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Once reserved for the single last day in October, Halloween was a time when younger children donned costumes and set out throughout the neighborhoods of America, knocking on suspecting home dwellers and recounting the term “trick or treat,” the seemingly timeless plea for candy instead of a trick; the latter usually manifested in a soaped...
In a New York City coffee shop, a horror-inspired prank gave customers more of a jolt than they expected.  A marketing stunt promoting the horror movie remake of “Carrie” used a fake wall, remote-controlled tables and chairs and spring-loaded bookshelves.  The people behind the stunt used the props to make it appear as though a...
We often discuss how brands must be much more personal to create equity in the age of social media, but when the relationship between brand and consumer becomes so intimate, the negative impact of a breach of trust can be exponentially greater than ever before. Hurricane Sandy was an opportunity for social media to show...
We are just more than two weeks removed from the impact of Hurricane Sandy, the ‘superstorm’ that devastated the northeast like a bad Halloween prank from Mother Nature. Sandy is, by some measures, the second most destructive storm in US history. It was a monumental storm with national impact and significant implications for businesses across...
As Halloween descends upon us, images of copious amounts of candy corn and miniature chocolates, vampires and werewolves, and children roaming moonlit streets on a brisk autumn evening are conjured. The latest scary movie (this season, it’s the fourth installment of the Paranormal Activity franchise) hits the theaters, and in 2012, some real life drama...
Years after the internet gave birth to ‘viral’ marketing, the industry is experiencing the early stages of a cultural shift: the use of memes to push commercial interests. Memes, ideas or behaviors that spread from person to person in a social environment, are now being communicated mostly through the media and the internet.  The impact...

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