PR Lessons from Walmart's Greeter Policy Change

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: The position, which was originally initiated by Sam Walton in 1980, has become a signature aspect of the Walmart brand

The No-Policy Policy

HMA Public Relations

The post The No-Policy Policy appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Featured PR Observations and Preferences Employee Handbook Home Office Office Hours Policy Work From Home Work HoursLike most offices, HMA Public Relations has a few rules and procedures.

8 tips to craft a sensible corporate social media policy

PR Daily

Creating a comprehensive, concise and practical social media policy is a smart place to start. Here are eight tips to keep in mind before creating and distributing a corporate social media policy: 1. Keep your policies simple and easy to read. Distribute your policy.

Pay your PR interns, says the PR Council in new policy

Muck Rack

Pay your PR interns, says the PR Council in new policy

Hawaiian Airlines policy ruled not discriminatory … but will that fly?

Ronn Torossian

When two businessmen from American Samoa wanted to pre-select seats on Hawaiian Airlines, they were denied due to the airline’s new policy against improper weight distribution. The post Hawaiian Airlines policy ruled not discriminatory … but will that fly?

Following backlash, YouTube vows to tighten its harassment policy

PR Daily

On Wednesday, the platform announced that it was “taking a closer look” at its harassment policies, which also affect videos that are hateful or discriminatory: Today has generated a lot of questions and confusion.

7 Steps for Preparing CASL Compliance Policies

Melissa Agnes

She also mentioned that a good CASL compliance policy could go a long way in protecting you. In today’s post, Maanit provides you with the seven steps you need to take to prepare an effective CASL compliance policy. Tips for preparing a CASL compliance policy.

Privacy Policy

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We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. By using our site, you consent to our website privacy policy. Changes to our Privacy Policy. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. What information do we collect?

Spotify responds to backlash over privacy policy

PR Daily

It reads, in part: In our new privacy policy, we indicated that we may ask your permission to access new types of information, including photos, mobile device location, voice controls, and your contacts.

Social Media Policy & What Works for Most Companies

Ronn Torossian

Is your company trying to decide what kind of social media policy to follow? As companies harness the power of social media, it’s important to have a policy in place to support and protect the integrity and reputation of the company. The post Social Media Policy & What Works for Most Companies appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. You’re not alone.

Slammed in op-ed over maternity policy, Nike stands its ground

PR Daily

In an op-ed for The New York Times, published over Mother’s Day weekend, the Olympic runner opined that Nike’s maternity policy for athlete partners leaves much to be desired. The post Slammed in op-ed over maternity policy, Nike stands its ground appeared first on PR Daily.

Nissan to cut 12,500 jobs, DoorDash reverses tipping policy, and Amazon deletes incendiary tweet

PR Daily

After doubling down on its controversial tipping policy, DoorDash is changing course following a recent article in The New York Times that reported many of the app’s delivery contractors make less than minimum wage.

Ethics: Not Just a Policy

PRSay

To paraphrase a friend of mine “Ethics should not just be a policy. It must be a reality.”. Ethics is central to effective public relations. It is core to our daily activities. Yet everyday some PR professional, somewhere is being asked to do something unethical.

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Teams troll NFL’s social media policy, celebration crackdown

PR Daily

Is the National Football League protecting its brand—or making it hard for players and fans to have fun? The NFL recently issued heavy social media restrictions on teams and players, preventing them from sharing video highlights and GIFs during games.

Twitter beefs up harassment policy, embraces transparency

PR Daily

Twitter is starting 2016 by taking a stand against harassment—again. The social media giant updated its rules to be even stricter (and some may say more vague) in order to “continue to take action on accounts that cross the line into abuse.”.

Google announces new policies to weed out terrorism content

PR Daily

While we and others have worked for years to identify and remove content that violates our policies, the uncomfortable truth is that we, as an industry, must acknowledge that more needs to be done,” Walker wrote.

Above and beyond—must-have PR policies and planning for 2019

Agility PR Solutions

The post Above and beyond—must-have PR policies and planning for 2019 appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Microsoft, Netflix lauded for extended parental leave policies

PR Daily

Microsoft and Netflix are learning that enhancing paid leave for new parents is not just good policy—it’s good PR. Microsoft followed suit by enhancing its own parental leave policy. An unlimited policy sounds great in theory.

The pros and cons of Google's new press release policy

PR Daily

Google likes to keep us PR pros on our toes. Last year the big update to search results came through the “nuclear bomb” that was Panda 4.0. The age of the keyword was essentially over, and proper storytelling blogs and press releases were in. Many claimed that SEO was on its way out completely.

Facebook explains its policy on nudity, hate speech

PR Daily

Facebook is seeking to make its community standards a little less vague. Namely, the social networking giant clarified its stance on nudity, bullying and hate speech in a recent blog post.

210 employees leave Zappos over 'no managers' policy

PR Daily

Last year, Zappos turned over its company structure to a Holacrazy, which means the vast majority of employees do not have a manager. How’s that working out for them, you may be wondering.

Popping candy politics prioritises publicity over policies

PR Conversations

With the date of the UK general election set as 7 May 2015 – and dissolution of Parliament therefore already determined as 30 March , we’re in a period of what I’m calling ‘popping candy politics’ that prioritises publicity over policies.

7 Steps for Preparing CASL Compliance Policies

Melissa Agnes

She also mentioned that a good CASL compliance policy could go a long way in protecting you. In today’s post, Maanit provides you with the seven steps you need to take to prepare an effective CASL compliance policy. Tips for preparing a CASL compliance policy.

The importance of having a media policy [example]

Public Relations Sydney

A media policy is essential for maximising all media opportunities – for any type of business, even if you are working from home. The benefits of having a media policy in place include: You can feel confident and well prepared for the interview. Example media policy.

What Amazon’s review policy change means for marketers

PR Daily

If I wrote an open letter to Amazon, I would say that there is a middle ground to its policy changes. Amazon recently created shock waves when the company announced it will no longer accept incentivized reviews.

A Social Media Policy Can Prevent Online #Fails

David PR Group

Often, the lack of a social media policy is to blame. A solid social media policy is a good start, so here are the main elements of a social media policy. A social media policy should clearly state what types of communications are included in the guidelines.

Reddit announces new policies in wake of user revolt

PR Daily

Huffman took over and prioritized the retooling of its content policy. Here are some of the Reddit updates that users can expect: Content Policy. Reddit has been scrambling to recover from a series of high-profile shakeups at the site that didn’t sit well with its enormous user base. This week, more reports surfaced revealing that the company is " hemorrhaging women. ". Its response?

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United, Delta and American Airlines adjust overbooking policies

PR Daily

In the wake of one of the worst PR disasters in United Airlines’ history, the airline is changing its policy on overbooking passengers. United’s spokeswoman, Maggie Schmerin, said in a statement: This [policy change] ensures situations like flight 3411 never happen again.

Facebook experiments with ‘Services,’ boosts its username policy

PR Daily

On the user side, Facebook is redoing its controversial naming policy, which requires users to have their real names on their profile. The update is a response by the social network that its policy unfairly targeted transgender users and other minorities.

Evernote chief apologizes after proposed policy shift

PR Daily

Evernote CEO Chris O’Neill has been busy doing damage control in the press over a change it made to its privacy policy last week. Execs announced they would not move forward with the privacy policy changes put forth last week. Instead, they will revise the policy and affirm that users’ data remains private. We’re sorry we disappointed our customers, and we are reviewing our entire privacy policy because of this.

Twitter Policy Update: Automation and the use of multiple accounts

Presspage

Twitter recently announced a change in their product usage policies which limits the users’ ability to perform coordinated actions across multiple accounts.

Helpful Social Media Policy from Chris Brogan and Julien Smith in their book, The Impact Equation

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Join #PRStudChat on Thursday, February 21st for a Discussion on PR for Issues & Advocacy

PR Expanded

Leading the chat session that day will be our special guest and co-host, Rebecca Primis ( @RebeccaPrimis ), director of marketing at the State Policy Network (SPN). PRStudChat Public Relations Advocacy PR Issues PR Rebecca Primis State Policy Network

Popping candy politics prioritises publicity over policies

PR Conversations

With the date of the UK general election set as 7 May 2015 – and dissolution of Parliament therefore already determined as 30 March , we’re in a period of what I’m calling ‘popping candy politics’ that prioritises publicity over policies.

Your Social Media Policy & the Nude Celebrity Photo Scandal

Bad Pitch Blog

But there are some relevant takeaways from this unfortunate scandal you can apply to you and your company''s social media policy. 2) Short & Simple Policy: If you can say it to your Mom and your competitor, it''s probably safe to say online.

The Meat of the Story for Communicators in WeWork’s Bold Vegetarian Policy

PR News

The post The Meat of the Story for Communicators in WeWork’s Bold Vegetarian Policy appeared first on PR News Blog. “First we eat, then we do everything else,” the preeminent American food writer M.F.K Fisher once proclaimed. We can all agree that food is an important part of our lives. So when the CEO of one of the fastest growing startups issues a memo proclaiming that it will no longer serve meat at corporate functions… Continued.

Twitter seeks to cut harassment with new features and policy updates

PR Daily

Next, the company is boosting its hateful conduct policy and making it easier to report anyone who is targeting people based on their “race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or disease.”.

Next steps for tackling fake news – impact, industry response and options for policy

Mark My Words

and options for policy. Responding to the challenges: media literacy, responsibilities and options for policy Mark Borkowski, Founder and Creative Head, Borkowski PR. Mark spoke at the Westminster Media Forum on the 26th April 2018 ¬ the subject Next steps for tackling fake news – impact, industry response.

My New Project: Crowdsourcing Paid Leave Policies

prTini

Since rolling out our Geben Loves Families policy (10 weeks for new moms and dads), I’m often asked by other business owners for advice as they work to update their policy. To get things started, we are collecting sample policies. Got a paid leave policy?

Social media policies in order after “covfefe” kerfuffle and Kathy Griffin photos

David PR Group

and comedienne Kathy Griffin loses her job over a photo depicting the same president beheaded, it makes me wonder if either has even heard of social media policies. I have written in the past about corporate social media policies , and my opinion hasn’t changed.