May 2010

Flash mob protest against BP - Facebook used to arrange flash mob

Flash mob protest against BP Through a Facebook page a flash mob was arranged at the BP station on Houston and Lafayette in New York City. The Facebook page outlined...

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Facebook used as online movement against companies. Facebook used as online movement against companies

If you mess up, your family might forgive you but the web world will not - they will hold you accountable. While some companies are looking to social media as...

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Twitter used for social media attack

A fake BP Twitter account used for social media attack Well in the wake of the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, now it’s BP’s turn. I’d like...

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Intel was attacked by activists Intel was attacked by activists opposed to minerals mining in the Congo inundated Intel's Facebook page. They wanted Intel to pledge its support for a...

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Raise money through social media to fund attack

Human rights charity seeking to raise money through social media for campaign targeting Shell Human rights group Amnesty International  launched a social media campaign on Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and through...

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social media impact on business

A frontal assault against Nestlé Nestlé, maker of Kit Kat, was using palm oil from companies that where trashing Indonesian rainforests, threatening the livelihoods of local people and pushing orang-utans...

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Better have a social media risk management plan

There is no brand immune to a negative event There is no brand immune to a negative event ... it happens, that's life and most companies plan for this to...

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