• Does Facebook lose money from people’s dislikes?

    The Facebook product design director Geoff Teahan explained in a blog post, the reasons why they’re not developing a dislike button: “We first needed to consider how many different reactions we should include. This might seem like a pretty straightforward task: Just slap a thumbs down next to the...
  • Did Facebook finally put the last nail in SnapChat’s coffin?

    Back in August 2, 2016, Instagram, as they often do, decided to steal yet another feature from Snapchat. In fact, they stole the entire concept this time. And the Internet went crazy, as the Internet does.. but nothing happened. Instagram gradually started adding filters to complete cloning Snapchat. Then...
  • The PR Disconnect

    Between PR agencies and PR/media analysis firms, there is a disconnect. PR agencies are interested in knowing how their campaign went, what threats or opportunities lie ahead, and how to best plan the future of current or future campaigns. PR analysis firms want to present to the PR agencies/departments,...
  • Are all 3 likes alike?

    It would be interesting to complicate things a bit further. If we want to look deeper at something like a Facebook ‘Like’ interaction, I would begin to wonder if a like has the same equal weight to another like for the same post? Suppose Company A targets numerous countries,...
  • The PR & ROI Dilemma

    How would you measure the ROI of a PR media campaign, whether social media, digital, broadcast or print? Is it even possible? If it is possible, would there still be an issue with businesses lacking the appreciation for the value of social media PR? Studies show that approximately 60%...
  • Reimagining the emediasearch media monitoring platform

    It has been a long time coming. When I first started Mediastow, it was because I genuinely felt I could do something that was superior to what was being offered in the market. And I did, from a purely technical and operational perspective.We had a great media monitoring platform....