New web privacy laws and the Crisis PR issues that can arise from them.

The Stalwart Blog

I also want to take this from a Crisis PR standpoint. Find somebody that you can trust to go over what your crisis communications response plan is and how it should integrate with your operations. The post New web privacy laws and the Crisis PR issues that can arise from them.

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

PR Daily

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.

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Facebook reveals plans to pivot to privacy-focused platforms

PR Daily

The watch word, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is privacy. In a blog post , he added that as he thought about the future of the internet, “I believe a privacy-focused communications platform will become even more important than today’s open platforms.”.

When A Privacy Breach Is A PR Crisis: How To Avoid It

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For most of us, it would be awkward at the very least, but for a public figure or corporation, disclosure of private communications amounts to a full-blown public relations crisis. The unauthorized disclosure of private information is particularly tricky in crisis management terms.

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

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Zoom slammed for privacy concerns and data sharing. As the virtual conference platform’s membership and meeting numbers are sharply rising, so are privacy concerns. However, convenience doesn’t negate people’s right to privacy. Crisis response tips.

Facebook launches ‘Privacy Checkup,’ most agencies offer social media services, and Starbucks closes 2,000 stores in China

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Facebook launches privacy tool. The social media platform is prompting almost 2 billion members worldwide to review their privacy and data-sharing settings in a feature called “ Privacy Checkup ” and its “ Off-Facebook Activity ” tool.

Apple takes swipe at Google and others with privacy-themed billboard

PR Daily

Apple hopes that its strong stance on privacy can help preserve its brand reputation and strong customer bond. CNBC reported : The message, which takes up about 13 floors of building, says: “What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone” with the URL to Apple’s privacy website.

93% of reporters visit online newsrooms, Ford’s sly emoji pitch, and FaceApp defends privacy

PR Daily

FaceApp defends privacy record. An app that uses AI to edit users’ selfies has gone viral again , prompting a rash of privacy concerns and an official response from the company. Make sure your crisis response plans include a section on data breaches.

Instagram heads off privacy concerns, most employees report burnout, and Woodward’s book interview debacle

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Instagram preempts privacy questions on new messaging feature. Industry insiders should pay attention to see just how much of their privacy consumers are willing to trade away.

Twitter suspends Planters’ ‘Baby Nut’ accounts, top platforms tackle privacy and fake news concerns, and Hulu chief is out

PR Daily

Twitter scrambles to protect privacy, and YouTube cracks down on fake news. In a blog post, Twitter wrote : Protecting the privacy and safety of the people who use Twitter is our number one priority and we remain focused on stopping abuse of Twitter’s API as quickly as possible.

Privacy, Security, Transparency, and Crisis Management

Zignal Labs

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Brand managers gird for Calif. privacy act, Blizzard backtracks after criticism, and women-led organizations earn more

PR Daily

Good morning, PR pros: The California Consumer Privacy Act will take effect Jan. Communicators will have to become more savvy about data collection in light of privacy concerns and restrictions to provide consumers with valuable content and offerings.

Crisis Ready Q&A: Discussing The Core Essentials Of Crisis Management

Melissa Agnes

Each month I answer questions from real people doing real work in–or learning about–crisis readiness. ” … and a question that caught me by surprise, but I loved: “What do I think of the show Scandal in the context of crisis management?”

Analyzing First Responders In Crisis PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

A crisis situation presents abundant challenges for public relations and business leaders, not the least of which are the critical first communications. Five crisis PR first responses. See this fascinating Wired article for a deeper peek into the inner mechanisms of crisis PR.

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PR Lessons From The Bungled Equifax Crisis

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Public relations people like to talk about anticipating or “getting in front of” a crisis; in fact, for a taste of a real-life crisis simulation, check out this stress-inducing story by The New York Times ‘ Sapna Maheshwari. Tap a crisis response leader.

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How CEOs Should Use Data In A PR Crisis

Onclusive

A crisis can be one of the most difficult situations in a CEO’s career. Crisis preparedness and internal education can aid you before a crisis hits, and having the right monitoring and measurement tools in place can provide you the insights you need throughout a crisis.

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Muddling through the COVID-19 crisis: celebrating human spirit and ingenuity

Stephen Waddington

I’m muddling through the COVID-19 crisis, just like you, but I am starting to think about what might come next. Is it possible to have a good crisis? Privacy cedes to massive tech onboarding The last two weeks have seen a massive technology onboarding across society.

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Google admits ‘error’ in failing to tell consumers about Nest microphone

PR Daily

RELATED: Learn how to prepare, defend and promote your organization during a crisis. ]. But it’s a privacy-conscious world now, where a company like Purism appeals to consumers by selling laptops and phones with hard kill switches for microphones and webcams.

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What You Don’t Know About Malaysia Airlines and How They’ve Handled the Crisis of Flight MH370

Melissa Agnes

By Judith Delaney, Attorney and member of Agnes + Day’s Crisis Intelligence Team. The Act applies to Malaysia Airlines and they so state in their privacy policy. Better understanding the crisis of flight MH370. Case Studies Online Privacy Laws and Regulations

Twitter, Photos and Your Crisis Communications

Melissa Agnes

But what does it mean for your crisis communications and overall risk? So, what does this mean for your organization in terms or risk and crisis communications opportunities? The fix: Monitor Twitter and set your privacy settings to best suit your organization.

Crisis Ready Q&A: How Can You Merge Your Expertise Into A Career In Crisis Communication?

Melissa Agnes

I am interested in merging my skills in breaking news coverage into a career in crisis communications. I’d love to speak with you to hear your thoughts around how I can merge my journalism career into a future in crisis communication work.”

Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica Crisis Was Not Just Preventable—It Is A Giant Missed Opportunity

Melissa Agnes

Unfortunately for Facebook, the Cambridge Analytica crisis it is now managing is the direct result of an issue that went mismanaged for years. But the thing is, this crisis was predictable. This crisis was foreseeable. You can order your copy of Crisis Ready , here.

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Webinar: Crisis Response Strategies for In-House Counsel

Melissa Agnes

If you’d like to gain free access to this webinar, email crisis (at) agnesday (dot) com the following information: your name, address, email address, and phone number. The post Webinar: Crisis Response Strategies for In-House Counsel appeared first on Agnes + Day.

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Nintendo responds questionably in firing crisis

PR Daily

On its surface, this story exemplifies straightforward crisis management: Nintendo fires spokeswoman Alison Rapp because she reportedly had another job—moonlighting is against Nintendo’s corporate policy. RELATED: Keep your cool in a crisis with these 13 tips.

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What to Do When Your Internal Communications Goes External

PRSay

Ken Scudder has provided media training, presentation training, crisis communications training and consulting, as well as writing and editing, to business leaders, celebrities and politicians for more than 20 years.

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. Our notions of privacy and confidentiality will be challenged.

Learning From Past Crises to Navigate Post-COVID-19

Reputation Us

When it comes to navigating crisis, I have been in the eye of many storms. As the president of ReputationUs and with 28 years of experience behind me, I have been striving to refine the art of managing corporate reputations during a crisis into a well-honed specialty.

A Crisis Comms Family Affair – A Lesson in PR Emergency Preparedness

The Hoffman Agency

While they proved to know more about PR than we expected, we decided to give them an inside look at our world, by putting them through a crisis communications activity. Some China-based companies don’t value privacy and security — we are focused on changing this stigma.

Physician Internet Defamation: How Doctors Can Deal with False Reviews and Protect Their Reputation

Melissa Agnes

Gibson, i nternet defamation attorney at Vorys who works closely with Agnes + Day’s Crisis Intelligence Team. Internet Defamation Online Privacy Laws and Regulations Online Reputation Management By Whitney C.

Crisis Ready Q&A: How Does Crisis Readiness Translate From Government To Big Business To Solopreneurs?

Melissa Agnes

Each month, I answer your crisis ready questions. Here’s a sampling of what these questions were: “Is crisis management different from industry to industry?” The power of banking goodwill and trust prior to experiencing an issue or crisis. Where the crisis management nuances lie and how to be prepared for all forms of incidents. A look at how to make your crisis management governance structure scalable across all forms of issues and crises.

US Navy In Crisis PR Mode: A Textbook Example

The Stalwart Blog

Respect for Privacy. Forgive me if I boast about the US Navy Public Affairs community for a moment. I possess a bit of bias from my years in uniform. Nevertheless, the recent tragedies along the high seas show how exemplary these professionals handle the pressure of their duties.

New Fronts in Crisis Management

Flatiron Communications

There was a day not too long ago when a growing media storm served as the primary catalyst to spur a company’s crisis team into action. A string of bad stories in and of itself literally defined a crisis.

Stuck in the middle

PRSay

Our privileged status comes with tremendous responsibility to protect the company’s privacy and safeguard confidential information. Ethics Thought Leadership BEPS middle PREthics privacy stuck

Why Boeing’s Reputation Radar Failed

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Boeing’s PR crisis deepened this week as a fuller picture emerged of its handling of serious problems surrounding the 737 Max. It’s not unusual that Boeing CEO Muilenberg viewed his crisis in the context of his short-term responsibility to employees and shareholders.

Addressing media inquiries when an employee has coronavirus

PR Daily

See what you can personally do to help them or their families during this time of crisis. All companies should have a crisis communications policy in place. Say as much as you can without jeopardizing the privacy of the worker.

PRoust Questionnaire: Sean Kelly

PR Conversations

I enjoy the adrenaline rush of crisis communications. a critical thinker– and a quick thinker (particularly during a crisis).

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In earnings call, Facebook discloses $3-5B in fines—and Wall Street yawns

PR Daily

Facebook says it is preparing to pay a hefty fine to the Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations stemming from the Cambridge Analytica scandal. RELATED: Learn how to prepare, defend and promote your organization during a crisis. ]. Crisis Communications Social Media Facebook

7 Lessons Every Marketer Can Learn From The CrossFit Instagram Crisis

MaccaPR

and Pepsi’s “ Black Lives Matter’’ TV ad bungle with Kendall Jenner – it would be easy to miss one of the smaller yet most portentous PR crisis of this year: The CrossFit Gym Member-Shaming Instagram Fail. When the inevitable social media backlash erupted, the CrossFit gym owner compounded the crisis by posting a profanity-laden response that called criticism by outraged women “b t,” “delusional and ignorant” and “feeble minded garbage.” The first rule for any online crisis ?

A lesson in PR ethics, courtesy of ‘The Great Hack’

PR Daily

Mining data that violates personal privacy to benefit business is very unethical. Can we be ethical when dealing with a crisis? Society has a right to privacy, and as PR professionals we have an obligation to protect those rights of clients, businesses and stakeholders.

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WikiLeaks nukes CIA, digital giants with multi-megaton PR crisis [Updated]

PR Daily

Meanwhile, the crisis klaxons are blaring in Washington, D.C. The crisis cuts in multiple directions. Either way, the crisis did not boost confidence in the spooks’ security measures. RELATED: Keep your cool in a crisis with these 13 tips. ].