Tag: Social Media

Organisations are preparing for GDPR and Twitter users are having a field day

Santa may need to comply with the new data protection regulations.

Google bans cryptocurrency advertising, and Bitcoin continues to drop

Bitcoin fell roughly 6% following news that Google, the world's largest ad provider, is cracking down on cryptocurrency.

Hawaii missile alert fallout: The importance of clarity in crisis communication

Companies can learn quite a bit from the recent Hawaiian missile clusterflip, particularly about timeliness and clarity in crisis communications.

Social Responsibility’s influence over Food Safety and Quality

The concept of social responsibility has saturated social media over the last few years and crept into the organizational pillars of many corporations.

The role of social media in violent radicalisation

Does the Internet (and social media) really causes radicalisation or is it just another misconception? A text by Phil Gurski.

Why CMOs should learn how best to communicate in a crisis

Open data and innovative media platforms present new challenges in crisis management – but also bring new opportunities!

A new Twitter feature to make life easier for emergency managers!

Getting accurate location information is one of the main challenges when using social media in emergencies. Knowing that a bridge has collapsed or that a family is sitting on a roof is useless if you don’t know where this is happening. Unfortunately, getting precise information from people is very difficult in an emergency: some people ...

Impact of negative media reports mapped in new study

A study by the University of Plymouth Business School and Nottingham University Business School has looked at the financial impact of negative media reporting of operational losses suffered by banks and insurers. The research paper reveals how the market value of firms can fall by significantly more than the value of the reported loss. News ...

UK organizations over-confident about fraud risk: survey

Despite over half (56 %) of UK organizations being affected by fraud, confidence levels in fraud prevention techniques are remarkably high, reveals research. Callcredit Information Group's Fraud & Risk report surveyed 201 fraud prevention managers and directors and found that a majority of businesses (75 %) believe they are one step ahead of fraudsters, with ...

Facebook adds tools for finding or giving help after local disasters

Facebook is ramping up its efforts to become a disaster and crisis response tool. Facebook's users often connect on the social network to seek relief and provide support during times of crisis. Now, the company is updating its Safety Check feature to make it easier for people to find or give help such as food, ...

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What we did in 2016

2016 was a great year for us at ContinuityLink! Here is what we did! brochure2016