For the Love of Jack
Longtime PR industry chronicler Jack O’Dwyer shown here doing his best imitation of Russell Crowe (they look alike, right?) as Prof. John Nash in “A Beautiful Mind.” Except this didn’t happen at Princeton University, but at the recently completed PRSA Annual Conference in our nation’s capital.
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Pong, anyone? (via TheNextWeb)
4th Most Re-Tweeted Tweet
Twitter’s new CEO Dick Costolo revealing that the “Promoted Tweet” for Toy Story3 was the 4th most retweeted tweet of all time. (Via thebusinessinsider.) Geesh. Who’d a thought five years ago there would be terms like “promoted tweet” or “retweeted tweet?”
Talking about re-tweeting, this Brian Solis insightful post “The Business Guide to Facebook Part 2: From E-Commerce to F-Commerce” was re-tweeted 474 times and shared on Facebook 205 times. Here’s the Levi’s social shopping video embedded therein.
Tell Me a Story
DEMO, TEDx, Ad:Tech, Web 2.0 Expo, SxSW, TechCrunch Disrupt, PR Week NEXT, Pivot…the list goes on. How about the “Reinvention Summit: Virtual Storytelling Conference” November 11-22? What a neat idea. After all, aren’t we paid in part for our ability to spin a good yarn? Here’s an explanation of the event. (Discount for readers of The Flack: Coupon for $25 OFF an Activators or Explorers Pass. Use code: REINVENTION)
Celtic Fan Gets His Game On
Basketball season has arrived, so what better way to celebrate than to scare the bejesus out of New York Knicks fans with a media splash of asbestos in Madison Square Garden. MSG checked out clean though some New Yorkers put it in the same category as GOP EPA Admin Christie Todd Whitman giving the air at Ground Zero a thumbs up for safety too soon after the Towers fell.
In contrast, The Boston Celtics sure know how to get its fans in the groove. Stick with this one, which has drawn some 350K+ views in just three days! (H/T my #3 son)