The Counter BP Social Media Campaign

The BP oil spill has been a PR nightmare for the company and they have been working hard on organizing a social media campaign to counter and ameliorate the public’s view of the brand. The public, on the other hand, have used social media in very creative and effective ways to shine light on certain aspects of the disaster and express their scorn for the BP brand and how they have handled things with one misstep after the other.

We will be looking at how the public manifested its psyche on several different social media fronts:

Twitter

Twitter has been at the forefront of taking jabs at BP, The fake BP Public Relations account – @BPGlobalPRhas been a run away hit with fans and has been taking sophomoric jabs at the company and providing its fans with the highest quality of satire. The account has almost three times as many followers as BP’s official Twitter account. To BP’s credit, they have reacted greatly to the satirical nature of the account and didn’t wage a crusade against it. Some even go as far as saying that the account is managed by BP’s real PR to lighten up the atmosphere around the company’s name.

Facebook could face Pakistani Death Penalty over “Draw Mohammed Day”

Is Facebook’s founder and co-founders in REAL trouble this time?

Everybody Draw Mohammed Day Invitation

Everybody Draw Mohammed Day Invitation

News is buzzing about death penalty due to the fact that Facebook has allowed the setting up of a Facebook group which is viewed as “blasphemous” according to Islamic beliefs.

It is reported that petitioner Muhammad Azhar Sidiqque is waiting for the Pakistani police to contact Interpol about making arrangements for the arrest of Zuckerberg, Moskovitz, Hughes, and Andy (the guy who started the Facebook group – Everybody Draw Mohammed Day.”

Moreover, the Deputy Attorney General told the Pakistani High Court that Pakistan’s United Nations ambassador has been asked to escalate the issue in the U.N. General Assembly“. Examiner.com

What do you think will happen next? Will this one pass? Do you think that Facebook founder and co-founders are to blame?

Looking forward to your comments below.

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