Social Circle

Facebook Admits It Hired PR Firm to Smear Google

On Tuesday, USA Today reported that two reps for PR firm Burson-Marsteller were attempting to plant negative stories about Google, claiming that its Social Circle feature vi

Burson-Marsteller PR Reps Caught Spreading Fake Google Stories

According to USA Today, Burson-Marsteller, a top-five PR firm, started a “whisper campaign” aimed at getting newspapers (including USA Today) to run stories about how an obscure Gmail feature, Social Circle, infringes on peoples’ privacy and violates FTC rules.