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Cruise lines embrace CDC restrictions amid government fight, P&G works to overcome Apple’s privacy measures, and eBay removes auction for art made in Japanese internment camp

PR Daily

Hello, Communicators: Facebook is adding additional labels to posts that appear in News Feeds that identify the posts as “public official,” “fan page” and “satire.”. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS.

Why Your Technology Company Needs PR

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A high-impact PR program can be a technology company’s greatest asset – provided it’s well conceived and skillfully executed. Good will and strong community relations are also in demand as Silicon Valley is blamed for a host of problems, from data privacy threats to income inequality. Yet even if the PR program is executed internally, public relations and influencer marketing can help put a tech company on the map.

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Report: Consumers say tech companies can do better on privacy and more

PR Daily

The communications landscape is becoming ever more digital—and rife with potential pitfalls. A recent FleishmanHillard report about reputation management and technology highlights the struggle to maintain consumers’ trust amid data breaches, privacy concerns on social media platforms, and increased hate speech online. Though almost 60% of consumers in the United Kingdom think that technology companies are currently regulated the right amount, just over half of U.S.

Zoom criticized for privacy and data concerns, Airbnb apologizes and pledges $250M to hosts, and NPR skips April Fools’ Day

PR Daily

Also: Influencers’ communities ask how they can help, Uber offers free rides for frontline health care workers, how communicators are sharing information during the pandemic, and more. Here are today’s top stories: Zoom slammed for privacy concerns and data sharing. Technology updates.

Chats with Chip: Ryan Williams on Internal Communications and Measurement

Media Bullseye

The most recent episode of Chats with Chip featured a conversation about internal communications and measurement with Ryan Williams , a partner with Tekara Effectiveness. Ryan, who has 20 years of experience in this field, illuminated trends, difficulties, and advantages of formulating a regular plan to measure and implement internal communication tactics. Despite the positives of internal communications strategies, Ryan recognizes the difficulties.

Future of PR and social media for International Air Transport Association crisis communications conference

Stuart Bruce

Stuart Bruce speaking at the IATA Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age conference. (c) This morning I gave a keynote at the global ‘Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age’ conference in Istanbul. I will be talking about mobile, data and wearable technology as the drivers and ethics, real time and content as the issues. Mobile, data and wearable technology. Our notions of privacy and confidentiality will be challenged.

5 Cloud Tech Trends For 2020

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AI and machine learning might be the crowd favorite for most disruptive technologies in 2020. The technology is a top business tool, so any sort of change can have a huge impact on the way organizations operate. Privacy concerns drive open source cloud.

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6 B2B Tech Trends From CES 2020

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was a hot topic in Las Vegas. Are they really worth the data privacy trade-off? Whether it’s Rubicon buying Telaria or Unruly being sold to Tremor International, it’s clear that 2020 will be the year of the acquisition.

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Zoom chief focuses on winning back trust, Hobby Lobby closes and furloughs most employees, and Apple makes COVID-19 face shields

PR Daily

Good morning, communicators: Agency Berlin Cameron launched an effort to help small business owners struggling to stay afloat during the current crisis. Among the privacy features Mr. Yuan now promises is an option for end-to-end encryption to safeguard conversations, he told the Journal.

As public trust ebbs, workers turn to employers for info and assurances

PR Daily

Edelman SVP Jonathan Jordan taps polling data to explain how communicators can deliver reality to fact-starved internal and external audiences—and look toward the ‘next normal.’. FREE REPORT: COVID-19's Impact on Communications ].

5 Reasons Tech PR Is A Different Animal

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A positive recommendation in a Gartner or IDC is a valuable third-party endorsements for an up-and-coming B2B technology player. Taming the technology beast. In recent years the tech sector has faced a reputation problem, from its lack of diversity to data privacy issues. But PR agency teams today can face an extra challenge when it comes to poorly understood sectors like digital advertising technology or blockchain, for example.

5 Reasons Tech PR Is A Different Animal

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

A positive recommendation in a Gartner or IDC is a valuable third-party endorsements for an up-and-coming B2B technology player. Taming the technology beast. In recent years the tech sector has faced a reputation problem, from its lack of diversity to data privacy issues. But PR agency teams today can face an extra challenge when it comes to poorly understood sectors like digital advertising technology or blockchain, for example.

Why public relations must wake up to wearables

PR Conversations

Things ain’t what they used to be; the end of the beginning around wearable technologies and the device jumps PR practitioners are about to encounter. In the end, I found myself dabbling with hindsight, thinking ahead to a few years from now, when the great and good will gather for the annual International History of Public Relations Conference and expound their views on how our profession dealt with one of its greatest challenges: The Internet of Everything and wearable technology.

Boeing touts transparency with move to ground aircraft, U.S. adults support voluntary digital vaccine passports, and Clubhouse invites scrutiny with data leak response

PR Daily

Communicators should take note that statements about employee health and wellness should address all specific concerns about your workforce that circulate in the press and online. Most importantly, reach out to any internal detractors directly to ensure their concerns are being addressed.

Five ways marketers can prepare for GDPR

PR in High Definition

Facilitated by Firefly CEO Claire Walker, our team of experts included Simon Morrissey, Head of Data and Privacy at law firm Lewis Silkin, Nicholas Dunn-McAfee, Head of Policy and Research at the PRCA and Simon Loopuit, CEO and founder of trust-hub. This data map must not only incorporate internal data but also the data about you and your clients that your vendors hold. It’s not about being scared into action, ensure you communicate the benefits of reviewing your data map.

A new era for brand trust – how PR must adapt

PR in High Definition

Privacy will be a big theme in 2018. The regulation will come into play in May 2018 – and if privacy and data protection wasn’t already all people could talk about last year, then just you wait for the explosion this year! But one consequence of GDPR is that people will become more aware of the protection of data and their privacy – which has already started to result in people losing trust in some of the major technology providers.

CAPP Publishes Recommendations for Telehealth

Scott Public Relations

CAPP points out that when patients access their own doctors via telehealth, it’s possible to integrate the digital communications with the patient’s medical team and their electronic health record. Patients need to know what telehealth can and can’t do, how their privacy is protected, and when telehealth can complement or substitute for in-person care. Providers need access to evidence-based research on the best practices for telehealth technology.

5 Trends Shaping Tech PR In 2018

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At times, technology PR can feel like a shape-shifting beast — large, fast-moving, and even a little intimidating. Privacy regulations. The GDPR privacy rule officially blazed into our lives in May. And it won’t be the last data protection or privacy regulation we’ll see. In July, the state of California passed its own data privacy regulations called CCPA , and other states are sure to follow.

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NHS at 70: Ten difficult conversations for communicators

Stephen Waddington

The latest edition of #FuturePRoof published today explores the role of communication in the NHS. Arguably everyone in the NHS, from porter to surgeon, and midwife to Trust chairman, works in communications. In each instance they use integrated communications to reach their audiences and are measured, evaluated and developed to secure the best possible outcomes. Instead, where appropriate, technology is already empowering online consultations and self-care in the home.

8 tips for health care organizations to foster better communication in 2016

Reputation Us

The health care PR professionals at LT Public Relations considered the latest insights from industry conferences and the company’s health care clients to identify the top trends affecting health care communications in 2016. With ongoing data breaches in the news, patients will continue to have concerns about privacy issues, as will providers and payers. Figure out cross-generational communication — quickly. With mobile technology comes engagement.

Google co-founders step down, Riot Games pays $10M in harassment suit, and most consumers distrust organizations’ data use

PR Daily

Also: Coalition issues a privacy framework, TikTok faces lawsuit over data collection, tips for mining great stories within your organization, and more. — Privacy for America (@privacy4america) December 3, 2019.

‘The Simpsons’ earns kudos for hiring Black voice actor, Fry’s Electronics shuts all stores, and 61% of marketers say video is crucial

PR Daily

The NGDV program expands our capacity for handling more package volume and supports our carriers with cleaner and more efficient technologies, more amenities, and greater comfort and security as they deliver every day on behalf of the American people. EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS.

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Apple’s PR Showdown

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Journal reported that Apple’s internal communications team uncharacteristically sent reporters “favorable third-party reports about the company,” including five studies since the start of the year. But it did so in a way that invited support from data security experts and tech influencers and positioned the company as protecting the privacy of all iPhone users. The post Apple’s PR Showdown appeared first on Crenshaw Communications.

Brands donate to frontline workers, Yelp pauses GoFundMe effort after backlash, and Ralph Lauren to make 250k masks

PR Daily

Why it matters: You might think an idea is outstanding, but you still should vet potential pitfalls and ramifications with your communications team. Charitable actions can be greatly appreciated during this crisis, but make sure those efforts don’t come at the cost of privacy and autonomy.

Deborah Weinstein on the Challenges Confronting PR and Digital Marketing

Flack's Revenge

Today I share Deborah Weinstein’s answers to questions about the challenges confronting social media marketing and digital communications. Far too many brands delegate, and relegate social strategy development and implementation to their ad agencies, internal marketing departments, even their PR intern, with a mandate to replicate, share, and spread commercial messages.

B2B Security Vendors: Prepare for Scrutiny

Shift Communications

Public sentiment toward technology vendors is undergoing a significant shift. The shift reflects a growing skepticism in the claims technology providers make about their products and services. How long will it be before B2B tech vendors, especially security vendors that supply the technological underpinnings of these public companies, are subject to the same scrutiny? Craft a 360-degree crisis communications plan. Growing Skepticism Toward Vendors’ Claims.

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Pepsi’s new catchphrase, TikTok’s transparency report, and the best times to post on social media

PR Daily

Why you should care: Social media and technology platforms are struggling to maintain trust as privacy and cybersecurity concerns grow, but communicators don’t have to work for these companies to be affected.

Twitter suspends Grindr from ad network, Spotify offers pet playlists, and Pinterest surpasses Snapchat

PR Daily

The report said spreading user data (including location, political views, sexual orientation and more) violates privacy laws in Europe as well as in states such as California.

Why 2020 will be a year of ‘actionable social purpose’

PR Daily

Communicators will help lead the way with concise, compelling messaging about organizational values and the collaborative processes for achieving them. Less talk and more walk is the foundation for top 2020 communication trends, each with significant implications: 1.

Many fooled by Instagram hoax, Spicer joins ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ and LinkedIn shares coveted skills

PR Daily

Also: Consumers ridicule care guidelines for Apple’s credit card, how to prepare for another privacy act, and a heartwarming tale from Orlando’s airport. Good morning, PR pros: Today’s technology trends call for particular skills, and communicators who embrace them are head and shoulders above the competition. Here are today’s top stories: Instagram privacy hoax hooks big fish. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect Jan.

6 Reasons Your Tech Company Needs PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

A high-impact PR program can be a technology company’s greatest asset – provided it’s well conceived and skillfully executed. Good will and strong community relations are also in demand as Silicon Valley is blamed for a host of problems, from data privacy threats to income inequality. Yet even if the PR program is executed internally, public relations and influencer marketing can help put a tech company on the map.

15 Social Media Trends to Follow in 2019

Critical Mention

With the data privacy scandal that rocked Facebook in 2018, transparency became a critical social media trend this year. Social media monitoring tools can assist with these issues by detecting a crisis with up-to-the-minute alerts to help companies find solutions to communicate with their internal and external stakeholders at a moment’s notice. Fortunately, a large portion of modern communication is now automated thanks to the incredible rise of chatbots.

Apple’s Tim Cook slams lax U.S. data-protection laws

PR Daily

CEO Tim Cook was the messenger for Apple’s advocacy, which leant authenticity to the move, given his long history of supporting privacy. He issued his call for tighter security in a speech to the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners. RELATED: Join us in New York City for our Best Practices for Communicators in Highly Regulated Industries Conference. ]. We believe that privacy is a fundamental human right.

Impact of COVID-19 on NHS comms

Stephen Waddington

A new book describes the extraordinary achievements of NHS communication practitioners during the COVID-19 crisis. The impact of COVID-19 on NHS comms documents the scale of the challenge faced by professional NHS communicators since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic in early 2020.

Meredith’s Jill Davison: ‘No better time for us to have an impact’

PR Daily

The PR and communications veteran shares insights from her career with the audience at Ragan’s Future of Communications Conference. s chief communicator. I think it is extremely positive for PR people,” she told the audience for Ragan Communications’ Future of Communications Conference in Chicago. It starts, she says, with bringing in all the stakeholders, from employees and managers to HR reps and communications staff: “We put together an FAQ.

How Do I Become a PR Influencer

Critical Mention

I was one of those kids in high school who learned about PR and communications, then went to college and just started doing it after I graduated. It can include communications consulting, speaking at events, training sessions, etc. For example, I work with a producer on the west coast on video courses, and I’m on the east coast, but with technology anything is possible. I also work internationally. Deirdre is the CEO at Pure Performance Communications.

Mark Zuckerberg’s Voice and Free Expression Speech Analysed and Commented

Doctor Spin

The US focus is prominent throughout the speech; I might have suggested a more international approach. It’s part of this amazing expansion of voice through law, culture and technology. We face real issues that will take a long time to work through — massive economic transitions from globalization and technology, fallout from the 2008 financial crisis, and polarized reactions to greater migration. Learn more about social media, online growth, and corporate communications.

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Dior’s China dustup, Dunkin’s CMO departs, and Vatican introduces a digital rosary

PR Daily

In partnership with @virgingalactic , we used our most groundbreaking and iconic fabric technology to create a suite of products for Future Astronauts. The employee’s presentation was meant to be seen only by interns, but owing to the power of social media, it got more reach than some official ads. The shift presents both a challenge and opportunity: More than ever, communicators must prove ROI for their efforts. Related reading: How technology powers Gini Dietrich’s workday.

Google says it won’t sell ads that track users’ website visits, Alamo Drafthouse files for bankruptcy, and Golden Globe Awards viewership dropped 62%

PR Daily

Hello, communicators: Strategic communicator Andy DiOrio recently shared a career tip, underlining the importance of coming up with new solutions to existing challenges: Here are today’s top stories: Google to stop tracking consumers for tailored ads. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS.

7 Signs Your Company Is Ready To Step Up Its PR

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Knowing the signs that lead to such a decision can help ensure a smooth transition from internal to external team. Most importantly, a funding announcement should set the stage for a newsstream that communicates the company’s longer-term strategy and enables stakeholders and others to “connect the dots.” These include product recalls, data breaches or any issues related to the following: Consumer privacy commitment. Emerging targeting technologies.