If you know me, you know that my nine grandchildren are my greatest source of fun and pride. My license plate frame reads: “Happiness is Grandchildren.” I try not to brag (ok, one look at my Facebook page and you’ll know that’s a lie), but my grandchildren make it tough to restrain. When I saw The Ford Family Foundation featured my granddaughter, Kaylee’s, national award acceptance, on its website and I had to share it on ours.
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Four-year-old Abigael tearfully expressed the impatience of a nation exhausted by this year’s campaign in a YouTube video that has generated more than 12 million hits in the last week. Abi, we feel your pain.
Brilliant marketing move: On the day of the Lucasfilm announcement, some creative Disney marketer got Darth Vader and some Imperial Storm Troopers to cut a video asking Darth Vader “What are you going to do next?” The YouTube video shows Darth and his entourage enjoying the fun of Disneyland.
A good friend and mentor died August 3. His passing reminds me again of how we’re formed by the people we admire. I first met Peter Morrissey when our firm joined an international network of independent public relations agencies, Pinnacle Worldwide. Peter owned a firm in Boston that specialized in corporate reputation management and crisis communications.
Facebook remains by far the most popular social media site. While its growth has slowed, the level of user engagement with the platform has increased. Other platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn saw significant increases over the past year in the proportion of online adults who now use their sites.