lined up: one for PRSA (Advanced Twitter course) on July 16th and another at http://www.typeamomconference.com in September (24-27), 2009.

FTC takes on blogger compensation, among other things 0

FTC takes on blogger compensation, among other things

Brandweek has a heads up on some interesting developments going on at the FTC. As you know, the EU implemented some rules back in 2007 regarding fake bloggers and astroturfing, with fines and possible...

FTC takes on blogger compensation, among other things 0

FTC takes on blogger compensation, among other things

Brandweek has a heads up on some interesting developments going on at the FTC. As you know, the EU implemented some rules back in 2007 regarding fake bloggers and astroturfing, with fines and possible...

Add another unethical company to the list: Magpie 0

Add another unethical company to the list: Magpie

In the ongoing saga of “How Will Twitter Make Money?”, Read Write Web has a story that a company called Magpie offering to help you monetize your personal Twitter account. Last year we saw...

Add another unethical company to the list: Magpie 0

Add another unethical company to the list: Magpie

In the ongoing saga of “How Will Twitter Make Money?”, Read Write Web has a story that a company called Magpie offering to help you monetize your personal Twitter account. Last year we saw...