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Ben Polis… Don't Blame Facebook
Here is a Storify recap of the Ben Polis story.
Moral to the story: Don't be a dickhead on social media, you WILL be found out.
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PR Spin in Social Media age – Jason Mifsud
With fans chiming in on Mifsud/Thomas/Neeld saga on social media does that mean that AFL CEO Andy D needs to rethink the PR spin?
Social media is giving fans a voice & they don't have to accept the company line from AFL.
Sports Geek Medals – Surfing edition
The Bells Beach Pro took the attention of sports fans in Melbourne with some great shots & vision but also many fans were alerted via Twitter to tune in.
Bronze – Mick Fanning
Won, could tweet more but does some fine work on Instagram as @mfanno.
Silver – Sally Fitzgibbons
Great at replying to fans in between sets.
Gold – Kelly Slater
May have lost yesterday but keeps talking with fans & even star struck NRL players like George Rose.
Until next week
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