Topic: Social Circle

Facebook Admits It Hired PR Firm to Smear Google

The social networking site had Burson plant negative stories

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 violates privacy and FTC…

Burson-Marsteller PR Reps Caught Spreading Fake Google Stories

Their client remains a mystery

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…